Two apartment complexes planning workforce and senior housing in McDonough

The McDonough Planning Commission was presented the workshop preview for an upcoming concept plan review at their March 10 meeting. The property, located south of McDonough High School and east of state route 155, was annexed into the city of McDonough and rezoned to RM-75 (multifamily housing) with conditions allowing up to fourteen (14) units... Continue Reading →

McDonough approves $297k purchase for solar-powered lights

McDonough installed the city’s first solar-powered light in October 2019. (city photo) The McDonough city council approved the purchase of solar-powered lights for various locations throughout the city. The lights will be purchased from Integrated Power Systems, Inc. of Aurora, CO. The council voted 6-1 (Roger Pruitt opposed) to approve the $296,265 purchase. The package... Continue Reading →

McDonough Planning Commission meets Tuesday

Symphony Park is a proposed development located behind (south of) Publix at Lake Dow. (Blue River Development photo) The McDonough Planning Commission meets on Tuesday, March 10, at 6 pm. Meetings are held at McDonough city hall and are free and open to the public to attend. This is one meeting residents need to attend!... Continue Reading →

ARC hears from Henry County residents about widening state route 155

The Atlanta Regional Commission received 667 comments from residents throughout metropolitan Atlanta during a recent public comment period to coincide with the quadrennial update to the Atlanta Region’s plan. Seven comments mentioned expediting improvements along state route 155. Over five-hundred comments were submitted by supporters of the Atlanta Beltline seeking quicker implementation for the planned... Continue Reading →

New RaceTrac proposed on highway 155

Racetrac Petroleum, Inc. has submitted a new rezoning request to the city of McDonough for a proposed location on highway 155 south. The proposed development is requesting a rezoning from C-2 (central commercial) to C-3 (highway commercial). The project is located at 716 – 726 Highway 155 South between I-75 North and King Mill Road.... Continue Reading →

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