Peachtree City

Lame duck Smith meddling in which mayor goes back to ARC

It is truly unbelievable how hard a few rejected people in local government are now working to totally circumvent the will of the people in Fayette County, trying to push the West Fayetteville Bypass forward and keep our county in the regional mass transit plan.

Every year all of the mayors within the county are to gather and select one mayor as the second representative (the county commission chairman is the first representative) to the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). In addition, the mayors now also have to select a mayor for a regional transportation roundtable. Read More»

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Susan Mills, Elizabeth Hiatt, Lori O’Bar and Margaret Alford were part of a seven women team from First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City called to Africa to train early child development teachers in the province of Western. Partnering with Kim Pace, the director of Brackenhurst Ministries, the team served for 10 days, training, teaching children and building relationships. As part of a presentation this past July, these four women sang a song taught to them by one of the Kenyan pastors they met. Photo/Special.

Free ESL classes offered in PTC

Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City will offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults beginning Friday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 12. Classes will meet weekly through mid-May 2011. Students may join at any time.

Class times are Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with childcare available for Friday classes only.

The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City, GA passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010. Read More»

Crowley-Kilgore Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Kilgore

Mr. and Mrs. David T. Crowley of Peachtree City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Natalie Michelle Crowley, to Dr. James Marvin Kilgore, son of Mrs. Dorothy C. Tangren of Athens, Ga., and Mr. Samuel E. Kilgore of Greensboro. The double ring ceremony was held Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Athens First United Methodist Church in Athens. The Rev. Clay Jacobs officiated. Read More»

Widtfeldt-King Engagement

Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt engaged to Taylor Andrew Brooks King

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Widtfeldt of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt, to Taylor Andrew Brooks King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jared King of Provo, Utah.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of McIntosh High School and is currently attending LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she will earn her associate degree in medical applied science in April 2011before transferring to Brigham Young University. She is currently residing in Provo, Utah. Read More»

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

There all sorts of rock and roll dreams. Some people head out to karaoke nights and croon and strut like their favorite singers, while others toil in a garage and hope to have a night of glory on a local stage. Chris Verdon, a Peachtree City resident, had a dream about putting on a concert and decided to do something about it this year. Read More»

Got junk? See the Treasure Hunters in PTC this week.

If you have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around your house, the Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them!
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow, based in Springfield, IL is bringing its five-day roadshow to Peachtree City for the first time this week, starting today at The Hampton Inn (300 W. Park Dr.)

“What we’ve really seen a ton of is gold and silver,” said Matthew Enright, the Roadshow’s Vice President of Media Relations. “As the dollar gets weaker, gold and silver go up in value. The gold market is through the roof,” he continued. Read More»

Family tradition

Parapro Lori Millican and Killian Marshall in the shirt that 12 other members of the McCabe family have worn on the first day of first grade. Photo/Special.

Thirteenth family member wears shirt for first day of first grade

Family traditions come in all forms. But for the McCabe family in Fayetteville, the tradition of wearing the same shirt on the first day of the first grade was extended last week when six year-old Killian Marshall became the 13th family member since 1958 to wear the vintage shirt.

“It’s a simple white linen weave cotton shirt adorned with blue and red diamonds; at a glance, most would say it is nothing special. For the McCabe family, however, it represents decades of memories,” The Citizen reported in 2007. Read More»

PTC couple attends son-in-law's promotion to Brigadier General

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City unroll their son-in-law’s outdoor general officer flag during the promotion ceremony. This flag is placed outside the general’s headquarters and signifies his or her presence. Photo/Special.

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, promoted Col. Paul E. Funk II to the rank of Brigadier General in an Aug. 9 ceremony at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Funk is the son-in-law of Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John J. Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City, Ga. Yeosock was Commander of the U.S. Third Army during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Read More»

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