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American Legion Post 50 helps put old Old Glories to rest

American Legion Post 50 helps put old Old Glories to rest

American Legion Post 50 dedicated a Flag Retirement Box by the Veteran’s Memorial at Peachtree City City Hall on Thursday. The box is available for all citizens to deposit their old U.S. flags for proper retirement. From left are Jim Ryan, senior member of American Legion Post 50, Adjutant Ted Dirkschneider, Commander Arnie Geiger and 4th District Senior Vice President and Past Commander of American Legion Post 50 Jim O’Brien. Photo/Michael Boylan.

PTCPD hosting junior police academy in June

This June the Peachtree City Police Department will again host a Junior Police Academy, a week-long and hands-on peek into police work for local students between 12 and 17 years old.

The academy will provide basic information about the police profession and the daily operations of the Peachtree City Police Department. Participants will have the chance to take part in hands-on training in many aspects of law enforcement, including a ride-along with an officer. Read More»

Garden art show features work of young artists

Tyrone Elementary art teacher Johnna Davis at last year’s art show. Photo/Special.

Enjoy art, music and nature at the second annual Houston Garden Art Show taking place April 21 at Tyrone Elementary from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Patrons will enjoy strolling through the school’s garden to the cool sounds of the Sandy Creek High School Jazz Band while browsing the framed drawings/paintings and ceramic pieces on display. Attendees are welcome to bring their lawn chairs, relax and listen to the live concert that begins at 5 p.m. Read More»

Omega Books selling tickets to Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show House and Gardens

Rene Mittenzwei, Store Manager Omega Books is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Decorators’ Show House & Gardens again this year. Photo/ Special.

Omega Books, Peachtree City is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show House & Gardens.
Beginning Saturday, April 16 tickets are $25.    

 The 2011 Decorators’ Show House & Gardens opens Saturday, April 16 continuing through May 8. 

Presented by the Atlanta Symphony Associates, this magnificent showcase of designer talent comprises 29 elegant rooms and outdoor spaces in a breathtaking new home on West Wesley Road. Read More»

Team places second in Publix Brand Challenge

They were already winners having been selected as one of the top three teams in the nation to pitch their employment marketing ideas to Publix Supermarket corporate executives.

Whitewater High’s Yanna Banks and Lia Poulson took second place in the DECA/Publix Brand Champion Challenge following their presentation on March 29 at the Publix headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. They were the only team from Georgia in the competition. Read More»

Garden art show features work of young artists

Tyrone Elementary art teacher Johnna Davis at last year’s art show.

Enjoy art, music and nature at the second annual Houston Garden Art Show taking place April 21 at Tyrone Elementary from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Patrons will enjoy strolling through the school’s garden to the cool sounds of the Sandy Creek High School Jazz Band while browsing the framed drawings/paintings and ceramic pieces on display. Attendees are welcome to bring their lawn chairs, relax and listen to the live concert that begins at 5 p.m. Read More»

Girl Scouts stand up for clean kids

Girl Scouts stand up for clean kids

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 19341 of Service Unit 618 is collecting travel size hygiene items to benefit Stand Up for Kids, a center that serves homeless teenagers in Metro Altanta. The Girl Scouts are collecting items such as travel size shampoo, conditioner, soap, combs, brushes, etc., to create toiletry packets. The packets will be given to Stand Up for Kids, which serves more than 300 kids ages 8-18. The center offers kids a safe place to shower, do laundry, perhaps get a meal, and connect with other kids. Read More»

Omega Books selling tickets for Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House

Rene Mittenzwei, Store Manager Omega Books is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Decorators' Show House & Gardens again this year. Photo/Special.

Omega Books, Peachtree City is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House & Gardens. If purchased by Friday, April 15, tickets are $20. Beginning Saturday, April 16 tickets are $25.     Read More»

GED Recogntion Night at Southern Crescent Technical College

GED Recogntion Night at Southern Crescent Technical College

S.C. Tech. College (Southern Crescent Technical College) in Peachtree City, held a GED Recognition Night for its 2010/2011 graduates. In attendance were Pascasio Perez, Willie Prather, Katherine Roberts, Mary Green and Jessika Monita.

Congratulations to their academic accomplishments.

To find out more about the free GED Preparation Classes, please call Nancy at 770-487-8910.

Starr's Mill chapter of DAR learn about Louisville

Starr's Mill chapter of DAR learn about Louisville

Starr’s Mill Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met April 11 in the Peachtree City home of Jeanie Bradshaw.  Pictured left to right are Susie Morrison, Chapter Regent, Joyce Beverly and Liz Fuentes, Chapter Vice Regent.  Mrs. Beverly presented a program on her hometown, Louisville, which was Georgia’s first capitol during the American Revolutionary War. Photo/Special.

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