Another step in the process that will lead to the 2018 construction of a Fayetteville pedestrian bridge over Ga. Highway 54 near Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville was put in place April 13 by the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners approved a Ga. Department of Transportation contract needed for right-of-way work to begin. County staff noted […]
The Peachtree City Council on April 6 presented a proclamation supporting Alcohol Awareness Month in Fayette County and the legal ramifications involved when parents allow social hosting in their home. Pictured, from left, are Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, AVPride representative Michael Mumper and Starr’s Mill High School sophomores Bailey Austin and Molly Hancock. Photo/Ben Nelms.
The Peachtree City Council by unanimous vote on April 6 approved the annexation of Heritage Assisted Living on Ga. Highway 54 East. The annexation request came after the facility’s private septic tank system failed. Heritage, which includes 49 personal care apartments, was connected to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) system earlier […]
Peachtree City Planning Commission members approved an April 10 conceptual site plan request by Rinnai. Pictured, from left, are commissioners J.T. Rabun, Jack Bernard, Chairman Frank Destadio and commissioners Aaron Daily and Lisa Curtis.
Two industries in Peachtree City — Rinnai and Gerresheimer USA — are expanding their facilities, some good news for the local economy. A conceptual site plan proposed by Rinnai Corporation for nearly 63,000 sq. ft. of renovation and an addition to the company’s south Peachtree City facility was approved April 10 by the Peachtree City […]
Shallow lake to be dropped 8 feet to build new spillway and dam; refill in summer 2018
Time is approaching for the construction of the new spillway and dam on Lake Peachtree. Construction will begin this coming August and end in May 2018. The project will also bring the temporary lowering of Lake Peachtree. Integrated Science and Engineering President Dan Davis provided a project update to the Peachtree City Council on April […]
Fayette County on April 6 reported that the partial cloverleaf interchange upgrade date at Interstate 85 and Ga. Highway 74 has been moved up three years to 2020. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said in 2016 the delivery schedule for the project was delayed due to design and funding issues. “However, a unified effort of […]
Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch at a recent City Council meeting.
Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch in her “state of the city” address earlier in the year said Peachtree City should remain cognizant of the Pinewood Forrest development as it comes online in Fayetteville. Following up on her statement, Fleisch on Monday said the long-term impact of Pinewood Forrest on Peachtree City is currently unknown. The […]
The final public meeting for the Fayetteville 20-year Comprehensive Plan was held March 27 and was months in the making, with input from hundreds of residents. The plan will be presented to the City Council on April 6. So what does it say? Boiled down: Get more people living within walking distance of downtown, provide […]
Just about anyone visiting the three lakes in Peachtree City has seen plenty of ducks and geese. Feeding them, which has become popular, causes problems such as overpopulation and disease and has led the city to ask that residents cease the practice. City Clerk Betsy Tyler in the city’s online “Updates” said, “Please don’t feed […]
Should a crematorium be located near the heart of downtown Fayetteville? That decision could be rendered Thursday night, after nearly 12 years of discussion by C.J. Mowell and Sons Funeral Home to locate one at their Fayetteville facility, a fixture on Jeff Davis Drive for more than a half century. Carl J. Mowell, represented by […]