News Line for Tyrone

Tyrone's Founders Day expands to a week this year
The Founders Day Parade is always a highlight during the town's annual festival. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone maintains low millage of 2.89
It has been a decade since Tyrone raised the millage rate on property taxes. While keeping the same rate again this year, public hearings are needed since more revenue will be generated because property values have increased.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone OKs $3.1 million budget for 2014/2015
Tyrone’s $3.1 million general fund budget for the fiscal year beginning in July was adopted June 19 by unanimous vote.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Revenue upswing translates to raises for Tyrone employees
When it comes to a municipal budget, the outlook for Tyrone’s general fund could hardly be better.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone sees 35% drop in serious crime
Serious crimes in Tyrone during 2013 saw a 35 decrease over 2012, said Police Chief Brandon Perkins at the annual Town Council retreat March 6.
Source: Fayette Citizen

More sewer in Tyrone?
One of the topics on the agenda at the Tyrone Town Council’s annual retreat on March 6 was a discussion about the possible expansion and extension of the town’s limited sewer system.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone seeks ‘second act’ for empty Tyrone Elementary campus
Tyrone Elementary School is sitting vacant after being closed last year. But an effort that involves the town, the Fayette County School System, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and other stakeholders is unfolding in a way that could lead to a new use for the facility located on Senoia Road in the center of the town.
Source: Fayette Citizen