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Fayetteville denies Verizon sign appeal

Jimmy Newman with Clayton Signs earlier this month asked Fayetteville City Council members to allow his client Verizon Wireless to keep its oversized signage on its new store across Hwy. 85 from Fayette Pavilion. Council members tabled a vote for two weeks, but Thursday night they came back with a rejection of that request. While… Continue reading Fayetteville denies Verizon sign appeal

Panthers fend off Cats comeback

The Starr’s Mill Lady Panther traveled to Whitewater Tuesday evening to face the Lady Wildcats on the volleyball court. The cross-county match, now a non-region showdown, seemed a slam dunk for the Lady Panthers after the first set, as they won it easily, 25-14.  Little did they realize that the Lady Cats had other plans… Continue reading Panthers fend off Cats comeback

Commission rejects plan to restore Hopeful Church

When given the opportunity to take part in restoration efforts at Fayette County’s oldest church, a majority of the Fayette County commissioners turned it down. The Aug. 14 proposal, which centered around the county donating a water meter to Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church, which has never had running water, never even made it to a… Continue reading Commission rejects plan to restore Hopeful Church

Things you may or may not know about Fayette CARE Clinic

Have you heard of Fayette CARE Clinic?  Fayette CARE Clinic is a 501c3 providing healthcare to low income, uninsured residents of Fayette County.  We are located across the street from Piedmont Fayette Hospital: 1260 Hwy 54 W, Suite 204, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. All funding comes from fundraisers, grants, local businesses, civic groups, and individual donations. … Continue reading Things you may or may not know about Fayette CARE Clinic

Starr’s Mill senior crowned Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen

Miss America Outstanding Teen 2015 Olivia McMillan (left) crowns Abigail Feltner Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen 2015 in a special ceremony and reception held on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Glendalough Manor in Tyrone. Feltner, who was named Miss Starr’s Mill in January 2014, is a senior at Starr’s Mill High School. Photo by Matt Boyd.

Miss America Outstanding Teen 2015 Olivia McMillan (left) crowns Abigail Feltner Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen 2015 in a special ceremony and reception held on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Glendalough Manor in Tyrone. Feltner, who was named Miss Starr’s Mill in January 2014, is a senior at Starr’s Mill High School. Photo by Matt Boyd.

Bennett’s Mill considering YMCA after school program

Bennett’s Mill Principal Jason Byars is planning to partner with the local YMCA to provide an after school program, assuming he can garner enough interest from parents. Parish Underwood, Executive Director of Fayette Family YMCA, said at last week’s Board of Education meeting that the program would be similar to programs already operated in Coweta… Continue reading Bennett’s Mill considering YMCA after school program

Peachtree City Planning approves West Side developments

Two developments on the west side of the city got the go ahead from the Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday. If built out, they could add over 800 new homes to the city. Senior Planner David Rast explained that the two tracts of land were annexed into the city in 2007 and were then… Continue reading Peachtree City Planning approves West Side developments

PTC approves bowling center

  The Peachtree City Planning and Zoning Commission signed off a conceptual site plan for a “Family Entertainment Center” complete with bowling, an indoor arcade, and a sports restaurant that is expected to be located in The Exchange Industrial subdivision at the intersection of Highway 74 and TDK Boulevard. But for a few added conditions,… Continue reading PTC approves bowling center