Peachtree City

Brown: 2 of us tried to stop wasteful county spending, but 3 said no

The frustration level is extremely high at the county government level. First, a new ordinance was passed on a 3-1 vote to force citizens to register to speak at government meetings. The new ordinance is so broad in its restriction of free speech that any comments that might embarrass the chairman or the other commissioners are now cause for removing a citizen from a public meeting (I am not making this up). Read More»

Twilight Theatre will cut ‘Footloose’ next two weekends

The cast of “Footloose” on stage at The Frederick Brown Jr.. Amphitheater. Photo/Special.

The Twilight Theatre is proud to present the high-energy dance musical, “Footloose,” opening Friday night, Sept. 2 at the beautiful Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City.

The perfect way to end the summer, “Footloose” (directed by Tanya Gruber; assistant directors Nora Wilfong and Marissa Shenkle) features high-spirited dancing (choreographed by Brenda Hotard), costumes from the 80’s (coordinated by Leah Larson), and music you’ll want to sing along with (music directed by Alison Chambers; assistant music director, Allie Duncan). Read More»

Senoia man arrested on charge of following ex-wife

Divorce settled in May after contentious 3-year court battle

A Senoia man has been arrested and charged with aggravated stalking for allegedly following his ex-wife in violation of a protection order, police said.

Greg Crook, 45, contends that he did not violate the order because he was at Riley Field in south Peachtree City legally to pick up his daughter, whom he has custody of, from cheerleading practice. Read More»

Toga Trot’s Never Evers cross finish line despite the odds

Toga Trot’s Never Evers cross finish line despite the odds

Together the Dolce Atlanta Peachtree Hotel & Resort, First Step Physical Therapy, the Atlanta Southern Crescent Alumnae Panhellenic Association (ASCAPA) and the Rotary Club of Peachtree City all sponsored the 4th annual Toga Trot 5K and 1-mile walk/run this past weekend. On Aug. 27, spectators watched as the runners, walkers, and rollers left The Dolce and then returned to cross the finish line. What they didn’t see was the initial prognoses of the “Never Evers.” The participants were told by medical experts that they would never ever walk again. Read More»

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»

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