Copper discharge traced to old Photocircuits building

Shuttered in ‘05, demolition taking place under new ownership
Officials with the Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority are investigating Read More»

Kedron pool reopened, fieldhouse remains closed

Just in time for the scorching heat predicted for this weekend, both pools at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center in Peachtree City have been reopened following the June 21 fire at the Fieldhouse.

The fieldhouse lobby and pool-side restrooms are open and the phone line is working, officials said. The gym and meeting rooms will remain closed for the time being as repairs are ongoing, officials said. Read More»

Drake Field partially closed for fireworks setup

Drake Field partially closed for fireworks setup

Peachtree City’s Drake Field, which is adjacent to City Hall and the Library, is now partially closed as the City’s contractor sets up for the July 4 fireworks display. The closed area has been cordoned off and Liberty Fireworks will have security on-site through July 5. Read More»

PTC gets request to annex 77 acres on city’s southside

On 2nd try, developer wants offices, homes across from school complex

The owner of a 77-acre tract just outside south Peachtree City is asking for it to be annexed into the city limits. It’s the second shot at annexation for that property, which has remained undeveloped since its county rezoning 12 years ago. Read More»

F’ville considers $9.5 million budget with a millage rate roll-up

The Fayetteville City Council on June 21 got a look at the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2013 that begins Aug. 1. Though revenues are expected to be up slightly, the budget reflects a 13 percent decrease in the city’s tax digest figures for 2012. Read More»

Kedron pools re-opened, fieldhouse remains closed

The two pools at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center in Peachtree City have been reopened while the Fieldhouse, including the gym and meeting rooms, will remain closed for the time being, officials said.

The fieldhouse was damaged by two small fires June 21 which set off the fire sprinkler system. Because of a failure in the fire alarm system, the signal indicating the water flow in the sprinkler system was not transmitted to the city's alarm monitoring contractor, officials said.

The fieldhouse lobby and pool-side restrooms are open and the phone line is working, officials said. Read More»

F’ville Council lowers sewer hook-up fees

The price of hooking up to the Fayetteville sewer system just got cheaper. The City Council last week voted unanimously to lower the fees to make it more attractive for development and re-development projects and to make the calculations for hook-ups less cumbersome.

The council on previous occasions had heard an explanation of the proposal from city Assistant Director of Finance Ellen Walls. The old fee schedules were not easily interpreted by builders and developers and are cumbersome for staff to administer and maintain, Walls said. Read More»

Kedron Fieldhouse, pools remain closed

City targets July 1 as 'partial' reopening

Cleanup and rehabilitation crews continue to work around the clock on the Kedron Fieldhouse, damaged last week by two small fires and resulting water damage from the sprinklers due to a malfunction in the fire alarm system.

In the meantime, both the fieldhouse and the Kedron pools remain closed, though the city is hoping for a partial reopening by Monday, July 1. Read More»

$2.7M bid approved for PTC street repaving

A low bid of $2.69 million was approved by the Peachtree City Council Thursday to pave a number of city streets.

Some $2.04 million will be covered by the city’s remaining revenues from the 2003 countywide transportation sales tax. The state is also providing $469,633 in funding.

Blount’s bid undercut the next-highest bidder C.W. Matthews by $77,000. Read More»

GIRMA defends paying Haddix legal bill under contract’s ‘duty to defend’

The agency that provides “risk management” coverage to Peachtree City contends Read More»

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