Fayette County

Sheriff’s Office SWAT Commander hunts fugitives for TV

Stephen and English King had only just begun fleeing from their vacation home in Garden City, South Carolina, but they already found themselves stranded in the pouring rain, desperately searching for shelter as fugitives on the run. In a black Chevrolet Suburban in nearby Myrtle Beach, ex-FBI agent Maureen O’Connell and former Secret Service Evy…

Ruling declares Watts violated election laws

A dispute dating back several years that rankled the local Republican party regarding accusations of voter registration fraud received an Initial Decision from a state administrative law judge. An order signed Feb. 6 by Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker ruled that Lane Watts had violated laws of the Georgia Election Code by submitting false information…

Fayette Visioning highlights progress at second annual summit

Fayette Visioning, a collaborative community group piloted by Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and other partner organizations, held its second annual summit Friday to update supporters and the public on its progress toward elevating the community’s “education, prosperity, employment opportunities, and quality of life.” Hatched in late 2013, the idea for Fayette Visioning was really…

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