Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Seldom has so much time spent deciding the fate of a less than an acre tract in Fayetteville. But after countless meetings, discussions and debates, the Fayetteville City Council agreed to rezone the parcel on Veterans Parkway to O-1. Above, Developer Jimmy Pace at a recent Fayetteville meeting. Photo/John Thompson. The property is surrounded by […]

Rezoning showdown comes before Fayetteville Council Thursday

Rezoning showdown comes before Fayetteville Council Thursday

Will the future of a one-acre tract on Veterans Parkway be a tangle of trailers and sheds, an office building or none of the above? That’s the decision the Fayetteville City Council is faced with Thursday night as a controversial development comes up for a final vote. Jimmy Pace wants to develop a .94 acre […]

Fayetteville rezoning pits small developer against Pinewood

Fayetteville rezoning pits small developer against Pinewood

A tract of property less than an acre has ignited a controversy between a developer seeking to build an office building and the current Goliath of all local developers, Pinewood Forrest. The controversy is setting to engulf the City Council as they head towards a final vote. On Thursday night, the City Council heard from […]

Volunteers sought for clean-up of Lake McIntosh

Volunteers sought for clean-up of Lake McIntosh

Following the success of the June clean-up at Lake Peachtree, the Fayette County government is inviting local residents with kayaks and canoes to assist with cleaning our water reservoir at beautiful Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City.  The program is called Water Guardians and the lake clean-up will occur on Saturday, August 5 from 8 to […]

Bring out your funk to Peachtree City

Bring out your funk to Peachtree City

This amazing recreation of Earth, Wind & Fires music and show is based on the 1970s thru 1980s, the peak time of Earth, Wind & Fires magical career, and the highly acclaimed live recordings of their concerts later released on DVDs. Shining Star will deliver a national quality performance. The audience will leave this musical […]

“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

Don McLean, who was catapulted to superstardom after releasing his 1971 song “American Pie”, will perform in concert Saturday night, July 29, at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Amphitheater in historic downtown Fayetteville. “We’re expecting a sell-out crowd, but we do still have tickets available,” Main Street Fayetteville Director Brian Wismer said Monday. Gates open at […]

Christian City gets generous donation

Christian City gets generous donation

Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop in Peachtree City continues to serve the community by awarding a generous grant of $25,000 to Christian City Children’s Village, a safe place for children who have been abused or abandoned. Kevin Barbee, Executive Director of Clothes Less Traveled, presented the check to leaders and staff of Christian City Children’s […]

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Fayette County Public Schools’ instructional technology and media coordinator, Kate Crawford, has been selected to participate in an elite MVP program ran by education technology leader Blackboard, Inc. Participants of the Blackboard MVP Program consist of faculty members, administrators, educators, and instructional designers who have proven themselves as leaders in the education technology community. They […]

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