Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fire sprinklers no longer required at The Villages

The Villages developer Roch deGolian walked away from the Oct. 15 Fayetteville City Council meeting smiling after council members unanimously approved a measure that will lift a requirement that in-home sprinkler systems be installed in the remaining houses to be built in the subdivision. The original agreement between The Villages developers and City of Fayetteville…

Tempers flare over county policy and procedure protocol

The seemingly mundane task of selecting protocol for approving new and updated county policies and procedures again sparked passions at Thursday’s Fayette County Board of Commissioners meeting. The final item on the night’s agenda was consideration of staff’s request to change protocol for creating and amending county policy and procedure, tabled from a September meeting….

Elderly driver hits pedestrians at DDS office

An unfortunate stomp on the wrong pedal Tuesday afternoon sent a vehicle lunging into pedestrians at the Georgia Department of Driver Services’ location on McDonough Road in eastern Fayette County. According to Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Allen Stevens, an elderly man was parking at the DDS office and “accelerated instead of braking,…

AVPRIDE Youth play big role in convening Town Hall with Judge Hatchett

Special to Fayette Newspap­ers When TV Personality Judge Glenda Hatchett serves as keynote speaker at a Fayette County “Town Hall Meeting” on October 22, Fayette County youth will have played a significant role in making the event happen. Some 40 students who participate in a youth leadership development program sponsored by AVPRIDE are helping to…

Senoia man arrested for hospital prescription thefts

Fayetteville Police this morning arrested a Senoia man at his Autumn Creek home in connection with the suspected theft of numerous narcotics prescriptions from secure areas at Piedmont Fayette, Piedmont Newnan and Piedmont Henry hospitals. According to Fayetteville Police Lieutenant Mike Whtilow, his agency took 43-year-old Grant Christopher Allison in custody and charged him so…

Starr’s Mill wins Battle of the Bubble

Starr’s Mill claimed the football Battle of the Bubble, topping the McIntosh Chiefs 42-10 Friday night. The victory brings the Panthers to 6-0 on the season. “They’re growing up. I’m proud of them,” said Starr’s Mill coach Chad Phillips. “They’re developing a work ethic. They’re learning to be selfless. We’re starting to handle adversity in…

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