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Starr’s Mill fends off feisty Dutchtown 31-28 to advance

by Rob Grubbs   All week, Starr’s Mil head coach Chad Phillips preached the need for his team to effectively execute their precision, run-based offense to overcome a talented Dutchtown Bulldog team in the first round of the state playoffs. When they found themselves behind 21-17 with nine minutes remaining, senior quarterback Joey DeLuca decided it…

Stockbridge pulls away from McIntosh after early upset bid

The odds were stacked against McIntosh even before football season started. Over the summer, a number of players bailed on the team in search of greener pastures. Battling in one of the state’s toughest regions, they shook off three-straight heartbreaking losses and the season-ending injury of their star running back and that still couldn’t keep…

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….

County approves roundabout as Antioch-Goza intersection fix

Fayette County has their plan to fix the dangerous intersection at Antioch and Goza. At Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting a roundabout was unanimously approved. Calling them both viable, long term solutions, Allen Krivsky with Heath & Lineback Engineers presented to the board what their analysis determined would be the two best options, a…

Peachtree City mayor race going to runoff, ESPLOST passes on election night

As quickly as the final vote tally flashed across the screen, Vanessa Fleisch’s mind was onto December. Inside the Braelinn Golf Club, upon hearing the percentage of votes she accrued, Fleisch revealed a small sliver of disappointment before rejuvenating her supporters for another run at the Peachtree City Mayor in less than a month. The…

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