Peachtree City

PTC to consider Hwy. 74S. industrial annexing

A 77-acre site just south of Peachtree City may in the future become home of a new manufacturing facility in Peachtree City. Read More»

PTC Council wrestles with range of proposed tax hikes

Citizens will get another chance to have their say Thursday night about the proposed $26.7 million budget for Peachtree City. Read More»

Arsonist torches 2 cars in south PTC

Peachtree City police and fire officials are investigating two recent early-morning vehicle fires that were intentionally set, officials said Tuesday afternoon. Read More»

Does anybody in local government understand debt?

When one contemplates the size of our national debt, currently at $12-13 trillion, give or take a couple hundred billion, and then realizes that there are states that cannot meet payroll without help from the federal government, we simply shake our heads in frustration.

Our blowhards in Congress with little or no business experience from which to draw speak like they know far better than average Americans who actually work and raise a family, all the while balancing their checkbook. Read More»

Animal rescue center needs help with golf cart

Noah’s Ark Animal Rehab Center and Children’s Care Home, Inc. is seeking a golf cart replacement.

Located on 1,200 acres in Locust Grove, Noah’s Ark cares for over 1,000 animals, both wild and domestic, in a park-like setting.

Up to 30 neglected and abused children are also given shelter and professional care.

Since admission is free, literally hundreds of busloads of school kids visit monthly. Many of the handicapped visitors are ferried around the park on golf carts. Recently one of the two older model carts finally died. Read More»

Locals live out rock and roll fantasies at camp with World Classic Rockers

Locals live out rock and roll fantasies at camp with World Classic Rockers

When the World Classic Rockers and their students from their one day rock and roll fantasy camp blew away the crowd at The Frederick Brown Jr, Amphitheater in 2009, Amphitheater and Tourism Director Nancy Price knew she had to bring them back for an encore in 2010.

“So many people loved the show last year and wrote to us to please bring them back,” Price said. “It was the spotlight show that got the most write-ins on last year’s end of the season survey.” Read More»

Student of excellence

Student of excellence

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Megan Beck of Peachtree City, has been recognized as a student of excellence. This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain.  In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American students. Beck, who attends Rising Starr Middle School, was nominated by Laura Benefield (L), a teacher at the school.  Megan Beck will appear in the United States Achievement Academy’s Official Yearbook which is published nationally. Beck is the daughter of Richard and Kelli Beck from Peachtree City.  Photo/Special.

Picture perfect

Picture perfect

The Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City held their 25th Annual Art & Music Showcase at The Bridge Community Center on Monday, March 22.  It was an opportunity provided for local youth (Grades 1st – 12th) to showcase their talent in art and music. There were over 100 entries in the art competition and over 50 entries in the talent competition!  Competition and judging was broken out in  four grade level groups:  First-Third, Fourth-Sixth, Seventh-Ninth & Tenth-Twelfth. Read More»

Tips sought on 2 early morning PTC vehicle fires

Both fires, at nearby subdivisions, were intentionally set

Peachtree City police and fire officials are investigating two recent early-morning vehicle fires that were intentionally set, officials said Tuesday afternoon.

The fires damaged vehicles that were parked in driveways of two homes: one in the Everhill subdivision and the other in the nearby Rockspray subdivision, police said. Read More»

Vote postponed on new PTC cell tower rules

Commission wants City Attorney review of ordinance before vote

The addition of more restrictions to potential new cellphone towers in Peachtree City will have to wait a little longer. Read More»

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