Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

William Charles Dukes

William Charles Dukes, 70, of Jonesboro, GA passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017.  He was born in Atlanta, GA on September 16, 1946 to the late Charles and Eldna Dukes.  He proudly served his country as a United States Marine in Vietnam. William was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Rabold in February,…

Noah’s Arc

Ed. Note: This story appears in our most recent issue of Game Day magazine. Less than 45 seconds had elapsed since tip-off in a rivalry game between Fayette County and Sandy Creek, and Noah Gurley had already blocked a shot and hammered down a dunk that brought a sea of fans to their feet. There’s…

Resounding SPLOST approval met with relief by county, municipalities

Tuesday night, Fayette voters went to the polls and approved a six-year Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) that will help fund a number of key infrastructure and safety projects for the individual municipalities of Fayette County and the county itself. The one-cent SPLOST will generate an estimated $141,014,157 in tax revenue to be…

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