Peachtree City

Vickers discusses Friendship Force with PTC Women’s Civic Club

Kent Vickers is pictured presenting a Friendship Force Pin to Janet Werner, First Vice President, Peachtree City Women’s Civic Club. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Women’s Civic Club was very honored recently to have Kent Vickers, Membership Chairman, Friendship Force of Greater Atlanta, as their Guest Speaker. The Friendship Force is a global network of clubs that coordinate group exchanges between club members from different countries. The organization was established in 1977 with the support and endorsement of President Jimmy Carter, and currently has 367 clubs in 55 countries on 6 continents. Read More»

Spring Bird Walk at Sams Lake Sanctuary, Apr. 17

Join fellow nature lovers on a fun and informative morning Bird Walk on Saturday, April 17th at Sams Lake Sanctuary in Fayette County.  Brock Hutchins will lead the guided walk at the scenic wetland preserve owned by Southern Conservation Trust.

Hutchins has led many field trips and is the coordinator of the Peachtree City Christmas Bird Count for Audubon.

Sams Lake was donated to the Trust by the Ferrol Sams family in 1995.  The shallow ponds and nesting islands draw many native and migrating bird species, including green and blue heron, egrets and hawks.  Read More»

Beyer makes Phi Beta Kappa at Agnes Scott College

• Megan Beyer of Peachtree City has been initiated into Agnes Scott College’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the second oldest chapter in the state of Georgia. Megan is the daughter of Julia Beyer and Matthew Beyer.

Agnes Scott is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college for women and is known for its dynamic and challenging intellectual community, which includes outstanding students such as Megan. Read More»

5K run to benefit recovery programs for women

A 5K run to benefit Wellspring Living will be hosted at The Bridge Community Center in Peachtree City Saturday, April 24 at 9 a.m.

Wellspring Living helps rescue young girls forced into prostitution and also women who have been victimized by childhood trauma.

The entry fee is $25 and registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants may also register by visiting wellspringliving.org/event-5k and clicking on the green button to register for the race. Read More»

McIntosh cart paths may become 'no parking' areas

Will PTC Council enact the first-ever cart path “no parking” area for students?

Students who drive their golf carts to McIntosh High School may lose the ability to park along the cart paths just off school grounds. Read More»

Army Spec. George N. Hunt has graduated from basic combat training

Army Spec. George N. Hunt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Read More»

Douglas E. Hefty, 80, of Peachtree City

Douglas E. Hefty, 80, of Peachtree City, formerly of Marietta, died Thursday, April 8, 2010.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Chapel, Marietta, with Reverend Mark Barbour officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta. Read More»

PTC might keep voice control for pets

Peachtree City Police Chief H.C. "Skip" Clark.

It looks like Peachtree City’s voice control option for animal control just might stay after all.

City staff has withdrawn a recommendation to adopt a leash requirement, in part because it would have prevented a small percentage of dog bites and incidents. Read More»

Volunteers from Erin's Fight clean up PTC dump site

Volunteers from Erin's Fight clean up PTC dump site

A local group dedicated to raising money to combat Multiple Sclerosis last weekend turned its energy to a massive cleanup project with Keep Peachtree City Beautiful. Read More»

Angelina (Angie) Soldovere, 68, of Peachtree City

Angelina (Angie) Soldovere, 68, of Peachtree City, GA died peacefully with her family by her side on April 8, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

She was a sweet, vibrant, and loving woman who cared for her family, her many loving friends, and beloved animals she brought into her home. Born July 21, 1941 and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of Louis and Antoinette Portanova. Read More»

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