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Monday Apr 14 | Fayette Daily News

Mayor objects to changes in FCDA board

The makeup of the Fayette Countya SDevelopment Authority is coming under fire by Peachtree City councilmembers who don't like the changes being recommended at the county level.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA, Fayetteville, GA, Tyrone, GA

Monday Apr 14 | Fayette Daily News

Fayetteville, county to sit down with fire employees, explain plan

The prospect of fire service consolidation raised a lot of concerns for people in the Fayetteville Fire Department, and they raised those concerns at Wednesday night's meeting.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fayetteville, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fayette Daily News

Fayette historian authors book about 'Scarlett's Neighbors'

By Danny Harrison Margaret Mitchell's Southern epic "Gone with the Wind" turns 75 this year, and Fayette historian John Lynch is benefitting from the resulting fanfare as he releases his newest non-fiction book called "Scarlett's Neighbors".

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, GA, Jonesboro, GA, Lovejoy, GA, Clayton County, GA

Fayette Daily News

Three victims in Woolsey house fire identified

The tragic deaths of three family members in a Woolsey house fire are still under investigation, though the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services have released the names of the victims.

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Related Topix: Woolsey, GA

Fayette Daily News

County, city continue to talk combined fire services

At the end of its day-long retreat, the Fayette County Board of Commissioners addressed the logistics of consolidating the county's fire service with the Fayetteville Fire Department, answering some questions raised by city firefighters in attendance.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fayetteville, GA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Fayette Daily News

Fire damages commissioner's home

A fire caused extensive damage to a home owned by a Fayette County commissioner on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fayetteville, GA, Fairburn, GA

The Times-Herald

Senoia shooter in custody

Michael Eure Hanson, 36, the man suspected of shooting his neighbor near Senoia earlier this week, turned himself in at the Coweta County Jail around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA, Coweta County, GA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Fayette Daily News

Levels at Lake Peachtree to stay low

The lake water is going to stay low a little longer, according to Peachtree City authorities.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Fayette Daily News

Jefferson guilty on all counts

After some 45 minutes of deliberation, a Fayette County jury found Lithonia man Ted Jefferson guilty on all counts for his part in a Peachtree City home invasion.

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Related Topix: Lithonia, GA, Peachtree City, GA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Rev. Warnock calls on lawmakers to expand Medicaid

Arrests at the Georgia Capitol grabbed national headlines on Tuesday. Protestors, including Rev.

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Related Topix: Paulding County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Man searches for stolen drone in Fayette County

A reward has been offered to help a Fayette County man find his missing drone that he used to videotape construction at a church.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Fayette Daily News

Former Peachtree City mayor Logsdon goes up against Brown

Former Peachtree City Mayor Harold Logsdon announced today his candidacy for County Commission District 3. "I did not make this decision lightly.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College

Fayette Daily News

Commissioner battles letter writer with water 'facts'

Fayette County commission chairman Steve Brown is striking back at what he calls inaccuracies in a recent letter to the editor regarding the problems at the Fayette County Water System and the Stormwater Utility fees.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA

Fayette Daily News

Primary election fields solidify as qualifying ends

With qualifying for the upcoming election cycle over, it's time to sort out the candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fayette Daily News

Judge recuses self in decision on possible retrial of rape case

The Georgia Court of Appeals judge who ordered a new trial for the man Fayette County prosecutors accused of raping a woman with Down Syndrome has recused himself from the case.

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