Fayette County

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 11, 2011 at the age of 86.

Lovingly known as “Oma,” she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who believed in the importance of family. Emmi came to the United States from her home in Germany on December 12, 1999 and the family celebrated that occasion each year. She was a music lover who taught herself how to play the harmonica and accordion. She is described as one who was easy going, and who was always willing to help others. Read More»

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City, Ga., died May 31.

She was born in Nahant, Mass., on Nov. 2, 1930 and raised in Lynn. Married 60 years to her husband, Will, who preceded her in death 2 1/2 years ago, she saw the world as a young military wife and mother raising her children, Donna Groover of Peachtree City and Steven Landry of Lynn, MA.

She is survived also by her three grandchildren, Brian, Keith and Lauren Groover, who reside in Texas and six great grandchildren: Trevin, Corbin, Anderson, Breslyn, Bennett and Hayes, who all knew her as Nonnie. Read More»

PTC cops seek 2 in Pizza Hut armed robbery

Peachtree City police are looking for two gunmen who robbed the Pizza Hut in Braelinn Village early Saturday morning.

The assailants, armed with medium-sized pistols, entered the unlocked rear delivery door to the restaurant on Crosstown Court, police said. Read More»

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 9, 2011.

Mr. Dixon is preceded in death by his parents Shaltoe and Bonnie Palmour Dixon; brother Sherman Dixon; sisters Mildred Campbell and Ruth Anderson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Eloise Dixon; daughter Nancy Stanley and her husband Rick of Fayetteville; granddaughter Megan White and her husband Matt of Rome; great-grandchild Harper White; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Enjoying an upgrade

Enjoying an upgrade

Luke and Matthew Jones are enjoying the new personal computers that are now in the Children's Department of the Peachtree City Library. The three new personal computers and software were purchased and donated to the library by The Friends of the Peachtree City Library. The Friends raised funds for this donation through their ongoing book sale at the library and from several large sales held throughout the year. For more information, or to sign up for emails about library events, contact ptc.library.friends@gmail.com. Photo/Special.

The Association comes to The Villages

On Saturday night, June 18, The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville hosts the classic 1960’s pop group, The Association. Also appearing that evening will be the local group R&B, Inc. Read More»

MacDuff tunnel progressing, design set, city working on cost estimate

Peachtree City now has a plan for finishing a cart path leading eastward from a tunnel underneath MacDuff Parkway.

The project has been slowed for several months while city staff got feedback from officials at Camden Apartments, as some of its land will be necessary to accommodate the path.

Camden representatives brushed off the city’s first option, but a second preliminary design has won favor, as long as the city puts up a fence and landscaping in one particular area to keep the general public from entering the complex, city officials said Tuesday night. Read More»

TEEN CERT Camp this July in Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Police Department will be hosting a Teen Community Emergency Response Team (TEEN CERT) camp beginning July 11.

The classes will be held Monday through Friday of that week ending on July 15. The classes will start at 8 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. each day. The camp will be held in the training room at the Police Station located at 350 S. Hwy 74, Peachtree City, Ga. Read More»

PTC still up in the air on tree protection procedures

To free up a significant amount of staff time, Peachtree City may drastically curtail its tree removal permitting process.

At the same time, council is facing some pressure to go the other direction and Read More»

Sewer repair OK’d for Wynnmeade subdivision

A company will soon begin performing sewer rehabilitation work in one of Peachtree City’s oldest neighborhoods.

A contract for the work was awarded this week to Inland Water Pollution Control for $101,775 by the city’s Water and Sewer Authority.

Inland was actually the second lowest-bidder by $706, but the low bid was thrown out since it did not acknowledge several changes that were made to the plan after the initial bid documents were transmitted, WASA officials said. Read More»

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