City

F’ville adopts $9.7 million budget, down 5%

Fayetteville’s diminishing budget approved July 15 is a sign of the times. The City Council trimmed approximately $400,000 off last year’s budget to come in at $9.7 million in the General Fund. Read More»

PTC annex bid OK'd for new company

The Peachtree City Council Thursday night agreed to explore a potential 77-acre annexation of property on Ga. Highway 74 South to house a new manufacturing facility.

The company, Low Temp, is currently in Jonesboro and manufactures kitchen equipment for use in hospitals, restaurants and schools across the nation, according to Ben Casey, the third generation in his family to work with the company.

Council’s approval allows Low Temp to begin working directly with city staff, which will analyze the proposal and provide a recommendation to City Council. Read More»

PTC Council remains at property tax impasse

Members battle over funding for development authority: $35,000 vs. $150,000

The Peachtree City Council continues to appear headed for a deadlocked vote on the millage rate for the 2010-2011 fiscal budget year. Read More»

PTC celltower moratorium extended

Zoning changes OK'd, banning celltowers from conservation-zoned parcels

New, tougher restrictions on new cellphone towers coming to Peachtree City will take a bit longer than planned.

Thursday night the City Council tabled the new ordinance and extended a moratorium on new celltower applications until Aug. 19. Read More»

Atlanta Christian College: no decision on new campus yet

School denies rumor that West Point selected over PTC, Newnan

An official with Atlanta Christian College said today that contrary to rumor, the school has not made any official decision about a location for its new campus.

Jeff Haverly, the school's Vice President of Business and Finance, said the school hasn't made any decision about a new location "and nothing has been ruled out either." Read More»

PTC loses out on Atlanta Christian College

School chooses to relocate to West Point

Peachtree City has lost out on its bid to lure Atlanta Christian College into locating its new campus here.

City officials announced last night that the private college has instead chosen to locate at a facility in West Point. The loss is also felt by the city of Newnan, which was announced last year as being one of the finalists for the site along with Peachtree City.

ACC already has opened a satellite campus in an office building in Peachtree City. ACC has yet to formally make its announcement in terms of where its new location will be. Read More»

PTC’s West Village gone for good?

Council unlikely to move to re-annex 800 acres after Appeals Court rules 2007 annexation illegal

The May 2007 annexation that allowed up to 1,075 homes in Peachtree City’s West Village is null and void because it violated Georgia law, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled. Read More»

PTC Council wrestles with range of proposed tax hikes

Citizens will get another chance to have their say Thursday night about the proposed $26.7 million budget for Peachtree City. Read More»

F’ville to vote on budget and pawn shop locations

The Fayetteville City Council will take up an unusually large number of issues at the July 15 meeting. Front and center on the agenda will be second readings and likely adoption of the Fiscal Year 2011 budget that takes effect Aug. 1, an ordinance amendment that would limit pawn shops to industrial-zoned areas and another that would help attract businesses to the downtown area. Read More»

Vote postponed on new PTC cell tower rules

Commission wants City Attorney review of ordinance before vote

The addition of more restrictions to potential new cellphone towers in Peachtree City will have to wait a little longer. Read More»