Peachtree City

Healthcare forum was Tea Party rally

On Oct. 28, my husband and I attended what was advertised in your paper as a “healthcare forum” for seniors at the Peachtree City Hall.

Upon arriving it was soon evident to us it was a Tea Party Rally and had very little to do, except for 5 minutes or so of a presentation by Linda Mulligan, with our choices in the upcoming Medicare enrollment period. Read More»

Pet owners reflected in names of their pets

Pastor [David] Epps’ recent column (“Members of the Family,” The Citizen, Oct. 16, 2010) brought back tender memories that many of us who have reared several children and umpteen pets of all description, find easy to recall with fondness. Putting down a pet because of a health-related reason can never remove them from our thoughts and memories.

Without sounding too dogmatic I would like to advise new dog owners to spend a little time when choosing a name for their pet. Read More»

PTC Council should re-hear DAPC funding plea

A couple of months ago, City Council members Eric Imker, Vanessa Fleisch and Kim Learnard voted against Mayor Haddix and Councilman Sturbaum’s proposal to increase DAPC’s annual budget funding from $35,000 to $150,000 and to eliminate all of DAPC’s funding.

Concerning the proposal to increase DAPC’s annual funding from $35,000 to $150,000, was DAPC accorded the opportunity by the City Council to publicly present what they would do with that increased funding before this vote was taken? Read More»

Republicans with victory will end up chasing unicorns on the right

By the time this collection of musings from the political left hits the paper, I feel with certainty that the Grand Old Party will have the House back.

Congressman Boehner, with gavel in hand, can begin implementing his “Hell no you can’t” philosophy of undoing two years of policies set forth by the President and his former majority; policies the GOP have resisted like mules resist tugs at their reins.

These Republican principles, which dovetail almost seamlessly with Tea Party philosophy, sound inspiring and empowering when chanted in unison through megaphones: Read More»

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek Baptist

Logan Smith, the 13-year-old gospel singing sensation from Covington, will appear in concert at Flat Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.

Logan began singing at the age of seven and has appeared with the Gaither Homecoming Tour many times. He recorded his first CD, “The Journey Begins,” at the age of 10 and has since recorded several more.

The concert at Flat Creek is free and open to the community.

For more information on Logan go to www.logansmithministries.com or www.myspace.com/logan smithsings. Read More»

Bartels-Buller wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Buller

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Bartels of Peachtree City announce the marriage of their daughter, Erin Diane Bartels, to Thomas Stanley Buller, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buller of Billings, Mont. The wedding took place at a Nuptial Mass on June 12, 2010 at the Newman Catholic Student Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monsignor John Wall officiated. Read More»

PTC Garden Club meets Nov. 18

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. at The Gathering Place in Peachtree City. The topic will be Organic Gardening 101.  Come learn the basics of organic and sustainable gardening and how you can incorporate these principles into your landscape. Larry Dove of Two Doves Farm will discuss what you can be doing now to prepare your backyard garden for the next growing season and what can be planted now.

Larry Dove is the first certified organic grower in Fayette County. Read More»

Contest will award one lucky winner a $5,000 flooring make-over

This fall, Flooring America of Peachtree City is giving consumers the opportunity to win a $5,000 flooring make-over in the Fix My Floor Contest.

Consumers can enter the contest online at FixMyFloorContest.com simply by telling us why they’re in need of new floors.

Consumers also have the option to accompany their statement with an uploaded photo of their current floors.

The Fix My Floor Contest will run until Dec. 30. The grand-prize winner will receive $5,000 in beautiful Downs“ flooring – which includes an extensive line of quality hardwood, carpet and laminate. Read More»

Girl, 16, life-flighted after PTC cart crash

REVISED FOR PRINT Nov. 2 — A woman lost control of a golf cart carrying four children and a teenager off Kedron Drive in north Peachtree City Friday night and careened into a tree. The single cart wreck resulted in the teenager being life-flighted to Atlanta Medical Center. The other four passengers, ranging in age from 1 to 7, and the 24-year-old driver were treated and released at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Read More»

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City, died October 30, 2010.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife Pat Ormsby of Peachtree City; son Mike Ormsby of Newnan, GA; Jeff & Traci Ormsby of Tipton, Iowa; daughter Penny & Craig Steingraber of Sharpsburg, GA; son Todd & Stephani Ormsby of LaGrange, GA; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother Roger Ormsby and sisters Priscilla Kraft and Patty Essex, all of Davenport, Iowa. Read More»

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