Douglas N. Field, age 71

Douglas N. Field, beloved husband, father, brother and solider, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from complications of a devastating, unexpected stroke. He was 71 years old. Born on November 24, 1945 in Orange, N.J., Douglas was the son of Albert and Marjorie Field. Douglas’s father passed away at only age 37, and his […]

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

Wencor Group alleged to have fired woman over medical restrictions on her work tasks A Peachtree City company has been named in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed Sept. 26 by U.S. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). Wencor Group, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of aviation parts based in Peachtree City, violated federal law when it […]

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

When Andrew Henebry (above, right) reported for duty at the U.S. Navy EMU Surgical Unit near Mosul, Iraq a few weeks ago, he was surprised to be greeted by former McIntosh classmate Michael Lee (above, left), who was completing his deployment. They spent about a week together while the new surgical team was briefed on […]

A worship treat

A worship treat

“The OK Factor” will appear in worship services Oct. 8 at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. Founded in 2012, the Minneapolis-based alternative-folk duo are Karla Dietmeyer Colahan, violin, and Olivia Hahn Dierks, cello. Much of their music is original. They have completed their fourth album together, which will be available in November. […]

First Presbyterian Church PTC enjoys Dragonboat competition

First Presbyterian Church PTC enjoys Dragonboat competition

The First Presbyterian Church in PTC competed in the annual Rotary Club Dragonboat Competition, placing first in their division.  This was the third year for the team to compete.  Members pictured are:  l-r:  Carolyn Gulick, Michael Diffey, Jeremy Hiltzheimer, Mary Hiltzheimer, Carol Bryant, David Stivers, Rev Morgan Hay, Jill McCuin, Tori Stivers, Fred Bryant, and […]

Three women arrested for felony shoplifting in PTC

Three women arrested for felony shoplifting in PTC

  Three women were charged with felony shoplifting in a Sept. 25 incident at Victoria’s Secret at The Avenue in Peachtree City. Those charged with felony shoplifting included Nakia Monique Chambers, 20, of Atlanta, Lesley Tallese Chambers, 22, of Lithonia, and 21-year-old Jazmine Nicole Benton, of Atlanta, according to Peachtree City police reports. Peachtree City […]

Dragon boats fill Lake McIntosh

Dragon boats fill Lake McIntosh

The Sept. 23 International Festival and Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boat Races featured 38 teams racing the day away. The races were only part of the excitement that accompanies the annual event, held this year on Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City. Below, another of the many events was a flower ceremony dedicated to those […]

McIntosh graduate Desiree Williams aims to be ‘Survivor’ this week

McIntosh graduate Desiree Williams aims to be ‘Survivor’ this week

Former Peachtree City resident Desiree Williams grew up in the “Land of the Golf Carts” and tonight (Sept. 27) will land on CBS television for the debut of “Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.” Now 28, Desiree lived in Peachtree City from age 8 to 18, attending Kedron Elementary School, Booth Middle School and graduating […]

Sallie bids farewell to Fayette

Sallie bids farewell to Fayette

Long-time Peachtree City resident Sallie Satterthwaite (seated in wheelchair) laughs with a friend at a reception Sunday in her honor at her home church, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran. She is moving to Virginia to live with her daughter Jean, herself the subject of many of Sallie’s newspaper columns over the years, many printed in The […]