Peachtree City

PTCUMC to host ‘Impact’ March 19

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites all families in the community to “IMPACT — Equipping Families to Grow and Go” Friday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the PTCUMC Family Ministry Campus, 400 Windgate Road, in Peachtree City. The free event will be a time for families to come together in an informal setting for dessert, fellowship, worship and fun. Read More»

Adoption Discovery will meet March 24

An Adoption Discovery group will meet Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City.

Adoption discovery is a straightforward small group curriculum that provides needed information within a community of support. Groups meet once a week for seven weeks, and help provide information on options as a prospective adoptive parent. Read More»

‘Journey to the tomb’ Easter experience set at P’tree City UMC

On Saturday, March 27, Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites all families in the community to take a “Journey to the Tomb,” an event depicting the final days in the life of Jesus.

Set outside in a wooded area behind the church, the journey includes six interactive stations that bring to life the actions of Jesus on Palm Sunday, in the Garden of Gethsemane, during the Last Supper, his crucifixion and culminating with his resurrection. Read More»

St. Christopher announces Holy Week activities

St. Christopher Hellenic (Greek) Orthodox Church at 313 Dividend Dr. in Peachtree City invites the community to participate in its complete Easter Holy Week schedule as follows:

March 28, Palm Sunday: Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. and Service of the Bridegroom at 7 p.m;

Evening services Holy Monday through Friday (March 29-April 2) at 7 p.m. with daytime services on Thursday and Friday at 7 a.m.;

Saturday, April 3: Vesperal Liturgy at 9 a.m. and Resurrection Services at 11 p.m.;

Easter Sunday, April 4: Agape at 11 a.m. Read More»

Helton

Ben and Shannon (Murphy) Helton of Peachtree City announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Rose Helton, at 12:42 p.m. on Jan. 15, 2010, at Fayette Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville. Lily weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz., and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Lil Jones of Peachtree City and Ray Helton of Peachtree City and Bonnie Helton of Peachtree City. Great-grandmother is Gertrude Murphy of Fayetteville.

Raise in the works for PTC Mayor Haddix? Vote may be 3-to-2

As the Peachtree City Council bandied about budget cuts to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars this weekend, Councilmen Doug Sturbaum and Eric Imker said they supported raising the pay of Mayor Don Haddix, who is currently compensated at $9,000 a year [corrected amount].

Council members Vanessa Fleisch and Kim Learnard indicated they would not support the proposal, and Haddix said he would “go along” with whatever Imker and Sturbaum decided. Read More»

Imker’s proposed cuts draw fire from PTC's chief

From left, Peachtree City Fire Chief Ed Eiswerth, City Councilman Eric Imker and Mayor Don Haddix. Photos/John Munford.

Chief Eiswerth criticizes past councils for not increasing PTC’s ‘low’ property tax rate to pay for cost of living raises

With a $1.2 million shortfall projected for the 2010-2011 fiscal year starting Read More»

Fines for false alarms in PTC?

Officers spend equivalent of 4 hours a day answering burglary alarms; only 3 in a year turned out to be real

Peachtree City may soon be considering an ordinance aimed at reducing the amount of false burglar alarm calls.

Last year officers spent 1,511 hours dealing with false burglar alarm calls, Police Chief H.C. “Skip” Clark told the City Council at its retreat Friday. Read More»

Imker: How to cut $1.2 million

Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker thinks the city can eliminate a projected $1.2 million shortfall in the 2011-2012 budget by enacting a series of cuts. Read More»

PTC budget cuts include fireworks, new library books

Facing a $621,000 shortfall for the rest of the current budget year, the Peachtree City Council agreed Saturday to a laundry list of cuts Read More»

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