Peachtree City

Gurley to kick off Bethlehem Baptist’s revival tonight

Members of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Peachtree City will hold their revival this week, Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 20-22, at 7:30 p.m. each night. The host pastor is the Rev. Dwight Elder.

Guest preachers will be the Rev. Dr. Eric Gurley of Flintridge Baptist Church in Fayetteville on Wednesday, Elder Daniel Smart of Edgefield Baptist Church, also in Fayetteville, on Thursday, and the Rev. Anthony Williams of United in Faith Christian Ministries of Jackson on Friday night. Read More»

Maki-Metzger engagement

Nicole Mae Maki engaged to Capt. Andrew Joseph Metzger, USAF

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Maki of Reno, Nev. and Ms. Toni Maki of Sparks, Nev. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Mae Maki to Capt. Andrew Joseph Metzger, USAF, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Metzger of Peachtree City, Ga.

Nicole is a 2005 graduate of Wooster High School and a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Read More»

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City, Ga. was born November 29, 1971 and passed away on August 15th of this year.

She was preceded in death by her mother Eva Pushkar.

Larysa was a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in early childhood education. While she enjoyed teaching, her passion was serving and helping others through service in her local church. She was extraordinarily sacrificial in these efforts and through her example she inspired others and impacted many lives. Read More»

About the Lake Peachtree dam issue and stormwater ‘fees’

I’d like to add my thanks to Mr. Charles Phillis for his very informative letters and constructive criticism of the way the Lake Peachtree dam issue is being handled. It seems that the city-county is at least appealing the EPD’s classification, no doubt due in some part to Mr. Phillis’s first letter. Read More»

It’s long past time to repair the spillway and fill the lake

My great-great-great-grandfather and his two brothers joined a group of right wing radicals that became a group of clandestine rebels who believed it was wrong for the governing authority (Britain) to levy a tax on every implement they bought, any food or drink they bought, any spices, cloth, or land they bought, and for the privilege of having a business. Read More»

Encourage creativity, develop interpersonal skills in young people

The county’s team of high school interns gave their presentations at our Aug. 14 Board of Commissioners meeting. There was a large audience in attendance and everyone was very impressed by the quality of the presentations.

John Hlas, Haider Khan, Vanessa Johnson, Kyra Parks, Tessa Strickland and Khalil Coleman worked throughout the month of July researching their issues and preparing presentations. They interviewed experts in various fields, worked in conjunction with our professional staff members and reviewed numerous studies. Read More»

Wow!

Wow!

Braelinn Elementary School teachers jump into the new school year at their first school pep rally to show their school spirit. Six teachers brave the “Gauntlet” challenge this week to get the kids excited about the Family Game Day that Braelinn has planned for September 20. These teachers have worked hard to get ready for the new school year and this was a fun way to jump into the year and have a little fun during the first week of school. The kids loved cheering on all their teachers and jumped to their feet as second grade teacher Mrs. Read More»

Andrew Shlapak is the county’s newest Eagle Scout

Jeff Shafer, Troop 175 Scoutmaster and Andrew Shlapak, Eagle Scout. Photo/Submitted.

Troop 175 is excited to announce Andrew Shlapak was judged to meet the standards and high ideals of an Eagle Scout.

He is from Troop 175 Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Shlapak graduated from Starr’s Mill High School in the spring and will attend Auburn University this Fall

His project was to build a deck adjacent to the Peachtree City United Methodist Church Youth Lodge. Read More»

Bon Jovi Tribute band plays Saturday

Get ready for 80s fun. Photo/Submitted.

If you love rock n’ roll and 80’s music, then you will love Slippery When Wet! The Bon Jovi tribute band is playing The Fred Aug. 23.

Slippery When Wet – The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute was formed in 2003 by Jason Morey after answering many inquiries of “Are you Jon Bon Jovi?”. Most notably comedian Dave Chappelle invited Jason backstage following one of his comedy shows thinking that he was the New Jersey icon. It was then that Jason knew he had to take advantage of the resemblance. Read More»

Bowling center request approved

By this time next year, Peachtree City residents could be hollering “Strike!” as bowling balls glide down wooden alleys.

The bowling alley is part of a proposed family entertainment center located off Widget Drive near the intersection of Ga. Highway 74 and TDK Boulevard. The center passed muster with the Planning Commission last week and could be the latest addition to the city’s entertainment options.

“Today is National Bowling Day and I hope to see you all at the lanes next year at this time,” said developer Robert Matheson Aug.11. Read More»

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