More retail is headed for Senoia

More retail is headed for Senoia

  Residents and visitors to Senoia will have more shopping options. On Monday night, the City Council unanimously voted for a new building to be developed at Main Street and Johnson Street. Currently, a cinderblock building is on the site, but it will soon be replaced by a historic-looking two-story building featuring retail shops on […]

Peachtree City plan update moves ahead

Peachtree City plan update moves ahead

  The Peachtree City Comprehensive Plan Update is well underway. The steering committee reviewed the update progress and made suggestions for the “community work program” currently under development. The committee briefly discussed a number of projects in the community facilities, land use, natural and historic resources and general planning categories that are currently underway or […]

Coweta passes school system ESPLOST

Coweta passes school system ESPLOST

  Coweta County voters had their say on March 21 and approved the continuation of the Coweta County School System’s ESPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). The five-year ESPLOST continuation received nearly two-thirds of the votes, with 62.65 percent of voters supporting the initiative and with 37.35 percent in opposition. A total of […]

New Dividend Drive warehouse-office approved

New Dividend Drive warehouse-office approved

A conceptual site plan by Dividend West Partners to construct a 130,000 sq. ft. office/warehouse building on Dividend Drive was approved March 13 by the Peachtree City Planning Commission. Located at 416 Dividend Drive, the industrial-zoned lot on which the 130,500 sq. ft. office and warehouse building will be situated is on property adjacent to […]

Ever heard of a tree bank? Peachtree City may get one

Ever heard of a tree bank? Peachtree City may get one

The Peachtree City Council on March 16 heard a presentation on establishing a tree fund. The ordinance amendment is expected to come before the council in April. To be potentially included in the Land Development Ordinance, the proposed amendment states that the city would establish an alternative compliance program for those instances where the available […]

BoE defers move of Huddleston students

The Fayette County Board of Education on March 20 deferred the spot redistricting of portions of the Huddleston Elementary School area. Pictured, from left, are board members Brian Anderson and Scott Hollowell, Superintendent Jody Barrow, Chairman Barry Marchman and board members Diane Basham and Leonard Presberg.

BoE defers move of Huddleston students

Parents of Huddleston Elementary School children got what they wanted on March 20 when the Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously to hold off on spot redistricting until some time in the future. A number of parents of the Peachtree City school opposed the proposed spot redistricting that would have begun next school year. […]

Local GOP hit with $30K legal fees award

Judge rules party officials’ lawsuit was latest effort to ‘harass’ Watts

Local GOP hit with $30K legal fees award

A senior judge has called a lawsuit filed by the Fayette County Republican Party, its former chairman and a local attorney “abusive and frivolous” litigation and awarded $30,000 in legal fees to Fayette County, which defended the lawsuit. The lawsuit involved former Fayette County Board of Elections member Marilyn Watts, a longtime county GOP member, […]

Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

With no deal in Peachtree City negotiations, Tyrone decides to look north for increased sewer capacity

Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

The years-long attempt by Tyrone to obtain additional sewer capacity came to an end on March 16. The Town Council declined a potential agreement with Peachtree City in favor of an offer from Fulton County that included more capacity and no construction costs Tyrone currently buys 250,000 gallons per day from Fairburn, while Fairburn buys […]

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

The main focus of the March 23 meeting of the Fayette County Commission is likely to be several public hearings on ordinance amendments dealing with bed and breakfast businesses. One of the four public hearings will address amendments to planned residential and business construction in the Planned Residential and Business Development-Planned Unit Development zoning district. […]

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