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Planners OK 94-unit Kedron senior apartments

A senior apartment complex off Newgate Road next to the Kedron Village shopping center has its go-ahead greenlight from the Peachtree City Planning Commission. Read More»

F’ville development dispute pits NAACP lawyer against city

A dispute has arisen between attorney and Heritage Creek Development owner Wayne Kendall and the city of Fayetteville over what Kendall says was unfair treatment he received from the city in mid-2010.

That was when Kendall filed a rezoning application for property at the Villages at Lafayette commercial site along Ga. Highway 54 West that would have featured a Beverly J. Searles Foundation senior apartment facility to anchor the development. Read More»

Olive Garden requests more signage, F’ville Council says OK

Work continues on the new Olive Garden restaurant in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The sign variance request by the Olive Garden restaurant under construction on Ga. Highway 85 North to install an additional sign was unanimously approved by Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 17. The original request was denied in October but was recommended for approval by city staff because the private access drive adjacent to the building essentially serves as a public street.

City Director of Public Services Don Easterbrook in a Nov. 4 memo said city staff is requesting reconsideration of the sign variance from Olive Garden. Read More»

Thanks to court ruling, PTC’s West Village is alive again

In a decision that will have a significant fiscal impact on future Peachtree City budgets, Georgia’s highest court has upheld the 2007 annexation that added 782 acres, and just under 1,100 potential new homes, to the city’s northwestern limits. Read More»

2007 PTC annexation upheld by Ga. Supreme Court

Georgia’s highest court has upheld the 2007 annexation that added 782 acres, and just under 1,100 potential new homes, to Peachtree City’s northwestern limits.

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that a subsequent annexation in 2008 cured the complaint filed by Peachtree City resident David Worley, who filed the suit hoping to overturn the annexation on the basis that the initial annexation created “an island of unincorporated land” which is forbidden under Georgia law. Read More»

Tyrone approves request to withdraw industrial rezoning proposal

A request before the Tyrone Town Council on Nov. 17 by Hobgood, LLC to rezone 20.17 acres on the west side of Ga. Highway 74 just south of the Rivercrest subdivision from Agricultural-Residential (A-R) to Heavy Mechanical (M-2) was withdrawn by the applicant. Hobgood representative Rick Sewell said a plan will be forthcoming at a later date once Hobgood and area residents confer on the idea of proposing a “higher and better use” for the site. Read More»

PTC sacks development authority

Authority chairman: council needs to end squabbling and ‘work together’

The Development Authority of Peachtree City is no more, as a 3-2 vote of the city council determined that a full-time — but vacant — economic development coordinator on city staff, along with the county’s development authority, will be ideal to recruit new business for the city.

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PTC to pursue 54W road swap

Could mean larger stores, new traffic light

In a significant turnaround, the Peachtree City Council unanimously approved an informal agreement that could lead to a larger shopping center off Line Creek Drive than is currently approved. Read More»

PTC inks deal with Fayette Senior Services

Will provide programming for Gathering Place, ‘new’ space

Fayette Senior Services will begin administering Peachtree City’s senior citizen programs Jan. 1 under a year-long contract for $182,000 that was approved Thursday night by the Peachtree City Council.

The contract will reduce the amount of money the city currently pays for its senior citizens services, currently over $200,000 a year, said City Manager Jim Pennington. Read More»

F’ville to review Olive Garden sign request

The sign variance request by the new Olive Garden restaurant on Ga. Highway 85 North to install an additional sign will be reconsidered by Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 17.

The original request was denied in October but is being recommended by city staff for approval because the private access drive near which the sign would be located essentially serves as a public street.

City Director of Public Services Don Easterbrook in a Nov. 4 memo said city staff is requesting reconsideration of the sign variance from Olive Garden. Read More»