Senoia’s next growth focus could be east

Senoia’s next growth focus could be east

  A development first proposed last July could dramatically alter Senoia’s eastern border. The City Council Monday night agreed to send an annexation request of 167 acres on Ga. Highway 16 to the county for comments. The County has 30 days to review the application. In July, Dennis Drewyer, of McIntosh Trail Properties, asked the […]

Tyrone nears deal with Fulton County for sewer capacity

Tyrone nears deal with Fulton County for sewer capacity

  The time may be up for the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to sell sewer service to Tyrone, while the idea of doing the same in Senoia is something WASA will explore. The topic of selling sewer to Tyrone and Senoia came up at the March 6 WASA board meeting after board […]

Coweta names TOTY finalists

Coweta names TOTY finalists

  Teachers of the Year for each of Coweta County’s 31 public schools have been chosen by their fellow teachers. Teachers of the Year are selected by certified teachers at each school in recognition of exemplary teaching, and serve as ambassadors of their profession. This year’s honorees represent grade levels from Kindergarten through 12th grade, […]

American Legion Post 50 honors PTC public safety staff

American Legion Post 50 honors PTC public safety staff

  The families of Peachtree City police officer Adam Pendleton and firefighter Will Harbin were present as the two were honored by Peachtree City American Legion Post 50 at the March 2 meeting of the Peachtree City Council. Pictured, from left, are Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, Adam Pendleton (holding plaque), post Commander Jose Cuevas, Will Harbin […]

Sewer system seeks customers outside of PTC

Sewer system seeks customers outside of PTC

WASA says deal with Senoia, hold on Tyrone; potential conflict with City Council may lie ahead   The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) board on March 6 unanimously approved a motion to have WASA General Manager Stephen Hogan and board attorney Mark Oldenburg contact Senoia about providing sewer services and negotiate an agreement […]

South Fayetteville rezoning case headed to Fayette court

Developer Bob Rolader

South Fayetteville rezoning case headed to Fayette court

It was in mid-2016 that developer Bob Rolader proposed a residential development on Fayetteville’s south side. Now nine months and several public meetings later, Rolader on Feb. 27 filed a lawsuit to have a judge rule on the Southside Master Plan that has been at the center of the dispute between Rolader and neighboring subdivisions. […]

Lena Johnson aims her sword toward the Olympics

Lena Johnson gloves up for fencing in the Ivy League. Photo/Serge Timacheff.

Lena Johnson aims her sword toward the Olympics

Every day Lena Johnson picks up her books and goes to her classes at Columbia University in Manhattan, where she is a junior. Then, when her studies are over, she picks up her sword. The Peachtree City native has achieved international success as a fencer, competing across the globe since her early teens and now […]

Former FCHS Principal Phillips ousted as head of GHSA

Gary Phillips

Former FCHS Principal Phillips ousted as head of GHSA

Former longtime Fayette County High Principal Gary Phillips has been forced out as executive director of the Georgia High School Association, the organization that makes and enforces the rules for high school sports and other academic competitions throughout the state. The official action was confirmed Monday morning during a special called meeting of the organization’s […]