Anthony Drive in Newnan to be closed for work beginning April 5

Anthony Drive will be closed to traffic for drainage work beginning on April 5. Local access will be maintained from either Elaine Drive or Jefferson Street. “Drivers should plan travel in this area accordingly”, said Newnan Public Works Director Michael Klahr. “The repaired section of road will be worth the time and inconvenience the road […]

Fayette Senior Services hit with ‘silver tsunami’

It is not a time of crisis, but it is a time of need. That was the message relayed Monday night by Debbie Britt, director of the non-profit Fayette Senior Services (FSS), at the first of several town hall meetings geared to address the current funding shortfall that will hit July 1. “FSS is not […]

Health insurance ‘choice’ bill passes House

A bill that would increase consumer choice for health insurance plans was passed by the Georgia House of Representatives Friday. Also passing the House on “Crossover Day” was a bill that would ban text messaging while driving for drivers of all ages, in addition to a full ban on all cellphone use while driving for […]

Chamber of Commerce breakfast April 6 features Rep. Westmoreland

Business leaders and Fayette residents are invited to hear an update from U.S. Congressman Lynn Westmoreland at a breakfast sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 6 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. Rep. Westmoreland will brief participants on healthcare, transportation and other core business issues. […]

F’ville looks to expand DDA boundaries

The Fayetteville City Council at the April 1 meeting will consider a resolution that would expand the boundaries of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to include additional property along North Glynn Street and in a smaller area along the north side of Ga. Highway 54 West. Main Street Director Brian Wismer in a March 23 […]

County OKs waterline relocation, bypass bridge design

The Fayette County Commission last week authorized spending $271,000 to relocate a waterline at the intersection of Ga. Highway 92 South and Hilo Road. The work is necessary because of improvements planned for the intersection which include a realignment of the road and the addition of turn lanes and a traffic signal, according to county […]

Housekeeping items on PTC agenda — your housekeeping

The Peachtree City Council will consider lowering the maximum grass height requirement from 12 to eight inches while also requiring the use of covered containers “to the greatest extent practicable” for all garbage, garden trash, rubbish and debris awaiting disposal. The ordinance would allow the use of paper bags or similar devices for storing yard […]