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Fayette Democratic Women meet Saturday

The Fayette Democratic Women will meet Saturday, Apr. 17 at 9 a.m. at El Reposo Mexican Restaurant, 100 Lexington Circle in Peachtree City.  For more information visit our link on the left navigation bar at http://www.fayettedemocrat.com or email us at fayettedemocraticwomen@gmail.com.

McIntosh cart paths may become 'no parking' areas

Will PTC Council enact the first-ever cart path “no parking” area for students?

Students who drive their golf carts to McIntosh High School may lose the ability to park along the cart paths just off school grounds. Read More»

Ramsey, Chance: tax would prevent hospitals from closing

Senator Ronnie Chance of Tyrone (L) and Rep. Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City.

Legislators say tax would shrink Medicaid provider cuts from $300M to $55M

A proposal to enact a 1.45 percent patient revenue tax on Georgia hospitals for three years was necessary to prevent rural hospitals from closing, according to Republican Rep. Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City, who co-sponsored the bill. Read More»

Fayette School Board moves closer to decision on furloughs

The Fayette County Board of Education Tuesday will discuss whether to impose additional unpaid furlough days for school employees Read More»

PTC might keep voice control for pets

Peachtree City Police Chief H.C. "Skip" Clark.

It looks like Peachtree City’s voice control option for animal control just might stay after all.

City staff has withdrawn a recommendation to adopt a leash requirement, in part because it would have prevented a small percentage of dog bites and incidents. Read More»

PTC may send voice control to doghouse

City Council to explore leash requirement Monday

A proposal to require pets to be leashed on city streets and cart paths will be discussed Read More»

Potential cell tower locations to be reviewed Monday

In a workshop meeting Monday night, the Peachtree City Council will be presented with details on the exact parcels in the city which qualify for a new cell phone tower. Read More»

PTC residents: check your mailbox for stormwater bill

The annual stormwater utility bills have been mailed to Peachtree City residents, city officials said this week.

Residential stormwater bills range between $32 and $72 a year depending on the size of the home. Commercial entities are billed monthly based on their size, with Walmart paying $614 a month and the much smaller Ruby Tuesday restaurant paying $43 a month. Read More»

PTC wants businesses involved in opening Hwy. 54 cart bridge over railroad

Fee waived for sidewalk sales, special events

Perhaps as early as next week, Peachtree City officials will host a grand opening event for the cart path bridge spanning the CSX railroad tracks along Ga. Highway 54 west. Read More»

Youth recreation set to begin in Palmetto

Youth recreation in Palmetto has been a long-discussed need. But now, the non-profit Palmetto Youth League (PYL) is set to begin operations May 1 and will kick things off Apr. 17.

“A great effort has been undertaken to fulfill a need in the community,” said Mayor John Miller. “That need is now being addressed by a partnership with a non-profit that can supply recreational programming.”

PYL Director Bernard Knox said the organization is expecting to provide an array of both indoor and outdoor recreation activities for the city’s young people. Read More»

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