News Line for LaFayette

LaFayette, Walker County officials vow cooperation
The New Year brought with it a new sense of sharing, collaboration and cooperation among local governments and an opportunity to move forward with some projects that should benefit the residents of Walker County.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

LaFayette receives GDOT funds for repaving
The Georgia Department of Transportation and the State Transportation Board are paving the way for street improvements in the city of Lafayette in Walker County.
Source: Catoosa County News

LaFayette tavern hearing postponed, but license reinstated
A simple hearing regarding alleged violations of a city alcoholic beverage ordinance became a complex waiting game that lasted nearly two hours Wednesday, Feb. 26, one that ended without resolution.
Source: Catoosa County News

LaFayette suspends pouring license for Chattanooga Street Tavern
LaFayette on Friday suspended the pouring license at Chattanooga Street Tavern, apparently for violating the city’s alcohol regulations.
Source: Catoosa County News

New LaFayette mayor, council member take oaths of office
The city of LaFayette welcomed two new and one returning member to its mayor and council Thursday morning, Jan. 2.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

New LaFayette mayor, council member take oaths of office
The city of LaFayette welcomed two new and one returning member to its mayor and council Thursday morning, Jan. 2.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

No holiday for candidates: Runoff and special election campaigning underway
Dates for the latest in the seemingly never-ending series of Walker county elections have been set for Dec. 3, 2013, and Jan. 7, 2014.
Source: Catoosa County News

LaFayette: $1.6 million loan approved for water tank replacement
Fayette elected Monday evening, Nov. 11, to secure a $1.6 million Georgia Environmental Finance Authority 20-year loan for construction of a badly-needed new water tank at the Reservoir Hill site.
Source: Catoosa County News

LaFayette, Chickamauga city council incumbents retain seats
In the city of LaFayette, many incumbents will be returning , while the one new face is yet to be decided.
Source: Catoosa County News

Fort Oglethorpe uncorks Sunday alcohol sales
Champagne lovers can pop corks in celebration in Fort Oglethorpe -- on Sundays -- since voters there on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Sunday sales of beer, wine and liquor in restaurants and package beer and wine sales.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sunday sales, council seats, sales tax on Georgia ballots Tuesday
Will Fort Oglethorpe voters approve Sunday alcohol sales? Will a slate of new council members there win the struggle for control of City Hall? Will Walker County voters renew a 1 cent per $1 special purpose local option sales tax that has spawned campaigns for and against it?
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

LaFayette Housing Authority celebrates completion of Hill High Court
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the LaFayette Housing Authority held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate the finished results of an 11-year labor of love.
Source: Catoosa County News

Three battle it out for Ward 1 council seat in LaFayette
Each of the qualifying candidates for the LaFayette city council Ward 1 seat — Beacher Garmany, Glenn Gunnells and Robert Wardlaw — was provided the same series of questions to answer or not – or expound upon – at their discretion.
Source: Catoosa County News