Government

Pilot studies on organic carbon levels approved

Fayette County commissioners June 10 unanimously approved funding for two pilot study treatment techniques designed to address the levels of total organic carbon in the South Fayette Water Treatment Plant. Though the county is currently in regulatory compliance, the tests will help the county decide on a course of action if the need arises in the future. Read More»

Walgreens plan, senior apartment rezoning OK'd for PTC

With a development agreement in hand, and certain other concessions won, the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday approved a recommendation to rezone land off Newgate Road for 100 senior apartments.
The recommendation will be forwarded to the City Council, which has the final say Read More»

F'ville moves to attract downtown restaurants

Members of the Fayetteville City Council at the June 17 meeting will continue their efforts to attract restaurants to the downtown area. To that end, board members will hear the first reading of a proposal to exempt impact fees and sewer proportionate fees for historic commercial properties around the Courthouse Square. Read More»

PTC manager upholds fire marshal's demotion; 1 appeal left

Peachtree City Manager Bernie McMullen has upheld the demotion of Fire Marshal John Dailey to Firefighter/EMT. Read More»

Planning Commission to hear 3 hot topics Monday

Senior apartment rezoning; new Walgreens and cell tower rules

A proposal to build 100 age-restricted senior apartments on Newgate Road near the Kedron Village shopping center is expected to be voted on Monday night by the Peachtree City Planning Commission. Read More»

Small crowd at budget meeting says 'Tax us'

A crowd of more than 40 people watches the budget figures presented by City Manager Bernie McMullen at Thursday's town hall meeting. Photo/John Munford.

The overwhelming majority of about 50 people at Peachtree City’s town hall meeting on the budget indicated they don’t support cuts in city services, city staffing levels or employee benefits. Read More»

Coweta BOE tentatively adopts $165.7 million budget

The Coweta County Board of Education Tuesday voted to tentatively approve a $165.7 million general fund budget for the 2010-11 school year. Final approval is expected June 22.

The upcoming budget is approximately $6.5 million less than the $172.2 million operational budget adopted by the board in June 2009 for the 2009-2010 school year, said school system spokesperson Dean Jackson. Read More»

Coweta County Commission District 2 candidates sound off

The Citizen recently invited the candidates for Coweta County Commission Districts 2 and 3 to provide our readers with an opportunity to hear from them and to get their positions on the issues they believe are pertinent to Coweta County and its future. What follows is in keeping with this newspaper’s belief that people should “have their say.”

Printed this week are the comments from District 2 candidates, incumbent Tim Lassetter and challenger Eddie Wilson. The responses of District 3 candidates George “Kett” Harper, David Stover and Bob Blackburn were printed last week. Read More»

Sen. Seabaugh's gun bill signed into law by Perdue

Gov. Sonny Perdue on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 308 that spells out where it is legal for licensed permit holders to carry guns. SB 308 was sponsored by Sen. Mitch Seabaugh (R-Sharpsburg). Read More»

Retiring Coweta School System employees honored

Retiring Coweta School System employees honored

The attendees at the June 1 Coweta County School System annual retirement banquet, honoring 57 retirees from Coweta Schools, were from left to right, 1st row, Dana Anthony (Madras Middle), Minerva Beadles (East Coweta High), Anne Bond (Ruth Hill Elementary), Kathy Bizarth (Newnan High), Tim Britt (Newnan High), Martha Lee Child (Atkinson Elementary), Evelyn Clark (Canongate Elementary), Karen Cope (Willis Road Elementary), 2nd row, Carol Dallas (Eastside Elementary), John Darrah (Atkinson Elementary), Judy Davis (Arnco-Sargent Elementary), Nancy Davis (Arbor Springs Elementary), Kaye Dunn (Ar Read More»

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