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Quilting for the kids

Quilting for the kids

Comfort Quilters of First Presbyterian Church Peachtree City and the 217 Quilts they made that are designated for the children of Fayette County Head Start. The Quilters were out at last weekend’s KidzFest/HelpFest/FoodFest event, showing how they make quilts and talking about their quilting ministry. Photo/Special. 

Some Kedron residents say keep that cell tower out of our area

A new cell tower is on its way to the south Tyrone area, which has nearby residents in Peachtree City’s Kedron Hills subdivision concerned.

The tower site is some 303 feet from the nearest adjacent property line, claims cell tower developer Site Concepts Inc, Georgia. Read More»

An uplifting experience in PTC

An uplifting experience in PTC

Anybody care to try bench pressing 300, 400 or 500 pounds or more? The nearly two dozen participants in the 2011 APF Raw event for XTremePower.TV held Aug. 20 at the Wyndham Conference Center in Peachtree City did that and more. Participants for the powerlifting, push-pull and arm wrestling championships traveled from as far away as Florida, Louisiana and West Virginia for the contests. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC’s Imker to run again; 2nd candidate announces for seat Sturbaum is vacating

With qualifying for two seats on the Peachtree City Council starting Monday at 8:30 a.m., the question on the minds of political observers is: “Who’s in?” Read More»

Journey tribute band plays 'The Fred' tomorrow

The summer concert series at “The Fred” may have ended last Saturday with the Edwin McCain/10,000 Maniacs concert, but the Tribute Series will keep the music going. This Saturday, Georgia’s own, Departure, one of the most respected Journey tribute bands in the nation, performs.

“When I was researching the bands last season to come up with the schedule for this year’s series, they were one of the best of all the bands I heard,” said Tribute Series founder Chris Verdon. “Lucky for me, they were from the area.” Read More»

KidzFest, FoodFest and HelpFest tomorrow at Shakerag Knoll

Nothing is free anymore, right?

Wrong!

Kidz Fest is free. The celebration of the end of summer returns Saturday, August 27th from 11 a.m. -3 p.m. There will be free rides, free prizes for the kids and free parking. Read More»

PTC company to expand with high-paying jobs

Council OK's $50K grant for unnamed 'large' business

A large existing Peachtree City company is gearing up to expand with a number of high-paying jobs, and the city council Thursday approved offering a grant of up to $50,000 in return. Read More»

PTC Mayor Haddix gets prayer request from atheist activist

A Peachtree City atheist has sent in a prayer request to the City Council.

Al Stefanelli, the Georgia state director of American Atheists, Inc. wants Mayor Don Haddix to amend the way prayers Read More»

Half of all regional tax goes to rail and buses

When we arrived for duty in Korea, several wives advised Joye to make sure the kids brought their bikes inside whenever they weren’t using them.

“Is crime that bad?” she asked.

“No, you’re going to be safe,“ they replied, “but there’s still a culture with some of the people that if you don’t secure your stuff, it’s up for grabs because you don’t value it as much as they do.” Read More»

To departing teacher Sue Seifert, thank you

It was a few weeks ago that we learned one of the finest people ever to teach in Fayette County would not be returning to Oak Grove Elementary School.

It was our hope that our granddaughter would have her as her teacher this year, as she had taught our two youngest daughters many years ago, and they blossomed upon experiencing her instruction.

But sadly we learned that Sue Seifert would not be returning to Oak Grove to teach. She was leaving the vocation that not only she loved, but excelled at. She will be caring for her father, and how fortunate he is to have such a daughter. Read More»

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