Children’s clothing retailer to bring 100 IT jobs to F’ville

It was an opening without the usual fanfare even though it will relocate nearly 100 jobs to Fayetteville. National retailer Carter Children’s Clothing Company, Inc. in early May took advantage of Fayetteville’s Quality Jobs Grant Program and relocated its Information Technology (IT) center to offices on Brandywine Boulevard off Ga. Highway 54. The city’s Quality […]

Hobby Lobby to move to Fayette Pavilion

Fayette Pavilion owner and manager Developers Diversified Realty Corporation (DDRC) announced Friday that Hobby Lobby will join the 1.5 million square-foot Fayette Pavilion shopping area in early 2011. Currently located at 939 North Glynn Street near Banks Road, Hobby Lobby after the move will occupy the 57,000 square-foot space at 114 Pavilion Parkway near Publix, […]

PTC’s Hampton Inn headed for foreclosure

The ownership group of Peachtree City’s Hampton Inn is being foreclosed on, according to published foreclosure notices. Sapna Hotel Group Peachtree City LLC is in default on a Sept. 2008 loan of $4.115 million on the property located at 300 Westpark Walk, just off Ga. Highway 74 north, according to the foreclosure notice. The property […]

PTC company goes with solar power

ALTA Refrigeration has completed a 98.7-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system on the roof of its Peachtree City, Ga., facility, the company announced recently. The system is cutting its electrical metered usage in half using high power modules made by Georgia-based Suniva. The system is one of the largest in the state of Georgia, and the second […]

New commercial development proposed for Ruth Drive

A proposed commercial rezoning request will be heard by the Coweta County Commission in a public hearing scheduled for June 15. If approved, the proposal would create a 12,000 square-foot retail and office center on 2.17 acres on Ruth Drive near Thomas Crossroads. County Director of Planning Robert Tolleson said applicant Allen & Tyler, LLC […]

Renovated Braelinn Village to get directional signs

When the makeover of the Braelinn Village is complete, shoppers will have plenty of architectural eye candy to enjoy. A newly designed parking area. New store facades. More landscaping. Golf cart parking just outside the storefronts. Oh, and in case you get distracted by it all, they’ll have a few new signs to help direct […]

Coweta and Newnan show drop in unemployment

Newnan and Coweta County may have turned the corner on escalating unemployment rates. The county jobless rate in March dropped to 10.8 percent, while in Newnan the rate fell to 11.8 percent. In Coweta, the March unemployment rate dropped to 10.8 percent from the 11.2 percent figure in February. Coweta’s unemployment rate was 8.5 percent […]

AT&T activates new 3G wireless site in east Coweta

AT&T Wireless customers in east Coweta County should see a boost in their service with the activation last week of a new 3G wireless cell site. The site will provide new coverage for area residents and businesses between Sharpsburg and Peachtree City along Ga. Highway 54 and on Ga. Highway 154 at the intersection of […]