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Brown stresses importance of mowing to development

After hearing complaints from several residents, Commissioner Steve Brown sought to explain the importance of ramping up the county’s mowing schedule at Thursday’s budget workshop. A plan to increase mowing services for Right-of-Way on state routes and local roads from three to four times to five to six times annually (supplementing the state’s obligation) drew…

Primary Results

Primary night is in the books, and the field is set locally for the November general election. The District 3 seat on the County Board of Commissioners currently held by Steve Brown, who is not running for re-election, will go to Edward “Edge” Gibbons. Gibbons garnered 50.2 percent of the vote over Eric Imker (31.26)…

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…

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