PTC planners unhappy with Walgreens exterior

By January, United Retail plans to be working on replacing the Ruby Tuesday restaurant at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 with a Walgreens pharmacy. The Walgreens, at 14,550 square feet, will be more than three times the size of the current restaurant, though all landscaping along Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree […]

F’ville council approves 90-day moratorium on pawn shops

The brief agenda at the May 6 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council included the imposition of a 90-day moratorium on permitting or licensing pawn shops and the transfer of $19,000 to the Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) regular account. City senior planner Linwood Robinson said that recent inquiries related to pawn shops led to the […]

PTC Walgreens plan up for discussion tonight

An amended site plan to build a Walgreens pharmacy that would replace the Ruby Tuesday restaurant at Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway will be discussed by the Peachtree City Planning Commission tonight. The site plan will be discussed in a workshop following the regular 7 p.m. Planning Commission meeting at City Hall. No vote […]

PTC council, staff getting tour of senior apartments

A developer’s bid to bring a senior apartment complex to Peachtree City will be hitting the road Thursday morning. NorSouth Companies has arranged a tour of its Atlanta area communities for Peachtree City planning and development officials as well as city staff and members of the City Council. The public is also invited to participate […]

The Fred’s Nancy Price gets added job, new title

Nancy Price, current manager of the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, is the new executive director of the Peachtree City Tourism Association, city officials announced late Friday afternoon after The Citizen’s Peachtree City edition press time. The decision was made at the monthly board meeting held Wednesday night, and approved by the City Council on Thursday […]

Fayette BOE have their say in verbal brawl

Schoolyard brawls usually attract a lot of attention. That would have been the case at the May 4 meeting of the Fayette County Board of Education, except that the meeting was sparsely attended, as usual, and there was no dirt to kick around. But there was plenty of mud to sling. Board member Bob Todd, […]

Local Coweta races see action after all

“The more, the merrier” does not usually apply to political races. Merrier or not, the qualifying period last week ended with a challenger for the District 2 seat held by Coweta County Commissioner Tim Lassetter and a total of three candidates vying for the District 3 commission seat being vacated by Commissioner Randolph Collins. Lassetter […]