Peachtree City

All Saints annual summer music camp set for July

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its seventh annual free children’s Music Camp from July 7 through 11. The program is for children ages 5 through 11.

The camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon each day at the church, 225 S. Peachtree Parkway. Parents and friends will be invited to the “grand finale” and graduation presentation at noon on July 11 when the children will demonstrate what they have learned. Read More»

COS will host Lutheroad Day Camp

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host its 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp July 21-25 at the church.

Camp will be Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-noon Children entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year are eligible.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Registration is open at www.coslutheran.org.

Morning activities will take place at the church. Some afternoons are away for projects. Space is limited.

For more information, see the church website, or call 770-487-8717.

PTC ceremonies focus on U.S.’s ‘lost generations’

Representatives of the county’s veterans organizations laid a commemorative wreath in honor of U.S. military members who gave their life for their country. Peachtree City’s Memorial Day event took place at its Veterans Monument at City Hall Plaza. Photo/John Munford.
A hearty crowd came together at the veterans monument in Peachtree City Monday to honor the thousands upon thousands of military servicemen who gave their lives to protect America.
 
Keynote speaker retired Army Brig. Gen. Steven R.

Michael Allen Naber, 55

Michael Allen Naber

Michael Allen Naber, 55, went home to the Lord on May 24, 2014.

Michael is survived by his wife, Sondra, and sons Andrew Michael and Benjamin Edward. Mike is the son of John and Nancy Naber of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is also survived by a sister, Pam Knox (John) of Athens, Ga., and brothers Steve Naber (Marcie) of Columbus, Ohio, and Tom Naber (Lisa) of Sacramento, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Robert Naber (Karen) of Bloomington, Ind. Read More»

Brown: Thanks for support

I want to thank those citizens who took the time to vote and please know that I shall continue to give you my very best efforts on behalf of all citizens of Fayette County.

Special thanks goes to my family and my legion of campaign friends who helped me get my message across to the voting public. It was truly humbling to watch so many people give of their valuable time and financial resources to aid my reelection. Read More»

Help Southern Conservation Trust at ‘Farm to Table’

The Southern Conservation Trust’s annual Farm to Table event is scheduled for Thursday, June 19 at Minter’s Farm.

This is an amazing event, full of good food and good fun. It is SCT’s largest fund-raising event of the year. We are looking to add new sponsors this year to help us in our conservation and public recreation projects.

We have just completed our 20th year of environmental efforts in the Southern Arc. We have experienced rapid growth within the last five years and look toward even more growth in the next few years. Read More»

Memorial Day gatherings set for Monday

This ROTC unit presented the colors at Peachtree City's Memorial Day event last year. Photo/File.

Two Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies will be conducted in Fayette County Monday to honor those who “gave the greatest measure of devotion” serving in the U.S. military. Senoia will also host Read More»

PTC July 4 fireworks to proceed, even if lake remains dry

PTC July 4 fireworks to proceed, even if lake remains dry

Lake Peachtree may be down for some time, but the city’s July 4 fireworks display will go on over the lake, water or none, city officials have said.

The lake’s level was lowered in February to allow residents to repair docks and maintain the shoreline, but structural problems were found with the lake's spillway, putting a halt to plans to refill the lake in April. City and county officials are working together on a plan to temporarily repair the spillway, but the state may force the lake to remain unfilled until permanent repairs are made. Read More»

VFW Prepares for Memorial Day in PTC

VFW Prepares for Memorial Day in PTC

Members of VFW Post 9949 install the most recent veteran bricks at the Peachtree City War Memorial in preparation for Memorial Day: (L-R) Ben Gross, Bud Ellis, Joe Bowler, Arnie Geiger (kneeling), Doug Gray, Bill Camper, Allen Barnes and Al Hogg. Veterans and citizens will be honoring those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, for their country and for the freedoms we all enjoy today. The annual Memorial Day Ceremony is Monday, May 26, at Peachtree City Hall Plaza at 9 a.m. Read More»

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

These swimmers braved the waters of Lake McIntosh May 17 as part of the Peachtree International Triathlon event. Participants also biked and ran the course as it meandered through the city, and the Peachtree City Fire Department was on hand in a rescue boat to help any swimmers who found themselves in trouble during the challenging first phase of the competition. Photo/Kelly Duncan.