Fayette County learns of private water system issues

Yvonne Smith of Fayetteville spoke during the meeting’s regular public comment period about what she said were some serious problems in the Newton Plantation community, where she lives.

Fayette County learns of private water system issues

Fayette County officials routinely get requests from citizens for help with things like water problems. But lately some of those problems have occurred in areas that do not have county water, and that can make things a bit complicated. County administrator Steve Rapson gave a report during the Jan. 26 regular meeting of the Board […]

PTC Council considers Peachtree City Zoning Map

Information on the branding update by CVB was not available at press time.

PTC Council considers Peachtree City Zoning Map

The Feb. 2 meeting of the Peachtree City Council will likely be brief, with only one new agenda item and a staff report on the branding update by the Convention and Vistors Bureau (CVB). The council will consider the re-adoption of the Peachtree City Zoning Map and Zoning Ordinance. The map and ordinance is done […]

Mowell proposes new Fayetteville cremation facility

The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on Jan. 26 heard an initial proposal by David Mowell to construct a crematorium on his family’s funeral home property. Pictured, from left, are commissioners Ken Collins, Toby Spencer and Derryll Anderson, Chairman Sarah Murphy and commissioners Debi Renfroe and John Reeves. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mowell proposes new Fayetteville cremation facility

David Mowell was at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission for a staff topic dealing with a proposal to allow a crematorium on the site of the family funeral home on North Jeff Davis Drive. The proposal will be on the agenda for a potential vote in February. Nearly half […]

Neighbors complain about South Fayette rezoning

Scott Bennett, former attorney for the Fayette County Commission, has been hired to represent homeowners opposed to the 203-home resident development on Fayetteville’s south side proposed by developer Bob Rolader. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Neighbors complain about South Fayette rezoning

Developer Bob Rolader’s residential rezoning and annexation proposal for Fayetteville’s south side was tabled at the Jan. 24 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission so that attorneys for the city and neighbors opposing the development can weigh in on the issue. Planning Director Jahnee Prince near the outset of the item recommended the […]

Shops at Lafayette proposes apartments above retail

Shops at Lafayette proposes apartments above retail

The previously-approved Shops at Lafayette retail area to be located just north of downtown on North Glynn Street came before the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on Jan. 26 with a proposal to include a second story for six apartments. Situated on the east side of North Glynn Street between Allan Vigil Ford and Dunkin’ […]

Board of Commissioners rule on rare rezoning request

The request was one of its own

Board of Commissioners rule on rare rezoning request

The Fayette County Board of Commissioners ruled last week on a rare rezoning request – one of its own. A public hearing was conducted at the Jan. 26 regular meeting to consider rezoning of 0.237 acres of county-owned property fronting on Veterans Parkway. The zoning change is so the land can be traded with an […]

Path closure this week

Path closure this week

Peachtree City officials have announced that Braelinn Golf Club will need to close the path between the golf course and Peachtree Pkwy. S. for two days this week, Feb. 1 and 3, to tap into the water main under the path. This will cause the path to be cut and it will be impassible for […]

Volunteers needed for CVB board

Volunteers needed for CVB board

Peachtree City is accepting applications for volunteers to fill an opening (unexpired) seat on the board of the Convention and Visitors Bureau. Applicants must be citizens of Peachtree City or persons conducting business within Peachtree City with current or previous tourism/hospitality experience. The mayor and council appoint members to specific positions to two-year term limits. […]

Big honor

Big honor

  Peachtree City Police Chief Janet Moon presented Senoia Police Chief Jason Edens with the department’s recertification for this year. Senoia is one of just over 100 police departments in the state that is certified. The certification requires the department to maintain hundreds of practices and procedures. Photo/John Thompson.

Josh Bonner gets to work

Josh Bonner gets to work

  Newly-elected District 72 state Rep. Josh Bonner (R-Peachtree City) was sworn-in on Jan. 9. Bonner represents Peachtree City, large portions of south and central Fayette County, Senoia and portions of southeast Coweta County. Bonner was sworn into office as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives on Jan. 9, marking his first day […]