Mayor Fleisch assesses future of Peachtree City

Mayor Fleisch assesses future of Peachtree City

Fleisch: Lake back to normal by June, traffic fixes underway, west side housing ‘taking off’ From the viewpoint of Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch (photo above), 2017 turned out to be a productive year, with 2018 looking to be just as productive. Fleisch said perhaps the biggest accomplishment of 2017 dealt with Lake Peachtree and […]

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Reflecting on 2017 and looking ahead to 2018, Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial (photo above) said a number of development projects and traffic measures were put in place and are going forward. Dial said the town in 2017 took steps to ensure quality, responsible development and efficient traffic management along the Ga. Highway 74 corridor. The […]

Fayetteville in expansion mode

Fayetteville in expansion mode

P&Z recommends approval of annexations on Burch Road, Sandy Creek Road The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission by unanimous vote on Dec. 19 gave a favorable recommendation on an annexation and rezoning proposal for the construction of a two-story commercial office building on the southwest corner of Burch Road and Ga. Highway 54 West. Above, […]

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Fayetteville City Councilman Jim Williams was honored Dec. 21 for his four years of service as a councilman. Williams has worked in other governments, including several years as planning director in Peachtree City and as city manager in Fairburn and Chattahoochee Hills. From left, City Councilwoman Kathaleen Brewer, Mayor Ed Johnson, Councilman Scott Stacy and Williams. Photo/John […]

Peachtree City gets $20,000 traffic enforcement grant

Peachtree City gets $20,000 traffic enforcement grant

The Peachtree City Police Department on Dec. 18 received a $20,000 traffic enforcement grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Police department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the department received the grant in recognition of its lifesaving work as the coordinating agency of GOHS’s Metro Atlanta Traffic Enforcement Network. Bergh said the GOHS grant […]

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Founders Studios addition gets preliminary approval The Tyrone Planning Commission on Dec. 14 recommended approval of a request by Founders Studios to revise its development plan to include 15 additional acres. The vote on the request was unanimous. Above, members of the Tyrone Planning Commission recommended approval of a request to amend the Founders Studios […]

Planning Commission: Small lots no good in northwest Peachtree City

Planning Commission: Small lots no good in northwest Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Planning Commission on Dec. 11 agreed with city staff and recommended denial of a proposed residential rezoning on Senoia Road. Above, project representative Jerry Petersen makes presentation. Photo/Ben Nelms. Situated on 6.5 acres, the request by developer Chadwick Homes and project representative Jerry Petersen proposed 16 lots that are 60 feet in […]