6 things both new and long-time Fayetteville residents want

Members of the Fayetteville Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee at a recent meeting include, from left, Planning Commissioner Ken Collins, Rachael Goergen, Gregg Aikin, Planning Commissioner Debi Renfroe, Michelle Sowler and Jeff Hollis.

6 things both new and long-time Fayetteville residents want

One of the many reports at the Fayetteville City Council retreat held Feb. 9 was a presentation by Community Development Director Jahnee Prince on community input in the city’s upcoming comprehensive plan. Prince said the recent community survey ended with 554 responses and resulted in a variety of suggestions and statistically-relevant information from residents across […]

Peachtree City Council mandates $500 fine for removing trees

Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix recommended the action to the council last week.

Peachtree City Council mandates $500 fine for removing trees

You may think of that band of thick brush and trees as an extension of your Peachtree City backyard and thus subject to your personal landscaping preferences. That could become an expensive mistake now that cutting trees in city-owned greenbelt areas is a city-ordinance violation with a misdemeanor charge and a $500 fine. The Peachtree […]

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

  East Coweta’s most successful city is now looking to upgrade its sewer capacity to aid future developments. Senoia’s city leaders brainstormed about the best way to increase the city’s sewer and water capacity during its retreat in Dillard last month. City Councilman Jeff Fisher confirmed the city had been approached by Peachtree City officials […]

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

  Should individuals, and subsequent public policy, take responsibility for the overpopulation of stray dog and cat populations? Senoia Councilman Jeff Fisher believes both should. “We live in a cultivated age where everything gets thrown away or disposed of. This ‘out with the old, in with the new’ lifestyle is as convenient as it is […]

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

The agenda for the Feb. 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with only two items. One of the items deals with removing trees and vegetation from city greenbelt areas. Previously a discussion topic, the council will hear from Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix regarding regulations dealing with a monetary penalty for removing […]

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]

All the way through to Hwy. 85

All the way through to Hwy. 85

The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]

Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville

The plan area includes more than 70 acres spanning the county complex property downtown, the school system property a short distance to the west and much of the property fronting Grady Avenue from Beauregard Avenue to Ga. Highway 54 West.

Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville

A presentation by city Economic Development Director Brian Wismer at the Feb. 9 and 10 retreat held by the Fayetteville City Council included community development goals, the need for a business development incentive plan and impediments to economic growth. The downtown master plan is one that has been in the works for approximately two years […]

Fayetteville goals: Pinewood fire station, pedestrian/cart paths

Fayetteville will have its own city-wide master trail plan that will include everything from sidewalks and crossings to multi-use trails.

Fayetteville goals: Pinewood fire station, pedestrian/cart paths

This year will be a busy time for the Fayetteville City Council and city staff. A lengthy list of goals from the annual council retreat held on Feb. 9 and 10 included items such as developing a revised downtown master plan, a master trail plan, building a new fire station on Veterans Parkway and creating […]