New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

  It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road in Coweta County began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond […]

County throws East Village back to Senoia

County throws East Village back to Senoia

  The Coweta County Commission on April 13 voiced no objection to the proposal to annex 167 acres into Senoia at Ga. highways 85 and 16 for the East Village mixed-use development. With no objection from commissioners, the proposal will go back to the Senoia City Council for consideration. Originally proposed in mid-2016, McIntosh Trail […]

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

  Let the construction begin. A Friday morning pre-event at Pinewood Forrest in Fayetteville set the stage for the April 22 all-day community event where the first 50 homesites will go on sale. The April 21 event at the new Pinewood Forrest development on Veterans Parkway was designed to provide several updates and raise the first […]

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

  The Peachtree City Council by unanimous vote on April 6 approved the annexation of Heritage Assisted Living on Ga. Highway 54 East. The annexation request came after the facility’s private septic tank system failed. Heritage, which includes 49 personal care apartments, was connected to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) system earlier […]

New gym in Westpark, new building in industrial park

New gym in Westpark, new building in industrial park

A conceptual site plan that would establish a 20,000 sq. ft. gymnastics center on Westpark Court off Ga. Highway 54 was approved on March 27 by the Peachtree City Planning Commission. The undeveloped 2-acre lot is zoned limited-use commercial which permits the use of the property for IGMA Gymnastics. The site is situated approximately 500 […]

California students do a different spring break

California students do a different spring break

  The variety of products produced at the nonprofit 180-degree Farm in Sharpsburg continues to increase, as does the number of college-aged volunteers who raise funds to travel on their school breaks to work and gain knowledge and experience. Such was the case when a group of students from the University of California at San […]

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 […]

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

Fayette looks at new rules for bed and breakfast inns

The main focus of the March 23 meeting of the Fayette County Commission is likely to be several public hearings on ordinance amendments dealing with bed and breakfast businesses. One of the four public hearings will address amendments to planned residential and business construction in the Planned Residential and Business Development-Planned Unit Development zoning district. […]

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

  Visitors from 13 states travelled to Peachtree City on March 10 for an American Cornhole Organization major tournament. Now in its third year in the city, nearly 500 ACO participants, friends and family members arrived at the tennis center for the two-day event. ACO founder and president Frank Geers said the group was glad […]