Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

County raises traffic objections; meeting planned to resolve issues An Oct. 12 item before the Fayette County Commission pertaining to a residential annexation request on Ga. Highway 54 east of Fayetteville was withdrawn at the city’s request until a meeting of all the parties can be held to address pending issues. Fayetteville Planning and Zoning […]

Engaging the citizens

Engaging the citizens

Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson (with microphone) explains to citizens about how the city operates. City officials conducted four town hall meetings in different parts of the city to educate and inform its residents. Photo/city of Fayetteville.

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

A proposed subdivision that has created a lot of chatter in Senoia makes its way to the City Council Monday, Oct. 16, for a conceptual plat approval. The subdivision, called Keg Creek Landing, sits on 248 acres on Seavy Street to its intersection with Ga. Highway 85. Developer Brent Scarborough is planning on building 356 […]

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

The Senoia City Council voted unanimously Monday night to move forward on a contract for engineering services on its new sewer plant that will quadruple its treatment capacity. Above, view of downtown Senoia. Photo/John Thompson. The city agreed to pay Turnipseed Engineers $35,000 for the study and report phase for the Keg Creek Water Pollution […]

Peachtree City political forum set for Oct. 26

Peachtree City political forum set for Oct. 26

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City’s “Get Out the Vote” Committee will sponsor a “Political Candidates Forum” Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Peachtree City Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Wyndham) in the Caledonian Amphitheater. This year’s forum with questions and answers starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. Opportunities to meet and […]

Whitewater H.S. graduates named top UGA freshman performers

Whitewater H.S. graduates named top UGA freshman performers

Whitewater High School has been named Georgia’s first high school to receive the University of Georgia’s inaugural Director’s Cup, an award acknowledging the high school whose students have the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA) at the completion of their first year at the university. Above, present for the Director’s Cup award presentation were, from […]

Fayette School System’s E-SPLOST wish list adds up to $145 million

Fayette School System’s E-SPLOST wish list adds up to $145 million

So, what projects are included in the proposed continued E-SPLOST (education special purpose local option sales tax) question on the Nov. 7 ballot that the Fayette County Board of Education on July 24 unanimously approved ? Project categories for the current E-SPLOST include facilities and additions, technology equipment, safety and security equipment, furniture and equipment, transportation […]

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Visitors to Fayetteville will soon have another option for lodging. The Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved a bed and breakfast for 200 North Jeff Davis Drive.  The circa-1910 home will be converted to a lodging facility that features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Owner Alfred Dingler is renovating the home and was grateful for the […]

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