Fayette County has lots of land, office space, but no plans to utilize any of it

Fayette County has lots of land, office space, but no plans to utilize any of it

It was 15 years ago that the Fayette County Justice Center opened in Fayetteville. Tentative plans around that time were to have some county offices located downtown move into the third floor. Now 15 years later, there are no current plans for the move or to use the 25 acres of vacant county-owned property surrounding […]

PTC announces road closures for utility work

PTC announces road closures for utility work

  Beginning Monday, April 16, the western leg of Golfview Drive will be closed near Cockspur Court for utility work in the area. The roadway will remain closed through June.  Detour signs will be posted, and drivers accessing areas beyond the closure should use the eastern leg of Golfview until this work is completed. This […]

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

City Manager Gibson says city is talking with tech college about a campus in the Pavilion area Fayette Senior Services was the April 6 setting that had Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson giving an update on the city’s strategic planning for the downtown area. Future development could include residential over retail, a mix of restaurants, […]

Roundabout for Crosstown Road in the planning stages

Roundabout for Crosstown Road in the planning stages

Peachtree City Council retreat focuses on traffic solutions, likely redevelopment areas An April 3 retreat of the Peachtree City Council came with a look at transportation projects to provide both access and mobility and a look at different redevelopment tools the city might use in the future to address some of the city’s aging residential […]

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

It has taken a decade, but the massive Twelve Parks residential development along Ga. Highway 54 South in east Coweta has obtained land disturbance permits that should soon lead to construction activity. Originally rezoned in 2008, the current 438-acre site at Hwy. 54 South, McIntosh Trail, Reese Road and North Road is situated immediately northeast […]

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

When it came to adopting an ordinance that would impose restrictions on the exterior color of a single-family residence, the Peachtree City Council on April 5 voted unanimously to “disapprove” the proposal. Above, Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie. Photo/Ben Nelms. The agenda item began with City Manager Jon Rorie saying that 47 of the city’s […]

Fayetteville P&Z delays OK for 6-acre, 21-home project

Fayetteville P&Z delays OK for 6-acre, 21-home project

The preliminary plat for a proposed residential development along Ga. Highway 54 East in Fayetteville was tabled by the Planning and Zoning Commission until April to have garage locations addressed. Project representative Richard Ferry (above in photo) in the Maggie’s Place proposal said the 6-acre site on the north side of Hwy. 54 East and […]

What do Coweta officials think about annexation by Peachtree City?

What do Coweta officials think about annexation by Peachtree City?

Wariness, with one commissioner opposing It was a week ago that Peachtree City business owner Dar Thompson in a letter to the editor and on The Citizen’s Facebook Live program referenced the potential for the annexation of the former McIntosh Village and Fischer Crossing properties in east Coweta County into the city. Commenting on what […]

Peachtree City’s McIntosh High School to add 12 classrooms

Peachtree City’s McIntosh High School to add 12 classrooms

Student enrollment at McIntosh High School in Peachtree City far exceeds that of the county’s four other high schools. To provide additional needed space, the Fayette County Board of Education on March 26 approved the construction of a dozen new classrooms. The school board by unanimous vote approved the construction of a two-story building in […]