Property taxes in Coweta County are about to go up. The Coweta County Commission has tentatively adopted a rate to increase taxes by 6.7 percent in the incorporated areas and 8.6 percent for unincorporated property owners. The increase to 7.63 mills in the incorporated areas represents an increase of 6.7 percent. The current millage rate […]
Coweta BoE plans to keep its same millage rate, resulting in 3.43% higher tax bills The Coweta County Board of Education is expected to continue the 18.59-mill property tax rate for 2017, but in doing so will increase property taxes by 3.43 percent. School system spokesman Dean Jackson on Aug. 4 said the school board […]
Fayetteville police are looking for the suspect in the Aug. 9 robbery of the SunTrust Bank in north Fayetteville. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department. Fayetteville police are searching for a man who robbed the SunTrust Bank near the Fayette Pavilion Wednesday afternoon. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the SunTrust Bank was robbed at approximately 2:30 […]
The long wait for improvements to the intersection at Planterra Way and Ga. Highway 54 West in Peachtree City is coming to an end. An $852,000 bid for the work was approved Aug. 3, signaling the first phase of the project to begin immediately. The Peachtree City Council unanimously approved the low bid totaling $852,628 […]
The Coweta County School System, Board of Education members and community organizations on July 28 got a look at 126 new teachers at an annual breakfast and orientation at the school system-owned Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. New teachers were treated to breakfast by a number of community sponsors, before being given an […]
Georgia Milestones Assessment results for spring 2017 were released on July 21 by the Georgia Department of Education, showing Coweta County students exceeding statewide performance averages. School system spokesman Dean Jackson said student performance on the Georgia Milestones is reported in one of four categories – Beginning Learner, Developing Learner, Proficient Learner, and Distinguished Learner. […]
Staff says shave a half mill off current city tax rate The Peachtree City Council on Aug. 3 adopted the Fiscal Year 2018 budget totaling $34.466 million. But the real news came with a staff recommendation that the council consider adopting a millage rate that amounts to a full rollback. Finance Director Paul Salvatore recommended […]
The Fayette County Animal Shelter will be back on the agenda at the Aug. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners will consider having county staff continue to review and provide feedback on the ordinance pertaining to the operation and management of the animal shelter proposed by Commissioner Steve Brown, the Fayette County Humane […]
The annual Back-to-School Expo at the Glenloch Recreation Center in Peachtree City was held Aug. 5 and featured a variety of venues for the kids and, after sunset, a movie for the family. The event was sponsored by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Fayetteville resident Robin LeChanu on Aug. 6 came away with a bag full of fresh vegetables from the Fayetteville Farmers Market located in the parking lot at Truett’s Luau on Ga. Highway 54 West in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.