Briefing Monday on entertainment center, 650-home project in PTC

Plans for a 650-home subdivision at MacDuff Parkway and north Kedron Drive will be reviewed by the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night. Planners also will review a proposed entertainment complex for Ga. Highway 74 South near TDK Boulevard that includes an indoor bowling alley, arcade and restaurant. Both developments will be examined in a […]

PTC says ‘yes’ to new traffic light on Hwy. 54W

If it meets state approval, a new “continuous flow” traffic light intersection will serve a new shopping center on Ga. Highway 54 West and Line Creek Drive. On a 4-1 vote, the Peachtree City Council decided to apply for approval from the Georgia Department of Transportation. The intersection would allow the problematic westbound traffic to […]

$100 PTC tax hike scrutinized

Most of the public discussion about a proposed property tax increase at Thursday’s meeting of the Peachtree City Council focused on the increased spending for landscaping. The average Peachtree City homeowner would face a $100 increase in property taxes, which would shore up funding for road and cart path maintenance along with improving landscaping efforts. […]

PTC approves stormwater fix off Lenox Road

A $57,000 project to replace failed storm drain pipe in the Beechwood subdivision off Lenox Road was approved by the Peachtree City Council Thursday night. The problem has led to reoccurring non-structural flooding on two parcels, located at 208 and 210 Lenox Road, according to a memo to council from Stormwater Manager Mike Madison. Only […]

PTC to consider ‘continuous green T’ application

A proposal to apply for a new “continuous flow” traffic light intersection on Ga. Highway 54 West and Line Creek Drive will be considered by the Peachtree City Council Thursday night. The intersection would include a traffic light to serve the proposed Overlook shopping center, but would allow the problematic westbound traffic to flow through […]

Appeal cites ‘poor candidates’

In its federal appeal of a court ruling that enacted district voting in Fayette County, the county commission has a different take on the 2006 special election for a county commission seat that is central to the case. That election saw local businessman Robert Horgan, the only white candidate in the race, defeat three black […]

New fixes for PTC 54W traffic snarl?

New intersections would allow ‘continuous flow’ for westbound traffic, but 6 lanes are needed Converting two intersections along traffic-choked Ga. Highway 54 West in Peachtree City could be a key solution in improving the afternoon westbound clog of cars stretching back to Willowbend Road. The “continuous green T” intersections would allow westbound traffic to flow […]

PTC poised to raise property tax

Peachtree City residents and business owners will get their first chance to provide input on a proposed one-mill tax increase at Thursday’s City Council meeting. The average Peachtree City homeowner would face a $100 increase in property taxes, which is being billed as necessary to make up for a lack of funding in road and […]

Turnout 1.7% so far, early voting’s last day is Friday

Friday is the last day to early vote before the July 22 election, and if you need further incentive, low turnout might make your vote more valuable. At the end of early voting last week, some 1,212 of the county’s 70,373 registered voters had cast a ballot, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office. […]

PTC to vet Lake Peachtree deal tonight

The Peachtree City Council is holding a special called meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in City Hall to consider an agreement with county officials to appeal a state ruling on Lake Peachtree. The lake has been at a reduced level since it was drained in February to allow dock and shoreline maintenance for what was […]

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