Cart path bridge over Flat Creek in south PTC opens

A new cart path bridge connecting homes on the southside to the city’s industrial park was completed this week. The new cart path bridge over Flat Creek is now open for traffic, officials said Thursday. It links the Morallion Hills subdivision with the Gardner Park industrial area. The project was completed by path paving crews […]

PTC to meet on leash law, cell tower locations

Voice control may be on the way out The potential elimination of the “voice control” option for pets will be discussed by the Peachtree City Council at a workshop meeting Monday, Apr. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. At the same meeting, council is expected to further discuss potential locations for future cell phone […]

1 lane to be closed on Wisdom Rd. starting Monday

Starting Monday there will be intermittent single lane closures on part of Wisdom Road as contractors start working on a stormwater project across from Peachtree City Elementary School and Riley Field. City officials have said the road closures would be “worked around” school drop-off and dismissal times to avoid inconveniencing the public. The road will […]

F’ville council approves monument sign at new retail center

The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night approved a monument sign variance for the new Teton Village retail center on South Glynn Street at Grady Avenue. The board in the brief meeting also adopted a resolution supporting a countywide initiative to have Google install a one gigabyte fiber network in Fayette County. Teton Village retail center […]

PTC firms up parking ordinance

Peachtree City has shored up its parking ordinance to require residents to use a specific parking surface for all parking on private property. While the current ordinance requires a “all-weather” parking surface to be used for all automobiles and golf carts, the language is vague and makes enforcement difficult, city staff has said. The new […]

PTC may take crack at ‘walking’ signs

So-called “walking” signs in Peachtree City may be facing extinction. While a bid to strictly regulate them fell flat last year, Councilwoman Kim Learnard said last week that she is interested in banning them altogether. Learnard said while she supports local businesses, the city needs to address “guerilla suits standing near the intersection and waving.” […]

DAPC seeks more funding

Group wants to focus on retaining local industry The head of Peachtree City’s Development Authority says the city needs to place a high priority on retaining the city’s largest companies. Mark Hollums told the City Council at its retreat last weekend that he would like to have a staff member who could handle retention matters […]

PTC to eliminate building department

Private company to assume building inspections, plans examination Peachtree City will be eliminating its building department as of May 1. Instead the city will contract with SAFEbuilt Georgia, Inc. to handle building department functions such as inspections and the like. It’s no secret that the economy has drastically slowed all building construction, and this move […]

Raise in the works for PTC Mayor Haddix? Vote may be 3-to-2

As the Peachtree City Council bandied about budget cuts to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars this weekend, Councilmen Doug Sturbaum and Eric Imker said they supported raising the pay of Mayor Don Haddix, who is currently compensated at $9,000 a year [corrected amount]. Council members Vanessa Fleisch and Kim Learnard indicated they […]

Imker’s proposed cuts draw fire from PTC’s chief

With a $1.2 million shortfall projected for the 2010-2011 fiscal year starting in October, Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker has suggested a range of actions the city could take to make up the difference and then some. Imker’s ideas, presented at the City Council retreat Saturday, included: • A five-day furlough for all city employees, […]