How much did your assessment increase over last year?

How much did your assessment increase over last year?

With tax assessment notices having been mailed recently, many Fayette residential property owners are seeing double-digit percentage increases in their home values. The Citizen editor, Cal Beverly, got a 20 percent increase in assessed value of his Peachtree City home in one year, which followed a 16 percent increase last year. How about you? Email […]

Climate change: Distinguishing facts from theory

I have a bone to pick with Walter E. Williams when he says in his opinion column entitled “Intellectual Dishonesty,” (The Citizen, June 6 and 7, 2015) “To call any science settled is sheer idiocy.” (He said this in the context of claiming that climate change is not a fact.) He is correct in saying […]

Right way to learn to shoot

I’m currently a sophomore in high school and, as long as I can remember, I have been taught about firearm safety. Over the years I have learned to respect the power a gun holds, gun owner responsibility and my Second Amendment right. Looking forward to college, I was glad to see the recent push for […]

Sine die, 2013

Thursday night, March 28, just before midnight, the gavel came down and brought the 2013 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly to a close. As always, the challenges were many, but it turned out to be a very productive session. I wanted to write a column and mention a couple of the more high […]

Closing FMS: A student’s opinion

I’m Samantha Frazier. This is my first time writing my own personal viewpoint to a large audience. I hope I can do it right. I’m in seventh grade at Fayette Middle School in Fayetteville. FMS is on the chopping block for the Fayette County school closings. I’m not going to like it but I’m gonna […]

Peachtree City UPDATES – Week of April 16, 2012

City Council Meets Thursday The Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, April 19, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome, and the meeting will be streamed live at www.peachtree-city.org/video. The agenda includes a presentation by the Peachtree City Airport Authority (activity update), an amendment to the Tree Ordinance (removal of the plat […]

Peachtree City UPDATES – Week of April 9, 2012

PD Identity Fraud Prevention/Protection Class TONIGHT The Peachtree City Police Department is hosting a training course for the public regarding identity fraud on Monday, April 9, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., at the Police Department (350 Hwy 74 S). The course will provide an overview of preventative measures and safeguards relating to tax and identity fraud. […]

A review of bills passed in busy legislative session

Last Thursday as the clock struck midnight the General Assembly concluded its 40th and final day of the 2012 legislative session. It was a busy session and I believe our continued focus on jobs and the state economy led to some important measures being sent to the Governor’s desk in the final days of the […]

Peachtree City UPDATES – Week of April 2, 2012

Council Meets This Thursday The Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, April 5, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome, and the meeting will be streamed live at www.peachtree-city.org/video. The agenda intersection improvements on Peachtree Parkway North at Tinsley Mill and Loring Lane, Tennis Center upgrade and improvements, agreement with VC3 for […]

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