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UPDATED: Porter Road home destroyed by Wednesday morning fire

Updated on Friday, Aug. 19 A home on Porter Road in southern Fayette County was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday morning, but officials with the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services have reported that there were no occupants in the house at the time. According to Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, the call…

Six Fayette teens arrested on burglary charges

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that six Fayette County teens have been arrested on charges stemming from a Feb. 16 burglary on Old Greenville Road that reportedly took place while a young resident was in the home. According to sheriff’s office spokesman Allen Stevens, deputies responded to a 12:47 p.m. call that day…

Fayetteville qualifying ends, two seats contested

Qualifying for mayor and two city council seats in Fayetteville ended at 4:30 this afternoon, and the final results are that incumbent Mayor Greg Clifton will be challenged this fall by Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Johnson, newcomer Harland Shirley will run unopposed for Johnson’s vacated Post 1 city council seat, and newcomer Kathaleen Brewer will challenge…

Fayetteville Councilman Johnson to challenge Mayor Clifton

Fayetteville City Councilman and Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Johnson has qualified to run for mayor against incumbent Greg Clifton. According to Fayetteville City Clerk Anne Barksdale, Clifton officially qualified earlier today to run for reelection. Local artist Kathaleen Brewer, daughter of former Fayetteville City Councilman Glen Brewer, also qualified to run in the mayoral race, having…

Qualifying week starts slow in Fayette

Municipal qualifying week in Fayette got off to a slow start, as only three candidates signed up to run as of late Monday afternoon, though there are a total of 13 seats up for grabs this November across the county. Tyrone Town Hall reported that only incumbent Councilwoman Linda Howard officially qualified to run for…

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