Fayette is well represented in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fayette is well represented in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Students from both Starr’s Mill High School and J.C. Booth Middle School will be performing before a national television audience during the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Nov. 23. Above, Starr’s Mill Panther Pride Marching Band members, from left, Camber Bransky, Zach Garcia and Kevin Allen will perform in the […]

Peachtree City sewer system looking for new general manager

Peachtree City sewer system looking for new general manager

In the wake of anticipated changes in the governing structure of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority, General Manager Stephen Hogan is leaving to take a similar position in Kentucky. WASA Division Manager of Operations Susan Lee has been appointed interim general manager. Photo/Submitted. The WASA board has appointed Division Manager of Operations Susan […]

Clean-up has begun after fish die-off in Lake Peachtree

Clean-up has begun after fish die-off in Lake Peachtree

Lots of dead fish in Lake Peachtree City Saturday got the city government’s attention, leading to an explanation and a promised clean-up. “The City of Peachtree City is aware of the fish die-off in Lake Peachtree,” a city news release said Saturday. “Staff has been monitoring the situation and has consulted with a fish biologist, […]

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans Day events filled the latter part of last week in Fayette County, with ceremonies at Georgia Military College (GMC) and in Tyrone and Fayetteville. Above, an unidentified veteran salutes the flag during Veterans Day observances in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Nov. 9 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony at the GMC campus in Fayetteville was the […]

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital plans to construct a wellness center to serve Pinewood Forrest residents and the general public in the mini-city being built on Fayetteville’s west side. Construction is expected to get underway early next year, with opening projected in November 2019. The 60,000 square foot, two-story facility will create a culture of health and […]

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Objects to annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road The Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 filed an objection, with conditions, to the proposed annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road, for which annexation into Fayetteville is being sought as part of a 267-acre business park. The business park area stretches along Ga. Highway 54 […]

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Amphitheater now under new management, will promote more off-season use of the facility The Peachtree City Council recently approved a new venue management contract for the Frederick Brown Amphitheater with PRT, LLC. PRT is a joint venture of Atlanta-based companies Premier Events, RCS Productions and Ticket Alternative. Above,  a concert crowd at The Fred in […]

Stonewall Ave. site expected to play role in Fayetteville’s new downtown master plan

Stonewall Ave. site expected to play role in Fayetteville’s new downtown master plan

Downtown Development Authority buys Fayetteville home The Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority has purchased a 1.79-acre tract at 195 Stonewall Avenue near downtown. The tract is expected to play a significant role in the upcoming expansion of the downtown area after the approval of the Downtown Master Plan by the Fayetteville City Council. Situated between Stonewall […]