Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

The goals are to establish a vision for Hwy. 74 that is supported by the stakeholders and sets forth a plan for bringing that vision to reality.

Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

A draft contract between the Ga. Department of Transportation and Fayette County for the Ga. Highway 74 Corridor Study was approved on Feb. 9 by the Fayette County Commission. Previously tabled on Jan. 12, commissioners at the Feb. 9 meeting unanimously approved a draft contract for the Hwy. 74 Corridor Study that includes stakeholders such […]

Hwy. 54 to be 4-laned to Jonesboro this year

Hwy. 54 to be 4-laned to Jonesboro this year

The Ga. Department of Transportation is planning later this year to widen Ga. Highway 54 East to four lanes beginning at McDonough Road east of Fayetteville to Tara Boulevard in Clayton County. Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon said the $50 million project will widen the current two-lane roadway to four lanes to link […]

Monument to Pota Coston gets final OK from Fayette Commission

The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston.

Monument to Pota Coston gets final OK from Fayette Commission

The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston. By unanimous vote, commissioners approved the wording for the monument for the Kenwood Park Monument and Memorial Garden honoring the District 5 commissioner who passed away while in office in 2015. Coston […]

Fayette County learns of private water system issues

Yvonne Smith of Fayetteville spoke during the meeting’s regular public comment period about what she said were some serious problems in the Newton Plantation community, where she lives.

Fayette County learns of private water system issues

Fayette County officials routinely get requests from citizens for help with things like water problems. But lately some of those problems have occurred in areas that do not have county water, and that can make things a bit complicated. County administrator Steve Rapson gave a report during the Jan. 26 regular meeting of the Board […]

Board of Commissioners rule on rare rezoning request

The request was one of its own

Board of Commissioners rule on rare rezoning request

The Fayette County Board of Commissioners ruled last week on a rare rezoning request – one of its own. A public hearing was conducted at the Jan. 26 regular meeting to consider rezoning of 0.237 acres of county-owned property fronting on Veterans Parkway. The zoning change is so the land can be traded with an […]

Maxwell joins ARC board

Maxwell joins ARC board

Fayette County Board of Commissioners Chairman Eric Maxwell was one of six new members sworn in Jan. 25 as members of the board of the Atlanta Regional Commission. Other new members include Cobb County commissioner chair Mike Boyce, Douglas County commission chair Romona Jackson Jones, Rockdale County commission chair Oz Nesbitt, chair, DeKalb County CEO […]

Commissioners to approve proposed Fayette County budget

The next board of commissioner's meeting will be a deciding factor.

Commissioners to approve proposed Fayette County budget

Fayette County government officials will begin working on the next Fayette County budget in early March to get it passed by late June if the proposed budget calendar is approved at this week’s regular Board of Commissioners meeting. The timeline suggested by staff begins March 6 with county departments receiving budget instructions, and from there […]

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces.

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Fayette County Public Arts Committee is stepping up to the plate and making plans to improve the look of another county department. The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces, in addition to developing art programs and events […]

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