Peachtree City

Piribek-Team wedding

Mrs. Rachel Team

Courtney Rachel Piribek of Peachtree City, GA. and Robert Alston Team III of Newport Beach, CA. were united in marriage on April 9, 2011 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C. Reverend Daniel Flessas conducted the service.

The bride is the daughter of Col. John Martin Piribek of Peachtree City, GA and Ms. Susan Howes Piribek of Lexington, VA. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Karen Constantine Howes of Cocoa, FL; the late Dr. Thomas Howes of Morgantown, WV; and the late Mr. Martin Piribek and Mrs. Rachel Cadzow Piribek of Morgantown, WV. Read More»

Pastor, pilot and author Barron signing copies of his book Saturday

Don Barron, a resident of Peachtree City since 1976 has written and published a book called “The Skypilot.” Born in a family of 40 ministers on his mother’s side and seven airline pilots on his father’s side, Barron became a preaching pilot, ordained with the Assemblies of God and flying 747 captain for TWA.

Shorty after moving to Peachtree City, Barron became the founding pastor of the Fayette Fellowship Church of Peachtree City, which later changed its name to Trinity Fellowship and moved to Sharpsburg. He later founded and pastored Calvary Temple, located on Robinson Rd. Read More»

PTC to be test site for high tech automotive mobile devices project

Panasonic, AT&T to explore mobile device, auto connectivity

Peachtree City will be the test site for a special wireless network to link in-car information/entertainment systems with “emerging mobile devices” according to an announcement from Panasonic Automotive Systems, which is located in the city’s industrial park. Read More»

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City, Ga., died May 31.

She was born in Nahant, Mass., on Nov. 2, 1930 and raised in Lynn. Married 60 years to her husband, Will, who preceded her in death 2 1/2 years ago, she saw the world as a young military wife and mother raising her children, Donna Groover of Peachtree City and Steven Landry of Lynn, MA.

She is survived also by her three grandchildren, Brian, Keith and Lauren Groover, who reside in Texas and six great grandchildren: Trevin, Corbin, Anderson, Breslyn, Bennett and Hayes, who all knew her as Nonnie. Read More»

PTC cops seek 2 in Pizza Hut armed robbery

Peachtree City police are looking for two gunmen who robbed the Pizza Hut in Braelinn Village early Saturday morning.

The assailants, armed with medium-sized pistols, entered the unlocked rear delivery door to the restaurant on Crosstown Court, police said. Read More»

Enjoying an upgrade

Enjoying an upgrade

Luke and Matthew Jones are enjoying the new personal computers that are now in the Children's Department of the Peachtree City Library. The three new personal computers and software were purchased and donated to the library by The Friends of the Peachtree City Library. The Friends raised funds for this donation through their ongoing book sale at the library and from several large sales held throughout the year. For more information, or to sign up for emails about library events, contact ptc.library.friends@gmail.com. Photo/Special.

MacDuff tunnel progressing, design set, city working on cost estimate

Peachtree City now has a plan for finishing a cart path leading eastward from a tunnel underneath MacDuff Parkway.

The project has been slowed for several months while city staff got feedback from officials at Camden Apartments, as some of its land will be necessary to accommodate the path.

Camden representatives brushed off the city’s first option, but a second preliminary design has won favor, as long as the city puts up a fence and landscaping in one particular area to keep the general public from entering the complex, city officials said Tuesday night. Read More»

TEEN CERT Camp this July in Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Police Department will be hosting a Teen Community Emergency Response Team (TEEN CERT) camp beginning July 11.

The classes will be held Monday through Friday of that week ending on July 15. The classes will start at 8 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. each day. The camp will be held in the training room at the Police Station located at 350 S. Hwy 74, Peachtree City, Ga. Read More»

PTC still up in the air on tree protection procedures

To free up a significant amount of staff time, Peachtree City may drastically curtail its tree removal permitting process.

At the same time, council is facing some pressure to go the other direction and Read More»

Sewer repair OK’d for Wynnmeade subdivision

A company will soon begin performing sewer rehabilitation work in one of Peachtree City’s oldest neighborhoods.

A contract for the work was awarded this week to Inland Water Pollution Control for $101,775 by the city’s Water and Sewer Authority.

Inland was actually the second lowest-bidder by $706, but the low bid was thrown out since it did not acknowledge several changes that were made to the plan after the initial bid documents were transmitted, WASA officials said. Read More»

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