PTC not warm for senior apartment proposal

A company’s plan to build age-restricted senior apartments was presented to the Peachtree City Council Tuesday night. By the end of the meeting, however, Mayor Don Haddix told NorSouth representatives that Council isn’t convinced the concept would work well in Peachtree City. NorSouth wants to build an apartment complex restricted to seniors 62 and above […]

Fayetteville eyes tax increase

The Fayetteville City Council and department heads met Monday to talk about more financial belt-tightening. Several possible outcomes include a millage rate increase, fewer city workers, a depleted reserve fund and remaining employees paying for any hikes in cost of benefits. The session was a wrap-up of the council retreat held Feb. 12. Much of […]

PTC asked to lift sprinkler requirement for new buildings

The Peachtree City Council is being asked to allow 12 new townhome units to be built without fire sprinklers as required by a city ordinance adopted in March 2008. Marksmen Construction is ready to build the remaining 12 townhome units at The Village at Lexington Circle development off Ga. Highway 54 West. The first 34 […]

Fayetteville may continue to relax business sign usage

The Fayetteville City Council at the March 4 meeting will consider a resolution that would continue to relax the use of certain business signs for an additional six months due to the continuing recessionary downturn in the local economy. The current extension on banners, stake signs and A-frame signs is set to expire March 5. […]

Senoia planners approve charter school

The Senoia Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for the K-8 Coweta Charter Academy on Rockaway Road that will be run by Charter Schools USA. The approval came with several conditions suggested by City Administrator Richard Ferry. The school will open in August. More than 100 people packed the council chambers […]

F’ville ahead of the game on ‘09 audit

The Fayetteville City Council at the Feb. 18 meeting got a look at the audit for the fiscal year ending July 31 and approved a minor change to the purchasing ordinance. Mauldin & Jenkins representative Miller Edwards in the audit review said total general fund revenues increased to $10.12 million, a difference of nearly $650,000 […]

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