Peachtree City

Kadel Anniversary

George and Greta Kadel of Peachtree City

George and Greta Kadel of Peachtree City celebrated their 60th anniversary Oct. 7, 2010. They were married in Manhattan, at Christ Methodist Church, on Oct. 7, 1950. They met at the Jersey Shore and were introduced by a friend when George was playing in a golf tournament. Read More»

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, 77, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, of Peachtree City, died October 8, 2010.

He was born in Danvers, MA on December 19, 1932. He enjoyed a career as a pilot in the United States Air Force, serving for a year in Vietnam. After retiring from the Air Force, he flew for FedEx for 20 more years. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family. Read More»

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City, passed away on October 7, 2010. Mr. Renfroe enjoyed collecting knives, baseball cards and cigars. He practiced judo, loved bodybuilding, as well as riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Linda Renfroe, of Fayetteville ; his brother Chuck Renfroe and his wife Erin of Jefferson, TN; his sister April Renfroe of Fayetteville ; his grandmother Betty Scoggins of Newport , TN ; as well as several nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. Read More»

PTC cops take on game warden duties; will write fishing license citations

The long arm of city law is moving beyond city streets and cart paths to the shores of lakes Kedron and Peachtree. Peachtree City police are now empowered to enforce a state law requiring all fisherman to have a state fishing license. Read More»

Great Georgia Airshow takes off at PTC's Falcon Field

Great Georgia Airshow takes off at PTC's Falcon Field

The crowds poured into Falcon Field in Peachtree City over the weekend to take in the one-of-a-kind sights and sounds at the 2010 Great Georgia Airshow. A wealth of aerial acrobatics, aerial stunts, fly-bys, vintage warbirds and a host aircraft on display highlighted the two-day event. Click here for a gallery of photos from the airshow.

37-office Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners opens in PTC

Members of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce officially cut the ribbon opening Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners. Photo/Special.

A new, deluxe executive suites facility has opened in Peachtree City.

Located at the corner of Ga. Highway 74 and Aberdeen Parkway, in the space temporarily occupied by the Peachtree City Police Department, the Executive Suites at Aberdeen Corners are advertised as being reasonably priced for this down-sizing economy.

Executive suites are offices that share amenities and administrative services that deliver turn-key solutions with maximum efficiency, said Sharron Singletary, general manager of the facility. Read More»

Somerby unit makeup change approved

Thursday night, the Peachtree City Council approved a redistribution of units for The Somerby senior citizen residential complex off Ga. Highway 74 and Rockaway Road.

Somerby’s total units will remain at 310 despite the changes. It has increased its age-restricted assisted living units from 48 to 74.

In exchange, it will reduce its condominium units from 42 to 30, and its apartments from 150 to 136. Read More»

PTC to tweak celltower rules again

Council wants to vet antenna applications even if no tower involved

Yet again, a proposed new set of rules for the location of new cellphone towers in Peachtree City has been put on hold.

This time, it’s so city staff can change language that would have allowed wireless companies to put an antenna on an existing building or structure without getting a review from the Planning Commission or the City Council. Council decided it wanted to review antenna locations even though they wouldn’t involve a new tower. Read More»

PTC wants light at 74 and BSC

Fire Chief warns of ‘bad accident’ potential without light

Having tried and failed already several times, Peachtree City officials will keep trying to convince state transportation officials that a new traffic light is necessary for safe crossing of the widened Ga. Highway 74 south at the city’s Baseball and Soccer Complex. Read More»