Community Update – April 2017

Community Update – April 2017

Voter engagement in March 21 special election by Mike Stachura, FV Community Chair On March 21, Fayette County held a special election for the special projects local option sales tax. This is the first SPLOST to pass since 2004. Fayette County’s 11-percent turnout was better than other counties with SPLOSTs held on the same day and was the same as the...

Community Update – January 2017

Community Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Community Update – November 2016

Community Update – November 2016

Community Lessons Learned from the Strategic Leadership Visit By Mike Stachura, Fayette Visioning Community Chair I was honored to participate in the Fayette Chamber’s Strategic Leadership visit in late October to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort Mill all in South Carolina and Sugar Hill, Georgia. One of the biggest impacts I saw in these communities was...

Community Update – October 2016

Community Update – October 2016

Exercising the right to vote is one of the most important activities any U.S. citizen can do and an informed voter is critical to the election process. There is no lack of information about the presidential candidates but the down-ballot races, particularly at the local level, may require more work to gather information on the candidates and issues.  Local...

Community Update – August 2016

Community Update – August 2016

Peachtree City sets up Community Policing Chief Janet Moon has revamped Peachtree City’s policing program with a focus on connecting with the community.  The police department, in conjunction with fire rescue frequently posts community information along with positive news about goings on with the City’s first responders on their Facebook...

Community Update June 2016

Community Update June 2016

AVPRIDE and The City of Fayetteville pack one-two punch in youth leadership and civic engagement AVPRIDE and The City of Fayetteville have taken to heart Fayette Vision’s call to develop youth leadership and civic engagement programs, with a powerful one-two punch over the last six months.  The two have collaborated to promote youth engagement in their city...