Peachtree City

Union ‘parasites’ — You mean our teachers, public safety workers?

I wasn’t going to bother to write until I saw the photo in Saturday’s Citizen. The signs said “Time to Stop these Union Parasites” and “Unions Greedy Socialists.”

Terry Garlock wrote about unions in his column. He wrote: “The state collects union dues as a deduction from member paychecks, passing the money on to the unions, who use that money to contribute heavily to Democrat election campaigns”. Read More»

COS announces special services

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate the festival of the Transfiguration of Our Lord this weekend.

The Christ Our Shepherd Brass will play preludes at the Sunday morning sanctuary services, and they will join the choir, handbells, organ, piano and congregation in offering a new anthem of praise. The high school clown troupe will provide children’s sermons.

Ash Wednesday services are at 12:15 and 7 p.m. on March 9. A soup supper is provided before the evening service.

The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Ferris-High engagement

Jamie Christine Ferris engaged to David Jayson High

Mr. and Mrs. James Ferris of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Christine Ferris of Newnan, to David Jayson High, also of Newnan, son of Jeff High of Lawson, Missouri and Lois Bernard of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be attended The University of West Georgia and is currently employed at the law office of Bruce Hagen, Attorney at Law in Decatur.

The groom-elect is a graduate of The University of West Georgia. He is currently a corporal serving with the Peachtree City Police Department. Read More»

Electricity in a box

Electricity in a box

At Crabapple Lane Elementary School fifth grade students participated in a hands on Science lesson by creating their own working electrical boxes. As a part of the unit on electricity students designed, created, and then wired shoebox rooms with working lights and home-made switches. This fun project helped reinforce Georgia state standards on electrical circuits in a real-life situation. Pictured here are students Haley Mason and Quinn Maston. These two students recreated a bedroom scene with working lights. Read More»

Georgia’s Inspector General addresses PTC Rotary Club

Deron R. Hicks, Esq. Inspector General of Georgia Speaks to the Rotary Club of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Governor Perdue, by executive order in 2003, set up the first office of Inspector General. Deron Hicks is the third Inspector General to hold that office. Read More»

Is the future of eyeglasses electric

By Dr. John Henahan
Special to The Citizen

A recent article in the New York Times is the latest to highlight a potentially revolutionary development in eyeglasses for bifocal wearers. Dr. John Henahan of Spectrum Eyecare in Peachtree City says that almost everyone over the age of 45 needs extra help to read.

“Traditional bifocals or progressive lenses (no-line bifocals) have the near portion permanently embedded in the lower portion of the lens,” reports Dr. Henahan. “That can be problematic when you want to look down at a further distance, such as going up and down stairs.” Read More»

2 governors welcome SANY’s new plant, 200 new jobs in PTC

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (second from right) greets Yanping Gao of the China consulate office in Houston following a ceremony Monday to mark the completion of Sany America's assembly building in Peachtree City. Photo/John Munford.

Gov. Nathan Deal Monday joined with Gov. Qiang Zhou of China’s Hunan Province, SANY Group chairman Wengen Liang and other dignitaries to celebrate the first phase completion of SANY America’s North American assembly plant in Peachtree City. Read More»

Helen Leona Steele, 90, of Peachtree City

Helen Leona Steele, age 90, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2011.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by two daughters Shirley and Howard Allgood of Peachtree City, Barbara and G.L. Roberts of Jonesboro; three grandchildren, Tonya Brown of Newnan, Paige Burnett of Peachtree City and Lee Ann Roberts of Jonesboro; four great-grandchildren, Whitney Brown, Price, Cole and Brooke Burnette; two sisters, Letha McGraw of East Point, and Ruth Gilmer of McDonough. Read More»

Safety flare causes minor injury to man at Braelinn Village

A man was treated and released at Braelinn Village Shopping Center Feb. 26 after a safety flare accidentally ignited.

Peachtree City Police spokesperson Rosanna Dove said officers responded Saturday to the parking lot at Braelinn Village Shopping Center at 11:47 a.m. in reference to a person receiving a chemical burn.

Police officers and firefighters arriving at the scene discovered an unknown device that had exploded in the hand of the victim, Dove said. Read More»

Hasluem is New Neighbor of the Year for NNLC of Peachtree City

Hasluem is New Neighbor of the Year for NNLC of Peachtree City

New Neighbors League Club of Peachtree City (NNLC) is proud to announce that Linda Hasluem has been named as their New Neighbor of the Year. She was awarded this honor for her dedication to the club, her volunteer work within it, and her service to the community.
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