Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

The area surrounding Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Poplar Road has seen increased development with the upcoming completion of the new interchange at Interstate 85. The newest proposal would establish a large planned residential development near the hospital. A development by builder D.R. Horton, Poplar Road Crossings is a proposed 596-home residential development with 75,000 sq. […]

Detour set for north Fayette roundabout work

Detour set for north Fayette roundabout work

Lane closures and detours around the new roundabout at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Sandy Creek Road in Fayetteville is underway, with detours in place until construction is completed in the coming weeks. According to the construction contractor, lane closures include Veterans Parkway southbound and Sandy Creek Road westbound. Also, Veterans Parkway northbound traffic […]

UPDATE: Peachtree City votes 5-0 NOT to regulate the color of your home

UPDATE: Peachtree City votes 5-0 NOT to regulate the color of your home

UPDATED Friday, April 6 — The Peachtree City Council Thursday night voted unanimously against a proposed ordinance that would have specified the palette of colors that would be allowed for painting new or existing homes in all single-family residential districts. (Click here for The Citizen Facebook Live videocast of the council meeting. Council discussion prior […]

Peachtree City at crossroads? ‘We’re not as good as we think we are’

Peachtree City at crossroads? ‘We’re not as good as we think we are’

Peachtree City faces steep decline; thus, city council must study annexing into eastern Coweta to build new city center, high-tech corridor, says Dar Thompson, PTC business owner and former mayoral candidate — Click here for full video interview. To prevent an increasingly rapid decline in Peachtree City’s growth prospects, the city must look west to […]

Fayette to Tyrone: Go ahead with annexation of 59 acres

Fayette to Tyrone: Go ahead with annexation of 59 acres

The Fayette County Commission on March 22 filed no objection to an annexation and rezoning request on 59 acres wanting to become part of Tyrone. Tyrone notified the commission of an application to annex 59.23 acres fronting Farr Road and Dogwood Trail. The request by the owner is to have the property rezoned R-20 (1-acre […]

The Avenue in Peachtree City seeks OK for sip-and-stroll alcoholic beverages

The Avenue in Peachtree City seeks OK for sip-and-stroll alcoholic beverages

The Peachtree City Council on March 15 heard a discussion-only topic requesting that an open container area be approved at The Avenue shopping area. That would allow customers to buy a drink from an alcohol-licensed business and then take that open container of beer, wine or liquor outside to sip and stroll. The Avenue representatives […]

Treehouses approved as residences, businesses in Fayetteville

Treehouses approved as residences, businesses in Fayetteville

City changes rules to allow you to live in canopy or ‘tiny homes’ Want to live in a treehouse? Then come to Fayetteville, specifically to Pinewood Forest. The Fayetteville City Council on March 15 approved revisions to the Pinewood Forest development agreement dealing with the size and number of accessory buildings on residential lots and […]

15-home rezoning on 6.5 acres approved for Senoia Rd. in Peachtree City

15-home rezoning on 6.5 acres approved for Senoia Rd. in Peachtree City

A proposal to rezone 6.5 acres on Senoia Road from AR (agricultural reserve) to LUR (limited-use residential) was approved March 15 by the Peachtree City Council. Situated on 6.5 acres (above map), the request by developer Chadwick Homes and project representative Jerry Peterson proposed 16 lots that are 60 feet in width and 100 feet […]

36 acres on North Hwy. 85 gets commercial-residential zoning

36 acres on North Hwy. 85 gets commercial-residential zoning

A proposal to rezone approximately 36 acres on Ga. Highway 85 North in Fayetteville for commercial and residential uses received unanimous approval from the Fayetteville City Council at the March 15 meeting. Above, the Fayetteville City Council hears a presentation. Photo/Ben Nelms. Currently zoned single-family residential, C-3 (highway commercial), rezoning was approved for the commercial […]