Peachtree City’s #2 cop surveys frontline law enforcement methods in Israel

Peachtree City’s #2 cop surveys frontline law enforcement methods in Israel

Assistant Chief Stan Pye impressed with Israel’s approach to community policing There is always more to learn in the ever-challenging world of law enforcement. Sometimes that learning occurs outside the U.S. It was in Israel during June that Peachtree City Assistant Police Chief Stan Pye and Ga. Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Scott Dutton joined […]

What are we getting for our money, Peachtree City asks FCDA

What are we getting for our money, Peachtree City asks FCDA

Representatives of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) on July 10 gave the Peachtree City Council an overview of revenue rationale set to begin its third year. Peachtree City’s contribution previously increased to $146,000 from $80,000, and with it came a switch from a business retention staff to a full-service development authority. Above, FCDA Chairman Darryl […]

Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter and paramedic Jody Weller was awarded the VFW National Firefighter Award at the June 21 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council. Weller is the third city firefighter to receive the prestigious award. Pictured, from left, are Councilman Harlan Shirley, Mayor Ed Johnson, VFW Post 3650 representative Martin Sas, VFW Post 3650 representative William […]

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Peachtree City dealing the future Crosstown Drive roundabout was adopted by the Fayette County Commission on June 28. The vote by the commission was 4-0. Chairman Eric Maxwell was not at the meeting. The Peachtree City Council on May 17 adopted a resolution for an IGA with […]

Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Film studios, restaurants, theater, retail, offices, 121 residential units planned for 105 acres along Hwy. 74 Update – July 12: The original story noted project plans which included apartments and townhomes. Project representative Nathan Dockery subsequently stated that, “The DRI (development of regional impact) document for our project inaccurately refers to our Loft Residences as ‘Apartments.’ […]

Bye-bye, Fayetteville Hwy. 85 suicide lane

Bye-bye, Fayetteville Hwy. 85 suicide lane

Fayetteville, county agree on funding landscaped medians along busiest stretch of North Glynn Street An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Fayetteville for a future landscaped median project for Ga. Highway 85 was approved June 28 by the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners at the meeting voted 4-0 to approve the IGA. Chairman Eric Maxwell […]

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

A non-voting work session topic at the June 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission gave commissioners an initial look at a preliminary proposal to annex 20 acres along South Jeff Davis Drive for a 52-lot single-family subdivision. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission include, from left, commissioners Ken Collins, […]

Peachtree City planners OK with 180 homes on 66 acres in Wilksmoor

Peachtree City planners OK with 180 homes on 66 acres in Wilksmoor

The Peachtree City Planning Commission on June 25 recommended the approval of a rezoning request on 66 acres in Wilksmoor Village for 180 homes. The property totaling 66.5 acres exists as several adjacent parcels zoned GI (general industrial) and AR (agricultural residential) and is situated along the CSX rail line at Senoia Road. The property […]

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