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. […]

Build in Fayetteville? 158 lots are still left

Orignial Pinewood Forrest Plan

Build in Fayetteville? 158 lots are still left

A review of the monthly report filed by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Department for February showed 158 available lots remaining in the city’s 19 subdivisions. The February report noted 158 single-family residential lots remaining of the 1,033 approved by the city since 1998, with 875 for which permits have been issued in Fayetteville’s 19 […]

Fayette seeks more input on new rural zoning category

Fayette seeks more input on new rural zoning category

A proposal to create a Planned Unit Development (PUD) category that would allow an incidental business to be run from large acreage residential property was tabled by the Fayette County Commission on March 23 in lieu of having additional public meetings on the issue. Initially discussed and approved by the Planning Commission in September, the […]

Is Fayetteville safe? Officials: We’re working on it

Fayetteville Police Chief Scott Gray, at podium, was joined by Mayor Ed Johnson (L) and District Attorney Ben Coker (R) and others at a community safety meeting held March 18 at the Fayetteville Library. Photo/Submitted.

Is Fayetteville safe? Officials: We’re working on it

A community safety meeting held March 18 at the Fayetteville Library was attended by numerous residents and a wealth of local officials. The event was initially organized by Realtor Heidi Becker. “I was reading comments and debates on Nextdoor.com about whether or not Fayetteville was still a safe place to live,” Becker said. “There are […]

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