Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

  It took a while for CSX Railroad to give permission, but construction of the long-awaited bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road in Peachtree City is well underway. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to open for traffic by early fall. Though MacDuff Parkway is complete, extending from Kedron Drive at Ga. Highway 74 […]

Learning seminar

Learning seminar

  Members of the Peachtree City Police Auxiliary Force on April 18 participated in training activities for the spring 2017 Citizens Police Academy. For more information on the Auxiliary Police Force contact Sgt. Brian Eden at beden@peachtree-city.org or call 770-487-8866. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

  Let the construction begin. A Friday morning pre-event at Pinewood Forrest in Fayetteville set the stage for the April 22 all-day community event where the first 50 homesites will go on sale. The April 21 event at the new Pinewood Forrest development on Veterans Parkway was designed to provide several updates and raise the first […]

Peachtree City may waive fees, give grant for Rinnai expansion

Rinnai to bring 53 new jobs

Peachtree City may waive fees, give grant for Rinnai expansion

The April 20 meeting of the Peachtree City Council will include consideration of a jobs grant and impact fee waiver for Rinnai Corporation. Rinnai has plans to expand its operation in the city by renovating 25,100 sq. ft. of office space, constructing a 37,560 sq. ft. office building and adding 53 new jobs with an […]

2nd Fayette school earns FranklinCovey Lighthouse award

Faculty and staff of Fayetteville Elementary proudly display the banner depicting the school as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School.

2nd Fayette school earns FranklinCovey Lighthouse award

FranklinCovey’s “The Leader in Me” program has awarded a Fayette elementary school with its highest and most coveted honor. Fayetteville Elementary is the second school in the county, and one of just five in Georgia, to earn the “Leader in Me Lighthouse School” designation. Currently, there are 249 schools in the United States and 289 […]

Man, 19, leads police on chase with 3 kids under 10 in car

Gabriel Z. Lanier

Man, 19, leads police on chase with 3 kids under 10 in car

A Fayetteville man is facing multiple traffic charges after leading Fayette County deputies on a chase through Fayetteville with three young children in the vehicle. Gabriel Z. Lanier, 19, of Devilla Trace, was charged with felony fleeing and attempting to elude, three counts of felony cruelty to children, driving while unlicensed, two counts of failure […]

Townhomes on tap for Fayetteville’s east side?

Townhomes on tap for Fayetteville’s east side?

Fayetteville’s building boom could continue if the City Council Thursday night decides to approve 26 new townhomes on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to […]

Easter egg hunts in Fayetteville and Peachtree City

Easter egg hunts in Fayetteville and Peachtree City

Top photo above, the grounds of the historic courthouse in downtown Fayetteville were transformed into an Easter egg wonderland on April 15, as uncounted children and parents scarfed up the large supply of colored eggs. The event, which also included entertainment and inflatables, was sponsored by the city and the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. […]

Fayetteville pedestrian bridge: Rights of way now sought

Fayetteville pedestrian bridge: Rights of way now sought

Another step in the process that will lead to the 2018 construction of a Fayetteville pedestrian bridge over Ga. Highway 54 near Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville was put in place April 13 by the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners approved a Ga. Department of Transportation contract needed for right-of-way work to begin. County staff noted […]