Peachtree City

Holly Grove will sponsor Shape Note Singing service Sunday

Holly Grove AME Church, 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City, will sponsor a Shape Note Singing Worship Service, featuring the Middle Georgia Note Singers, this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Shape Notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational singing, Shape notes of various kinds have been used for over two centuries in a variety of sacred music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the United States. Read More»

Member at COS celebrates 105th

Fran Kolts

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate with Fran Kolts her 105th birthday this weekend. Mrs. Kolts is a regular worship attender, and she works every Thursday morning with “Holy Folders,” the church’s group of volunteers who collate and assemble the church’s worship bulletins and newsletters. She joined Christ Our Shepherd in 1995 with her daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Francis Sullivan. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC will offer ‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar Nov. 1

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.. Read More»

Giusti signing new book Oct. 27

Giusti signing new book Oct. 27

Local Christian suspense author Debby Giusti will sign her latest book, “The Captain’s Mission” at Omega Book Center, Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4:3-6:30 p.m. Proceeds will assist the Advice and Aid Pregnancy Problem Center, a non-profit crisis pregnancy center serving women in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. Giusti has published nine novels and was recently awarded the National Readers’ Choice Award for her writing. Photo/Special.

Solutions to be unveiled for PTC shopping centers

A variety of solutions to help Peachtree City’s village shopping centers will be presented Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 at City Hall.

The proposals are the result of a year-long study of the shopping centers undertaken by Georgia Tech, along with Peachtree City founder Joel Cowan, village center owners and members of the City Council, Planning Department, Planning Commission and the Development Authority of Peachtree City. Read More»

MacDuff extension makes transportation sales tax list

Will the public vote for the sales tax?

If a region-wide transportation sales tax passes next year, some Peachtree City commuters may rejoice.

The list of projects for sales tax funding was adopted Thursday, and a last-minute bid to add the extension of MacDuff Parkway was unanimously approved. Read More»

Time running out to register PTC golf carts

About one-third of the golf cart owners in Peachtree City have been dragging their feet when it comes to applying for their new decal.

The deadline to re-register is Oct. 31, and as of late this week some 3,700 registrations were still outstanding, according to city staff. Read More»

PTC apartments sold for $9M

The Concord Village apartment complex in south Peachtree City has been sold to an Atlanta-based real estate investment and operating firm.

QR Capital bought the 180-unit complex for $9 million in a recent transaction.

The company plans to conduct a renovation including roof work, amenity improvement and cosmetic fixes such as paint touch-up and landscaping, according to Matthew Hunsicker of QR Capital.

QR Capital also plans to re-market the facility to “improve its performance,” Hunsicker said. Read More»

Food bank starting up in PTC industrial park

Midwest Food Bank, a faith-based agency which collects food donations from companies and distributes it to local non-profits and disaster sites at no charge, is coming to Peachtree City.

Midwest has purchased a warehouse on Parkade Court in the city’s industrial park. The operation is ramping up to have its first monthly food distribution on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Read More»

TDK expansion approved, warehouse and shipping space to be added

It didn’t take long Monday evening for Peachtree City’s planning commission to sign off on a plan allowing TDK to build a 36,823 square foot addition for extra warehouse and shipping space.

The company will use similar exterior materials to match the existing exterior, and no additional parking will be necessary for the site.

TDK will build a new service and loading area off the existing service drive to provide access to the building from the rear. Read More»

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