Business

Judge rules Starship can open

The Starship Adult Novelties and Gifts location on Ga. Highway 34 at Thomas Crossroads was given the go-ahead to obtain its business license April 19 after the company had its day in Coweta County Superior Court.

It was a long time in the making, but all that ended April 19 when Coweta County Superior Court Judge Jack Kirby ruled in favor of Starship Enterprises in its lawsuit against Coweta County after county commissioners last year denied a business license to the Starship Adult Novelties and Gifts location on Ga. Highway 34 at Thomas Crossroads. Read More»

Piedmont Newnan’s impact: current and future

A new report by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) shows that Piedmont Newnan Hospital in 2007 generated more than $216.3 million in revenue for the local economy. Those numbers will likely only increase once the new nine-story hospital on Poplar Road is completed. Read More»

PTC wants businesses involved in opening Hwy. 54 cart bridge over railroad

Fee waived for sidewalk sales, special events

Perhaps as early as next week, Peachtree City officials will host a grand opening event for the cart path bridge spanning the CSX railroad tracks along Ga. Highway 54 west. Read More»

It’s Open House today in Fayette as Realtors show off homes for sale

It’s Open House today in Fayette as Realtors show off homes for sale

Scores of members from the Fayette County Board of Realtors welcome the community into a variety of open houses today as a part of the Realtor Nationwide Open House Weekend event. Read More»

PTC's Jo Ann Wilson named president of Art Institute of Atlanta

Jo Ann Wilson of Peachtree City, new president of the Art Institute of Atlanta. Photo/Special.

Jo Ann Wilson of Peachtree City has been named president of The Art Institute of Atlanta, it was announced by John Mazzoni, president, and John Kraft, chairman of the board of trustees. President Wilson joined The Art Institute of Atlanta on March 8, 2010. Read More»

Farmers Market coming to PTC shopping center

Hold on Peachtree City. There is about to be some activity in the “baby Kroger” parking lot at the Peachtree Crossing shopping center on Ga. Highway 54.

The new non-profit Fresh South Market will be set up and open for business on the first and third Saturdays and every Wednesday from May until November. Read More»

PTC Swoozie's part of nationwide shutdown

Peachtree City chain specialty shop Swoozie’s, located at The Avenue shopping center, is going out of business along with the company's 42 other locations across the U.S. The niche retailer specialized in unique presents, paper, printing and personalization. Read More»

Small businesses get help from SCORE

SCORE volunteers see clients on Fridays in Fayette County

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce encourages small businesses to take advantage of the many resources available through SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE provides trained counselors, often retirees, to offer free small business counseling and low cost workshops to both startup and in-business clients. SCORE volunteers are available to see clients on Fridays from 9 am to noon at the Fayette Chamber offices. Read More»

Do you know how to spot counterfeit money?

Do you know how to spot counterfeit money?

The U.S. Secret Service is responsible for investigating counterfeiting operations but as a matter of policy, they do not comment on the number of phony bills believed to be in circulation in specific cases. Businesses must be pro-active in protecting themselves from being victims of this type of fraud. Read More»

Fairburn considers regional baseball complex

The Fairburn City Council Monday night adopted a resolution for a proposal that, if approved by the board in the coming weeks, will lead to the development of a sports complex expected to draw baseball and softball teams and tournaments from across metro Atlanta with a resulting initial annual economic impact of $3.5-4.5 million. Read More»