Next fix for west Peachtree City traffic problems set for January

Next fix for west Peachtree City traffic problems set for January

Turn lanes on Ga. Highway 54 at Planterra Way have been extended. The next phase of traffic improvements, installing new turn lanes on Planterra and those exiting Walmart, will begin in January. Above, Planterra Way’s intersection with Ga. Highway 54 looks deceptively clear here. But wait until late afternoon . . . This  intersection will […]

Quick fixes sought to cut red tape on Hwy. 85 South traffic problems

Quick fixes sought to cut red tape on Hwy. 85 South traffic problems

The mass of people traveling Ga. Highway 85 south of Fayetteville are familiar with the increasing traffic problems. Potential long-range widening plans notwithstanding, the county is working with the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) to see if a number of quick-fix intersection improvements can be made. Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon (in photo […]

Want Fayette-wide path system? Take survey

Fayette County is looking for volunteers to help gather information for a countywide path system. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said the county is in the initial stages of updating the Fayette Transportation Plan to create a new strategy to implement a countywide path system. “In an effort to assess current usage levels, staff and […]

Coweta OKs 380-unit senior living complex

The senior living project along Hollz Parkway off Ga. Highway 34 East in Newnan came a step closer to reality on Oct. 17. Coweta commissioners by unanimous vote approved the rezoning of 14.62 acres from industrial (M) to RRCC (residential retirement community and care district) to combine with the existing retirement complex project. The applicant […]

Fayette E-SPLOST YES carries 2-to-1; Peachtree City runoffs for mayor, Post 3

Fayette E-SPLOST YES carries 2-to-1; Peachtree City runoffs for mayor, Post 3

UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — With all 12 Peachtree City precincts reporting, the voters have put incumbent Mayor Vanessa Fleisch and former City Councilman Eric Imker into a December runoff  to decide which one will lead the city in January. Fleisch recorded 2,517 votes (43.25%) while Imker received 1,799 votes (30.92%). Third-place finisher Dar Thompson had […]

Election night results for Fayette, Coweta races

Election night results for Fayette, Coweta races

Vote totals Nov. 7, 2017 as of  7:43 p.m. Fayetteville Post 4 Hoffman — 349 (63.45%) Nolan — 131 (23.82%) Paige — 66 (12%) ================= PTC mayor Fleisch — 1151 (49.02%) Imker — 711 (30.28%) Thompson — 484 (20.61%) ================== PTC Post 3 Logsdon — 692 (31.8%) Madden — 872 (40.07%) Toussaint — 608 (27.94%) […]