Peachtree City

Dr. Charles Logan Landrum, Jr., 84

The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan Landrum, Jr., 84, retired Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister, died April 4, 2014. He was born March 5, 1930 in Kenly, North Carolina, son of The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan and Marguerite B. Landrum. Read More»

UPDATED — Spillway problems delay Lake Peachtree refill

Flat Creek meanders through what was Lake Peachtree in a photo taken in early March. Photo/Ben Nelms.

UPDATED for print April 5 — The refilling of Lake Peachtree has been delayed due to problems with the spillway that will require repairs, city officials said last week.

The lake was lowered in January to allow property owners on the shoreline to maintain their shoreline and docks. The plan was to have the lake refilled in March.

But a recent safety inspection on the spillway showed that repairs are necessary, and it will take about three weeks for tests to be conducted to determine how best to repair the problem, officials said. Read More»

Developers ready to extend MacDuff Parkway

Wieland says 204-home rezoning necessary to allow funding for road extension to Hwy. 74

Completion of the MacDuff Parkway extension may be coming sooner than anyone might have thought.

Two weeks ago, John Wieland Homes officials announced they were ready to proceed with construction as soon as their partner in the project, Brent Scarborough, was ready. That moment may just be materializing now, as Wieland representative Dan Fields announced Thursday that Scarborough has inked a deal with a developer for an assisted living project. Read More»

Treats help dog charity

Treats help dog charity

There is just no stopping Wendy Maguire and her efforts with the nonprofit Pedal for Pets organization. The second annual Foodies for Fido fundraiser held at March 27 at the Wyndham in Peachtree City featured an array of delectables enjoyed by the several hundred in attendance. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC wants input on entrance sign replacements

As Peachtree City has gotten older, some subdivision entry signs have started to show their age. Read More»

Friends of PTC Library to host poetry workshop April 26

The Friends of the Peachtree City Library annual poetry workshop is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m. at the library. The workshop will be presented by Dr. Brigitte Byrd, who teaches creative writing, contemporary literature, and multicultural literature at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Clayton State University. She is the author of ”Fence above the Sea,” “Song of a Living Room” and ”The Dazzling Land.” Her work has appeared in anthologies including ”Shade 2006,” “Like Thunder,” ”American Diaspora” and others. Read More»

Assisted living facility pitched for east PTC

A 52-unit assisted living facility is being proposed for a 4.7-acre lot off Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City at the Lexington Circle commercial development.

That’s the area just east of McIntosh High School and Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Because such a development is considered a multifamily project under the city’s zoning ordinance, the city council has been asked to lift the city’s moratorium on multi-family housing. Read More»

Rust College Choir to appear at Christ Our Shepherd

Rust College Choir

The Rust College A’Cappella Choir will present a concert at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m.

According to Mary Gipson, president of the Atlanta Rust College Alumni Chapter, “The world famous Rust College A’Cappella Choir is one of America’s most renowned choirs which features broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera, contemporary and traditional gospel. Read More»

Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints Anglican

Jon and Claire Jenkins

Parishioners of Peachtree City’s All Saints Anglican Church recently welcomed the Rev. Dr. Jon C. Jenkins and his wife Claire to the church. Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints.

Jenkins is a native Texan, born in Dallas, and a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin, where he earned a master of divinity degree as well as a doctor of ministry degree with a focus on ascetical theology.

Jenkins served in parishes in both Arlington and Ft. Worth, Texas, for a number of years until he and his wife moved to Atlanta in September. Read More»

Congregation B’nai Israel plans comedy show, auction

Congregation B’nai Israel will sponsor a Comedy Show and Silent Auction Saturday, May 10, at 8 p.m. at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. The show will feature Comedian Keith Barany,

Before the show, a silent auction will be held for items ranging from weekend getaways, to theater and special event tickets, spa packages, fine jewelry, electronics and more.

The cost is $15 per person. All profits go to support religious education, helping those in need and promoting interfaith cooperation. Read More»

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