Fayette County

Old Driver Services building to be torn down for fire station

The vacant home of the Department of Driver Services is set to be razed and replaced by a fire station following a unanimous vote at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting. The Department of Driver Services (DDS) building has been vacant since November 2016. Problems with the building, including excessive moisture and significant remodeling…

County votes to support controversial ‘religious freedom’ bills

Passions were inflamed at Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting with discussion of discrimination and religious freedom. Offered up by Commissioner Randy Ognio, a controversial resolution would see the county ask the Congress of the United States (with House Resolution 514) and the state congress (with Senate Bill 233) to protect religious freedom by…

Non-profits ask county to hold off on ‘no policy’ policy

Calling it a wise suggestion, Commissioner Charles Rousseau and his fellow commissioners agreed with the leadership from several key local non-profit groups that it would be best to gather together and decide the best way to move forward before accepting staff’s recommendation to not have a non-profit policy. Over the summer, the Board of Commissioners…

County says no to annexation request for mysterious development for now

The county isn’t quite ready to say yes to Fayetteville’s request to annex 21.6 acres and rezone it to Business Park as part of a larger, mysterious development. At Thursday night’s meeting, commissioners expressed hesitance to approve it without more details on the project or at least concessions from Fayetteville on a number of conditions….

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