PTC’s Civil Air Patrol squadron trains in simulated air crash rescue near Brooks

A Blackhawk helicopter from the Ga. Army National Guard participates in a joint exercise with the Peachtree City-Falcon Field CAP squadron and the Fayette County EMS involving a simulated airplane crash and rescue near Brooks. Photo/Special.

Local unit joins forces with Fayette County EMS and Army National Guard

Civil Air Patrol's Peachtree City-Falcon Field Composite Squadron, along with West Georgia and Columbus Composite squadrons, recently joined forces with Fayette County EMS and the Georgia Army National Guard Read More»

Tea Party meeting scheduled for April 1

The South Atlanta Tea Party will hold a meeting April 1 and will feature speakers discussing the reform of the political system and the use of technology to influence the political system.

Georgia Tea Party Patriots Coordinator Debbie Cooley will speak on reforming the political system from the inside out. She will be joined by National Tea Party Patriots Coordinator Joy McGraw who will talk about technology uses that can influence the political system.

The April 1 meeting will be held at 7 PM at 800 Commerce Drive in the Westpark Office Park in Peachtree City. Read More»

PTC adding historical timeline to memorial project

Peachtree City’s effort to honor founding fathers Floy Farr and Joel Cowan is expanding.

The project, funded entirely by donations, is nearing its initial $25,000 goal. But another $35,000 will be needed to accommodate the addition of a “pre-history founder’s corner” and a timeline of city milestones placed around the plaza to mark notable firsts, community events, mayoral terms and other achievements. Read More»

Rep. Westmoreland to speak at April 6 breakfast

Business leaders and Fayette residents are invited to hear an update from U.S. Congressman Lynn Westmoreland a breakfast sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 6 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City.

Rep. Westmoreland will brief participants on healthcare, transportation and other core business issues. Advance registration is required. The cost is $20 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members.

To register online, visit Read More»

A banner year for ROTC program

Bettering the community through various service projects is a major focus for the cadets of Sandy Creek High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC). Read More»

Recycling incentives offered for some PTC residents

Recycling incentives offered for some PTC residents

Peachtree City customers of Republic Services waste hauling now have another incentive to recycle.

Starting Apr. 1, the company is offering a RecycleBank program that rewards citizens Read More»

McIntosh students honored by Kiwanis group

McIntosh students honored by Kiwanis group

Two McIntosh High School seniors were recently recognized as Technical Career Students of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City.

Faculty members recommend students for the honor based on their exceptional classroom performance.  Family members were also present for the award presentations at a special breakfast meeting. Read More»

County soccer rivals make it "Battle for the Troops"

McIntosh captains Nate Bruhn, Erin Pincombe and Nikki Atkinson and Starr’s Mill captains Mandy McCalla, Katrina Frost, Lauren Swany, Derek Williams and Josh Hughes face off. Their teams meet next Thursday. Photo/Special.

The only thing better than a rivalry soccer game is one for a good cause.

Starr’s Mill and McIntosh’s varsity soccer teams will meet next Thursday with a special event surrounding one of the county’s most exciting athletic rivalries. Battle for the Troops has three goals - to send packages to soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, honoring our troops and their families, thanking them for their sacrifice and raising funds and accepting donations for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Lt. Dan Berschinski fund. Read More»

Pledging allegiance

Pledging allegiance

Fifth grade students from Huddleston Elementary led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Fayette County Board of Education meeting on Mar. 16.  The students are, from left, Meghan Keirn, Mikhaila Fechushak,  Ben De La Paz Merchant, Andrew Schlappi and Chase Martaus. Photo/Special.

Entries sought in Senoia photography competition

It is all about life’s simple pleasures. A call for entries has been posted for the juried photography competition “Simple Pleasures” that will be hosted by the Veranda Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn and Gallery in Senoia.

Both professional and amateur photographers 18 and over are invited to compete in three categories: Life in Senoia, Life in Georgia and Life in The World at-large. 

Deadline for receipt of entry form, fees and CD with images no larger than 2 MB each is Saturday, May 1. Black and white, sepia, color and manipulated images may be entered in any category. Read More»

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