Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

2 council candidates, resident criticize TAD decision More residents will soon call downtown Fayetteville home after the City Council agreed Thursday night to allow the proposal to derive the tax benefits from being located in the Tax Allocation District. HearthSide Lafayette will feature 125 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments at the intersection of Meeting Place […]

Split Fayetteville Council refuses rollback in rate, increases taxes 9.5%

Split Fayetteville Council refuses rollback in rate, increases taxes 9.5%

Williams, Oddo wanted rollback; majority disagreed A split City Council Friday voted 3-to-2 to increase taxes on property owners in the city. After discussion, Councilman Jim Williams made a motion to roll back the millage rate, and Councilman Paul Oddo seconded the motion, but it failed on a 2-3 vote with council members Harlan Shirley, […]

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council will get its first look Thursday at a proposed business park that could reshape the western side of the city and the middle of Fayette County. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. The […]

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

Senoia will get a new mayor; Tyrone, Fayetteville each has 1 contested council race Qualifying in Peachtree City for the mayor’s seat are incumbent Vanessa Fleisch, former Councilman Eric Imker and business owner Dar Thompson. Qualifying for the Post 3 seat currently held by Councilwoman Kim Learnard are former Mayor Harold Logdson, business owner Kevin […]

Senoia gets its clock back

Senoia gets its clock back

At right, the familiar chimes will soon ring again through Senoia’s historic downtown. A grassroots effort to repair the clock started with a Go Fund me account that has received more than $5,000 in donations. Businessman Jim Preece researched the history of the clock, and learned it was a Hurricane Katrina survivor. The clock stood […]

Senoia approves new office space

Senoia approves new office space

The steady creep of office and commercial zoning on Ga. Highway 16 continued as the Senoia City Council unanimously approved an office zoning for a site at the intersection of Bridge Street and Hwy. 16. The site is next to a home that was recently converted to an insurance agency by developer John Meiller. Meiller […]

Fayetteville welcomes Finn to the force

Fayetteville welcomes Finn to the force

Fayetteville welcomed its furriest new member to the police department Thursday night. K-9 Finn, a 16-month-old dual-purpose German shepherd made his debut at the City Council meeting. Finn and his human partner, Officer Josh Riviere, completed the six-week training course at the Alabama K-9 Law Enforcement Officers Training Center in Northport, Ala.Finn and Riviere will […]

Developers seek tax break for senior apartments near downtown Fayetteville

Developers seek tax break for senior apartments near downtown Fayetteville

Developers are headed to the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night to seek tax breaks for a proposed senior housing development near the city’s downtown. HearthSide Lafayette would feature 125 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments at the intersection of Meeting Place Drive and West Lanier Avenue. Plans call for a 4-story building totaling 163,259 sq. ft. […]