According to the Census 2020 website for census response rates, as of August 21, 2020, Fayette County has the highest return rate of any county in the state of Georgia. The county has a total return rate of 75.3 percent. The Census Bureau sent the census notices out to each household in the middle of March. April 1. 2020 was “Fayette Census Day” as proclaimed by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners at their February 27, 2020 meeting. The Fayette Census Complete Count Committee requests that citizens answer their census questionnaire before September 30, 2020 so Fayette County can maintain its lead in the state.
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Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Fayette County can't be done by just one individual, organization or group, it takes all of us working together to protect each other.
As school starts back on August 17, students and staff will be adhering to safety protocols to help keep each other safe, these include wearing face coverings, appropriate distancing from each other, and frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing.
While students and staff will be practicing safety measures, the health of our schools also lies in your hands, whether you are a parent, grandparent, business owner, or resident at-large, your actions and decisions will have an impact on schools being able to stay open, and our community remaining productive.
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Fayette County, Georgia – July 30, 2020 – Dogwood Trail is now OPEN to all traffic. This section of Dogwood Trail between Farr Road and Tyrone Road has been closed to thru-traffic since August 2019 for a 2017 SPLOST Stormwater Project at Flat Creek. During this time, the construction of Fayette County's largest culvert, a 48-ft by 14-ft concrete bottomless arch culvert was completed with added safety improvements.
Citizens are encouraged to visit the County’s webpage to gain the latest updates on all 2017 SPLOST projects: https://www.fayettecountyga.gov/splost-2017/
Please contact Fayette County at 770-320-6010 or SPLOST@fayettecountyga.gov for additional information.
This SPLOST project will provide safety and operational improvements to this offset intersection within the Town of Woolsey.
The Fayette County Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in the Administrative Complex located at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
The Fayette County Department of Public Works recently completed four comprehensive corridor studies: State Route 279, Tyrone – Palmetto Road, Sandy Creek Road, and Banks Road.
Fayette County’s Board of Commissioners approved a referendum for a one-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will fund transportation, stormwater infrastructure, and public safety. It was approved by voters on March 21, 2017.
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Due to minimal enrollment, the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency is discontinuing the use of the CodeRED Mass Notification system. However, it's important for all citizens to maintain the ability to receive warnings through multiple means. All citizens should obtain and use an NOAA Weather Radio at home, as well as any other means of receiving alerts possible, including smartphone apps, television, radio, etc. to maintain awareness of hazards that may arise. Please go to www.ready.ga.gov for more information on family, business, and travel preparedness.