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 […]

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

School zone redistricting: Some Spring Hill, Huddleston students may be moved; future reopening of Tyrone Elementary?

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

The Fayette County Board of Education has received a spot redistricting proposal for the 2017-2018 school year that would initially impact 54 students currently attending Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville and Huddleston Elementary in Peachtree City. A letter is going out to affected parents today about parent meetings at Huddleston on Feb. 16 and Spring […]

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

The agenda for the Feb. 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with only two items. One of the items deals with removing trees and vegetation from city greenbelt areas. Previously a discussion topic, the council will hear from Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix regarding regulations dealing with a monetary penalty for removing […]

Former Fayette GOP chair fined for not living where he voted

Former Fayette GOP chair fined for not living where he voted

Appraiser and former Fayette County Republican Party Chairman Lane Watts has been cited for violations of state election laws, with the Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings assessing a civil penalty of $5,000 against him. According to the hearing document filed Feb. 6 by Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker, the decision resulted in Watts being […]

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]

All the way through to Hwy. 85

All the way through to Hwy. 85

The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]

Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

The goals are to establish a vision for Hwy. 74 that is supported by the stakeholders and sets forth a plan for bringing that vision to reality.

Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

A draft contract between the Ga. Department of Transportation and Fayette County for the Ga. Highway 74 Corridor Study was approved on Feb. 9 by the Fayette County Commission. Previously tabled on Jan. 12, commissioners at the Feb. 9 meeting unanimously approved a draft contract for the Hwy. 74 Corridor Study that includes stakeholders such […]

Hwy. 54 to be 4-laned to Jonesboro this year

Hwy. 54 to be 4-laned to Jonesboro this year

The Ga. Department of Transportation is planning later this year to widen Ga. Highway 54 East to four lanes beginning at McDonough Road east of Fayetteville to Tara Boulevard in Clayton County. Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon said the $50 million project will widen the current two-lane roadway to four lanes to link […]

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