Government

F’ville looks to expand DDA boundaries

The Fayetteville City Council at the April 1 meeting will consider a resolution that would expand the boundaries of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to include additional property along North Glynn Street and in a smaller area along the north side of Ga. Highway 54 West. Read More»

County OKs waterline relocation, bypass bridge design

The Fayette County Commission last week authorized spending $271,000 to relocate a waterline at the intersection of Ga. Highway 92 South and Hilo Road. Read More»

Housekeeping items on PTC agenda — your housekeeping

Covered containers would be required for garbage; sprinklers for new homes again up for vote

The Peachtree City Council will consider lowering Read More»

Senate to school systems: absorb employee furlough days

The Georgia Senate late Friday passed a bill that prevents school systems with more than six percent of their operations budget in a reserve funds account from imposing additional furlough days on school system employees prior to June 30. But for schools systems like Fayette County the law, if enacted, may not apply since the Fayette School System does not maintain an officially designated reserve account. Read More»

Cart path bridge over Flat Creek in south PTC opens

Cart path bridge over Flat Creek in south PTC opens

A new cart path bridge connecting homes on the southside to the city’s industrial park was completed this week.

The new cart path bridge over Flat Creek is now open for traffic, officials said Thursday. It links the Morallion Hills subdivision with the Gardner Park industrial area. Read More»

PTC to meet on leash law, cell tower locations

Voice control may be on the way out

The potential elimination of the “voice control” option for pets will be discussed by the Peachtree City Council at a workshop meeting Monday, Apr. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.

At the same meeting, council is expected to further discuss potential locations for future cell phone towers, as most of the few sites which meet zoning regulations are either owned by the city or the Fayette County Board of Education. Read More»

Ga. Senate OKs bill to clear up gun restrictions

A law designed to clarify where gun owners can “carry” weapons legally has won approval in the Georgia Senate and will be up for consideration by the Georgia House of Representatives.

Senate Bill 308 allows those with a carrying permit to carrying a weapon in all parks, historic sites and recreational areas. And it gives bar owners and “places of worship” the opportunity to allow guns to be carried on their premises as well.

Under the bill Georgia’s universities and technical schools will be allowed to choose whether or not to allow guns to be carried on their campuses. Read More»

1 lane to be closed on Wisdom Rd. starting Monday

Entire road to be closed April 3-11 for culvert replacement

Starting Monday there will be intermittent single lane closures on part of Wisdom Road Read More»

Great Google-ly deadline! Vote by March 26 on super-fast Internet in Fayette

Great Google-ly deadline! Vote by March 26 on super-fast Internet in Fayette

Survey shows 3/4 of residents and 2/3 of businesses have Internet at or above 3mbps now

Time is running out for residents to nominate Fayette County for a test-drive of super-fast Internet connections. Read More»

Coweta Commission approves doggie day camp in Sharpsburg

East Coweta residents needing a place board their dog will soon have the option of a doggie day camp. Coweta County commissioners last week approved a dog boarding and day camp to be located on a small portion of a 55-acre property on Christopher Road. Read More»

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