Fayetteville’s Hwy. 85 strip to get left-turn stopping medians?

Fayetteville’s Hwy. 85 strip to get left-turn stopping medians?

Dozens of businesses would be affected by plans to reduce left turns An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Fayetteville for a future landscaped median project for Ga. Highway 85 was tabled at the June 14 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. The item will be back before commissioners in July. The IGA that […]

Delta’s most senior employee: After 60 years, Ron Black still likes his job

Delta’s most senior employee: After 60 years, Ron Black still likes his job

People have often asked Ron Black how he has lasted long enough to become the most senior employee for Delta Air Lines. His typical answer? “I just get up and go into work every day.” The Fayette County resident learned late last year via email from the human resources manager for his department that he […]

2 requests to annex 130 acres on Peachtree City’s eastside

2 requests to annex 130 acres on Peachtree City’s eastside

If approved in step 2, sites from Steinmart and Publix supermarket north along Hwy. 54 to Autera Chiropractic would come into Peachtree City The Peachtree City Council on June 21 will hear two step-one annexation requests for properties along both sides of Ga. Highway 54 East. If eventually approved, the annexations would add more than […]

‘The Source’ Magazine takes top national award

‘The Source’ Magazine takes top national award

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce announced last week that its “2017/2018 Fayette Community Source” magazine and its 2017 Chamber Accomplishments video were recognized with Awards for Communication Excellence in publications and digital communications. Above celebrating the news of a national award for The Fayette Chamber’s “Source” magazine, produced annually by The Citizen/Fayette Woman Magazine, are […]

Neighbors criticize environmental impact of Fayetteville ‘mini-city’

Neighbors criticize environmental impact of Fayetteville ‘mini-city’

A proposed development by Folia Communities that could alter the look of Fayetteville’s west side did not exactly receive a hero’s welcome by nearby residents June 7. Above, Bennett’s Mill Lake resident J.D. Holmes says 265-home development will increase silting of lake, making it even more shallow. Photo/John Thompson. The mixed-use development bordering Lake Bennett […]

Fayette joins cities in tax incentives for new business

Fayette joins cities in tax incentives for new business

The Fayette County Commission on May 24 approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) dealing with property tax incentives for qualifying companies, businesses and industries. Peachtree City and Tyrone have already signed the agreement. The tax incentive measure designed to encourage businesses and industries to come to Fayette County passed on a unanimous vote. County Administrator Steve […]

$94 million mini-city planned for Fayetteville’s west side

$94 million mini-city planned for Fayetteville’s west side

Westside development gets initial Fayetteville OK; 265 homes, more than 170,000 sq. ft. of commercial/office space planned, including hotel and brewery The large Folia Crossroads residential and commercial proposal along Ga. Highway 54 West and South Sandy Creek Road was recommended for approval with conditions at the May 22 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and […]

20-home subdivision approved for Fayetteville on Hwy. 54 East

20-home subdivision approved for Fayetteville on Hwy. 54 East

The preliminary plat for a proposed 20-home residential development along Ga. Highway 54 East in Fayetteville was approved May 22 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. The 6-acre site on the north side of Hwy. 54 East and Rosewood Drive will be the site of 20 detached single-family lots of 50 feet in width. […]

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