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Color Fayette gray in the next 20 years

If one regional projection is correct, Fayette County will have the highest percentage of 65 and older residents in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Atlanta Regional Commission’s Kate Sweeney said that by 2040, Fayette would have more than 40,000 residents 65 and older, or 29 percent of the county’s population. By comparison, the state will…

County pinpoints transportation projects for ARC assistance

Following a vote at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting, the county has a clearer idea which road projects they will submit for the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The projects identified by staff are a realignment of SR 279 with Corinth Road., Banks Road. corridor improvements, and a package of resurfacing projects…

County sets course for revamped animal shelter, Health Dept.

The county is ready to make much-needed moves to help both animals and humans. At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, requests were approved to set aide $1 million each for a modernized animal shelter and a new Health Department facility. Commissioner Edge Gibbons summed up the need for the animal shelter project. “What…

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