Peachtree City

PTC Library closing Jan. 16 - 19

Short closure caused by system upgrade

The Peachtree City Library will be closed Jan. 16 through Jan. 19 for a major upgrade to the PINES integrated library system – the electronic lending network that allows users to borrow books from nearly 300 libraries in 140 counties around the state.

Library users will not be able to access their library accounts online during this time period, and the Library staff asks users to keep checked out materials during the closure. No fines will accrue on the dates the library is closed. Read More»

24th annual Kiwanis Club breakfast is coming

Join about 2,500 friends and neighbors

Get ready for the premier social event of the winter in Peachtree City – the 24th annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.

It’s the place to be on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with about 2,500 other friends and special guests. In case of a snow or ice, the breakfast will be held on Jan. 31. Read More»

Experience firefighting in PTC class

Citizen's Academy will show dangers, give life-saving skills

A Citizen’s Fire Academy is set to begin in Peachtree City on Jan. 22.

The classes, sponsored by Peachtree City Fire Rescue, will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for five weeks – until Feb. 22.

The unusual learning opportunity allows participants to experience fire emergency situations like entering a zero visibility environment to search for possible victims while wearing full protective clothing and also learn how to pump a fire apparatus and handle a fire hose, and also acquire valuable fire safety and life-saving skills. Read More»

Chief's wife 'alert ' after shooting

Maggie McCollom

An incident report has been released by the Peachtree City Police Department connected to the shooting of Margaret McCollom Read More»

Juanita Messer Tucker, 84, of Peachtree City

Juanita Messer Tucker

Mrs. Juanita Messer Tucker, 84, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Southland Nursing and Rehab. She was born January 1, 1931 in Caroleen, N.C. to the late Heyward Powers and Gertrude Hollifield Powers.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Tucker.

Juanita grew up in Spartanburg South Carolina and spent most of her life being a florist which she very much enjoyed.

Survivors include sons, Clyde Messer, Jim Messer and Doug Tucker; grandchildren, Keith Messer, Katie Tucker, Justin Messer and Brian Messer and several great-grandchildren. Read More»

PTC theft at The Avenue has cops looking for suspects

Surveillance video stills of the suspects.

Peachtree City police are searching for two males who stole more than $1,000 in merchandise from a store at The Avenue Read More»

Golf cart injures pedestrian on Lake Peachtree bridge

Golf cart injures pedestrian on Lake Peachtree bridge

A golf cart struck a pedestrian before sunrise Wednesday morning on the bridge across Lake Peachtree Read More»

New connector opens at McIntosh High School

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Jan. 6 to officially open the second floor connector between the two classroom buildings at McIntosh High School in Peachtree City to students and staff. Among those in attendance for the opening were members of the Fayette County Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Jody Barrow, various county-office personnel, principals of neighboring schools and parent volunteers. Photo/Submitted.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Jan. 6 to officially open the second floor connector between the two classroom buildings at McIntosh High School in Peachtree City to students and staff. Among those in attendance for the opening were members of the Fayette County Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Jody Barrow, various county-office personnel, principals of neighboring schools and parent volunteers. Photo/Submitted.

More power to the medics

More power to the medics

Paramedics with the Peachtree City Fire Department recently demonstrated the use of one the department’s three new battery-operated LUCAS chest compression units. A proven life-saver, the new units are in addition to the one pneumatic LUCAS unit already in use by the department. Pictured from left are paramedics Philip Stusak, Ashlee Koontz and Nick Bishop. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Motorcyclist fatally injured Tuesday in PTC collision

Photo of wreck scene from Peachtree City Police Department.

UPDATED 12:01 a.m. Wed. Jan. 7, 2014 — A vehicle turned into the path of an oncoming motorcyclist Tuesday afternoon in Peachtree City, causing fatal injuries to the motorcyclist, Robert McElwaine, 28, Read More»

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