Peachtree City

In Haddix coup, Steele is kingpin

Quite a few of us who follow local government issues, actively involved in a revival of Fayette County ethics, land use standards and common sense conservatism, attended last Thursday’s City Council meeting in Peachtree City.

We were attending the council meeting in the hopes of brokering the peace between three council members (Eric Imker, Kim Learnard and Vanessa Fleisch) and Mayor Don Haddix. It has been no secret that a rift exists and the ability to agree to disagree has fallen by the wayside. Read More»

$1.8 million for golf cart bridge? Ridiculous

The idea of spending $1.8 million for a golf cart bridge is unbelievable! Spending this kind of money would be a waste beyond compare.

Why is it needed, how many people will use it and benefit from building it? I don’t believe answers to these questions justify funding it.

Anyone on the PTC council who would vote for SPLOST to fund this bridge to nowhere should be immediately declared insane and put in a mental hospital.

We cannot afford to build or fund these types of extravaganza. There is no real justification for the bridge. We just don’t need this type of senseless spending. Read More»

PTC's McMullen deserves better than he got

The Citizen’s recent article, “PTC city manager ousted; documents show rift with mayor,” will be one of the final articles written about Bernard McMullen, Peachtree City’s city manager since 2003; and although it certainly gets the reader’s attention, it is not at all representative of Bernie’s legacy. Read More»

Don’t be a Grinch — Shop in PTC, Fayette

Turning the corner on November means the holiday shopping season is upon us once again. It won’t be long before all the Whos down in Whoville will be clasping hands and singing in the spirit of the season.

After spending about seven months hashing through Peachtree City’s budget this year, I have a new and different perspective on our friend The Grinch. I see him sneaking around, but not with a bag slung over his shoulder. I see him driving a car and heading outside Fayette County to do his shopping. Read More»

Some lessons in reality to be drawn from last Tuesday’s elections

I would like to take this opportunity to dispel the administration’s notion that the “thumping” they got Tuesday was due to America’s inability to see or understand what’s best for them. Angry and frustrated with the economy, they took out their frustrations on the party in power. Yeah, right. Read More»

Thanks from an older voter to helpful young person at PTC precinct

Last week, while early voting, I had a most pleasant experience happen that restored my faith in today’s young people. Often, young folks of today are assumed to be selfish and inconsiderate; however, my experience proved otherwise.

I arrived at the Peachtree City Library and, because I am now using a walker, parked where I thought I would be close to the entry for early voting.

I made my way to what I thought was the correct door, wondering how I would open such a heavy door while holding on to my walker. Read More»

New Lutheran Church now meeting in Peachtree City

The congregation, all charter members, of Word of God Lutheran Church gathered for a photo following the recent Reformation Sunday service. The new church worships at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Word of God is affiliated with the newly formed North American Lutheran Church (NALC) and is the first church in the Atlanta area to be associated with the new denomination. Photo/Special.

The Charter Members of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City have announced their affiliation with the recently formed denomination North American Lutheran Church (NALC). The congregation will also have membership with Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC). Word of God Lutheran Church will be the first Lutheran Congregation in the Atlanta area to be associated with the NALC. Read More»

Special holiday GriefShare program will be offered tonight

“Surviving The Holidays” is a special GriefShare seminar offered by Holy Trinity Catholic Church to help those dealing with grief during the holidays.

“No matter how long it’s been, grief can make the holidays a painful time,” a spokesperson said.

The program will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 101 Walt Banks Road in Peachtree City.

For more information, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251.

Bethlehem Baptist will host ‘Male Chorus Night’ Nov. 13

Bethlehem Baptist Church will hold its annual “Male Chorus Night” on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m.

Male choruses from a number of churches in this area will be participating in this fun evening of worship. Everyone is invited.Expect the event to last approximately two hours.

Bethlehem is at 475 Dividend Dr., Peachtree City. For more information, contact Deacon Robert Cofer at croberth@bellsouth.net.

Mrs. Marilyn Anne Sullivan of Peachtree City

Mrs. Marilyn Anne Sullivan of Peachtree City died November 5, 2010.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Terrance and Kathy Sullivan, Mary and Gary D. Crouse, Laura and Mark Russell, and Arthur Sullivan; grandchildren Michelle Crouse, Amy Crouse, Alexandria Russell, Jennifer Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Cynthia Sullivan, Gregory Sullivan, Stephen Sullivan, and Will Sullivan; great grandchildren Jesse Sullivan and Erica Sullivan. Read More»

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