Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

With no deal in Peachtree City negotiations, Tyrone decides to look north for increased sewer capacity

Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

The years-long attempt by Tyrone to obtain additional sewer capacity came to an end on March 16. The Town Council declined a potential agreement with Peachtree City in favor of an offer from Fulton County that included more capacity and no construction costs Tyrone currently buys 250,000 gallons per day from Fairburn, while Fairburn buys […]

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

The main focus of the March 23 meeting of the Fayette County Commission is likely to be several public hearings on ordinance amendments dealing with bed and breakfast businesses. One of the four public hearings will address amendments to planned residential and business construction in the Planned Residential and Business Development-Planned Unit Development zoning district. […]

Regatta on Lake Mac

Regatta on Lake Mac

The Peachtree City Rowing Club hosted the Lake McIntosh Sprints Regatta this past Saturday at Lake McIntosh Park, with the women’s teams shown here. Approximately 281 rowers from two states braved the weather and a significant crosswind to row in 13 events on a 2,000-meter, 5-lane sprint course, watched by approximately 400 spectators onshore and […]

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

  Visitors from 13 states travelled to Peachtree City on March 10 for an American Cornhole Organization major tournament. Now in its third year in the city, nearly 500 ACO participants, friends and family members arrived at the tennis center for the two-day event. ACO founder and president Frank Geers said the group was glad […]

Rockaway Road roundabout in the works

Rockaway Road roundabout in the works

  An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Senoia and Coweta County will soon be developed to lead to the construction of a small roundabout on Rockaway Road. Commissioners on March 7 also agreed to reduce the noise level on the recently-installed rumble strips near the intersection with Heritage Pointe Parkway. Commissioners agreed to have the rumble […]

Coweta students shine at academic competition

Coweta students shine at academic competition

  Four Coweta County School System elementary schools won the top four honors at the West Georgia Regional Academic Bowl Competition, held on Feb. 28 at Elm Street Elementary School. A total of 41 elementary schools in Coweta, Carroll, Harris, Meriwether, Troup counties participated in academic bowl competitions in West Georgia RESA’s sponsored Academic Team […]

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

  Newnan-based OptiLedge has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of Georgia’s 2017 Globe (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) businesses. Deal made the announcement on March 14 at the 2017 Go Global reception. The state-led awards program recognizes companies that entered into a new international market in the previous year. “The Go Global […]

CAP glider pilots in training

CAP glider pilots in training

  Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Glider Operations was training in Warms Springs Roosevelt Airport Saturday. Lt. Col. David Mitchell, Glider Operations Director said, “Great job by volunteers at Warm Springs Saturday with new and recurrent qualifications for Cadet Orientation Glider Pilots and Tow Pilots. Of special note is the completion of Major […]