Peachtree City

Hwy. 74-Paschall cart path tunnel now open

Hwy. 74-Paschall cart path tunnel now open

The cart path tunnel underneath Ga. Highway 74 at Paschall Road is now officially open.

The tunnel structure itself has been finished since the widening of Hwy. 74 from two to six lanes was completed last year. But the city had to go in behind the project to attach the cart path approaches on both sides of the tunnel.

This turned out to be a more lengthy effort than originally anticipated because of right of way issues involving not just the tunnel but the stretch of path that goes northward from the tunnel toward The Avenue shopping center. Read More»

PTC planners to discuss open space rezonings

An update of Peachtree City’s land use and zoning maps will include changes to a host of city-owned parcels of land that are currently zoned for open space.

The rezonings will only affect city-owned parcels; no private property will be rezoned as a part of the new land use and zoning maps that will be considered this month by the city planning commission and city council.

The new maps and new parcel zonings will be discussed at Monday night’s meeting of the city planning commission.

The commission meets at City Hall at 7 p.m. and the meeting is open to the public. Read More»

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City died September 7, 2010.

Mr. Sage was an executive recruiter for the Robert Sage & Associates Company.

He is survived by his brothers, Randy Sage and his wife Nancy of Peachtree City; Mark Sage and his wife Cathy of Tarpon Springs, FL; nieces and nephews, Craig Sage; Katy Sage; Chris Sage and Brandon Sage.

Mr. Sage was cremated and there were no local services.

Carl J Mowell & Son Peachtree City (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City

Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City, died Aug. 30, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Johnson, brothers, Mike and Shorty Zimbelman, and a sister, Tillie Kennedy. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Chaplain Mangham officiating. Survivors include sons Robert and Joanne Johnson, and Larry and Kim Johnson; grandchildren, Jody and Lee Hamlett, Jennifer and James Chambers, Katie and Scott Kostuck, Jamie and Jason Moore, Cory Johnson, and Matthew Johnson; five great-grandchildren;  one sister; and three sisters-in-law. Read More»

PTC website named one of best in Ga.

Peachtree City’s website has been named one of the top Georgia local government websites by Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference website.

Juggle.com’s review of local government websites extended to both web design and content.

This year the city began broadcasting City Council meetings on the site, and the main page often offers one-stop shopping for those looking for upcoming local events. Read More»

Hwy. 74S detour starts Friday night

This weekend a section of Ga. Highway 74 will be closed to allow the installation of pipes underneath the road at Crosstown Road.

The detour will begin Friday at 11 p.m. and remain in effect through 11 p.m. Sunday night, according to an announcement from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Motorists will be detoured around the area on Crosstown Road, south Peachtree Parkway, Robinson Road and Redwine Road to get back onto Hwy. 74, officials said. Read More»

Wiese to be installed at Christ Our Shepherd

The Rev. Fredrick (Fritz) Wiese will be installed as senior pastor at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City this Sunday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m. A pre-service concert will begin at 3:30, featuring The Christ Our Shepherd Brass, Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Joyful Noise Ringers, and soloist Darren Siegerdt.

Sanctuary Choir, The Shepherd’s Flock Singers, and GraceFlock band will also provide music during worship. Read More»

St. Christopher’s celebrates first Divine Liturgy on new church site

Shown above (L-R) are Matthew Farmakis, the Rev. Fr. George Tsahakis, Steven Wilson and John Soulakos. Photo/Special.

On Sunday, Aug. 28 St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church celebrated its first Divine Liturgy on its recently purchased land on Ebenezer Road immediately outside the Peachtree City limits. Read More»

Holder-Cheek Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Cheek

Hannah Michelle Holder and James Thomas Cheek were married at Gin Creek in Hartsfield, Ga. on July 10, 2010. The Rev. David Rogers, the groom’s uncle, conducted the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Holder of Peachtree City. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Holder of Peachtree City, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ethridge of Chattanooga, Tenn. Read More»

Detour this weekend in PTC on Hwy. 74 South

This weekend a section of Ga. Highway 74 will be closed to allow the installation of pipes underneath the road at Crosstown Road.

The detour will begin Friday at 11 p.m. and remain in effect through 11 p.m. Sunday night, according to an announcement from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Motorists will be detoured around the area on Crosstown Road, south Peachtree Parkway, Robinson Road and Redwine Road to get back onto Hwy. 74, officials said. Read More»

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