Peachtree City

Resident asks for caution on new Walgreens size

A Peachtree City resident Thursday night urged the Peachtree City Council to do all it can to control the size of the new Walgreens drugstore that will be built at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.

The Walgreens will be built on the same site currently occupied by the Ruby Tuesday restaurant. The restaurant building will be torn down and replaced with a new Walgreens structure.

The new building will be three times the size of the existing structure, and that is what Phyllis Aguayo told council she was concerned about. Read More»

Council approves CVB's budget

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council unanimously approved 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. Read More»

Shakerag returns for 33rd year, Sept. 18 and 19

It’s time for the 33rd annual Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival in Peachtree City. The Peachtree City Parks and Recreation Department will host the festival Saturday, Sept.18 through Sunday, Sept. 19, and will be held at Shakerag Knoll located at 191 McIntosh Trail, in Peachtree City.

The hours on Saturday are from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and 12-5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking is free. Read More»

From Calvary to Carriage Lane ... pastor celebrates 20 years in Peachtree City

the Rev. Dr. W. Douglas Griffith and his wife, Cindy

Members of Carriage Lane Prebyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City, celebrated the Rev. Dr. W. Douglas Griffith’s 20th anniversary as their senior pastor on Sunday, August 15. Griffith and his wife, Cindy, were surprised at the morning worship service by guest preacher and friend, the Rev. Dr. Jon Payne and visiting family members. A special church luncheon followed the service. Read More»

South Gate Ministry’s Bible study starts Sept. 16

South Gate Ministry Training Center announces its inaugural inductive Bible study, The Book of Acts. The Institute aims to promote and engender a biblical worldview among Christians everywhere, to equip, present and future, to correctly and effectively handle the Word of God, and to provide a scriptural foundation for understanding God’s will for his people through intensive inductive Bible studies. Read More»

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»

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