Monument to Pota Coston gets final OK from Fayette Commission

The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston.

Monument to Pota Coston gets final OK from Fayette Commission

The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston. By unanimous vote, commissioners approved the wording for the monument for the Kenwood Park Monument and Memorial Garden honoring the District 5 commissioner who passed away while in office in 2015. Coston […]

PTC Visitors Bureau moves to its new HQ and new logo

PTC Visitors Bureau moves to its new HQ and new logo

  The new offices of the Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will open at The Avenue in a matter of weeks. With that, CVB Executive Director Jennifer Johnson on Feb. 2 updated the City Council on new logo ideas to help the organization market the city. Johnson told council members CVB is currently […]

A wee, little library may soon sprout in Senoia

A wee, little library may soon sprout in Senoia

  A little library may soon be a fixture in downtown Senoia. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, Doug Kolbenschlag spoke to the city about little libraries that are being established around the world. The libraries are part of a nonprofit group that wants to provide access to books through the free, little libraries. There […]

Peachtree City seeks traffic solutions

It’s either SPLOST funding or higher property taxes to pay for Hwy. 54 intersection improvements

Peachtree City seeks traffic solutions

Driving in Peachtree City is a growing hassle because of increasing traffic volume, and improving that flow is high on the priority list for Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie, who frequently rides local roads, assessing the progress on various city projects. Rorie said problems with traffic issues along Ga. Highway 54 West have both short-term […]

Developer’s lawsuit accuses Peachtree City of violating its own zoning rules

Developer’s lawsuit accuses Peachtree City of violating its own zoning rules

A Feb. 3 lawsuit filed by developer Dar Thompson’s High Sierra Investments LLC maintains that Peachtree City did not follow its zoning ordinance when removing the company’s ability to construct townhomes on a 1.4-acre parcel adjacent to the previously-approved luxury condominium project on Lexington Circle on the city’s east side. Filed Feb. 3, the suit […]

Election officials tour Coweta County

Election officials tour Coweta County

  Coweta County was recently selected as the Georgia location a team of election specialists visited Jan. 24 to see how the county’s election operation works. Jane Scoggins, superintendent of elections, guided the group as they looked at how elections are conducted in a small jurisdiction including overviews of the responsibilities of the supervisor of […]

Fayette Chamber honors Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow

Fayette Chamber honors Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce held a breakfast reception Jan. 25 in honor of Fayette School Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow, Jr. being recently named 2017 Georgia Superintendent of the Year by AASA, the School Superintendent’s Association. At the breakfast, Congressman Drew Ferguson’s office surprised Dr. Barrow by presenting him with a flag that had […]