Peachtree City

PTC budget and personal agendas

What is going on with the [Peachtree City] budget process requires some comments. There needs to be a review of what has happened to put us in the position we are in now.

It is essential everyone recognizes what the City Council has been doing, this year, is not only a continuation, but making it worse. And finally, taking a serious look at where we are heading under their thinking. Read More»

Fluoride and my thyroid: Clean our poisoned water

I attended the Fayette County Board of Commissioner’s meeting on Aug. 14. At the meeting there were two interns speaking about the fluoridation of Fayette County water. This letter, in part, is to thank each intern for speaking. I also want to thank the commissioners and the chairman for allowing the interns to speak.

This is also to alert and inform those who are on city water in Fayette County that their drinking water is being poisoned by the applications of chemical fluoride. Read More»

'Tools for Empowerment' is Saturday

Make a stop in Peachtree City this weekend for a good cause. Photo/Submitted.

Before you settle in to watch football next Saturday, why not help change the world first? Join ‘A Self-help Assistance Program (ASAP) for coffee, donuts and snacks plus a tour of the new “Tools For Empowerment” tool donation and recycling center. Here your donated tools will bring hope to youth in Haiti. Stop by Saturday at 341 D-Bob Industrial Way, Unit C, in Peachtree City between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read More»

The Walking Dead to shoot scenes in PTC this week

Some roads, cart paths closed in SE PTC through Wed. Read More»

PTC cops will target drunk drivers on holiday weekend

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Drinking and driving never mix. That bit of wisdom will be evident in Peachtree City and across Georgia through the Labor Day holiday as police launch the end-of-summer Zero Tolerance DUI Campaign. Read More»

PTC Council splits 3-to-2 — No tax hike

Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker in an April meeting. File photo.

For the entire calendar year, Peachtree City’s staff created a budget they felt followed the direction of the City Council.

But Thursday night, the budget got eviscerated by Councilman Eric Imker in a presentation that contained elements of a preacher and a statistician urging his fellow council members to stave off the tax hike. Read More»

Gurley to kick off Bethlehem Baptist’s revival tonight

Members of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Peachtree City will hold their revival this week, Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 20-22, at 7:30 p.m. each night. The host pastor is the Rev. Dwight Elder.

Guest preachers will be the Rev. Dr. Eric Gurley of Flintridge Baptist Church in Fayetteville on Wednesday, Elder Daniel Smart of Edgefield Baptist Church, also in Fayetteville, on Thursday, and the Rev. Anthony Williams of United in Faith Christian Ministries of Jackson on Friday night. Read More»

Maki-Metzger engagement

Nicole Mae Maki engaged to Capt. Andrew Joseph Metzger, USAF

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Maki of Reno, Nev. and Ms. Toni Maki of Sparks, Nev. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Mae Maki to Capt. Andrew Joseph Metzger, USAF, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Metzger of Peachtree City, Ga.

Nicole is a 2005 graduate of Wooster High School and a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Read More»

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City, Ga. was born November 29, 1971 and passed away on August 15th of this year.

She was preceded in death by her mother Eva Pushkar.

Larysa was a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in early childhood education. While she enjoyed teaching, her passion was serving and helping others through service in her local church. She was extraordinarily sacrificial in these efforts and through her example she inspired others and impacted many lives. Read More»

About the Lake Peachtree dam issue and stormwater ‘fees’

I’d like to add my thanks to Mr. Charles Phillis for his very informative letters and constructive criticism of the way the Lake Peachtree dam issue is being handled. It seems that the city-county is at least appealing the EPD’s classification, no doubt due in some part to Mr. Phillis’s first letter. Read More»

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