Big anniversary

Big anniversary

  Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch on Feb. 16 recognized members of the Peachtree City chapter of the Order of Demolay in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the organization’s founding. Pictured, are Fleisch at the podium, and, from left, chapter President Logan Banks, member Kurt Wilson, chapter Sweetheart Faith Mills, advisor Hans Wilson and […]

WASA gets an upgrade in its bond rating

WASA gets an upgrade  in its bond rating

  The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) recently received a higher bond rating from Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings. WASA’s rating moved from AA- to AA+. “This upgrade in the WASA bond rating reflects what S&P calls a combination of an ‘extremely strong enterprise risk profile and a very strong financial risk […]

Fayette Commission considers rezoning 14 acres for subdivison

In earlier times, the county governing body was referred to as the Fayette County Commissioners of Roads and Revenues. The board returns to its roots this week.

Fayette Commission considers rezoning 14 acres for subdivison

The Fayette Commission on Feb. 23 will consider a rezoning request that would add three homes along Seay Road and a state grant application to help with the construction of the intersection at Ga. Highway 92, Westbridge Road and Veterans Parkway. Commissioners will consider a proposal to rezone 14.39 acres on Seay from AR (agricultural […]

6 things both new and long-time Fayetteville residents want

Members of the Fayetteville Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee at a recent meeting include, from left, Planning Commissioner Ken Collins, Rachael Goergen, Gregg Aikin, Planning Commissioner Debi Renfroe, Michelle Sowler and Jeff Hollis.

6 things both new and long-time Fayetteville residents want

One of the many reports at the Fayetteville City Council retreat held Feb. 9 was a presentation by Community Development Director Jahnee Prince on community input in the city’s upcoming comprehensive plan. Prince said the recent community survey ended with 554 responses and resulted in a variety of suggestions and statistically-relevant information from residents across […]

Peachtree City Council mandates $500 fine for removing trees

Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix recommended the action to the council last week.

Peachtree City Council mandates $500 fine for removing trees

You may think of that band of thick brush and trees as an extension of your Peachtree City backyard and thus subject to your personal landscaping preferences. That could become an expensive mistake now that cutting trees in city-owned greenbelt areas is a city-ordinance violation with a misdemeanor charge and a $500 fine. The Peachtree […]

DOT considers special design for Starr’s Mill Bridge

Commissioner Steve Brown requested approval of a resolution asking DOT to preserve the historical integrity of Starr’s Mill in relation to a bridge replacement on Hwy. 85.

DOT considers special design for Starr’s Mill Bridge

A future replacement bridge on Ga. Highway 85 at Starr’s Mill received a bit of help Feb. 9 when the Fayette County Commission adopted a resolution asking the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider the area’s historical significance when the time comes to install a new bridge. Steve Brown thought it would be advisable […]

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

  East Coweta’s most successful city is now looking to upgrade its sewer capacity to aid future developments. Senoia’s city leaders brainstormed about the best way to increase the city’s sewer and water capacity during its retreat in Dillard last month. City Councilman Jeff Fisher confirmed the city had been approached by Peachtree City officials […]

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

Councilman focuses on decreasing stray animal population

  Should individuals, and subsequent public policy, take responsibility for the overpopulation of stray dog and cat populations? Senoia Councilman Jeff Fisher believes both should. “We live in a cultivated age where everything gets thrown away or disposed of. This ‘out with the old, in with the new’ lifestyle is as convenient as it is […]

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