Senoia subdivision gets OK for 365 homes on Seavy St.

Senoia subdivision gets OK for 365 homes on Seavy St.

The Keg Creek Landing subdivision on Seavy Street is one step closer to construction. On Feb. 5, the Senoia City Council passed the preliminary plat and development agreement for the proposal that will create 356 homes near the intersection of Seavy Street and Ga. Highway 85. Above, development layout for Senoia subdivision Keg Street Landing. […]

Density, traffic thwart Fayetteville annexation request

Density, traffic thwart Fayetteville annexation request

Fayetteville, county seeking deal about bringing northside tract into the city An annexation request for approximately 44 acres off Banks Road and Ellis Road into Fayetteville brought significant discussion at the Feb. 8 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. The outcome provides a way for the city and county to work together to potentially avoid […]

Loaded agenda at Fayette commission brings out the crowd

Loaded agenda at Fayette commission brings out the crowd

  Members of the Fayette County Commission include, from left, commissioners Chuck Oddo, Steve Brown, Randy Ognio and Charles Rousseau. Chairman Eric Maxwell was absent. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Feb. 8 meeting of the Fayette County Commission was loaded with agenda items that included killing a roundabout proposal, additional consultation with Fayetteville on an annexation request, […]

Mayor: Fayetteville may raise taxes to pay for new city hall, growth

Mayor: Fayetteville may raise taxes to pay for new city hall, growth

City plans to be ‘assertive’ in attracting new development; plan calls for parks, ‘walkability’ and more housing choices for range of income levels Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson (photo above) laid out a rosy picture for the city Feb. 1, but added there will be challenges as continued growth comes to the city. Johnson provided a […]

Drunk driving golf cart simulator coming to Peachtree City

Drunk driving golf cart simulator coming to Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Police Department is the recipient of a $22,000 federal grant that will be used to purchase a cart called SIDNE (Simulated Impaired Driving Experience Vehicle) for a new motorized cart safety course. Above, this new grant-funded go-cart will be used by the Peachtree City Police Department for a new motorized cart safety […]

Fayetteville’s 5th roundabout to be in operation by June

Fayetteville’s 5th roundabout to be in operation by June

Fayetteville is about to get its fifth roundabout. The newest one will be at the intersection of Veterans Parkway, Sandy Creek Road and Arthur Rank Avenue, one of the new entrances to Pinewood Forrest. Above, Fayetteville’s newest roundabout is located at the intersection of Veterans Parkway, Sandy Creek Road and Arthur Rank Avenue. Photo/Ben Nelms. […]

Peachtree City to rent space for quick response southside fire, EMS station

Peachtree City to rent space for quick response southside fire, EMS station

A proposal to open a Southside Quick Response fire and EMS station at 825 Ga. Highway 74 South in Peachtree City received unanimous approval on Jan. 1 by the City Council. Pictured, from left, are City Manager Jon Rorie, Councilman Mike King, Mayor Vanessa Fleisch and council members Terry Ernst, Kevin Madden and Phil Prebor. […]

Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

A mixed-use development along Ga. Highway 85 North and Banks Road in Fayetteville received a recommendation of denial at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Above, the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission at the January meeting. Photo/Ben Nelms. A project of Brent Holdings LLC, plans called for commercial zoning along the […]

Aldi to expand Fayetteville store

Aldi to expand Fayetteville store

The Aldi grocery store on Ga. Highway 85 North in Fayetteville is about to expand its footprint. Members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on Jan. 23 unanimously approved a proposed 1,951 sq. ft. expansion of the grocery store. The expansion will result in the store increasing to 18,425 sq. ft. The proposal came […]

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