Peachtree City

Residents upset about path closing in Cedarcroft

City says path was temporary and is private property

The blocking off of a dirt cart path in the Cedarcroft subdivision has several Peachtree City residents upset.

Several people have contacted The Citizen in the past few weeks complaining that the path should be reopened as it provided a more direct route from Cedarcroft to the nearby cart path bridge that crosses Ga. Highway 74 north. Currently it is blocked off with posts dug into the ground.

Path users now have to loop around on a path between Cedarcroft and Centennial to reach MacDuff Parkway to get to the bridge. Read More»

Karate studio, shops OK'd for Lexington Circle

A building that will include a karate studio and several shops behind the CVS Pharmacy in the Lexington Circle shopping center was approved by the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night.

At just under 14,000 square feet, the development will be directly across from the townhome development at Lexington Circle.

The front of the studio and shops will face the CVS Pharmacy and Ga. Highway 54, although the city initially wanted it to face the townhomes. This was mitigated somewhat by the significant drop off in grade from the internal road down to the property. Read More»

International festival seeks vendors

The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking artisans, performers and food and craft vendors with an international flair. The 2010 International Festival and Rotary Dragon Boat Races will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Drake Field.

Those attending will enjoy a taste of culture, food and art from around the world. The festival is a vision that is coming to life again this year.  The objective is to raise the awareness of our cultural diversity and increase interest in international commerce though the interaction of the community, business, and the arts. Read More»

Raiders of the Lost Ark showing at The Fred Sat.

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»

Ada Lee Little McDonald, 82, of Peachtree City

Ada Lee Little McDonald of Peachtree City, age 82, passed away peacefully in the early morning on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010 at her home in Peachtree City. Ada was born in Atlanta on July 8, 1928. She was the daughter of the late John Callaway Little and Minnie Ellan Little of Atlanta. She retired from Wal-Mart in Fayetteville, Ga., and worked part-time after her retirement for many years at Publix Supermarket in Peachtree City, Ga. Mrs. McDonald was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to many. Read More»

Hill Parks “H.P.” Huddleston, 97, of Peachtree City

Hill Parks “H.P.” Huddleston, 97, of Peachtree City, died August 10, 2010.

Mr.Huddleston was born and raised in Fayetteville. He was the youngest of ten children of John Calvin Huddleston & Roxie Ana Hall Huddleston.

He retired from Delta Air Lines as a mechanic after 26 years of service. Read More»

PTC fees kill industry deal, 165 jobs

A Jonesboro company that had intended to relocate to Peachtree City has withdrawn from the effort.

Low Temp Industries Inc., would have brought 165 jobs here but has bowed out because the company would have to pay for the city sewer line to be extended to its proposed site at the intersection of Ga. Highway 74 and Redwine Road. Read More»

Mountain man

Glenn Valencia.

PTC cyclist tackled The Rockies

People in Fayette County have heard numerous tales involving superhuman displays of physical endurance before. These pages have told the tales of people who have ridden bicycles from coast to coast, hiked the Appalachian Trail and run countless marathons, triathlons and triathlon marathons (just kidding, we’re not sure if that’s even a real thing ... yet...). Adding his name to the list of people who have pushed themselves to the limit is Peachtree City resident Glenn Valencia, a participant in Ride the Rockies this year. Read More»

Confirmed at Christ Our Shepherd

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City.

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. Read More»

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' at 'The Fred'

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»