City, county discussing shared emergency medical resources

Fayette County and City of Fayetteville officials have returned to the table to discuss delivery of fire fighting services and emergency medical services between the city and county, both sides saying they hope to arrive at an outcome that is mutually beneficial and best serves county and city residents. Tuesday afternoon, Fayetteville Fire Chief Alan…

William Edward Swim

William Edward Swim, 95, of Fayetteville passed away on August 21, 2016.  He was born on April 29, 1921 in Appalachia, Virginia to J. Dutch and Jessie Swim.  He attended Beckley College, then was a cadet at Elon College in North Carolina until he joined the Army Air Corps.  While he was in the service,…

PTC approves 80-unit loft development

Calling it a potentially key part of a walkable community, the City Council of Peachtree City on Thursday evening approved the rezoning needed for the much-discussed lofts and retail development at Lexington Circle. The Lofts at Lexington would be a four-story, multi-family residential and commercial development with basement-level parking across Lexington Circle from World Gym…

Fayetteville celebrates 20 years of excellent financial reporting

The City of Fayetteville’s Finance Department got another pat on the back Thursday night for exceptional financial reporting, but this time is perhaps more special than normal because it is the department’s 20th time in a row to receive an award for their efforts. It is the Government Finance Officers Association that gives the award,…

UPDATED: Porter Road home destroyed by Wednesday morning fire

Updated on Friday, Aug. 19 A home on Porter Road in southern Fayette County was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday morning, but officials with the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services have reported that there were no occupants in the house at the time. According to Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, the call…

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