Peachtree City

New confirmands at Word of God

Newly confirmed youth at Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City shown above with Pastor John Fraser, include (L-R) Jack Drury, Will Resler, Caitlyn Switzer, Abby Helvig, and Lindsey Poff. Photo/Special.

Newly confirmed youth at Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City shown above with Pastor John Fraser, include (L-R) Jack Drury, Will Resler, Caitlyn Switzer, Abby Helvig, and Lindsey Poff. Photo/Special.

Summer track series on the way this week

Participants from last year’s track series. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Running Club has announced the schedule for its 2014 summer track series, which is open to runners of all ages and abilities.

Meets will take place Wednesday evenings from June 4 to July 2 at Riley Field adjacent to Peachtree City Elementary School. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with the first event at 6:30 p.m.

Participation is free for all runners and spectators. Read More»

Another stuck truck in what was Lake Peachtree

Another stuck truck in what was Lake Peachtree

Curious motorists are continuing to venture out onto the exposed bed of the drained Lake Peachtree ... but they’re not getting back out. This driver and others are being cited by police with violating a city ordinance forbidding the “improper use of Lake Peachtree.” Photo courtesy Peachtree City Police Department.

CAP cadets post the colors in PTC

CAP cadets post the colors in PTC

Members of the Civil Air Patrol unit from Falcon Field served as the color guard for the Memorial Day ceremony at city hall plaza in Peachtree City Monday. Photo/John Munford.

Lake Peachtree’s future in doubt?

One of the perils of a dry lakebed. From the Peachtree City Police Department Facebook page for May 2: “General parking on unpaved surfaces is generally illegal in Peachtree City. This came out as an accident call, required a full fire department response. For the 2nd time, driving or parking, in what is supposed to Lake Peachtree, will result in a citation and another permanent water hazard.”

Rapson: County may not need lake as water source; report on spillway repair in 3 weeks; no word yet on costs Read More»

Baraty-Kirkland engagement

Sarah Katherine Baraty engaged to Russell Daniel Kirkland III

Bill and Karen Baraty of Peachtree City, Ga. proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Katherine Baraty, to Russell Daniel Kirkland III, son of Rusty and Peggy Kirkland of Douglas, Ga.

The bride select is the granddaughter of Etta Schlobohan and the late Roland Schlobohan of Peachtree City, Ga.

Sarah is a 2007 graduate of McIntosh High School. She received a master's degree in nursing in 2014 and is employed at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens as an emergency room nurse.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Russell and Prue Kirkland of Douglas, Ga. Read More»

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»

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