Fayette BOE adopts $179 million budget

There was no fanfare, no controversy and no dust to settle. And after a short presentation June 29 by Fayette County School System Comptroller Laura Brock, members of the Fayette County Board of Education unanimously adopted the $178.9 million General Fund budget that took effect July 1. The school system began the 2009-2010 school year […]

Todd: Redistricting email ‘bold-faced lie’

Controversial in its intent or not, a June 19 email from Peachtree City attorney and HighGrove subdivision resident Doug Warner over past actions and supposed future plans by Post 4 Fayette County Board of Education incumbent Bob Todd has found its way into numerous inboxes across the county. For his part, Todd made no mystery […]

Oliver acting chief until superintendent is hired

The search for a replacement for retiring Fayette County School System Superintendent John DeCotis is ongoing. Deputy Superintendent Fred Oliver will fill his shoes until the new superintendent is hired. DeCotis’ last day with the school system is June 30. In preparation for his retirement, and given that it could takes weeks until his replacement […]

Decisions to make on PTC budget

Peachtree City’s proposed $26.7 million budget will be hashed out again by the City Council Thursday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. NOTE: The date has been corrected to reflect the actual meeting date; the previous date listed was incorrect) Among other issues, council chiefly needs to resolve what property tax increase it […]

Decisions to make on PTC budget

Peachtree City’s proposed $26.7 million budget will be hashed out again by the City Council Thursday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. NOTE: The date has been corrected to reflect the actual meeting date; the previous date listed was incorrect) Among other issues, council chiefly needs to resolve what property tax increase it […]

Special use permit expires for CCD shopping center

Plans to build a 175,000 square foot shopping center on Ga. Highway 54 West near Planterra Way have run out of time. The special use permit that allowed the property to exceed the city’s big box size guidelines officially expired June 19. That means property owner Capital City Development must regain that approval or otherwise […]

Tyrone Planning Commission hears zoning discrepancy

There was some confusion and concern at the Thursday meeting of the Tyrone Planning Commission over the zoning designation of a 55.8-acre portion of property along the west side of Ga. Highway 74 adjacent to the southeastern portion of the Southampton subdivision. After a public hearing and discussion on the issue, the property’s current designation […]

Coweta BOE adopts $166 million budget

The Coweta County Board of Education at a called meeting Tuesday adopted a $165.7 million operational budget for the FY 2011 term that begins July 1. The approval comes with no anticipated increase in the millage rate. Along with the approval of the FY 2011 General Fund budget totaling $165,674,469, the board also approved a […]