Fayette Commission considers rezoning 14 acres for subdivison

In earlier times, the county governing body was referred to as the Fayette County Commissioners of Roads and Revenues. The board returns to its roots this week.

Fayette Commission considers rezoning 14 acres for subdivison

The Fayette Commission on Feb. 23 will consider a rezoning request that would add three homes along Seay Road and a state grant application to help with the construction of the intersection at Ga. Highway 92, Westbridge Road and Veterans Parkway. Commissioners will consider a proposal to rezone 14.39 acres on Seay from AR (agricultural […]

DOT considers special design for Starr’s Mill Bridge

Commissioner Steve Brown requested approval of a resolution asking DOT to preserve the historical integrity of Starr’s Mill in relation to a bridge replacement on Hwy. 85.

DOT considers special design for Starr’s Mill Bridge

A future replacement bridge on Ga. Highway 85 at Starr’s Mill received a bit of help Feb. 9 when the Fayette County Commission adopted a resolution asking the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider the area’s historical significance when the time comes to install a new bridge. Steve Brown thought it would be advisable […]

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 […]

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