Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

A mixed-use development along Ga. Highway 85 North and Banks Road in Fayetteville received a recommendation of denial at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Above, the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission at the January meeting. Photo/Ben Nelms. A project of Brent Holdings LLC, plans called for commercial zoning along the […]

Two Riverdale sisters die in traffic crash

Two Riverdale sisters die in traffic crash

  Two Riverdale sisters were killed Jan. 30 in a single-vehicle accident along Banks Road near Fayetteville after the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Sheriff Barry Babb said the traffic accident claimed the lives of sisters Tonieadra S. Boyce, 23, and Tierra Boyce, 17, both of Riverdale. Babb said the vehicle driven […]

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

City to buy school system HQ land for $3.1 million; building cost, funding source not disclosed; old FCHS campus to be new central office By this time next year, Fayetteville could be breaking ground on a new city hall. The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously June 25 to purchase a nearly 10-acre tract on Stonewall […]

Fayette County Commission wrangling over open records, staff complaints

Fayette County Commission wrangling over open records, staff complaints

The Jan. 25 meeting of the Fayette County Commission was smooth sailing until commissioner comments, when Commissioner Steve Brown leveled a number of assertions in the direction of County Administrator Steve Rapson and hinted of issues he would bring forth in the coming months. Those comments drew other remarks from commissioners Chuck Oddo, Charles Rousseau […]

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

People have different holiday traditions. Some spend that time in the same place every year with the same people. Others venture to new locales, finding exotic ways to share treasured family time. When the children in the Kamal family returned to school after Christmas break, they no doubt had some unique stories to tell. Above, Carson […]

Life of former PTC resident Kim Pace claimed in African paragliding accident, legacy lives on

Life of former PTC resident Kim Pace claimed in African paragliding accident, legacy lives on

Former Peachtree City resident and BlueSky Global Ministries founder Kim Pace with a few of the many children she worked with in Africa since 2001. Photo/The Pace Family. Update: The memorial service for Kim Pace to be held in Kenya on Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. Eastern time will be live-streamed at http://youtu.be/cHFoNczmd71 Original story: […]

Fayette poised for growth in 2018

Fayette poised for growth in 2018

Growth, expansions in local industries added 176 jobs Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) President Joan Young (photo above) believes the authority actions that began in 2015 have led to significant increases in development into 2017, with 2018 poised for opportunities in business support and recruitment. “Fayette County experienced significant economic growth this past year with […]