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Thack You: Fast Food Fish

We’re a few weeks into Lent and I’m just now finding out! Usually I’m a little more “observant” but fortunately the fast food industry reminded me with their seasonal fish sandwich offerings. Lent is a bit of a drag on my lifestyle. First there’s the fish thing. After years of jumping from vegetarian to pescatarian,…

BOE approves International Baccalaureate program

Calling it an opportunity to offer students another rigorous academic option, the Board of Education approved the creation of an International Baccalaureate program. An internationally recognized program known for its rigorous academic and personal standards, International Baccalaureate (IB) will add to the options for students to push themselves to higher goals.  “It’s another opportunity for…

Brown wants GDOT to kill McDonough Road project

Citing its potential to create a huge traffic backlog in the heart of Fayetteville, Commissioner Steve Brown wants GDOT to reconsider their longstanding plans to widen McDonough Road. At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, he asked for support for his resolution calling on GDOT to cease the project. “I’m just beset with anxiety…

Piedmont Wellness Center at Pinewood Forest breaks ground

Pinewood Forest aims to be a community where people live happier, and the Piedmont Wellness Center will help residents live healthier. Pinewood Forest, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and Pace Lynch Corporation are teaming up on the innovative, medically-integrated 60,000 square foot, two-story project which officially broke ground Friday. “We’ve got an opportunity here to do something…

F’ville approves tiny houses, treehouses at Pinewood Forest

The live-create-play community of Pinewood Forest is building on its unique residence options. On Thursday night, the Fayetteville City Council approved revisions to the Pinewood Forest development agreement, which were highlighted by allowances for tiny houses and treehouses. An increasingly popular housing option, the simple living style of tiny houses is coming to Pinewood Forest….

Rezoning clears way for commercial, townhouse development in F’ville

A development of commercial and townhouses is coming to the land across 85 from the Fayetteville Lowe’s following a rezoning approval at Thursday night’s city council meeting. The rezoning will see the roughly 35-acre plot split into 14.3 acres fronting 85 as commercial and 21.4 acres behind that becoming residential for up to 68 townhouses….

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