Fayette and Coweta counties receive state grants for road fixes

Public Works Director Phil Mallon

Fayette and Coweta counties receive state grants for road fixes

Recently announced grants from the Georgia State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) will aid in the construction of two road projects in Fayette and Coweta counties. In Fayette, a $300,000 Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GITB) grant will help construct the intersection at Ga. Highway 92 at Westbridge Road, which is the final phase of the […]

Tidal Wave tries again for a Fayetteville car wash at old Shoney’s

Tidal Wave tries again for a Fayetteville car wash at old Shoney’s

The attempt to establish the Tidal Wave Car Wash on the former Shoney’s Restaurant property at Ga. highways 85 and 314 in Fayetteville has a history of controversy. Now back after a two-year absence, the proposal was tabled on June 27 to give planning staff time for an appropriate review. Tidal Wave owner Scott Blackstock […]

Pace gets Planning and Zoning approval despite Pinewood Forrest objection

Jimmy Pace

Pace gets Planning and Zoning approval despite Pinewood Forrest objection

A proposal to rezone .94-acres for an office building on property along Veterans Parkway that is surrounded by the large Pinewood Forrest development in west Fayetteville has received a recommendation for office zoning rather than the PCD (planned community development) zoning requested by developer Jimmy Pace. Pace at the June 27 meeting of the Fayetteville […]

New 63-room hotel in downtown Fayetteville clears Planning and Zoning hurdle

Steven Gulas

New 63-room hotel in downtown Fayetteville clears Planning and Zoning hurdle

Developer Steven Gulas on June 27 received special exception approval to move ahead with plans to construct a new hotel on Glynn Street one block north of downtown Fayetteville. The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning voted 3-1 to approve the special exception required for hotels in the C-1 (downtown commercial) zoning district. Voting in favor of […]

European grocery chain closer to building in Fayetteville

European grocery chain closer to building in Fayetteville

A European grocer with big plans on crashing the American market has chosen Fayetteville for its first local location. German-based Lidl heads to the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night to get a .96 acre site zoned and annexed into the city. If that request is successful, Lidl will combine that parcel with the site at […]

North Fayetteville restaurant cluster delayed for more study

Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission

North Fayetteville restaurant cluster delayed for more study

An update of the proposed retail development on nearly 10 acres along Ga. Highway 85 North near the Fayette Pavilion will have to wait a while longer. The proposal was tabled at the June 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Originally presented on April 25, project representative Archie Wannamaker gave an overview […]

J&R Clothing presents plans for new building to Fayetteville Planning and Zoning

J&R Clothing owners Brenda and Richard Dumas and son David, at right, attended the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on June 27 to announce their new location on Ga. Highway 54 West in Fayetteville.

J&R Clothing presents plans for new building to Fayetteville Planning and Zoning

One of Fayette County’s oldest continuing retailers, J&R Clothing in Fayetteville, is building a new location on Ga. Highway 54 a few blocks west of downtown. Initial plans were presented at the June 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Commissioners at the meeting heard a conceptual review of the proposal to construct […]

Coweta schools set $196 million budget

Coweta schools set $196 million budget

The Coweta County Board of Education at a June 27 called meeting adopted the Fiscal Year 2018 operational budget totaling $196 million. The budget includes cost-of-living and step increases for employees and will maintain the millage rate at 18.59 mills. Coweta’s budget approval comes on the heels of the Fayette Board of Education adopting a […]

WASA-PTC sewer service area dispute still unresolved

Jon Rorie, City Manager

WASA-PTC sewer service area dispute still unresolved

It was in early May that the Peachtree City Council by consensus agreed to pursue an outside study on the impasse between the city and WASA (Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority) on extending sewer service beyond city limits. To date, there is no movement on the issue. Noting the disagreement between attorneys for WASA […]

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