Fayetteville approves updated agreement with Pinewood Forrest

Compromise has the City of Fayetteville and Pinewood Forrest on the same page with an amended development agreement to proceed full-speed ahead. “I appreciate all of us working together. This is our community,” said Mayor Ed Johnson at Tuesday night’s special called meeting, noting the steep learning curve for both sides working on a project…

Pinewood Forrest fire safety discussed at work session

Pinewood Forrest is eager to keep moving forward on its massive development in Fayetteville, and it is asking the city for amendments to its development agreement and zoning. In particular Pinewood is looking at three parcels totaling 135 acres approved for a mixed-use development with an eye on fine-tuning agreements on setbacks, lighting, residence size,…

William Thomas Tomlin

Mr. William Thomas Tomlin, of Peachtree City, passed away June 10, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Tom graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1961 and then from the University of Georgia in 1965, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.  He then began a career in the mortgage banking industry.  After…

Helen Swafford

Helen Swafford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother was born on February 15, 1927 in Dalton, Georgia to Clifford (Red) and Ethel M. Caldwell.  She graduated from Dalton High School on May 22, 1944, and worked at the United States Rubber Company (UNIROYAL) from 1960-1988, until she retired.  She was an active member of…

Thack You: Allergic to you

I suppose it’s allergy season again, but, then again, if you know what you’re doing it’s always allergy season. I have a sophisticated catalog of ailments I use to help me avoid or escape valueless social situations. Once considered the domain of the nerd, I would roll my eyes at various geeks and clods who…

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