City News - October 2022

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CITY NEWS

City expands ‘Construction in the Community’ reporting project See page 6

OCTOBER 2022

Employee award recipients honored in quarterly breakfast ceremony See page 2


Employee Award winners recognized at quarterly breakfast reception

Pictured above are (l-r) Mayor Ed Johnson, Julius Holmes, Alyssa Hill, Darlene Rowe, Melissa Jackson, Nella Cooper, Carleetha Talmadge, City Manager Ray Gibson, and Jeff Towler.

City of Fayetteville employee award recipients for the Third Quarter were recognized and treated to a breakfast reception October 19 at City Hall. July: Employee of the Month Award, Nella Cooper, Human Resources; Superior Customer Service Award, Julius Holmes, Public Services; Excellence

Communication Award, Karen Austin, Finance and Administrative Services. August: Employee of the Month Award, Carleetha Talmadge, Finance and Administrative Services; Superior Customer Service Award, Melissa Jackson, Public Services; Excellence Communication Award, Alyssa

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Hill, Finance and Administrative Services. September: Employee of the Month Award, Jessica Smith, Finance and Administrative Services/IT; Superior Customer Service Award, Darlene Rowe, Fire; Excellence Communication Award, Lt. Jeff Towler, Police.


City of Fayetteville leaders participate in first-ever ‘State of the Industry’ event at Trilith Studios Film industry and government leaders met October 20 for the first-ever State of the Industry event hosted by Trilith Studios, which is located on the west side of Fayetteville. The purpose of the event was to highlight the increasingly important role the State of Georgia plays in the international film industry. The City of Fayetteville’s relationship with Trilith Studios and the film industry was highlighted in three short videos, which debuted during the event and can be seen on the City’s YouTube channel. Mayor Ed Johnson (left) and City Manager Ray Gibson were two of the City of Click here to watch the Fayetteville leaders who were treated to a tour of the new Prysm Stage during the firstvideos. ever State of the Industry at Trilith Studios.

Recognizing the Customer Service Initiative Team A special committee known as the Customer Service Initiative Team facilitates the monthly Employee Awards program and hosts the quarterly recognition breakfasts. Pictured (l-r) are City Manager Ray Gibson, Denise Brookins, Carleetha Talmadge, Danielle Ward, Kim Baitey, Agnes Bridges, Darlene Rowe, and Mayor Ed Johnson.

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City welcomes new employees

The City welcomed four new employees in the Month of September. Pictured (l-r) are Police Officer Javier Garivay, Police Officer Philip McDonald, Firefighter Stephen Bowman, and Code Enforcement Officer Travell Daniels.

City Manager Ray Gibson (pictured at right) and Assistant City Manager Alan Jones hosted the City’s first Emerging Leaders training class in October. Fifteen participants were chosen from across City departments for the eightmonth course.

SOCIAL CHATTER When news hit the City’s social media about Thumbs Up Diner opening in the Town at Trilith neighborhood, locals lit up with excitement. “Yummy!!! Thumbs Up was one of my favorite places to eat when I worked in Atlanta.” - D. B. “our new brunch spot” - T. P.

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October events in pictures

Clockwise from left: Police Department Command Staff grilled up hundreds of hamburgers and hot dogs for the Faith & Blue event at City Center Park; The Annual Pumpkin Fest returned to the Old Courthouse Lawn; Customer Service Week kicked off with royal costuming; the October Coffee with a Cop was hosted by Fayette Senior Services and was one of the most successful in the series; and City of Fayetteville personnel went all out for Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Visit the City’s social media pages for more event photos.

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CONSTRUCTION IN THE COMMUNITY Development updates from around Fayetteville Construction locations within the City 12

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Many commercial and residential projects are under construction in the City of Fayetteville. Here, you can see updates and learn more about what’s coming to Fayetteville! To take a deeper dive into these and other projects in the works, visit our Citizen Engagement Portal, where you will find architectural drawings, maps, development updates and more information.

CLICK TO VISIT THE CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT PORTAL 6 - October 2022


2. The old Melear’s Barbecue restaurant on South Glynn 1. Located behind Fayetteville City Hall & City Center Street (Highway 85), is being redeveloped as Nebors Park, Walton Communities is the first mixed-use Restaurant. apartment complex to be built in Downtown Fayetteville.

