PTC to decide on millage rate increase

Thursday night at 6:45 p.m., the Peachtree City Council is slated to host a public hearing on increasing the millage rate by as much as 1.25 mills. But it is not yet clear if there are three votes among the five council members to enact that increase, or a lower one of .5 mills that […]

Off path parking banned at McIntosh

As the opening bell of school is within days of ringing, a new fleet of golf cart driving students are preparing to descend upon the campus at McIntosh High School. Cart drivers will have to adjust to a lack of off-campus parking As the opening bell of school is within days of ringing, a new […]

With little funding, DAPC unable to chase down large employers

The location of Sany Corporation’s first U.S. operation in Peachtree City offers a significant opportunity to lure even more jobs here than the 150 initial positions and an additional 150 within three years of cranking up. High-ranking Sany officials in China have agreed to help city leaders in attempts to recruit some 19 of its […]

Bond idea withdrawn for Gathering Place expansion

A proposed expansion of Peachtree City’s Gathering Place senior citizens center will not be brought before city voters after all. Instead the City Council is considering a poll of city residents in the city’s newsletter perhaps in January, with the potential of adding more items to the funding list including the purchase of a replacement […]

PTC prepping for fire station expansion

The Leo A. Daly firm has been authorized to begin architectural and engineering services for the expansion of the Satterthwaite fire station in north Peachtree City. The construction project will add 2,400 square feet to the station and also involve the renovation of existing space into sleeping quarters, an exercise room and support spaces, according […]

PTC changes name of tourism association

Peachtree City’s Tourism Association is no more. Instead, the city has put together a group with similar function and a new name: the Peachtree City Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. The bureau, like the tourism association, will remain a pass through for city hotel motel tax funds to organizations such as the city’s Falcon Field Airport. […]

Tyrone okays preliminary plat for business park

The Tyrone Planning Commission at its Thursday meeting voted 3-0 to approve the preliminary plat for the proposed Quarry View Business Park located on 25.11 acres along Ga. Highway 74 north of Carriage Oaks Drive. The 25 acres is part of a 55.8-acre tract that was rezoned earlier this month. Project representative Rick Sewell said […]

F’ville sends pawn shops to industrial

Fayetteville currently has no pawn shops, and any future shops will not be found along the city’s main commercial strips. Instead, the Fayetteville City Council July 15 voted unanimously on an ordinance amendment that limits pawn shops to the industrial zoned areas of the city. Senior Planner Linwood Robinson said that while there are currently […]