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Shopping in Senoia Farmers Market

Shopping in Senoia Farmers Market

There are fresh vegetables and other goodies available twice a month at the Senoia Farmers Market. The market is open from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays through October. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Buying a bouquet

Buying a bouquet

There is just no telling what you might find at the Fresh South Market in Peachtree City. It could be fresh vegetables, flowers, fresh-baked bread or a variety of other foods and plants. The outdoor market is located in front of the “baby” Kroger at Peachtree Crossing shopping center on Ga. Highway 54 and is open each Wednesday and Saturday. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC gas cart ban question goes to online survey

Gas golf carts could be on their way out in Peachtree City, paving the way for electric only. Photo/John Munford.

UPDATED Tuesday, July 27, 2010 — A proposal to ban gasoline-powered golf carts in Peachtree City would grandfather them for 10 years before none would be allowed to operate on the city’s street and cart paths.

The proposal, in ordinance form, is scheduled to be considered at the Aug. 5 meeting of the Peachtree City Council.

The gas-powered cart ban also is being brought up for an informal vote among residents in an online survey hosted by the city. The survey can be accessed at www.surveymonkey.com/s/TVYC729. Read More»

Worley challenged annexation of 782 acres over traffic worries

Council won’t challenge Appeals Court decision, but a developer will

When the Peachtree City Council in 2007 approved the annexation of 782 acres on the city’s northwestern border, resident David Worley didn’t just complain about the deal. Read More»

Clues sought for 2 Peachtree City vehicle fires

Peachtree City police are still hoping to shake loose additional information that will lead to the person or persons responsible for setting two vehicles on fire in south Peachtree City July 4 and 11.

A reward of up to $10,000 has been offered in the case but so far no one with any information has come forward, police said Thursday.

The fires damaged vehicles that were parked in driveways of two homes: one in the Everhill subdivision and the other in the nearby Rockspray subdivision, police said. Read More»

Senoia Farmers Market in full swing

There are fresh vegetables and other goodies available twice a month at the Senoia Farmers Market. The market is open from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays through October.

There are fresh vegetables and other goodies available twice a month at the Senoia Farmers Market. The market is open from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays through October.

On the march

The soldiers of Newnan’s National Guard Bravo Company 2/121 marched through downtown Saturday afternoon in route to a ceremony in their honor at the First Baptist Church. The unit has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The soldiers of Newnan’s National Guard Bravo Company 2/121 marched through downtown Saturday afternoon in route to a ceremony in their honor at the First Baptist Church. The unit has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Newnan/Coweta jobless rate holding steady

Georgia’s unemployment rate increased by half a percent in June, but that was not the case for Newnan and Coweta County. Coweta’s jobless rate held steady at 9.7 percent last month, while Newnan saw a slight decrease to 11.1 percent.

Coweta’s 9.7 percent unemployment rate in May and June, while high, has the county in a better situation than many others in Georgia that saw increases during the one-month period. For Coweta, the 9.7 percent unemployment rate equates to 5,717 people out of work in a labor force of 58,753. Coweta’s unemployment rate in June 2009 was 10.7 percent. Read More»

Commission approves Ruth Drive retail center

A proposed commercial rezoning request was approved last week by the Coweta County Commission. The proposal will create a 12,000 square-foot retail and office center on 2.17 acres on Ruth Drive near Thomas Crossroads.

County Director of Planning Robert Tolleson said applicant Allen & Tyler, LLC is proposing that the O-I (Office Institutional) zoned property be rezoned to C-6 (Commercial Minor Shopping District). Read More»

Fuller overcomes MSRA - joins Marines

After a car accident in August 2006, 16-year-old Coweta County resident Dustin Fuller suffered a compound fracture in his leg that required a titanium rod implant.  Nearly a year and a half passed, and the wounded area began to appear infected.  Dustin underwent six weeks of treatment for a staph infection in January 2008 to no avail.  His flu-like symptoms remained persistent, and he became dizzy, unable to walk.  Dustin was transferred to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Feb. Read More»

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