Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Multiple posts up in PTC, Fayetteville, Tyrone, Senoia Qualifying time for municipal elections is around the corner for the general election to be held Nov. 7. Races will be held in Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone and Senoia. In Peachtree City, the seats held by Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, Post 3 Councilwoman Kim Learnard and Post 4 […]

Fayetteville man held in rape of juvenile

Fayetteville man held in rape of juvenile

By BEN NELMS bnelms@TheCitizen.com A Fayette County man is in custody on rape charges involving a juvenile. Jaime Francisco, 42, of 1512 Ga. Highway 54 West, was charged with rape, according to Fayette County Jail records. Above, Jaime Francisco. Photo/Fayette County Jail. Sheriff Barry Babb said little information is available at this time pertaining to […]

The eclipse: Fayette, Coweta schools will delay dismissal times Aug. 21

The eclipse: Fayette, Coweta schools will delay dismissal times Aug. 21

A rare event in the skies will occur on Aug. 21 when Fayette and Coweta counties will experience a near-total solar eclipse. Public schools in the two counties will have the school day extended and safety glasses provided for students wanting to view the eclipse. In Fayette County public schools, the school day on Aug. […]

On Peachtree City agenda: Rolling back tax increase, curbing sewer system expansions

On Peachtree City agenda: Rolling back tax increase, curbing sewer system expansions

Council eyes low bid on dam repair: $4.38 million The Aug. 17 meeting of the Peachtree City Council will include the adoption of the millage rate, an enabling legislation resolution pertaining to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and contracts relating to the Lake Peachtree spillway project. Above, (L-R) City Council members Mike […]

Developers seek tax break for senior apartments near downtown Fayetteville

Developers seek tax break for senior apartments near downtown Fayetteville

Developers are headed to the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night to seek tax breaks for a proposed senior housing development near the city’s downtown. HearthSide Lafayette would feature 125 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments at the intersection of Meeting Place Drive and West Lanier Avenue. Plans call for a 4-story building totaling 163,259 sq. ft. […]

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Brown’s motion to move forward on proposed new ordinance gets no commission support There were plenty of people at the Aug. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission advocating for commissioners to approve a continued review of the proposed animal ordinance. The motion to do so failed for lack of a second after four hours […]