Peachtree City

PTCUMC to offer ‘Vacation Bible Sundays’ during July and August

Vacation Bible Sundays for all ages at Peachtree City United Methodist Church start July 10 and continue through Aug 7.

A kid-centered worship will begin at 9 a.m. in the worship center. There will be classes offered for all ages from babies to adults.

At 10:30 a.m. there will be a time of fellowship and snacks, and at 11 a.m. there will be one worship service in the worship center that will include a wide variety of talents among members of the congregation.

Dr. Stephen Dodson, the new senior pastor at PTCUMC will speak each week during the 11 a.m. worship service. Read More»

2 more Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Peachtree City

Dunkin’ Donuts announced June 28 the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Peter and Arjun Patel for two restaurants in Peachtree City, Ga. Read More»

PTC parade: Where’s patriotic music?

Peachtree City is one of six cities in the running for Most Patriotic Town, so where was the patriotic music in our 4th of July parade?

From the looks and sounds of the one-hour-and-20-minute parade, it was all about candy, advertising fliers, rock, heavy metal and rap music.

There was one lone bagpiper, one float, and one band playing patriotic music.

What about “God Bless America,” “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “America the Beautiful,” and how about military songs honoring our brave men and women fighting for our freedoms?

Carol Case Read More»

McIntosh High School’s colors turn red, white and blue for PTC’s 4th

McIntosh High School’s colors turn red, white and blue for PTC’s 4th

Students from Peachtree City's McIntosh High School show their school and patriotic spirit during the Monday morning July 4th parade. Click here for a gallery of parade photos. Photo/John Munford.

Keeping our water clean: MHS Adopt a Stream

By Matthew Niebes
Special to The Citizen

Moving into its eighth year in existence, the McIntosh High School Adopt a Stream program is part of a state run, volunteer based research program in which students test water quality in various sites around the state. Participants regularly perform various chemical, biological, and bacterial tests on the water in their sites to determine the quality of the water and discern any foreign pollutants. Read More»

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Read More»

2 PTC churches join for free July 4th community cookout

Two Peachtree City churches are joining forces to host a free community picnic immediately before the July 4 fireworks.

First Baptist Church and First Presbyterian Church are planning to feed up to 3,000 people in a community barbecue starting at 6 p.m. on their adjacent campuses on Willowbend Road. Some 2,000 people were served last year when First Baptist held the event on its own; the figure is up this year because of the help from the neighboring congregation. Read More»

PTC cart path flasher quickly arrested

A man who flashed a female jogger on a Kedron Village golf cart path Wednesday morning was nabbed by Peachtree City Police within a few minutes and a few blocks of the incident, said Capt. Rosanna Dove, public information officer. Read More»

UPDATED: PTC plant evacuated after sulfur odor is reported

UPDATED for June 29 print edition — Reports of a sulfur smell in the Avery Dennison Corp. plant on Ga. Highway 74 South in Peachtree City June 27 led to the temporary evacuation of up to 90 employees and a portion of the facility but no definitive answer as to the cause of the smell. Read More»

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