News Line for Tyrone

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

Tyrone OK's duplex rezoning for Crabapple Lane site
The Tyrone Town Council Feb. 6 gave unanimous approval to a rezoning request which will lead to the construction of a duplex on the northeast corner of Crabapple Lane and Senoia Road.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone mayor: crime down, economy up
It was a look behind and a look ahead for Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial as he delivered the 2014 State of the Town address at the Jan. 16 meeting of the Tyrone Town Council. Dial suggested that conditions that led to a successful 2013 are in place to make 2014 a time of increased opportunity.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Departments adopt open roads policy
A policy adopted by state agencies more than two years ago is finally making its way to city and county traffic enforcement agencies in Georgia.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Coston loses to Tyrone incumbent by 6 votes
The votes were cast Tuesday night and the recount came on Thursday. When all was done, incumbent Tyrone Councilman Ken Matthews beat challenger Pota Coston by a slim margin of six votes in the race for the Post 3 council seat.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Voters sack sales tax; Haddix out as Peachtree City mayor
A majority of Fayette voters said "no" to a proposed countywide sales tax, and while Peachtree City residents elected three councilmembers, they will face a Dec. 3 runoff election to decide whether Vanessa Fleisch or Harold Logsdon will be their next mayor.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Tyrone to settle Post 3 race Tuesday
The time has come for Tyrone voters to have their say in the race for the Post 3 seat on the Tyrone Town Council.
Source: Fayette Citizen