Newnan native and Airman Heather Burgess is serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower, one of the world’s largest warships. “Serving in the Navy reminds me of past service members and their sacrifice,” said Burgess. “I know that my friends and family back home appreciate my service.” Burgess works as an aviation […]
A bit of history is taking shape in west Fayetteville with construction of the first home now underway at the large Pinewood Forrest development.
Construction starts on pioneering geothermal homes across from Pinewood Atlanta studios History is being made in west Fayetteville with the initial phases of construction of the first home at Pinewood Forrest, the New Urbanist community that will feature a mix of residential, retail, office and commercial offerings. The homes will feature geothermal heating and cooling. […]
Cyclists were out in force on May 13 at the BMX facility in Peachtree City. These young cyclists were taking practice runs, while others during the day’s events saw the Mayor’s Ride and the recognition of National Bicycle Week. Unveiled on May 13 was the new pump track, a continuous looping trail system for bicycling […]
Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?
The City Council Thursday night is set to decide if 26 new townhomes can be built on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to R-THC […]
Pre-K Commissioner Amy Jacobs, center, and Assistant Commissioner Susan Adams, left, made a special visit to Spring Hill Elementary on May 9 to officially announce that Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders is one of six statewide finalists under consideration for Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2017-2018.
The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has selected Spring Hill Elementary Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders as one of three finalists statewide under consideration for Georgia Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Sanders is one of three finalists selected from public school system nominations made across the state. The winner will […]
Fayetteville is clearly on the move, and with it former Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) Vice President of Economic Development Emily Poole has been hired as the city’s new economic development director. A lifelong resident of Fayette County, Poole previously worked with FCDA and as public relations manager at Allan Vigil Ford. Those experiences, and […]
Graduates of Peachtree City’s 23rd adult CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class were honored at the May 4 meeting of the Peachtree City Council. Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, second from left, and Chief Janet, second from right, joined the new graduates. Photo/Ben Nelms.
The Coweta County Board of Education recently appointed Kesley Dalrymple as the head coach of the Northgate Vikings football team. Dalrymple is currently the Vikings’ offensive coordinator. He will replace retiring head coach Tommy Walburn, with whom he has worked for several years, said Coweta County School System spokesman Dean Jackson. “Kesley Dalrymple is […]
Thinking of burning a pile of clippings and limbs in the back yard? Think again. The outdoor burn ban took effect May 1 and runs through Sept. 30. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Open Burning Ban went into effect May 1 and extends through September 30. Fayette and Coweta counties are part of […]
AARP recently released its Livability Index accounting for seven factors which might be of interest to seniors. The index placed cities in Fayette and Coweta counties about midway in the index scoring. The AARP Public Policy Institute developed the Livability Index as a web-based tool to measure community livability, according to AARP. The Livability […]