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NOTICE OF QUALIFYING

Notice is hereby given for Qualification of Candidates for the November 3, 2015 General Election.

The following candidates have qualified for office and are unopposed:

For Mayor: Mike Mason (Incumbent)

For Council Post 1: Phillip G. Sadd (Incumbent)

For Council Post 5: Loretta A. “Lorri” Christopher (Incumbent)

The following candidates have qualified and are opposed:

For Council Post 3: Alex Wright (Incumbent)

For Council Post 3: David Abercrombie

Qualification for Write-In Candidates will be open until Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Qualification will be certified five (5) day following that time period, on September 14, 2015.

This the 2nd day of September, 2015.

Kym Chereck

Election Superintendent

City of Peachtree Corners, Georgia

 
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 Mayor Mike Mason speaks at the grand reopening event of The Corners, a 290,000 square foot office building recently renovated by Glenfield Capital.
 
Glenfield Capital Invests $1 Million in Peachtree Corners Property
 
City officials joined senior management representatives recently in celebrating Glenfield Capital's grand reopening of The Corners, a wooded office park comprised of four buildings with over 290,000 square feet. The Glenfield property is located on The Corners Parkway in Peachtree Corners.
 
Glenfield Capital is an Atlanta, GA-based private real estate investment company which has invested more than $53 million in several office buildings in the city. Since acquiring The Corners property in 2014, the firm has invested more than $1 million in renovations and improvements, including the addition of a state-of-the-art conference center. 
 
The offices are home to the headquarters of several companies including Global Power Technologies, Generated Systems, Capstone Logistics and ProSys, as well as regional or operation offices for Sprint, Dematic, Toshiba, Market Force and PSA Healthcare.   Read more ... 
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Mayor Mike Mason, center, along with Slingshot's business owner Dusten Estes, cut the ribbon on the new Peachtree Corners business. Councilmembers Phil Sadd, Weare Gratwick and Lorri Christopher where on hand to celebrate along with Planning Commission member Alan Kaplan. Peachtree Corners Business Association president Lisa Proctor and several board members were also present for the event.
 
Slingshot Entertainment Officially Opens in Peachtree Corners
 
Billed as the "largest indoor entertainment facility in Georgia," Slingshot Entertainment officially opened Friday, Aug. 28. The long-awaited facility is located in the old BJ's
Wholesale Club building on Jimmy Carter Boulevard.
 
Inside the cavernous building is a giant playground for both adults and children. The new facility is fitted with electric high-speed go-carts, bowling alley, tri-level kids play arena - and a large ninja obstacle course.  Read more ... 
 
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Residents and business owners eager to offer feedback on the future growth of the area, crowded around the maps of the Holcomb Bridge Road Corridor study area. 
 
Holcomb Bridge Road Corridor Workshop Draws
Large Crowd
 
The room at the Brunswick's Bowling Alley was filled to capacity Thursday night (Aug. 20) with residents and business owners eager to participate in the second workshop as part of the city's Holcomb Bridge Corridor Study.
 
All were there to provide feedback on future growth strategies for the approximatly 1,200 acres along Holcomb Bridge Road spanning from Peachtree Industrial Boulevard to Spalding Drive.  Read more ... 
 
 
 
Urban planners have been collecting traffic counts and analyzing land-use patterns within the area. 
 
 
The study is expected to be finalized in November. 
 
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Community Resource Committee Holds First Meeting 
 
In June the city announced plans to form a Community Resource3 Program to aid those in the community seeking family or financial help and asked for volunteers to help organize the new program. Just two months later the newly formed Community Resource committee held its first meeting.  Read more ... 
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The new sidewalk on Buford Highway will improve pedestrian safety along the busy corridor. Photo courtesy of Gwinnett Village CID. 
 
New Sidewalks, Landscaping Installed Along
Buford Highway
 
The Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District recently announced that a $1 million construction project to install sidwalks and landscaping on a stretch of Buford Higway between Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Peachtree Corners and the DeKalb County line has been completed.
 
The project was funded through a combination of Gwinnett County, Georgia Department of Transportation and CID funds. "We're delighted that Gwinnett Village CID worked to have the new sidewalk and landscaping installed on this portion of Buford Highway which is an important gateway to our city," said Peachtree Corners Councilmember Phil Sadd (Post 1). Read more ... 
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The Chattahoochee River, which originates in north Georgia, runs 434 miles through the state and terminates at the Georgia-Florida border.
 
 
The Chattahoochee River at Jones Bridge Park. The Gwinnett County Park is located at 4901 E. Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.
 

Did you know ...

In 1978 the U.S. Congress created the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area consisting of 48 miles of the river from Buford Dam to Peachtree Creek.

The area includes the nearly seven miles of river front that marks the western border of the City of Peachtree Corners. 

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