On Peachtree City agenda: Rolling back tax increase, curbing sewer system expansions

On Peachtree City agenda: Rolling back tax increase, curbing sewer system expansions

Council eyes low bid on dam repair: $4.38 million The Aug. 17 meeting of the Peachtree City Council will include the adoption of the millage rate, an enabling legislation resolution pertaining to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and contracts relating to the Lake Peachtree spillway project. Above, (L-R) City Council members Mike […]

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. […]

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Brown’s motion to move forward on proposed new ordinance gets no commission support There were plenty of people at the Aug. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission advocating for commissioners to approve a continued review of the proposed animal ordinance. The motion to do so failed for lack of a second after four hours […]

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

102 mph motorcycle chase through Fayetteville propels man to jail A Jonesboro man fleeing a deputy and traveling at 102 miles per hour was arrested in Fayetteville after the deputy corralled the motorcycle at the intersection of Ga. highways 92 and 54. Trenton C. McMichen, 23, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing and attempting to […]

Lunch program volunteers

Lunch program volunteers

First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City supplied volunteers to work the summer lunch program in Fayette County. Shown above (L-R) are church members Bob Morris, and JoAnn and Chuck Wright  who volunteered to deliver lunches. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity’s fall GriefShare program starts tonight, Friday

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will again offer GriefShare to the community this fall. GriefShare is a non-denominational Christ-centered grief recovery group for those who have experienced the death of someone dear to them.  Whether their loss is recent or from years past, GriefShare can offer help. A DVD program will be shown featuring some of […]

FFUMC’s ‘Modern Worship Gathering’ set for Aug. 27

Fayetteville First UMC members are invited to get to know others in the church family and community and worship in a modern setting at the next Food and Fellowship gathering on Sunday,  Aug. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Those attending are asked to bring food to share at a potluck- […]

Ison-King wedding

Ison-King wedding

James Patrick King Jr. married Helen Jennifer Rose Ison Friday July 22, 2016, at  All Saints Church,  Whitstable, England with the reception following at beachfront Kiora House. J.P. is the son of Jim and Cherrie King of Peachtree City. Helen is the daughter of Cherry and John Ison of Whitstable. July 22 is the wedding […]