Peachtree City

Brown lacks ability to build good relationships with other officials

Among accomplishments of this county commission are empowering managers and directors to rapidly and efficiently deliver services and managing financial resources in these rough economic times. With passage of the new budget just last week, we have reduced the total county budget over seven million dollars and spent six million dollars less than the revenues received during those same three-plus years.

Savings were accomplished in four major areas: 1. Elimination of an insurance consultant and requiring proposals resulted in savings of near four hundred thousand dollars per year. Read More»

Music-filled weekend at 'The Fred'

WCR on Friday, Boz Scaggs on Saturday

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater will be rocking this weekend as it plays host to two nights of music. On Friday, July 9 the World Classic Rockers take the stage. The band features former members of groups Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toto, Santana, Steppenwolf, Journey and Boston playing classic rock hits. Then on Saturday, July 10 ‘The Fred’ plays host to a night of blues with Boz Scaggs as the part of the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Read More»

Mrs. Linda Mae Mortiz of Peachtree City

Mrs. Linda Mae Mortiz of Peachtree City, GA died Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband Todd and her son Shane.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Michael Kingery officiating.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Peachtree City, GA (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Watermelons and Independence Day festivities in PTC

Kids of all ages enjoy watermelon eating at Peachtree City's Drake Field July 3rd. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Kids of all ages enjoyed watermelon eating contests and other Independence Day festivities at Drake Field in Peachtree City Saturday following the annual parade. The city celebrated the Fourth a day early this year, culminating in a spectacular 18-minute fireworks display over Lake Peachtree that was enjoyed by many thousands. See other holiday photos here.

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City died Tuesday June 29, 2010.

He is preceded in death by his parents Gordon & Irene Ferguson Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife Margie of Peachtree City; children, Debbie Cook, Shirley Brown, both of Sharpsburg; Jamie Perrie of Monroe, Ga.; Rebecca Sargeant of Hollonville, Ga.; 8 grandchildren; brothers Sidney Brown of Athens; Jack Brown of Savannah; Jerry Brown of Montezuma, Ga; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City, GA died June 29, 2010.

Mrs. Utt was born in Canada and employed at Delta Air Lines. She was a loving wife, mother & grandmother.

She is survived by her husband Robert Utt; sons David Utt & wife Jennifer, Gary Utt & wife Christy; grandchildren Spencer, Connor, Jenna and Ben Utt, all from Peachtree City . Read More»

PTC's Imker wants details on cart path plans

At Peachtree City’s last budget meeting a few weeks ago, City Councilman Eric Imker inquired about the details of how the city will spend its projected funds next year for golf cart path maintenance Read More»

4 PTC Walmart employees charged with theft

Four employees of Peachtree City’s Walmart store were indicted June 18 for stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and groceries from the company.

The biggest tab was racked up by Melissa Reeves, 23, of Cardinal Road, Jonesboro who is accused of gaining $6,959 in the scam, according to the indictment. Read More»

Safety zone set for PTC fireworks

The Peachtree City Fire Department has released a map showing the 700-800 feet safety zone established for the annual fireworks show over Lake Peachtree. This year all PTC festivities will be held on Saturday, July 3.

In order to ensure a safe environment for residents and visitors viewing the fireworks presentation, a buffer of 700-800 feet in all directions from the area of discharge must be maintained. All safe areas will be marked by red or yellow security tape, placed in the area by July 2. Read More»

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