PTC website named one of best in Ga.

Peachtree City’s website has been named one of the top Georgia local government websites by Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference website. Juggle.com’s review of local government websites extended to both web design and content. This year the city began broadcasting City Council meetings on the site, and the main page often offers one-stop shopping […]

F’ville OKs 1st of big traffic fixes on Hwy. 85

The Fayetteville City Council last week gave unanimous approval to an intergovernmental agreement with Fayette County that will use nearly $600,000 in previously collected 1-cent sales tax revenues to add a traffic signal on North Glynn Street at Lafayette Avenue and extend Lafayette to the east to intersect with Church Street some 800 feet away. […]

PTC Mayor Haddix foresees more 2-to-3 votes ahead

Peachtree City Mayor Don Haddix, who hasn’t shied away from controversy by chiming in to local bloggers via TheCitizen.com, is venturing into new territory this week. In a letter to the editor on Page A4, Haddix is now criticizing fellow Councilman Eric Imker for bringing up a matter at a council meeting which Haddix was […]

Imker’s eye on SPLOST pie

Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is hoping to pry more transportation funds from the Fayette County Commission’s share of the county’s now-expired five year sales tax proceeds. And the rest of the city council agrees. What drew Imker’s attention to the matter was an agreement this week between the county commission and the City of […]

Resident asks for caution on new Walgreens size

A Peachtree City resident Thursday night urged the Peachtree City Council to do all it can to control the size of the new Walgreens drugstore that will be built at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway. The Walgreens will be built on the same site currently occupied by the Ruby Tuesday restaurant. […]

Council approves CVB’s budget

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council unanimously approved the $532,021 proposed budget for the city’s newly-named Convention and Visitors Bureau, formerly known as the Peachtree City Tourism Association. The proposed budget shows the CVB spending $273,204 on sales, marketing and promotion efforts for the city. A large part of the CVB mission is to focus […]

PTC to consider tourism budget

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council is expected to sign off on the $532,021 proposed budget for the city’s newly-named Convention and Visitors Bureau, formerly known as the Peachtree City Tourism Association. The proposed budget shows the CVB spending $273,204 on sales, marketing and promotion efforts for the city. A large part of the CVB […]

F’ville to add Hwy. 85 light near county’s busiest intersection

The Fayetteville City Council is expected to approve an intergovernmental agreement with Fayette County Thursday night that will put in motion the $600,000 Lafayette Avenue Signal and Extension project at North Glynn Street funded by previously collected 1-cent sales tax revenues. The project will have a traffic light installed at Lafayette Avenue at North Glynn […]

‘What’s next?’ as DAPC meets with PTC Council

The Development Authority of Peachtree City, which had its funding completely eliminated from the 2010-2011 city budget, will be meeting with several members of the City Council Wednesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting will focus on the authority’s future directives and also the newly-funded economic developer position for the city. According to […]

Fayetteville votes to keep its property taxes level

The Fayetteville City Council held to its promise to hold down any increase in property taxes this year. The council Aug. 19 approved a rollback millage rate of 3.24 mills. The rate will include 2.345 mills for the General Fund budget and .895 mills for the Capital Project Funds budget. This year’s rate is considered […]