Peachtree City

GreekFest 2010 includes Greek dancing lessons

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church of Peachtree City will host its 6th Annual Building Fundraiser, GreekFest 2010, Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Seymour Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

Greek dancing lessons will be offered along with live music and dancing. Appetizers will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30. The “All you can eat and drink” menu includes many Greek delicacies including Dolmathes, Spanakopites, Greek salad, lemon chicken, and Baklava. Adult Beverages and soft drinks are included. Read More»

McAlpine-Coloney engagement

Courtney McAlpine engaged to Capt. Michael Coloney

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herrington of Brazoria, Texas announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney McAlpine, to Capt. Michael Coloney, son of retired Delta Capt. Eric and Mrs. Coloney of Peachtree City.

The bride to be is employed at Miratech Corporation as the power generation administrator.

The groom elect is a 2001 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2005 graduate of Georgia State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He is currently a captain in the Air National Guard in Tulsa, Okla., flying F-16s. Read More»

Lori Anne Evans Funk, age 40

Lori Anne Evans Funk

Lori Anne Evans Funk was born April 4, 1970 in Chester, PA and raised in Millville, PA. It was in Millville where Lori first began to follow her heart teaching and impacting the lives of children. In 2007, she found her dream job working with the Georgia Home School System in Atlanta helping students and teachers achieve their potential. Her great passions in life were her family, friends and Drum and Bugle Corps activities. After a sudden and rare illness, Lori went peacefully to be with her Lord on August 27, 2010. Read More»

Jackson-Cannon wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Cannon

Jennifer Lyn Jackson and Ross Winfield Cannon were married Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the First Christian Church of Macon. The Rev. Richard E. Lanning officiated. Read More»

Boyd-Harp wedding

 Mr. & Mrs. Harp

Lauren Alyssa Boyd and Paul Richard Harp were married at the Peachtree City Church of Christ on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Richard Harp, grandfather of the groom, officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Boyd Jr. of Peachtree City.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Harp of Atlanta. Read More»

Slice of life (and good pizza) at PTC's KidzFest Saturday

Slice of life (and good pizza) at PTC's KidzFest Saturday

Anna, 4, from Peachtree City enjoyed everything the annual KidzFest at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City had to offer last Saturday. The event featured free games, bouncing attractions, entertainment and more. Several local restaurants were also on hand with selections from their menus. Photo/Michael Boylan.

PTC to consider tourism budget

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council is expected to sign off on the $532,021 proposed budget for the city’s newly-named Convention and Visitors Bureau, formerly known as the Peachtree City Tourism Association.

The proposed budget shows the CVB spending $273,204 on sales, marketing and promotion efforts for the city. A large part of the CVB mission is to focus on events that boost the city’s local hotels and motels, which in turn provide revenue for CVB via the city’s hotel-motel tax.

CVB plans to spend $127,000, or 24 percent of its budget, on local tourism events. Read More»

PTC's Falcon Field to host 4th Annual 9-11 Patriot Day

The years pass but the memory of the tragedy that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001 remains fresh in the minds and hearts of many in America. In that regard, the 4th Annual Peachtree City Patriot Day & Freedom Walk will be held on Sept. 11 at Falcon Field. Read More»

‘What’s next?’ as DAPC meets with PTC Council

Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker.

The Development Authority of Peachtree City, which had its funding completely eliminated from the 2010-2011 city budget, will be meeting with several members of the City Council Wednesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Read More»

It's the 'dog' days of August – not coyote days

Something in south PTC is eating pets, even a baby deer; resident blames coyotes, but county thinks it’s more likely a pack of dogs

There was a report last week of the partial remains of a domesticated cat and a small deer, perhaps a fawn, found in the yard of a Peachtree City resident in the area of Crosstown Road and Robinson Road. Read More»

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