Southside cities do well in AARP ranking

Southside cities do well in AARP ranking

  AARP recently released its Livability Index accounting for seven factors which might be of interest to seniors. The index placed cities in Fayette and Coweta counties about midway in the index scoring. The AARP Public Policy Institute developed the Livability Index as a web-based tool to measure community livability, according to AARP. The Livability […]

J&R Clothing plans new store closer to downtown Fayetteville

Exterior of the current location of J&R Clothing On Ga. Highway 85 North in Fayetteville

J&R Clothing plans new store closer to downtown Fayetteville

J&R Clothing may be making room for German grocer LIDL at its longtime location on Ga. Highway 85 North, but owner Richard Dumas said that, rather than closing its doors, the clothing mainstay in Fayetteville will be moving to a new location on Ga. Highway 54 West. The J&R site on Hwy. 85 North is […]

Major German grocer coming to Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on April 25 heard a proposal by German grocer LIDL to construct a store on Ga. Highway 85 North.

Major German grocer coming to Fayetteville

German grocer LIDL is making its entry into the U.S. and has designated Fayetteville as one of its proposed locations. Representative Mark Moore in an overview of the project said LIDL wants to construct a 35,962 sq. ft. store on Ga. Highway 85 North on the property where J and R Clothing is currently located. […]

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

  It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road in Coweta County began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond […]

County throws East Village back to Senoia

County throws East Village back to Senoia

  The Coweta County Commission on April 13 voiced no objection to the proposal to annex 167 acres into Senoia at Ga. highways 85 and 16 for the East Village mixed-use development. With no objection from commissioners, the proposal will go back to the Senoia City Council for consideration. Originally proposed in mid-2016, McIntosh Trail […]

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

Pinewood raises the bar for Fayette

  Let the construction begin. A Friday morning pre-event at Pinewood Forrest in Fayetteville set the stage for the April 22 all-day community event where the first 50 homesites will go on sale. The April 21 event at the new Pinewood Forrest development on Veterans Parkway was designed to provide several updates and raise the first […]

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

  The Peachtree City Council by unanimous vote on April 6 approved the annexation of Heritage Assisted Living on Ga. Highway 54 East. The annexation request came after the facility’s private septic tank system failed. Heritage, which includes 49 personal care apartments, was connected to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) system earlier […]

New gym in Westpark, new building in industrial park

New gym in Westpark, new building in industrial park

A conceptual site plan that would establish a 20,000 sq. ft. gymnastics center on Westpark Court off Ga. Highway 54 was approved on March 27 by the Peachtree City Planning Commission. The undeveloped 2-acre lot is zoned limited-use commercial which permits the use of the property for IGMA Gymnastics. The site is situated approximately 500 […]

California students do a different spring break

California students do a different spring break

  The variety of products produced at the nonprofit 180-degree Farm in Sharpsburg continues to increase, as does the number of college-aged volunteers who raise funds to travel on their school breaks to work and gain knowledge and experience. Such was the case when a group of students from the University of California at San […]

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