Memorial service Sat. for former mayor Jones

A memorial service for former Peachtree City Mayor Ralph Jones will be Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. Jones, who served as the city’s second mayor from 1966-1969, died Nov. 24. Under his leadership, the city started its fire and police departments and also a Little League baseball […]

Signs of the times: Pavilion stores seek more signs

A variance request by Developers Diversified Realty Corp. for additional signage along Pavilion Parkway to help draw needed customers will be considered by the Fayetteville City Council at its Dec. 3 meeting. The Nov. 16 request by DDRC Regional Property Manager Don Jurenek noted the need of retailers along the nearly one-mile stretch of Pavilion […]

Jenny Hodges for McBerry in PTC

A medical emergency Nov. 24 kept Republican gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry from attending a Fayette-Coweta 912 Project event in Peachtree City. But it was his campaign director and stay-at-home mom, Cobb County resident Jenny Hodges, who lit a fuse with the 125 attending and culminated in a spontaneous standing ovation. Taking the stage in place […]

Unemployment climbs slightly in October

October unemployment numbers for Fayette County continued their incremental but steady climb that began last year. Data released late last week by the Georgia Dept. of Labor (DOL) show a rate of 8.5 percent, up two-tenths of 1 percent from September. What is now an 8.5 percent jobless rate was 8.3 percent in September and […]

Tea Party Patriots to meet Dec. 3

The Southern Crescent Tea Party Patriots will hold a meeting Thursday December 3 at 7 p.m. at J. Christopher’s Restaurant in the West Park Shopping Center in Peachtree City. Marty Harbin will discuss the healthcare bill as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on the proposal as early as Christmas Eve. For more information contact […]

Bishop to visit COS Friday; special events announced

Bishop Julian Gordy of the Southeastern Synod, ELCA, will visit Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Friday, Dec. 4. Beginning at 7 p.m. he will foster conversation and field questions. Saturday at 5:30 p.m. the youth of Christ Our Shepherd will offer a spaghetti supper and silent auction to raise funds for […]

Walking for others

Several members of Bethany United Methodist Church recently participated in the Wesley Walk for Others, a 6.2-mile walk-a-thon around Stone Mountain. The money raised goes to the Bethlehem Senior Center, a senior day center for lower-income older adults; Project Extend, a home repair service for lower-income older adults; and Camp Wesley, a summer camp for […]

DivorceCare class offered Sunday

The Small Group Ministry at Heritage Christian Church will offer “DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays,” a free, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a separation or divorce. The seminar will be held on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. Childcare will be provided. The seminar features practical suggestions, guidance and reassurance through […]