Fayetteville Fire Department welcomes all to Sat. open house

FFD-logoFayetteville Fire Department celebrates its 75th birthday Saturday, and you are invited to the party.

Fire Station 91 at the corner of Glynn Street (Hwy. 85) and Johnson Avenue is the place to be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as the fire department will host an open house including fire truck displays, station tours, Fire Safety House, fire extinguisher training, an inflatable slide, a bouncy house, prizes for kids, and free hot dogs, chips, and drinks for all.

In fact, everything is free.

According to Fire Chief Alan Jones, the Peachtree City Fire Department is joining the fun by (more…)

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Fire sprinklers no longer required at The Villages

The Villages developer Roch deGolian walked away from the Oct. 15 Fayetteville City Council meeting smiling after council members unanimously approved a measure that will lift a requirement that in-home sprinkler systems be installed in the remaining houses to be built in the subdivision.

The original agreement between The Villages developers and City of Fayetteville representatives goes back more than 15 years ago, and it allowed for an unprecedented density of detached, single-family homes, which would be connected by a series of narrow one-way streets. One of the conditions to the agreement was that in-home fire sprinkler systems be built (more…)

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