Should Peachtree City sell sewer, or not?

Can WASA legally sell sewer service to Senoia without PTC permission? Attorneys disagree

Should Peachtree City sell sewer, or not?

[See Letter to the Editor.] It was nearly a month ago that the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) voted to contact Senoia about providing sewer services. The only movement, to date, seems to be from the attorneys from both cities. The WASA board of March 6 at the request of board member John […]

What’s the big deal about sewer sales, and why should you care?

What’s the big deal about sewer sales, and why should you care?

Peachtree City sewer service customers pay some of the highest rates in Georgia, with the cost of sewer often nearly doubling the cost of treated water on the joint bills. So why wouldn’t Peachtree City want to sell some of its sewage treatment capacity to customers outside the city? Might that not spread the fixed […]

Peachtree City eyes SPLOST projects to start

Intersection work, road repaving, Lake Peachtree dam top the city’s list

Peachtree City eyes SPLOST projects to start

With the passage by a 2-to-1 margin of the Fayette County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on March 21, Peachtree City Administrator Jon Rorie said first-up on the SPLOST project list will be the dam and spillway at Lake Peachtree, an intersection improvement at Ga. Highway 54 West and Planterra Way and the […]

The woman who makes Eagles — 1000 of them

The woman who makes Eagles — 1,000 of them

The woman who makes Eagles — 1000 of them

There’s no merit badge for this Peachtree City woman’s unique accomplishment It was 22 years ago when Ute Whatley’s husband came home one afternoon and said he’d seen a flyer at a local school advertising a Cub Scout troop. He thought it might be a good activity for their two sons to be involved in. […]

$19.2 million in fix-ups for schools at Starr’s Mill

The Fayette County Board of Education on March 20 approved more than $19 million for renovations for Starr’s Mill High School and Rising Starr Middle School. Pictured, from left, are board members Brian Anderson, Scott Hollowell, Superintendent Jody Barrow, Chairman Barry Marchman and board members Diane Basham and Leonard Presberg.

$19.2 million in fix-ups for schools at Starr’s Mill

The Fayette County Board of Education on March 20 approved $19.2 million for the large renovation project as Starr’s Mill High School and the adjacent Rising Starr Middle School. Facilities Director Mike Satterfield in explaining the specifics of the projects noted a wide-ranging number of components that will make up the overall renovation work. It […]

Vehicles entered at Peachtree City fire station

Vehicles entered at Peachtree City fire station

  The Peachtree City Fire Station on North Peachtree Parkway was the scene on March 23 of four entering auto incidents involving firefighters’ vehicles. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the incidents were reported in the morning hours and involved four vehicles. All four vehicles had windows shattered, Bergh said, adding that a […]

More retail is headed for Senoia

More retail is headed for Senoia

  Residents and visitors to Senoia will have more shopping options. On Monday night, the City Council unanimously voted for a new building to be developed at Main Street and Johnson Street. Currently, a cinderblock building is on the site, but it will soon be replaced by a historic-looking two-story building featuring retail shops on […]

Peachtree City plan update moves ahead

Peachtree City plan update moves ahead

  The Peachtree City Comprehensive Plan Update is well underway. The steering committee reviewed the update progress and made suggestions for the “community work program” currently under development. The committee briefly discussed a number of projects in the community facilities, land use, natural and historic resources and general planning categories that are currently underway or […]

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