Rick Ross‘ annual car show went down last weekend. Despite initial reservations, it was met with praise from Fayetteville, Georgia, authorities.
“Everything has run very well considering the amount of people and the small traffic ways we have here, and it’s because he hired a good team,” Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb told ABC affiliate WSB-TV. “This year, they started putting a lot of plans in place, listened to us, we listened to them.”
Unlike the 2022 event, which lacked communication with the county and blocked traffic, the sheriff said medics were able to move around with no issue, and noted that the car show served as an example of what can happen when the community works alongside law enforcement.
“We can get our medical equipment through here. I think it’s been good for the community as far as law enforcement because we’re getting to work together like we’ve never worked before,” Babb said. “So, it’s a good team-building exercise for public safety. Not just law enforcement but fire and rescue as well.”
Ross’ second annual car show took place Saturday, though many tried to prevent it from occurring. Residents upset with the traffic from last year’s event had filed a petition to end the show, and the permit had even been denied because of its noncompliance with the county’s zoning rules. As promised, however, Rick went on with the event, which featured performances from Gucci Mane and Meek Mill.
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