A March 27 television interview with an unsuccessful bidder for turf fields at four Fayette County high schools had the bidder saying he “smelled a rat” and Fox 5 saying they could not get answers about the bid choice. The Fayette County School System fired back with a letter on March 28 saying the […]
Can WASA legally sell sewer service to Senoia without PTC permission? Attorneys disagree
[See Letter to the Editor.] It was nearly a month ago that the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) voted to contact Senoia about providing sewer services. The only movement, to date, seems to be from the attorneys from both cities. The WASA board of March 6 at the request of board member John […]
Intersection work, road repaving, Lake Peachtree dam top the city’s list
With the passage by a 2-to-1 margin of the Fayette County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on March 21, Peachtree City Administrator Jon Rorie said first-up on the SPLOST project list will be the dam and spillway at Lake Peachtree, an intersection improvement at Ga. Highway 54 West and Planterra Way and the […]
The Fayette County Board of Education on March 20 approved more than $19 million for renovations for Starr’s Mill High School and Rising Starr Middle School. Pictured, from left, are board members Brian Anderson, Scott Hollowell, Superintendent Jody Barrow, Chairman Barry Marchman and board members Diane Basham and Leonard Presberg.
The Fayette County Board of Education on March 20 approved $19.2 million for the large renovation project as Starr’s Mill High School and the adjacent Rising Starr Middle School. Facilities Director Mike Satterfield in explaining the specifics of the projects noted a wide-ranging number of components that will make up the overall renovation work. It […]
Orignial Pinewood Forrest Plan
A review of the monthly report filed by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Department for February showed 158 available lots remaining in the city’s 19 subdivisions. The February report noted 158 single-family residential lots remaining of the 1,033 approved by the city since 1998, with 875 for which permits have been issued in Fayetteville’s 19 […]
A new use in the A-R (agricultural-residential) zoning district for bed and breakfast businesses on minimum 10-acre lots was adopted on March 23 by the Fayette County Commission. County Planning and Zoning Director Pete Frisina in explaining the ordinance said the bed and breakfast businesses would require a minimum 10-acre lot, a maximum of five […]
A proposal to create a Planned Unit Development (PUD) category that would allow an incidental business to be run from large acreage residential property was tabled by the Fayette County Commission on March 23 in lieu of having additional public meetings on the issue. Initially discussed and approved by the Planning Commission in September, the […]
Nearly 90 people attended the final public meeting for the Fayetteville 20-year Comprehensive Plan held March 27.
The final public meeting for the Fayetteville 20-year Comprehensive Plan was held March 27. As is usual for the city, the public meeting was well-attended as steering committee members presented the findings and asked the audience, “Did we get it right?” “This is another step in the process to make sure citizens have input in […]
Timothy S. Johnson
A Peachtree City man was charged with aggravated assault in a March 23 incident in the southeast section of the city after he fired shots at his brother. No one was injured in the incident. Timothy S. Johnson, 46, was charged with aggravated assault, discharging a weapon during the commission of a crime and misdemeanor […]
The Peachtree City Fire Station on North Peachtree Parkway was the scene on March 23 of four entering auto incidents involving firefighters’ vehicles. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the incidents were reported in the morning hours and involved four vehicles. All four vehicles had windows shattered, Bergh said, adding that a handgun […]