Fayetteville approves commercial refrigeration headquarters plans

Fayetteville approves commercial refrigeration headquarters plans

Development plans presented by commercial refrigeration and cold storage firm Cool Runnings International (CRI) for a planned headquarters on Ga. Highway 85 North were approved April 26 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission include, from left, commissioners Ken Collins, Toby Spencer, Brett Nolan, Chairman Sarah Murphy […]

Blue Cross-Blue Shield now back in-network for Piedmont hospitals, doctors

Blue Cross-Blue Shield now back in-network for Piedmont hospitals, doctors

On April 20, three days after Governor Nathan Deal announced a handshake agreement between Piedmont Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, the two organizations put ink to paper and signed the new agreement. The agreement ensures that Anthem Blue Cross members can see their Piedmont doctors and visit Piedmont hospitals as “in […]

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Planning Commission votes 3-1 in favor of ‘beautiful’ 8,500-sq.ft. World of Beverages Approval from the Peachtree City Planning Commission was obtained April 9 on the last commercial parcel at the Kedron Village Shopping Center. The outparcel site will be home to the Kedron World of Beverage. The vote to approve the conceptual site plan and […]

Peachtree City’s newest industry brings 20 jobs

Peachtree City’s newest industry brings 20 jobs

The ribbon-cutting for Peachtree City’s newest industry was held on April 12. SILON, a leading producer of technical compounds and polyester staple fibers, will create more than 20 jobs and invest $20 million in a new Peachtree City facility located off Ga. Highway 74 South. Above, SILON representatives were joined by government and industry guests […]

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

City Manager Gibson says city is talking with tech college about a campus in the Pavilion area Fayette Senior Services was the April 6 setting that had Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson giving an update on the city’s strategic planning for the downtown area. Future development could include residential over retail, a mix of restaurants, […]

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

It has taken a decade, but the massive Twelve Parks residential development along Ga. Highway 54 South in east Coweta has obtained land disturbance permits that should soon lead to construction activity. Originally rezoned in 2008, the current 438-acre site at Hwy. 54 South, McIntosh Trail, Reese Road and North Road is situated immediately northeast […]

Blue Cross puts Piedmont out of network; thousands to be affected

Blue Cross puts Piedmont out of network; thousands to be affected

If you are insured by Blue Cross-Blue Shield in Fayette and Coweta counties, your potential medical costs could increase until a new contract is signed. The 3-year contract between Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross expired at midnight on March 31. That leaves approximately 500,000 Piedmont patients, including those in Fayette and Coweta counties, in the […]

Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

The area surrounding Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Poplar Road has seen increased development with the upcoming completion of the new interchange at Interstate 85. The newest proposal would establish a large planned residential development near the hospital. A development by builder D.R. Horton, Poplar Road Crossings is a proposed 596-home residential development with 75,000 sq. […]

Largest rooftop solar array in Peachtree City coming to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Largest rooftop solar array in Peachtree City coming to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Apsilon Hotels Group has announced plans for their Crowne Plaza Hotel in Peachtree City to generate 25 percent of its electrical needs by building the largest commercial rooftop solar photovoltaic system in Peachtree City. Above, Shutterstock photo depicts a typical rooftop solar panels array. The 642 kilowatt solar power generating system is scheduled for completion in […]