OKs liquor-by-the-drink rules
could be pouring liquor by mid-February, now that an ordinance regulating
the process has been approved by the City Council.
allege absentee ballot fraud
Were there shenanigans
involved in Fayetteville's liquor referendum?
city manager gets new job: City clerk
In a surprise move
Thursday night, the Peachtree City Council appointed City Manager Jim
Basinger as its city clerk for the first three months of this year.
voted an exception to PTC multifamily moratorium
moratorium on multi-family housing rezonings has been renewed for another
may scuttle jail pact
Fayette County commissioners
may stir the pot of controversy again this week, taking steps to start
charging local cities per diem fees to house some county jail inmates.
Turn down the volume on disputes
Greg Dunn makes
no bones about the fact he thinks he has his work cut out for him.
Day celebration planned for Jan. 15 at Starr's Mill H.S.
The Fayette Branch
NAACP is planning a Jan. 15 King Day celebration beginning at 10:30
a.m. at Starr's Mill High School.
fight goes to commission Thursday
Residents of Rebekah
Lakes and Surrey Park subdivisions off Ga. Highway 85 south of Fayetteville
probably will be present Thursday when the Fayette County Commission
considers BellSouth Mobility's request for a 253-foot communications
tower near their neighborhoods.
Road will be paved despite residents' objections
Sumner Road, one
of Peachtree City's last unpaved thoroughfares, will still be blacktopped
despite a last-ditch effort from nearby residents to prevent it.
robbery at Fville Pit Stop being probed
this week are investigating an armed robbery that was reported Wednesday
evening at the Pit Stop North convenience store on North Glynn Street.
hails slowed growth as top accomplishment
Growth slowed down
in Fayette County during the two years Harold Bost was chairman of the
named deputy whip
State Rep. Kathy
Cox of Peachtree City has been named a Republican deputy whip in the
House, Whip Earl Ehrhart announced Tuesday.
Education to get a new look
Rep. Kathy Cox joined her colleagues on the floor of the Georgia General
Assembly Monday, prepared to introduce several new bills and fulfill
her duties on the Education, Industry, and Health and Ecology committees.
selected new Peachtree City fire chief
Stony Lohr has been
named Peachtree City fire chief, replacing former Chief Gerald Reed.
steps down, Bowen takes over as Planning Commission chairman
Bob Harbison last
week handed over the reigns of the Fayette County Planning Commission
after serving as its chairman for three years.
subdivision gets P&Z OK
John Wieland Homes'
plan for 14 homes, a recreation center and a school site for 80.65 acres
on the Peachtree City border is fine with the Fayette County Planning
Commission, as long as three conditions are met.
reduces bond for stabbing suspect
Atlanta man in the Fayette County Jail since June for aggravated assault
has had his bond reduced.
fire crews battle attic blaze on Buckeye Lane
unoccupied home on Buckeye Lane was damaged by a fire that extended
into the structure's attic, according to Fayetteville Fire Chief Alan
Education, taxes, Social Security, Medicare at top of Congress' priorities
relief will be high on the legislative agenda, Rep. Mac Collins said
this week after the 434 members of the new 107th Congress were sworn
takes chair at school board
new chairman of the Fayette County Board of Education is two-year member
slates hearing on Fayette impact fees
The Atlanta Regional
Commission will have a public hearing on Fayette County's plan for impact
fees to help pay for fire services Jan. 16.
pilots' union authorizes strike ballot
leaders representing Delta's 9,500 pilots Tuesday authorized a strike
ballot of the membership.
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