Peachtree City

PTC annex bid OK'd for new company

The Peachtree City Council Thursday night agreed to explore a potential 77-acre annexation of property on Ga. Highway 74 South to house a new manufacturing facility.

The company, Low Temp, is currently in Jonesboro and manufactures kitchen equipment for use in hospitals, restaurants and schools across the nation, according to Ben Casey, the third generation in his family to work with the company.

Council’s approval allows Low Temp to begin working directly with city staff, which will analyze the proposal and provide a recommendation to City Council. Read More»

PTC Council remains at property tax impasse

Members battle over funding for development authority: $35,000 vs. $150,000

The Peachtree City Council continues to appear headed for a deadlocked vote on the millage rate for the 2010-2011 fiscal budget year. Read More»

PTC celltower moratorium extended

Zoning changes OK'd, banning celltowers from conservation-zoned parcels

New, tougher restrictions on new cellphone towers coming to Peachtree City will take a bit longer than planned.

Thursday night the City Council tabled the new ordinance and extended a moratorium on new celltower applications until Aug. 19. Read More»

Christopher Tad Symons, 45, of Peachtree City

Christopher Tad Symons, 45, of Peachtree City, GA died unexpectedly Monday, July 12, 2010 while at his parent’s home in Peachtree City, GA.

Tad was born January 25, 1965 in Augsburg, Germany and graduated from Fayette County High School, Fayetteville, GA and the University of Texas at Austin. He resided in Peachtree City for the past 15 years. Tad enjoyed bike riding, traveling and reading. He was an avid University of Texas fan. He worked as a manager at Wal-Mart and as a Senior Associate at Garner & Associates in Atlanta , GA. Read More»

Gateway intersection to open in October

Road crews were at work last weekend doing grading work for the intersection of Holly Grove Road and the realigned Rockaway Road at Ga. Highway 74.

Recognize this location? It may not look like much now, but it the new intersection on Ga. Highway 74 at Holly Grove Road that is part of the widening of Hwy 74. The project will realign Rockaway Road located just to the south of he new intersection. Once completed in October, the location will become the gateway to Senoia, at least from the Peachtree City perspective. But from the Senoia perspective it will be the long-awaited end of having to take your life in your hands while waiting to turn north off Rockaway.

The New Well

Kelly (L) and Brett Phillips, owners of The New Well in Peachtree City. Photo/Sandy Zimmerman.

Weight Loss and Wellness Center now open in Peachtree City

The Center for Disease Control has recently reported that 67 percent of all Americans are either overweight or clinically obese. To combat this growing problem, The New Well Weight Loss and Wellness program opened in Peachtree City on June 1. It is the first to open in Georgia and is located at 1219 N. Peachtree Parkway near Target. Read More»

PTC man dies following head-on crash

PTC man dies following head-on crash

A Peachtree City man who was seriously injured in a head-on auto crash on Ga. Highway 74 south Thursday morning has died, police said. Read More»

Atlanta Christian College: no decision on new campus yet

School denies rumor that West Point selected over PTC, Newnan

An official with Atlanta Christian College said today that contrary to rumor, the school has not made any official decision about a location for its new campus.

Jeff Haverly, the school's Vice President of Business and Finance, said the school hasn't made any decision about a new location "and nothing has been ruled out either." Read More»

PTC loses out on Atlanta Christian College

School chooses to relocate to West Point

Peachtree City has lost out on its bid to lure Atlanta Christian College into locating its new campus here.

City officials announced last night that the private college has instead chosen to locate at a facility in West Point. The loss is also felt by the city of Newnan, which was announced last year as being one of the finalists for the site along with Peachtree City.

ACC already has opened a satellite campus in an office building in Peachtree City. ACC has yet to formally make its announcement in terms of where its new location will be. Read More»

PTC’s West Village gone for good?

Council unlikely to move to re-annex 800 acres after Appeals Court rules 2007 annexation illegal

The May 2007 annexation that allowed up to 1,075 homes in Peachtree City’s West Village is null and void because it violated Georgia law, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled. Read More»

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