PTC planners unhappy with Walgreens exterior

By January, United Retail plans to be working on replacing the Ruby Tuesday restaurant at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 with a Walgreens pharmacy. Read More»

F’ville council approves 90-day moratorium on pawn shops

The brief agenda at the May 6 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council included the imposition of a 90-day moratorium on permitting or licensing pawn shops and the transfer of $19,000 to the Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) regular account.

City senior planner Linwood Robinson said that recent inquiries related to pawn shops led to the need to have the current ordinance clarify the zoning districts where the shops could be located. Read More»

PTC Walgreens plan up for discussion tonight

An amended site plan to build a Walgreens pharmacy that would replace the Ruby Tuesday restaurant at Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway will be discussed by the Peachtree City Planning Commission tonight.

The site plan will be discussed in a workshop following the regular 7 p.m. Planning Commission meeting at City Hall. No vote on the site plan is expected. Read More»

PTC council, staff getting tour of senior apartments

A developer’s bid to bring a senior apartment complex to Peachtree City will be hitting the road Thursday morning.

NorSouth Companies has arranged a tour of its Atlanta area communities for Peachtree City planning and development officials as well as city staff Read More»

The Fred’s Nancy Price gets added job, new title

Nancy Price, current manager of the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, is the new executive director of the Peachtree City Tourism Association, city officials announced late Friday afternoon after The Citizen’s Peachtree City edition press time. Read More»

PTC delays vote on vacant house rules pending changes to fees, time limits

A vacant home registration ordinance is coming to Peachtree City, according to discussions among City Council members Thursday night. But questions about fees and time limits postponed a final vote until at least the May 20 meeting. Read More»

$500 a day fines in PTC for failing to register vacant houses?

Vacated homes will have to be registered with the city after they remain empty for more than 180 days, according to a new ordinance that will be considered Thursday night by the Peachtree City Council. Read More»

Askew and Hartley to be honored by F'ville City Council

Though the agenda at the Thursday night Fayetteville City Council will be brief, it will be a time to recognize the military service police officers Glenn Askew and Warren Hartley as they return from a 14-month deployment in the Middle East and central Asia.

The two will be recognized for their dedication to the country and to their community, said Police Chief Steve Heaton. Read More»

New PTC path bridge to be feted Sunday

It’s been a long time in coming, but Sunday at 2 p.m. Peachtree City officials will host a ribbon cutting for the new cart path bridge along Ga. Highway 54 West that spans the CSX railroad tracks.

Delayed more than three years from completion in large part to problems with approvals at the state level, the unique bridge and tunnel system is now open to path users. The structure links the McIntosh Village, Marketplace and Avenue shopping centers and also has access to Huddleston Road. Read More»

Company makes pitch for senior apartments in Kedron area

A company wanting to build 110 age-restricted senior apartments off Newgate Road in north Peachtree City made its case before the city planning commission Monday night.

NorSouth Vice President Brendan Barr said the 5.6-acre tract was ideal because of its proximity to the adjacent Kedron Village shopping center and also nearby medical offices. Read More»