Fayetteville pedestrian bridge: Rights of way now sought

Fayetteville pedestrian bridge: Rights of way now sought

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 […]

Keeping the county safe

Keeping the county safe

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.

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

  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 […]

2 local industries to expand facilities, parking

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.

2 local industries to expand facilities, parking

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 […]

Peachtree City to lose its lake again this summer

Shallow lake to be dropped 8 feet to build new spillway and dam; refill in summer 2018

Peachtree City to lose its lake again this summer

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 […]

PTC Mayor Fleisch: We can’t ignore Pinewood Forrest

Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch at a recent City Council meeting.

PTC Mayor Fleisch: We can’t ignore Pinewood Forrest

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 […]

PTC calls foul on folks feeding fowl

PTC calls foul on folks feeding fowl

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 […]

Fayetteville crematorium vote could come Thursday

Fayetteville crematorium vote could come Thursday

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 […]