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2 killed in Georgia plane crash

...two men on board were killed. Authorities have not released their names. Ercole says authorities in Coweta and Fayette counties spent about eight hours searching for the plane after a tower lost contact with it. The plane was a single-engine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/2-killed-georgia-plane-crash
Ga. Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Georgia ahead of Tuesday's GOP runoff

...Karen Handel. She has since endorsed him.Marilyn Watts, a real estate broker and appraiser from unincorporated Fayette County, voted for Handel during the primary and was among those attending a meet-and-greet with Kingston at a coffee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/ga-senate-race-zeroes-metro-a
International travelers, movie fans offer big gains in Georgia's tourism economy

...sure that it is going to be around for awhile," Langston said."The big one," he said, is Pinewood Studios in Fayette County, the production company known for Harry Potter and James Bond films.Langston told the forum that the agency is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-07/international-travelers-mo
Leonard Lifsey Sr.

...Mr. Lifsey is predeceased by his son, Tom Lifsey, who died in January of this year. Mr. Lifsey was born in Fayette County, GA and grew up in Griffin, GA. He and his family moved to Augusta, GA in 1955, where he was stationed at Fort...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170984275
State school superintendent candidates debate Common Core at forum

...nine GOP candidates for the race to replace State School Superintendent John Barge attended.College professor and Fayette County School Board member Mary Kay Bacallao, Quitman County Superintendent Allen Fort, former Dekalb School board member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/state-school-superintendent-c
House speaker touts state's pro-business climate at Chamber event

...mortgage our children's future. We cut spending."Ralston cited the impending opening of Pinewood Studios in Fayette County as an example of the kind of business growth Georgia is attracting. He said the Peach State ranks second in the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-05/house-speaker-touts-stat
Friday's Prep Scores

...Country Day 6Screven County 51, T.W. Josey 0Seminole County 21, Miller County 0Sequoyah 36, Cambridge 11Shaw 17, Fayette County 7South Gwinnett 30, Brookwood 28South Paulding 42, Paulding County 7Southeast Bulloch 8, Tattnall County 0Southland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-02/fridays-prep-scores
Asians make strides in state legal system

...native Augustan, was appointed to the State Court of Fayette County. She was overwhelmingly elected in 2012 to become Georgia's...attorneys in Georgia has deepened. Back in 2004, Fayette County also elected Georgia's first APA solicitor general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-19/asians-make-stri
Augusta native Carla Wong McMillian didn't plan to be judge

...recently sworn in to the Georgia Court of Appeals. "I was very happy doing that."In 2010, two State Court judges in Fayette County resigned. McMillian saw an opportunity to serve her home community and was appointed to the bench."Having lived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-04/augusta-native-carla-wong-mcm
British company known for James Bond movies to build Georgia studio

...studio to be developed on 288 acres south of Atlanta in Fayette County and initially include at least five soundstages and...new level," said Matt Forshee, president of the Fayette County Development Authority, who has been closely involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-29/british-company-known-james-bond-mo