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Outdoor burning ban reactivated in Fayette

  All outside burning is once again banned in all of Fayette County, and public safety officials say the temporary ban won’t be lifted until the region gets enough rain to abate the current drought situation. So, until further notice, stop your outside burning. Incidentally, you may want to check with your landlord and/or insurance…

Commercial burglary suspect caught on video, still on the loose

Late Thursday afternoon, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office asked the public to help identify a man they say was involved in four commercial burglaries on Friday, Apr. 8, in Fayette County, Tyrone and Fairburn. The suspect is said to have been riding in a Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV. The sheriff’s office released clear surveillance video…

PTC not yet ready to open sewer service to Tyrone

For now, Peachtree City is not quite ready to extend their sewer lines to Tyrone. At Thursday night’s city council meeting, Peachtree City came up with a lot more questions that need to be answered before they are ready to fully offer the partnership. Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (PCWASA) General Manager Stephen Hodge…

Johnson wins Fayetteville, Dial keeps Tyrone

Fayetteville City Councilman Ed Johnson has defeated Mayor Greg Clifton in the city’s mayoral race by 91 votes. According to results published by the Fayette County Elections Office, 1,259 votes were cast in the mayoral race, and Johnson garnered about 54 percent of them. Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial was reelected for another four-year term as…

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…

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