Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

  East Coweta’s most successful city is now looking to upgrade its sewer capacity to aid future developments. Senoia’s city leaders brainstormed about the best way to increase the city’s sewer and water capacity during its retreat in Dillard last month. City Councilman Jeff Fisher confirmed the city had been approached by Peachtree City officials […]

Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

  Piedmont Fayette Hospital was one of more than two dozen hospitals in the metro Atlanta area to participate Feb. 16 in a mass casualty drill coordinated by the Georgia Department of Public Health and the University of Georgia. Twenty-five students from Luella High School in Locust Grove played the part of patients who were […]

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

  Should individuals, and subsequent public policy, take responsibility for the overpopulation of stray dog and cat populations? Senoia Councilman Jeff Fisher believes both should. “We live in a cultivated age where everything gets thrown away or disposed of. This ‘out with the old, in with the new’ lifestyle is as convenient as it is […]

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

School zone redistricting: Some Spring Hill, Huddleston students may be moved; future reopening of Tyrone Elementary?

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

The Fayette County Board of Education has received a spot redistricting proposal for the 2017-2018 school year that would initially impact 54 students currently attending Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville and Huddleston Elementary in Peachtree City. A letter is going out to affected parents today about parent meetings at Huddleston on Feb. 16 and Spring […]

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

Alexis Say, 22, disappears from Miami hospital; no cellphone, no ID on her

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

A 22-year-old New York woman and former Peachtree City resident is the subject of a search after she was last seen in a Miami hospital on Jan. 23. Alexis Say, a former student at Booth Middle School and McIntosh High School, was last seen on Jan. 23 in a waiting room of North Shore Hospital […]

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

The agenda for the Feb. 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with only two items. One of the items deals with removing trees and vegetation from city greenbelt areas. Previously a discussion topic, the council will hear from Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix regarding regulations dealing with a monetary penalty for removing […]

State basketball tournament tips off Friday

This was the expected matchup as the Tigers and Panthers finished 1-2 in the region in the regular season. and both teams will host games this Saturday at 6 p.m. as the top two seeds from the region.

State basketball tournament tips off Friday

The GHSA state basketball playoffs are on tap after region tournaments wrapped up over the weekend with a thrilling intracounty game that decided one region championship. Fayette County downed Starr’s Mill 62-60 in the finals of the Region 3-AAAAA boys tournament. This was the expected matchup as the Tigers and Panthers finished 1-2 in the […]

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]