PTC gives fee break to Sany

Chinese company to host 150 jobs by end of 2011

With a quick welcome to Peachtree City, the City Council promptly signed off on a request to cut $198,166 in impact fees for a new company that will employ 150 people by the end of next year. Read More»

PTC getting Fresh Market at Glenloch center

Updated Friday 11:24 a.m.

The Fresh Market grocery company has signed a letter of intent to locate in the Peachtree Crossings shopping center in Peachtree City. Read More»

Grand opening of Newnan's Lynch Park pool set for June 12

The City of Newnan and Coweta County officials will hold a ‘Pool Party’ at the completely new pool at Lynch Park on Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony will kick off the grand opening of the new pool. There will be no admission charge for the pool party.  

Music by Musicology will be at the event. Free hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, and sno- cones will be all part of the day’s activities. Newnan Police and Fire will be on hand to talk to children. Read More»

PTC gets to work on trimming budget

Imker only councilman advocating service cuts

Wednesday night, most of the Peachtree City Council admitted to having little stomach for making any further cuts that would affect city services. Read More»

PTC to decide on fee break for Sany plant

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council will consider offering a 75 percent break on impact fees for a Chinese heavy equipment company that is preparing to build its first U.S. location here. Read More»

Bill requires golf cart drivers to be 16, have license; PTC impact uncertain

McIntosh High School students enjoy one of Peachtree City's ubiquitous golf carts in an undated file photo.

A new law passed by the Georgia Legislature would require citizens to have a driver’s license in order to drive a golf cart. Read More»

Fayetteville to consider intersection change order

The meeting Thursday of the Fayetteville City Council will be brief, with council members considering a change order for the Ga. Highway 314/Banks Road intersection project and the retirement and sale of police K-9 dog “Duke.”

City engineer Don Easterbrook will propose the $24,871 change order for the construction of the 1-cent sales tax-funded full turn lane and sidewalk project on White Road approaching Hwy. 314 that is part of the 314/White/Banks intersection project. Read More»

PTC to require cell tower ‘balloon test’?

Peachtree City’s proposed new cell tower regulations were not ready as planned for Monday night’s Planning Commission meeting.

The proposal is certainly “much more intense than what’s on the books today,” Rast said.

The city would require wireless companies to document their need, conduct a “balloon test” and also undergo a “visual impact assessment,” Rast explained.

Balloon tests involve raising a large balloon to the proposed height of the antenna to give a better idea of how the tower would fit in with its surroundings. Read More»

'Walking signs' discussion moves back to planning commission

A proposal to regulate businesses’ “walking signs” is headed back for consideration by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

The ordinance, however, has a good chance of passing, based on comments this week by Mayor Don Haddix. Read More»

PTC Library Commission may disband

With little much to do except review missives from the public comment box, the Peachtree City Library Commission is asking the city to consider dissolving it. Read More»