Peachtree City

Tom J. Whitehead, 78, of Peachtree City

Tom J. Whitehead, 78, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Dec. 17, 2014 following a brief and courageous battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Albertville, Ala. and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was an air traffic controller and retired from the FAA in Atlanta, Ga. Following his retirement he traveled extensively throughout the world in various positions with aircraft parts companies, supervising major commercial aircraft maintenance projects, and as a volunteer with intercountry adoption agencies. Read More»

Mary H. Meyer of Peachtree City

Mary H. Meyer

Mary H. Meyer of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on Sun., Dec. 21, 2014, at the age of 85. She was the oldest daughter of the late Lester R. and Maxie Lanier Hooks of Millen, Ga.

She retired in 1983 from Southern Bell (now AT&T) after 36 years of service. She began her career as a senior in high school and was a switchboard operator, a Service Representative, and retired as a Business Service Representative. She worked in Millen, Augusta, and Atlanta, Ga., during her career. Read More»

Rezoning is continued until Jan. 15

The rezoning request by Apsilon Hotels LLC that would establish a Marriott Residence Inn in the Kedron Office Park has been continued until the Jan. 15 meeting of the Peachtree City Council.

The rezoning request for the 6.52-acre tract in the Kedron Office Park off North Peachtree Parkway near Ga. Highway 74 was scheduled to be heard at the council’s Dec. 18 meeting but was continued at the request of the applicant. Read More»

Peachtree City's convention bureau achieves Benchmark of Excellence Certification

The Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (GACVB) is pleased to announce that the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau has earned the status of Gold Level Benchmark of Excellence GACVB Certification. Read More»

Charles Clifford Nabors, 73, Peachtree City

Charles Clifford "Cliff" Nabors, 73, Peachtree City, passed away December 17, 2014.

He retired as vice president of Wachovia Bank, after 37 years of service. He was active in the Peachtree City United Methodist Church.

Cliff is survived by his son, Chuck Nabors; daughter Pam Nabors; niece Jeannie (Lou) Leitenberger; and great-niece, Kelly White. Read More»

Council abandons Line Creek Court

The Peachtree City Council voted Dec. 18 to abandon Line Creek Court and a majority of Line Creek Drive adjacent to the site of the upcoming Overlook retail development and the RaceTrac gas station on Ga. Highway 54 West. Developer Trinity-Overlook LLC will pay the city the appraised value of $100,000 for the right of way abandonment. Read More»

Flags with wreaths for veterans

Flags with wreaths for veterans

Fayetteville resident Mason Brook, a cadet with the Civil Air Patrol, was one of a number of cadets and veterans to place wreaths and flags on the graves of veterans at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City as part of the nationwide “Wreaths Across America” event held Dec. 13. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Bomb threat at PTC Walmart one of several across region

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Walmart regional officials decided not to evacuate the store

Notification of a bomb threat at the Peachtree City Walmart Wednesday afternoon was one of a number of similar threats made against other Walmart stores in the region. Peachtree City police and fire units responded but left the scene after Walmart corporate officials decided not to evacuate the store. Read More»

PTC to reverse strict annexation policy?

City wants to ‘market itself’ to expand borders

After more than a decade of tight restrictions on annexing more land into the city, the Peachtree City Council is moving toward reversing that stance on new development. Read More»

PTC Kroger shoppers see cops chase, tase man

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A Riverdale man was arrested on Dec. 14 on charges stemming from his attempt to fill fraudulent prescriptions at the Crosstown Kroger grocery store then fleeing from officers who were called to the scene, police said.

Andrew Menjor, 24, was charged with felony obstruction and felony attempting to obtain dangerous drugs by fraud and is being held in the Fayette County Jail, according to Peachtree City Police reports. Read More»

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