Peachtree City

Tools to help Haiti

Tools to help Haiti

Tom Arsenault surveys the donation of a large variety of tools secured by “Tools for Empowerment” for use in the Caribbean nation of Haiti. The tool donation and recycling center is located at 341 D-Bob Industrial Way in Peachtree City. Arsenault said the organization will be working with churches and schools to expand the efforts of Tools for Empowerment. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC Council to take another look at 650-home proposal Thurs. night

Peachtree City Hall.

The Peachtree City Council on Sept. 4 will take another look at text amendment changes to the LUR-14 (Limited Use Residential) zoning ordinance being proposed by Kolter Homes. Among the proposals is one that would allow up to 200 certificates of occupancy prior to extending MacDuff Parkway.

Kolter wants to build 650 homes in Wilksmoor Village on the city’s northwest side while John Wieland Homes has plans for another 200 homes. Read More»

MacDuff extension: When will it open?

Road to feature two accesses to Hwy. 74

Residents hoping for traffic relief on MacDuff Parkway learned that there will now be two points that cars can get on Ga. Highway 74. Senior planner David Rast explained that there will be a railroad bridge over the CSX tracks about 1,000 ft. from Senoia Road. He also added there will be an at-grade crossing at Senoia Road.

The road extension will be a welcome sight for residents in Wilksmoor Village, who currently only have one way in and out of their homes every day: Ga. Highway 54 West.
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Divas Half Marathon arrives in PTC

Graphic from the official website for the race events.

Boas, tiaras at finish line

The Divas Half Marathon and 5K national race series arrives in Peachtree City this weekend, and even before Read More»

Osmose to build HQ in PTC Industrial Park

Osmose to build HQ in PTC Industrial Park

UPDATED — By the first week of October, ground will be broken on Peachtree City’s latest “get” — another corporate headquarters. Read More»

Skateboard artistry

Skateboard artistry

Peachtree City resident Adam Barteski was one of many skateboarders participating Aug. 30 in the second annual Opekuat Great Skate Across Peachtree City. The event led boarders to the new skate park at Shakerag Knoll where more than 80 people gathered to get an up-close look at some high-flying skills. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Pastor’s study begins Sunday

Peachtree City United Methodist Church is launching its new Pastor’s Study, Sunday, Sept. 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at its Robinson Road campus.

PTCUMC’s senior pastor, Dr. Steve Dodson, kicks off this adult program with a series titled, “Developing Christ-like Character.”

Participants will take a five week (Sept. 7 – Oct. 5) journey through the scriptures discussing what it means to reflect Christ in their life, with their family, at work, and in society. Read More»

Beth Moore study begins

The Beth Moore Bible study, Daniel, will start Sept. 16 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. Book cost is $19.

Register online at www.ptcumc.org or call Karen Hunt, 770-487-6499. for more info. Book payments are due at least two weeks prior to the start date.

Tickets for Christian City’s Chair-ity event now availabl

Ticket sales for Christian City’s annual Chair-ity event, a major fund raiser, have now begun and tickets may be purchased online for $25 at www.christiancity.org.

This year’s event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree in Peachtree City.

Dress is casual for the drop-in event and ticket prices cover both food and drink.

Proceeds from the event support the homeless children who live at The Children’s Village.

For more information, or to find out about becoming a sponsor contact Ashley Bonner at 678-466-1093.

Irvin R. Vicknair, 84, of Peachtree City

Irvin R. Vicknair

Irvin "Irv" R. Vicknair, 84, a 38-year resident of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on August 28, 2014. "To make a long story short," he was born on August 3, 1930 in Norco, La. to Mr. and Mrs. Wilton D. Vicknair. He was the second born of three children, W.J. Vicknair and Sybil Vicknair Retif.

In December 1950, he married his beloved wife and sweetheart of 63 years, Eva Jane Goudeau of Baton Rouge before joining the Armed forces in 1951 and attending the Korean War. He returned to Baton Rouge in 1953 and began his 36-year career with Delta Airlines. Read More»