PTC approves 80-unit loft development

Calling it a potentially key part of a walkable community, the City Council of Peachtree City on Thursday evening approved the rezoning needed for the much-discussed lofts and retail development at Lexington Circle. The Lofts at Lexington would be a four-story, multi-family residential and commercial development with basement-level parking across Lexington Circle from World Gym…

Fayetteville celebrates 20 years of excellent financial reporting

The City of Fayetteville’s Finance Department got another pat on the back Thursday night for exceptional financial reporting, but this time is perhaps more special than normal because it is the department’s 20th time in a row to receive an award for their efforts. It is the Government Finance Officers Association that gives the award,…

UPDATED: Porter Road home destroyed by Wednesday morning fire

Updated on Friday, Aug. 19 A home on Porter Road in southern Fayette County was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday morning, but officials with the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services have reported that there were no occupants in the house at the time. According to Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, the call…

Edna R. Whaley

Longtime Fayetteville resident, Edna Whaley, passed away on Aug. 14, 2016, at her home on Sandy Creek Road. Her final days were spent at home with all of her loved ones by her side. Ms. Whaley was born Sep. 5, 1930 in Fayette County, Ga and graduated from Fayette County High School. She was an…

Helen Erma Ayers

Helen Erma Ayers, 72, of Brooks, passed away August 12, 2016.  She retired from the City of Fayetteville after 33 years of service. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Edward Ayers; parents Oscar and Linda Prince and brother Junior Prince. She is survived by daughter Vicki Mask (Michael) Bailey; son Greg (Denise)…

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