3. The Fayette Meadows residential neighborhood is located along Highway 92 South, just down the road from the Ingles and Publix shopping centers.

4. Dixon Farm is approximately 13.6 acres of land located at Whitney Street and Summit Point Drive, next to the Summit Point (Publix) shopping center.

5. Artistic General Dentistry is the first business to be built along the new Church Street extension.

6. The former Hotlanta Wings restaurant building on North Glynn Street (Highway 85) will soon give way to a new Sonic drive-in restaurant.

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7. Situated just north of Piccadilly and Hardee’s on Highway 85, Satterfield Outparcel 1 will be home to Take 5 Oil Change (left) and Dunkin’ Donuts.

8. Chicken Salad Chick has already opened to much fanfare in Satterfield Outparcel 6. Joining them soon are Jersey Mike’s and Piedmont Urgent Care.

9. The Satterfield mixed-use development on Highway 85 North is adding a residential component with its Satterfield Townhomes behind the new RaceTrac.

10. Renovations to the former Ruby Tuesday location are nearly complete to welcome a new Outback Steakhouse to the city!

11. Marksmen Properties has built several new warehouse office buildings along Promenade Parkway near Fayette Pavilion.

12. The former Dick’s Sporting Goods store at Fayette Pavilion has now been replaced with the popular At Home retail store.

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13. Located at New Hope Road and Highway 314, the Shops at New Hope retail center will have inter-parcel connectivity with adjacent Fayette Pavilion.

14. Construction continues in phases at Trilith Studios located at Veterans Parkway and Sandy Creek Road on the west side of Fayetteville.

15. The Central Park development inside the Town at Trilith neighborhood has already welcomed several new businesses, and more are on the way.

16. Enzo and Thumbs Up Diner are two of the most recent restaurants to open in the Town at Trilith Capstone development.

17. An upscale, boutique hotel is under construction in the Town at Trilith neighborhood. A brand reveal is expected in November.

18. Lafayette Townhomes is under construction at the corner of Campaign Trail and West Lanier Avenue (Highway 54).

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FAYETTEVILLE BUSINESSES STARTED IN SEPTEMBER A1 EXIA, INC DBA TDRL ENTERPRISES

741 LANIER AVE W STE 103

MOMMY MEAN BIZNESS LLC

174 GLYNN ST N STE H, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

ALLIANCE RENTALS & SALES

125 COMMERCE DR STE G

218 BANKS XING, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

AVENUE X FASHIONS

742 GLYNN ST N STE C

ORTHOXPRESS BONE & JOINT CENTER OF FAYETTEVILLE

BEAUTY SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC DBA: COSMOPROF# 66298

405 PAVILION PKWY STE A

PEAS IN A POD 3

100 PAVILION PKWY, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

BRAVE NEW KIND, LLC.

210 TRILITH PKWY STE 100

PROFESSIONAL NURSING ASSOCIATES OF GEORGIA LLC

1233 HWY 54 W STE 130, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

ELECTRONIC IMAGING LLC

870 HIGHWAY 54 E

R & K WELLNESS CLINIC

EMPOWER ME REHABILITATION

1294 HIGHWAY 54 W

1175 HIGHWAY 85 N STE 110, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

RAA MOTORS, LLC

F & T EXOTIC AUTOMOTIVES LLC

692 GLYNN ST N N3 STE 7

90 COMMERCE DR STE H, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

GO BARE SKIN STUDIO LLC

285 GLYNN ST S STE 110

RAZA AUTO GROUP, LLC

1240 HIGHWAY 54 W STE 603, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

MBS EQUIPMENT COMPANY

320 LANIER AVE W STE 200, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

REMEDY SPA & SALON SUITES

105 HABERSHAM DR STE F, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

SUPER TOBACCO AND VAPE

290 Heatherden AVE, FAYETTEVILLE, GA 30214

Artistic Fusion has been open several months next to Tribal Chick and Wild Caught Seafood on South Glynn Street (Highway 85), but we officially welcomed them to Fayetteville with a ribbon cutting ceremony during their October 15 grand opening event. 10 - October 2022


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