Local students earn college honors

Local students earn college honors

The following local residents were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Peyton Roth of Fayetteville was initiated at Armstrong State University; Andrea Holloway of Newnan was initiated at Brenau University; James Sennett of Newnan was initiated at Brenau University; […]

For PTC’s Tom Rickert, a mission to Iwo Jima

For PTC’s Tom Rickert, a mission to Iwo Jima

Peachtree City resident Tom Rickert flew missions over Vietnam half a century ago. But it was another mission that recently took him to the Pacific Ocean island of Iwo Jima in March for the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. It was a mission he will not forget. For Rickert, a 71-year-old veteran […]

American Legion honors public safety workers

American Legion honors public safety workers

For many years, Fayette County Post 105 has presented its American Legion Public Safety Awards to honor first responders from the eight different departments that serve the county. Pictured above are the honored recipients of 2015 with Post 105 officials. They are; Jeff Yeater, Post 105 Commander; Corporal Ryan MacCallum, Peachtree City Police Department; Lt. Erran Brown, […]

Things to do-April 22-May 13

Things to do-April 22-May 13

April April 22 The city of Fayetteville and Shred-it are hosting a “Community Shred Day” beginning at 10 a.m. in the parking lot at Fayetteville City Hall. Bring your old papers, records, tax documents for free shredding! This is in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week and Earth Day. (Event ends at 2 p.m. but is […]

Blue Angels fly into town this fall

Blue Angels fly into town this fall

The Great Georgia Air Show has been a favorite event for aviation enthusiasts and families around metro Atlanta for years. Fans have packed the area at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field in Peachtree City to witness thrilling aerobatics and dazzling displays of power, both in the air and on the ground. This year, festival […]

Go down the rabbit hole with Alice this weekend

Go down the rabbit hole with Alice this weekend

Join us down the Rabbit Hole as A Company of Friends Theatrical Productions presents the mystery filled family play written by local playwrights, Tammy Barton and Gayann Truelove; “The Adventure’s of Alice in Wonderland” and Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. All your favorite characters from Wonderland are here including Alice, The always late White Rabbit, The mysterious and ever changing Cheshire […]

King competing in design contest

King competing in design contest

Peachtree City native Valerie King is vying for the title of 2015 Emerging Designer during the fifth annual Birmingham Fashion Week in May. King, a junior majoring in journalism and apparel and textile design at the University of Alabama, is one of 16 semi-finalists selected to showcase her looks on the runway during this year’s […]

McIntosh grads honored by UGA

McIntosh grads honored by UGA

McIntosh High School graduates Ashley Gibson and Wes Roberts, both Class of 2011, were recently honored by the University of Georgia. Roberts received the prestigious Terry Business School Alumni Student of the Year Award and Gibson was one of the four finalists. Gibson also received the Excellence in International Business Award, Academic Excellence Award and […]

Peachtree City native is presenter at Harvard conference

Peachtree City native is presenter at Harvard conference

Priscilla Lee, a Peachtree City native and junior film, photography, video & visual arts major in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, was a recent presenter at the 13th Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni of Color Conference. Lee presented an interactive session on cultivating cross-racial empathy in race-focused higher education […]