245-home Senoia seniors project gets easement OK

245-home Senoia seniors project gets easement OK

The proposed East Village development in Senoia has now cleared one objection the city had previously voiced. Developer Dennis Drewyer appeared at the Senoia City Council meeting Monday night and announced the city had obtained a right of way easement on Ga. Highway 85. Originally proposed in mid-2016, McIntosh Trail Properties proposed 245 homes for […]

West Village subdivision receives 1 OK, 1 not yet

Members of the Peachtree City Planning Commission include, from left, J.T. Rabun, Jack Bernard, Chairman Frank Destadio, Aaron Daily and Lisa Curtis. Photo/Ben Nelms.

West Village subdivision receives 1 OK, 1 not yet

Conceptual plat plans for two phases of the Everton subdivision in the West Village got mixed reviews by the Peachtree City Planning Commission on June 12. One of the items was approved while other failed to get an OK. It was noted at the meeting that no project representatives were in attendance. City planning staff […]

Sprinkle this: Pinewood Forrest gets development OK from Fayetteville

Members of the Fayetteville City Council include, from left, council members Harlan Shirley, Kathleen Brewer and Paul Oddo, Mayor Ed Johnson and council members Jim Williams and Scott Stacy. Also pictured are City Manager Ray Gibson and City Clerk Anne Barksdale. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sprinkle this: Pinewood Forrest gets development OK from Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council on June 13 put the finishing touches on the development agreement for the large Pinewood Forrest residential and commercial development on Veterans Parkway. The development agreement covers a multitude of areas, though what was essentially the primary area of concern at the June 12 workshop dealt with sprinkler systems in the […]

Citizens argue LGBTQ training for schools

Fayette County resident Ron Easterbrook was one of the people questioning the recent gender identity training given to school system nurses. He spoke at the June 19 meeting of the Fayette County Board of Education. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Citizens argue LGBTQ training for schools

Standing-room-only crowd uses public comments to debate gender sensitivity training sessions; Board of Education, school officials silent The recent training received by Fayette County School System nurses on how to talk with students who ask questions about gender issues brought an unusually high number of residents to the June 19 meeting of the Fayette County […]

Retired Fayetteville truck driver wins $666K in Fantasy 5 drawing

Bradley Payne and his wife enjoy the winning moment. Photo/Ga. Lottery.

Retired Fayetteville truck driver wins $666K in Fantasy 5 drawing

Fayetteville resident Bradley Payne recently claimed half of a Georgia Lottery prize. prize. Payne and a second winner matched all five numbers in the June 4 Fantasy 5 drawing, splitting the $1.3 million jackpot prize into a $666,595 win for each. Payne purchased his winning ticket at K and R Food Mart, located at 8390 […]

Fayette Commission set to adopt $49.2 million budget

Fayette Commission set to adopt $49.2 million budget

The second public hearing and adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget will come at the June 22 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. The proposed FY 2018 budget includes general fund expenditures of $49.2 million. That compares to the current $48.1 million budget. General fund revenues are expected to total $50,632,663. The budget comes […]

PTC plans to spiff up Drake Field, build bridge to lake’s Snake Island

Artist’s rendering of proposed pavilion at Drake Field next to City Hall. Provided by Peachtree City Planning Department.

PTC plans to spiff up Drake Field, build bridge to lake’s Snake Island

It was in 2015 that the Peachtree City Council mapped a plan to upgrade areas around City Hall. Significant work has been done at Drake Field and more is on the way. The council on June 15 heard an update on plans for additional work at Drake Field situated east of City Hall. Now initially […]

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