Peachtree City hopes to get federal funding for congested Highway 54 corridor

Peachtree City is looking to move forward with design plans for several intersections along the busiest corridor of Highway 54 with the hope that investing in designs now will net major federal grant funding later. The traffic congestion in the area of the Highway 54/74 intersection has been an ongoing concern for the city for…

Piedmont Fayette moves first soil on $57-million hospital expansion

  The official groundbreaking on a $57 million expansion for Piedmont Fayette Hospital called for a little more fanfare than your typical gold shovel and hardhat photo-op. With hundreds of community members and leaders watching, Piedmont Fayette CEO Michael Burnett rolled in on a front loader tractor to move the soil for the hospital’s largest…

Fayetteville jewelry theft suspects quickly apprehended

Four suspects have been arrested in this morning’s smash-and-grab robbery at the Fayetteville Kay Jewelers store in the Fayette Pavilion shopping center. According to Lieutenant Mike Whitlow, three men walked into the jewelry store this morning around 11:30, smashed the jewelry case with a hammer and grabbed several pieces of jewelry before running out of…

Police looking for Chevrolet Malibu in Applebee’s shooting death case

  By Danny Harrison danny@fayette-news.com Fayetteville Police on Wednesday released images captured of a car and its passengers, who they say are persons of interest in the June 7 shooting death of 27-year-old Applebee’s manager Gregory Smith. The images were taken from a video camera located on the back side of the Applebee’s building, which…

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