Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

Initial grading is underway for a large mixed use development along Newnan Crossing Boulevard and north of Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. Approved earlier this year by the Newnan City Council, the Newnan Crossing East development will include residential, retail and office offerings. Above, stock art of construction items. Motorists driving recently along Newnan Crossing Boulevard […]

‘Women in horror’ hold PTC film fest

‘Women in horror’ hold PTC film fest

Atlanta film director and producer Vanessa Ionta Wright teamed up with fellow horror film producer and writer Samantha Kolesnik of Philadelphia to organize the 1st Annual Women in Horror Film Fest (WIHFF), held at Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City, Sept.21 – 24. WIHFF showcased the talents of female filmmakers and screenwriters […]

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Visitors to Fayetteville will soon have another option for lodging. The Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved a bed and breakfast for 200 North Jeff Davis Drive.  The circa-1910 home will be converted to a lodging facility that features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Owner Alfred Dingler is renovating the home and was grateful for the […]

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

Wencor Group alleged to have fired woman over medical restrictions on her work tasks A Peachtree City company has been named in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed Sept. 26 by U.S. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). Wencor Group, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of aviation parts based in Peachtree City, violated federal law when it […]

City gets request for 175-acre annexation on Fayetteville’s east side

City gets request for 175-acre annexation on Fayetteville’s east side

Developers want PUD zoning for 370 homes, 62 acres open space A work session item at the Sept. 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission came with a proposal to annex 175 acres on the city’s east side for use as a 370-home subdivision. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission […]

Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Piedmont Fayette Hospital opened its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997. It was the culmination of over a decade of persistence and hard work from engaged community members, local officials and interested parties. The two-story, 57-bed facility opened with fewer than 200 employees and more than 250 volunteers. There were some who questioned the need […]

Clayton State generates $276 million in local economic impact

Clayton State generates $276 million in local economic impact

A University System of Georgia report for fiscal year 2016 showed that Clayton State University generated nearly $276 million in local economic impact in the surrounding region. The figure is an increase of more than $2 million from the previous fiscal year when Clayton State contributed $273.7 million to the local economy, said Clayton State […]