30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

A request to have property for a residential subdivision on Ga. Highway 92 North connected to Fayetteville’s sewer system had the Fayette County Commission on July 13 instructing staff to request additional clarification from the city. Though in the unincorporated area, the property has access to Fayetteville sewer by prior agreement between the city and […]

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

The Tyrone Planning Commission on July 13 voted to recommend the rezoning of 46 acres along Ga. Highway 74 North proposed as the site of Founders Studios. Next up, the Town Council will consider approval at its Thursday 7 p.m. meeting at Town Hall, 881 Senoia Rd. Plans for the site include the construction of up […]

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

Lidl enters supermarket fray locally Another European grocer will soon open in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night unanimously approved a series of annexation and zoning requests to allow Lidl to set up shop where J&R Clothing is currently located on north Ga. Highway 85. Above, a Lidl storefront shown on the company’s website. Since […]

Ms. Poole goes to Washington

Ms. Poole goes to Washington

Fayetteville’s director of economic development to work on Global Cities Initiative Fayetteville Director of Economic Development Emily Poole has been chosen to help represent metro Atlanta in a Brookings Institution conference in Washington, D.C., aimed at developing strategies for the Global Cities Initiative (GCI). Atlanta is one of eight city-regions that will participate in the […]

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Votes by the Tyrone Town Council on July 6 paved the way for a rezoning request this week by Founders Studios to continue with a proposal that would establish up to six televison soundstages on 90 acres along Ga. Highway 74 just north of Jenkins Road. The council by unanimous vote approved a text amendment […]

Tidal Wave tries again for a Fayetteville car wash at old Shoney’s

Tidal Wave tries again for a Fayetteville car wash at old Shoney’s

The attempt to establish the Tidal Wave Car Wash on the former Shoney’s Restaurant property at Ga. highways 85 and 314 in Fayetteville has a history of controversy. Now back after a two-year absence, the proposal was tabled on June 27 to give planning staff time for an appropriate review. Tidal Wave owner Scott Blackstock […]

Pace gets Planning and Zoning approval despite Pinewood Forrest objection

Jimmy Pace

Pace gets Planning and Zoning approval despite Pinewood Forrest objection

A proposal to rezone .94-acres for an office building on property along Veterans Parkway that is surrounded by the large Pinewood Forrest development in west Fayetteville has received a recommendation for office zoning rather than the PCD (planned community development) zoning requested by developer Jimmy Pace. Pace at the June 27 meeting of the Fayetteville […]

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