Fayette County has been selected to receive a $950,000 federal grant to build a new emergency operations center in downtown Fayetteville.
The news was announced at the Nov. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Currently, the emergency operations center is located on the second floor of the county’s administrative building in downtown Fayetteville.
The existing EOC area represents a potential problem should hazardous weather strike in the area, as it is partly encased in glass and it is also vulnerable because it is not located on ground level, county officials have said. Read More»