Fayetteville Police Department earns State Certification

It’s official. The Fayetteville Police Department ranks among the state’s finest law enforcement agencies. At Thursday night’s City Council meeting, the department was officially presented with their State Certification. Out of roughly 600 law enforcement agencies in Georgia, the Fayetteville Police Department is now one of just 125 that are State Certified. The stringent certification…

Fayetteville rescinds ‘Confederate History’ proclamation

On the heels of protests at last week’s County Commission meeting, Thursday night the Fayetteville City Council voted to rescind the Confederate History proclamation it had issued April 19. The move prompted both gratitude and disappointment.  The proclamation for the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) was met with no resistance at the City of Fayetteville’s…

Fayetteville finances in good shape, says audit

The City of Fayetteville is in great financial shape. At Thursday night’s city council meeting, Miller Edwards, a CPA with Mauldin and Jenkins, shared the results of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and the outlook from the annual audit process is promising. Good stewardship has the city’s finances in “good, healthy shape,” said Edwards. Last…

Piedmont Wellness Center at Pinewood Forest breaks ground

Pinewood Forest aims to be a community where people live happier, and the Piedmont Wellness Center will help residents live healthier. Pinewood Forest, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and Pace Lynch Corporation are teaming up on the innovative, medically-integrated 60,000 square foot, two-story project which officially broke ground Friday. “We’ve got an opportunity here to do something…

F’ville approves tiny houses, treehouses at Pinewood Forest

The live-create-play community of Pinewood Forest is building on its unique residence options. On Thursday night, the Fayetteville City Council approved revisions to the Pinewood Forest development agreement, which were highlighted by allowances for tiny houses and treehouses. An increasingly popular housing option, the simple living style of tiny houses is coming to Pinewood Forest….

Rezoning clears way for commercial, townhouse development in F’ville

A development of commercial and townhouses is coming to the land across 85 from the Fayetteville Lowe’s following a rezoning approval at Thursday night’s city council meeting. The rezoning will see the roughly 35-acre plot split into 14.3 acres fronting 85 as commercial and 21.4 acres behind that becoming residential for up to 68 townhouses….

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