Peachtree City

Attend HOA seminar at City Hall

The PTC Civic Association is cosponsoring a 2010 PTC Neighborhood Empowerment Seminar with the community law firm Weissman, Nowack, Curry and Wilco this Saturday, Oct. 2.

The city of Peachtree City is hosting the event from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall.

The seminar is geared towards helping neighborhoods in the city be more effective maintaining their property values, organizing and communicating with each other and the city, and promoting their collective voice through collaboration with the PTC Civic Association (PTCCA). Read More»

Drum beats for the dragon boats on Lake Peachtree

Dragon boats race on Lake Peachtree Sept. 25, 2010.

The weather was warm and skies were picture perfect Saturday at Drake Field in Peachtree City as teams from local companies, organizations and governments took to the waters of Lake Peachtree for the 4th Annual Dragon Boat Races, with two of the competing boats shown above. Both teams from Falcon Aviation Academy took home top honors as overall first and second place finishers. Complete with fun, food and excitement for the whole family, the annual event was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City and Peachtree City Tourism. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Reader: ‘I trust news from The Citizen, but not political opinions’

As a five-year citizen of Peachtree City, I frequently read your newspaper both in print form (usually on the front porch, Saturday morning while enjoying coffee) or online. I find your newspaper to be an excellent source for local news. When I hear of something happening I immediately go online to Thecitizen.com to verify the information, and I have confidence that your information is accurate. In fact, I can’t think of any major mistakes your newspaper made in the years I’ve been reading it. Read More»

Christian Singers Workshop, Cabaret is this weekend in PTC

Atlanta Christian College will host a Christian Singers Workshop on its satellite campus in Peachtree City Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1 and 2. Keynote speaker will be Sandra Dudley, assistant professor of commercial voice at Belmont University in Nashville.

Created to meet a need helping singers learn updated vocal techniques, the workshop focuses on singing skills used in praise and worship, inspirational, adult contemporary, gospel and pop styles. Read More»

COS will hold clinics, bless the animals this weekend

Christ Our Shepherd ’s Pastor Miriam Beecher blesses Carol Westbrook’s cat at last year’s Blessing of the Animals. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer two clinics this Saturday, Oct. 2. Flu shots will be administered from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church. The cost is $25.

An Identity Theft Educational Seminar will be offered at 10 a.m., sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. During this free 50-minute seminar participants will learn self-protection practices and steps to take if they are victimized. Call 770-487-8717 to secure a place at either clinic. Read More»

Pine straw fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 16

It’s time for fall landscaping. Boy Scout Troop 279, sponsored by Holy Trinity in Peachtree City, is accepting orders for its Oct. 16 Pine Straw Fundraiser, just in time for fall landscaping projects. The cost per bale is $3 if you pick up your order, $3.50 per bale if the troop delivers it, within the Peachtree City limits. The pine straw bales will be available for pickup at McIntosh High School from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16. The troop will drop off orders for delivery between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. that same day. Read More»

PTC company sued by feds; Wilden Plastics charged with wage discrimination, retaliation

Gerresheimer Wilden Plastics (USA) L.P., a glass and plastics manufacturer based in Peachtree City, Ga., violated federal law when it paid an African-American employee less than non-blacks for performing equal work and then fired her in retaliation for complaining about the discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit announced Sept. 27. Read More»

Marsha Ann Christine Bentley Chafardon, 58, of Peachtree City

Marsha Ann Christine Bentley Chafardon, 58, of Peachtree City, GA died on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

She was born February 22, 1952 in Chester, PA to Layman "Fireball" Richard Bentley and the late Marcella Ann Dolezal Bentley. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and for her love of her relatives, life, nature and patriotism. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by infant son, Gregory Francis Chafardon. Read More»

Great Georgia Air Show arrives Oct. 9 and 10

You can just feel the excitement in the air at Falcon Field in Peachtree City and on Oct. 9 and 10, you will be able to see it.

The countdown has begun, and the 13th Annual Great Georgia Air Show (GGAS) is ready for take-off.

And with a line-up of events featuring gravity-defying jets, thundering jet trucks, vintage warbirds and a one-of-a-kind wingwalking performance organizers are bracing for what could be the “most exciting show yet.” Read More»

Kedron students celebrate Constitution Week

Kedron students celebrate Constitution Week

Students at Kedron Elementary School wore red, white and blue as they celebrated the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the United States constitution. Students were able to participate in many patriotic activities to honor the day. Pictured are Kylie Dickinson, Shannyn Smith, Annisten Leone, Clarence White, Joseph Goss, Christine Kim, Jacob Cabrey, Emmie Cabrey and Sydney Roberts. Photo/Special.

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