Peachtree City

Survey says . . . gas golf cart ban ahead

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council will consider a ban on gas-powered golf carts that would grandfather existing gas carts for 10 years.

But grandfathered carts too would be banned from the city’s paths and streets in 2020 under the proposal brought forth by city staff. Read More»

PTC Council meets to break tax hike dispute gridlock

Peachtree City Mayor Don Haddix (file photo).

Thursday night at 6:45 p.m., the Peachtree City Council is slated to host a public hearing on increasing the city millage rate by as much as 1.25 mills. Read More»

Former Chief chases soccer dream

Omar Jarun (in red) avoids the legs of an opponent in a game last season. Jarun, a defender from Peachtree City and a graduate of McIntosh High School, plays professional soccer in Poland for Pogon Szczecin. Photo/Special.

Omar Jarun plays defense for pro team in Poland

For the majority of soccer players, the peak of their career is making the state tournament in high school. A smaller group of those players experience the highs of winning a state championship and an even smaller percentage go on to play soccer in college. A tiny fraction of those players will advance from there to play semi-professionally or professionally. Read More»

Wenzel unsuitable for superintendent

To the Fayette County Board of Education: I read each of the candidate’s applications and was struck by the lack of [Lyn] Wenzel’s suitability for the position in relation to the other two seemingly good choices.

Furthermore, I am surprised she is even being considered since she was a significant member of Dr. DeCotis’ totally flawed and failed administration.

I have spoken with many well-informed Fayette County residents and I can say without hesitation that none of them has a favorable opinion of Wenzel or of Dr. DeCotis’ former administration. Read More»

Put egos aside, do the right thing for PTC budget

There are a number of challenges the Peachtree City’s City Council has to face in the coming months from the 2011 millage: Whether to budget $150,000 for the Development Authority, whether to annex 70-plus acres of land to our south to allow an industrial complex, the westside annexation, and the Walgreens on Ga. Highway 54, to name just a few.

It would be a challenge for any administration. Read More»

Robuck-Rivers Engagement

Katie Ann Robuck engaged to Dr. Andrew James Rivers

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth William Robuck of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Ann Robuck, to Dr. Andrew James Rivers, son of Dr. and Mrs. Dexter Rivers of Mobile, Ala. Read More»

New Neighbors League sets amnesty day

The Peachtree City Chapter of New Neighbors League Club will hold its annual Amnesty Day on Thursday, Aug. 5, at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway. The day will begin with coffee at 9:30 a.m. followed with a meeting at 10 a.m. Read More»

Verlo Mattress Store is helping PTC get a better night’s sleep

Consumers in the area have two choices when purchasing a bed. They can buy one off the shelf or have a mattress custom made just for them at Verlo Mattress Factory Store in Peachtree City.

According to a study from The Better Sleep Council, an uncomfortable mattress is one of the top three factors robbing people of sleep, along stress and illness. Tossing and turning at night is the result of sleeping on a bed that restricts the flow of oxygen and nutrients to your muscles. Read More»

Top 2009 PTC agents recognized by Coldwell Banker Bullard

Jim Qualls was recognized recently as the 2009 Top Producing Agent for Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty’s Peachtree City/Fayette County office. Stephan Curcio was the office’s No. 2 producer for the year, while Donna Lasseter was No. 3.

The recognition came at the Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty organization’s annual awards event.

Several agents from Bullard’s Peachtree City office also received recognition at the Fayette County Board of Realtors’ Annual Awards Luncheon for their performances in 2009. Read More»

Hot Spring Spas has a lot to offer this month

“August at the Hot Spring Store is Hot, Hot, Hot,” said Lisa Reeder of Hot Spring Spas of Peachtree City. Among the specials this month are $2,000 for the Hot Spring “ARIA,” Consumer Digests Best Buy for a hot tub. There is also a trade-in special, add $500 on to the trade-in value guide’s price for your hot tub. (Good only for Hot Spring, Limelight, Tiger River, Hot Spot and Solana)

The local Hot Spring Dealer offers a variety of quality products. Read More»

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