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 […]

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 […]

Fayetteville invites citizens to attend 4 town hall meetings in October

Fayetteville invites citizens to attend 4 town hall meetings in October

Fayetteville will be holding interactive town hall meetings in October to keep citizens aware of various aspects of life in their city. The meetings will be held on Oct. 9, 10, 12 and 16 at different locations around town. Above, Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson (center) at a town hall meeting in January 2016. At left […]

City gets request for 175-acre annexation on Fayetteville’s east side

City gets request for 175-acre annexation on Fayetteville’s east side

Developers want PUD zoning for 370 homes, 62 acres open space A work session item at the Sept. 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission came with a proposal to annex 175 acres on the city’s east side for use as a 370-home subdivision. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission […]

Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

The Tyrone Town Council on Sept. 21 got a look at possible enhancements to the downtown area that stemmed from citizen requests during the recent comprehensive plan update. Planning and Zoning Director Phillip Trocquet said the town applied to the Georgia Downtown Renaissance Fellowship for assistance after citizen input was received and the update to […]

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Issues with the now-controversial mural behind the dais at Tyrone Town Hall, and the Sept. 7 decision to keep the mural denoting portions of the town’s history, have generated comments by Fayette NAACP President Terrence Williamson and state Rep. Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone). Both Williamson and Jackson wrote letters to the editor. Commenting on the Sept. […]

Fayetteville Police deliver food, water

Fayetteville Police deliver food, water

Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. During the storm and after, there was plenty of work for local law enforcement. There was also a different type of response on Sept. 13 beyond downed power lines and vehicle accidents. Police department spokesman Mike Whitlow said a […]

Fayetteville to study Hwy. 54 pedestrian bridge

Fayetteville to study Hwy. 54 pedestrian bridge

In its ongoing quest to create more options for connectivity in the city, the Fayetteville City Council will consider an agreement with DOT to build a pedestrian crossing at Lester Road and Ga. Highway 54, near Piedmont Fayette Hospital. The project is funded through the Federal Transportation Enhancement program and dispersed through the GDOT in […]

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