Peachtree City

Blue DVD kiosks part of NCR venture

Forget Redbox, the Blue Box is in town. And while those blue DVD kiosks say “Blockbuster Express” on the outside, the company behind the venture is Peachtree City’s NCR Corporation, which actually owns and operates the kiosks. The Blockbuster name and trademark are used through a licensing agreement. Read More»

Virginia “Gennie” Buckholts, 51, of Peachtree City

Virginia “Gennie” Buckholts, 51, of Peachtree City passed away February 26, 2011.

Survivors include her daughter Valerie Buckholts Long; son and daughter-in-law Justin Paul & Jessica Buckholts; daughter and son-in-law Heidi & Elijah Buckholts Coker; grandchildren Gabrielle Ann Long, Shawn Auguste Long, Courtney Ann Coker, Jacob Paul Buckholts, and Wyatt Thomas Coker; sisters Sandra Elizabeth Cold Biles and Susan Renee Cold Nash; mother & father Rachael Jane & Paul Cold; also nieces & nephews. Read More»

Sany to mark completion of first phase

This photo was taken last summer during the groundbreaking for the new facility.

Ceremony slated for Monday to recognize company efforts, $60M investment

Peachtree City will be hosting some very important guests from China in coming days as Sany America plans to celebrate the completion of the first phase of its assembly plant and office complex in a ceremony Monday. Read More»

Time running out to respond to PTC survey

The deadline for responses to Peachtree City’s annual citizen survey is Monday, Feb. 28.

The survey seeks citizen input on a variety of issues, with one of the most significant being the citizen’s stance on property tax rates. Read More»

Carol Caracci Abadie, 64, of Peachtree City

Carol Caracci Abadie, 64, of Peachtree City, GA died February 21, 2011.

Mrs. Abadie was born in Baton Rouge, LA to Joseph & Stella Caracci.

She was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years Ron Abadie; daughters Shannon Schiltz & husband Kevin of Marietta, GA and Melissa Abadie DeLoach of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren Madeleine, Mary-Katherine & Mya Schiltz and Jacob Pettijohn; her parents Joseph & Stella Caracci of Baton Rouge , LA and brother Ken Caracci of New Waverley, TX. Read More»

Daniel “Scott” Morton, 52, of Peachtree City

Daniel “Scott” Morton, 52, of Peachtree City, GA died February 20, 2011.

Scott was born in Englewood, NJ to David D. Morton & Janet T. Morton. He earned a Bachelor’s degree and was transportation manager of a logistics distribution service.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years Joy A. Morton of Peachtree City; sons Andrew Morton and Ryan Morton & his fiancé Kristin Edwards, all of Peachtree City; parents David & Joy Morton, Peachtree City; sisters Deidre Manole & husband Mike of Montvale, NJ and Diana Brady & husband Phil of Monassas, VA. Read More»

PTC family safe after late night home invasion

Marlon D. Jones, 22, of College Park was arrested for participating in a home invasion burglary in the early morning hours of Feb. 24, 2011.

UPDATED Thursday 5:46 p.m. — A home invasion in Peachtree City early Thursday morning resulted in no harm to a family living in the center of the Golfview subdivision off Flat Creek Road. Peachtree City Police have arrested a College Park man in connection to the crime.

Twenty-two-year-old Marlon D. Jones, College Park, has been charged with burglary and loitering and prowling in connection to the crime, according to Peachtree City Police spokesperson Rosanna Dove, whose statement follows below. Read More»

PTC nabs gas-siphoning thief

Harrie Rodriquez Mapp, 30, of Carlo Woods Drive, Atlanta, is charged with stealing gas from a local gas station.

Cops: Suspect paid for a little, but got a lot of gas

An Atlanta man has been collared by Peachtree City police for stealing large quantities of gas from a local gas station.

Harrie Rodriguez Mapp, 30, used a white van that had a large gasoline holding container inside, police said. The local investigation began when a local gas station complained of the gas theft in which a subject in a van purchased a relatively small amount of gas but pumped a much larger quantity without paying for it, police said.

It was later determined that several other jurisdictions had similar reports, and Mapp was arrested Tuesday, police said. Read More»

Round 3, North vs. South . . .

Carole Marsh, of Peachtree City, has published a series of booklets called “The Student’s Civil War.” I read one of the booklets entitled “What Was The Civil Was All About?,” and The Citizen published my unfavorable review of the booklet on Feb. 9.

The Citizen has now published, on Feb. 16, a response written by Mrs. Marsh’s daughter, Michelle, president of the family-run publishing company.

Michelle hopes to put me in my place by reciting a number of awards received by her mother and by listing the big-name customers of their products. Read More»

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