Peachtree City

PTC to purge council recordings after 1 year?

Audio recordings of Peachtree City Council meetings would be destroyed after one year, according to a policy change recommended by city staff. Read More»

PTC on zombie alert

‘Walking Dead’ cameras coming to Fayette, Coweta

Rumors about zombies have been staggering around in the Peachtree City and Senoia area for a few weeks now, so inquiring minds at The Citizen set out to nail down the facts.

Consider this an official zombie alert. Read More»

No confidence in schools’ budget

I spent the last two days at the Fayette County budget meetings. County Administrator Jack Krakeel, Chief Financial Officer Mary Holland and Assistant Financial Officer Toni Howard did an outstanding job presenting a very complex budget.

This is in sharp contrast to the ridiculous presentation the Comptroller of the Board of Education, Laura Brock, gave [May 24].

In just one short week, her fund forecast changed from a negative of $3.3 million to a positive of $300,000. Unfortunately, her forecasts are like that all the time. Read More»

PTCUMC’s Andone appointed to bishop’s cabinet

One of the three new cabinet members announced recently by Bishop Mike Watson of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church is currently the senior pastor of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. The Rev. Herzen Andone has been appointed to the cabinet and has also been promoted to become the district superintendent of the Northwest District of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The new cabinet appointment will become effective July 1. Andone will serve over 75 charges and 85 churches in this district. Read More»

Loureiro-Little engagement

Victoria Elaine engaged to Mark Allen Little II

Mr. and Mrs. Gustavo Loureiro of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Elaine, to Mark Allen Little II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Little of Loganville.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, and a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a master’s degree in early childhood education. She currently teaches first grade at Timothy Road Elementary School in Athens. Read More»

Feldhaus anniversary

Ken and Sharon Feldhaus of Peachtree City

Ken and Sharon Feldhaus of Peachtree City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 6, 2011.

Married in St. Louis, Mo. on May 6, 1961, they started a family of three children, later moving to Georgia in 1973. They currently enjoy retirement as Ken is a former national account executive with ABF Freight Systems. Recreational amenities and community attracted them to Peachtree City in 1993, where they are members of Knights of Columbus and other civic organizations. Read More»

PTC remembers fallen soldiers

A wreath to remember America's fallen soldiers was placed by representatives of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Marine Corps Detachment.

As thousands of soldiers and civilians worldwide continue to put their lives in harm’s way, Peachtree City residents took time Monday to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

More than a thousand people attended the annual ceremony at the city’s Veterans Memorial just outside City Hall.

And though his remarks were brief, the crowd felt the impact of World War II and Pearl Harbor survivor Roy Mooney, the featured guest speaker. Read More»

Thursday thunderstorm brings darkness to thousands

Thursday thunderstorm brings darkness to thousands

Peachtree City firefighters deal with the immediate aftermath of a powerful thunderstorm the evening of May 26. This downed tree on Robinson Road near its intersection with Wingate Road likely caused the loss of power to many hundreds of homes in the Glenloch area. Across town, thousands of Georgia Power customers in Windgate, Coventry and Golf View homes spent an air-condition-less night after a tree fell on lines at the intersection of Flat Creek Road and Golf View. Power in some areas was not restored until late Friday. Read More»

PCFD comes away a winner

PCFD comes away a winner

The Peachtree City Fire Department won this year’s annual Public Safety Games competition. Firefighter Les Dyer (R) accepted the trophy from Fayette County Athletic Coordinator Kenny Wallace. The competition included events from Frisbee golf to softball, volleyball and a 5K run. The department secured victory on the last day with a second place finish in the softball tournament. Photo/Special.

Bricks in place for PTC Memorial Day observances

Bricks in place for PTC Memorial Day observances

Arnie Geiger (right) sets a memorial brick in place as Jim Ryan prepares to tap it in place. Both men were part of a work crew from VFW Post 9949 in Peachtree City adding new and replacement bricks to the Veterans Memorial in Peachtree City’s Library and City Hall Plaza. This will be the site of the 13th annual Memorial Day commemoration on May 30, starting at 9 a.m. A golf cart procession open to the public will begin at the Gathering Place at 8:30 a.m. and wind around Lake Peachtree to the Veterans Memorial for the start of the event. Read More»

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