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Atlanta Christian College: no decision on new campus yet

School denies rumor that West Point selected over PTC, Newnan

An official with Atlanta Christian College said today that contrary to rumor, the school has not made any official decision about a location for its new campus.

Jeff Haverly, the school's Vice President of Business and Finance, said the school hasn't made any decision about a new location "and nothing has been ruled out either." Read More»

PTC loses out on Atlanta Christian College

School chooses to relocate to West Point

Peachtree City has lost out on its bid to lure Atlanta Christian College into locating its new campus here.

City officials announced last night that the private college has instead chosen to locate at a facility in West Point. The loss is also felt by the city of Newnan, which was announced last year as being one of the finalists for the site along with Peachtree City.

ACC already has opened a satellite campus in an office building in Peachtree City. ACC has yet to formally make its announcement in terms of where its new location will be. Read More»

PTC’s West Village gone for good?

Council unlikely to move to re-annex 800 acres after Appeals Court rules 2007 annexation illegal

The May 2007 annexation that allowed up to 1,075 homes in Peachtree City’s West Village is null and void because it violated Georgia law, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled. Read More»

PTC Council wrestles with range of proposed tax hikes

Citizens will get another chance to have their say Thursday night about the proposed $26.7 million budget for Peachtree City. Read More»

F’ville to vote on budget and pawn shop locations

The Fayetteville City Council will take up an unusually large number of issues at the July 15 meeting. Front and center on the agenda will be second readings and likely adoption of the Fiscal Year 2011 budget that takes effect Aug. 1, an ordinance amendment that would limit pawn shops to industrial-zoned areas and another that would help attract businesses to the downtown area. Read More»

Vote postponed on new PTC cell tower rules

Commission wants City Attorney review of ordinance before vote

The addition of more restrictions to potential new cellphone towers in Peachtree City will have to wait a little longer. Read More»

Tyrone Council approves Hwy. 74 zoning on 3-1 vote

The Tyrone Town Council last week voted 3-1 to rezone a 55.8-acre portion of a much larger tract that had been annexed into the town in 1992. The annexation came with the understanding that the entire 479-acre property would be zoned M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing). A clerical error several years ago was said to be responsible for the 55-acre portion of the property being color-coded incorrectly on the town’s Land Use Map, hence the need for rezoning. A number of Southampton subdivision residents opposed the rezoning. Read More»

Court overturns West Village annexation

The May 2007 annexation that allowed up to 1,075 homes in Peachtree City’s West Village is void because it violated Georgia law, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled.

That means the land will revert back to its original jurisdiction Read More»

Collins family honored by Tyrone council

Collins family honored by Tyrone council

Tyrone Mayor Don Rehwaldt takes a moment at last week’s Town Council meeting to present a proclamation to the family of fallen soldier, Army Lt. Robert Collins. The town will have Collins’ image on T-shirts at this years Founders Day event, with proceeds going to the Collins Scholarship Fund. Pictured, from left, are Rehwaldt, Collins’ longtime girlfriend Nicole Williams and mom Sharon Collins. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Spray anything

Spray anything

The Peachtree City Fire Department put on an exhibition last Saturday at Drake Field which culminated in a contest between different teams within the fire department. Each team tried to move a target to the opposing team’s side using the spray from a fire hose. Photo/Michael Boylan.

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