Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rousseau sworn in as District Five’s County Commissioner

It was an occasion filled with joy and celebration. A packed house filled the Fayette County Commission chambers Thursday evening to ring in Charles Rousseau’s newly-won term on the Board of Commissioners. The audience was as enthusiastic as his special election victory was resounding, smiles marking the faces as they lined up to take photos…

Tyrone driver to be sentenced in reckless driving case

Tyrone resident Pam Smith, who was convicted in June for recklessly veering her car into motorcyclist David Reames back in 2012, will be sentenced on Thursday afternoon by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Mack Crawford. Since that June 2, 2012 collision, which threw Reames off his motorcycle and into a shallow, rocky creek, Reames’ leg…

Fayetteville considering ‘reverse-angle parking’ at Old Courthouse

While City of Fayetteville officials have worked hard this year to educate downtown guests of the hundreds of free parking spaces already available, they are now considering a cutting-edge idea that could add even more parking spaces adjacent to the Old Courthouse grounds. Community Development Director Brian Wismer last week presented city council members with…

Norcross man arrested on Fayette County child molestation charges

Matthew B. Young of Norcross was arrested Friday by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department on a Child Molestation charge, and by Sunday Young was also charged with an additional Child Molestation charge as well as a Sexual Battery charge. According to Sheriff’s Department arrest records, the first charge was related to a May 1 incident…

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