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PTC takes another crack at final celltower rules

The latest changes to Peachtree City’s next celltower ordinance are expected to be approved Thursday night by the City Council.

At the request of council, the ordinance requires that all new antennas, even if they are going on an existing building, be reviewed by the planning commission and City Council before they are approved. A prior version of the ordinance allowed antennas on buildings without towers to be approved by city staff alone. Read More»

Smiles at Chuck E. Cheese: F’ville expected to OK coin games expansion

One of the few items of business before the Fayetteville City Council Thursday will be the second reading and potential approval of an ordinance that would allow a larger number of coin-operated amusement machines in some restaurants than what the current law allows.

The issue centers around Senate Bill 454 that regulates and limits coin-operated amusement machines. The law became effective July 1.

“Apparently, this legislative decision had unintended consequences on several of our businesses,” said city clerk Anne Barnard in a Sept. 20 memo. Read More»

Missions group relocating to PTC

An evangelical Christian mission agency has announced it will relocate its U.S. headquarters to Peachtree City in August of next year.

Africa Inland Mission will be moving from its current headquarters in Pearl River, NY, but the move is contingent on the sale of that building, the company said in a news release.

Africa Inland Mission is an evangelical Christian mission agency serving in over 20 African nations and dedicated to seeing Christ-centered churches established and thriving among all African peoples. Read More»

Coweta, Fayette families flock to EMC’s 63rd Annual Member Celebration

Dr. Bidemi Leyimu discusses health concerns with Ed Parrot at the Piedmont Newnan Hospital health fair during the EMC’s Oct. 9 celebration. Photo/Coweta-Fayette EMC.

Over 2,500 people turned out for Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Member Appreciation Day, held Oct. 9 on a picture-perfect fall morning at cooperative headquarters in Palmetto. Read More»

Husband-wife pediatricians locate in Newnan

It is not everyday that a community gets two new doctors. And it is certainly not the case that the two are married. But that was the case recently when Dr. Norris Payne and Dr. Margaret Payne began their practice at Piedmont Physicians Pediatrics at Oak Hill in Newnan.

“It gives us great pleasure to welcome the Paynes to the Piedmont family,” said Berney Crane, CEO of Piedmont Medical Care Corporation. “Doctors Payne come to our community with many years of experience serving the health care needs of young patients.” Read More»

Piedmont Physicians Group opens Grantsville office

Piedmont Physicians Group introduces a new practice location at 5440 Highway 29 in Grantville Ga. The new location is convenient to families in Hogansville, Lone Oak, Luthersville and Moreland.

Focusing on family medicine, Piedmont Physicians at Grantville provides a variety of basic services including medical care for illness, disease and injury for patients of all ages. Additional services include preventative care, immunizations, wellness counseling, complete annual physicals, health screenings and chronic disease management. Read More»

37-office Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners opens in PTC

Members of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce officially cut the ribbon opening Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners. Photo/Special.

A new, deluxe executive suites facility has opened in Peachtree City.

Located at the corner of Ga. Highway 74 and Aberdeen Parkway, in the space temporarily occupied by the Peachtree City Police Department, the Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners are advertised as being reasonably priced for this down-sizing economy.

Executive suites are offices that share amenities and administrative services that deliver turn-key solutions with maximum efficiency, said Sharron Singletary, general manager of the facility. Read More»

Seymour sues Coweta commissioners over Fischer Crossings issue

Perhaps it was only a matter of time. The denial late last month by the Coweta County Commission of a rezoning and road abandonment request by the Fischer Crossings Development Group turned into a lawsuit filed against the county on Oct. 1 in Coweta County Superior Court.

The suit by developer Scott Seymour followed the commission’s 3-2 vote to deny a rezoning proposal that would have placed a Kohl’s department store and other retailers on the northeast corner of the large Fischer Crossing development at Ga. Highway 34 and Fischer Road in east Coweta County. Read More»

Piedmont Newnan Hospital earns continued accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety, Piedmont Newnan Hospital has again earned The Joint Commission's “Gold Seal of Approval.” Read More»

PTC's TDK honored for conservation efforts

One of Peachtree City’s largest companies was honored today by the state of Georgia for its conservation efforts.

TDK Corporation, which is also located in Duluth, was cited for reducing its discharge of toxics into the water system by nearly 6 percent, its hazardous material use by nearly 10 percent, energy consumption by about 10 percent and total water use by 27 percent.

The company also implemented an environmental purchasing program that drives the concept of sustainability into their supply chain, according to a press release from the office of Gov. Sonny Perdue. Read More»

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