Fayette churches announce Holy Week services

Fayette churches announce Holy Week services

With Easter Sunday coming, Christian churches on the south side are busy finalizing plans for services during the conclusion of Lent and Holy Week, leading up to the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ this Sunday. Special events being offered this week include celebrations through Saturday with Maundy Thursday and Good Friday being the […]

Fayette prepares for Holy Week and Easter

Fayette prepares for Holy Week and Easter

With Easter just a few days away, Christian churches on the south side are busy finalizing plans for services during the conclusion of Lent and Holy Week, leading up to the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ this Sunday. Special events being offered this week include celebrations through Saturday with Maundy Thursday and Good […]

Diva race will impact traffic Saturday

Diva race will impact traffic Saturday

The Divas Half Marathon and 5K being held in Peachtree City on Saturday, March 10 will feature both a 13.1 mile loop course and a 3.1 mile loop course starting and finishing at Shakerag Knoll using both city roads and the cart path. The event will start at 7:15 a.m. with the 5K race, followed […]

Rezonings on agenda in Fayetteville Thursday

Rezonings on agenda in Fayetteville Thursday

Two rezonings that could change the look of northern Fayetteville will be heard by the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night. The rezonings are being considered as one item and consist of 35 acres on Ga. Highway 85 North, across from Lowe’s and Aldi. The applicant, Brent Holdings LLC., is requesting to rezone rezoning of 14.389 […]

Planned Fayetteville hotel set to get tax breaks

Planned Fayetteville hotel set to get tax breaks

After the lawyers work out the final wording, a proposed hotel at 139 North Glynn Street would be able to get tax breaks in the city’s Tax Allocation District. The project is being developed by Steve Gulas and would bring 80 hotel rooms to downtown Fayetteville. Above, Brian Wismer, Fayetteville’s interim director of economic activity. […]

Senoia subdivision gets OK for 365 homes on Seavy St.

Senoia subdivision gets OK for 365 homes on Seavy St.

The Keg Creek Landing subdivision on Seavy Street is one step closer to construction. On Feb. 5, the Senoia City Council passed the preliminary plat and development agreement for the proposal that will create 356 homes near the intersection of Seavy Street and Ga. Highway 85. Above, development layout for Senoia subdivision Keg Street Landing. […]

Mayor: Fayetteville may raise taxes to pay for new city hall, growth

Mayor: Fayetteville may raise taxes to pay for new city hall, growth

City plans to be ‘assertive’ in attracting new development; plan calls for parks, ‘walkability’ and more housing choices for range of income levels Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson (photo above) laid out a rosy picture for the city Feb. 1, but added there will be challenges as continued growth comes to the city. Johnson provided a […]

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

City to buy school system HQ land for $3.1 million; building cost, funding source not disclosed; old FCHS campus to be new central office By this time next year, Fayetteville could be breaking ground on a new city hall. The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously June 25 to purchase a nearly 10-acre tract on Stonewall […]

Fayetteville buys school board property, city hall planned for first phase of development

Fayetteville buys school board property, city hall planned for first phase of development

The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously June 25 to purchase a nearly 10-acre tract on Stonewall Village to kick-start development in downtown Fayetteville. The revamped plan for downtown Fayetteville includes a new city hall where the current Board of Education office is located. For years, city officials have been focusing on revitalizing downtown and creating […]