Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments around Fayette County have proclaimed April as Alcohol Awareness Month, with members of Drug Free Fayette and AVPride reminding parents of the legal prohibitions involved with violating social hosting ordinances adopted countywide. Above, Drug Free Fayette representative Jean Felts (C) on April 5 received a proclamation by Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch (L) and […]

Peachtree City’s newest industry brings 20 jobs

Peachtree City’s newest industry brings 20 jobs

The ribbon-cutting for Peachtree City’s newest industry was held on April 12. SILON, a leading producer of technical compounds and polyester staple fibers, will create more than 20 jobs and invest $20 million in a new Peachtree City facility located off Ga. Highway 74 South. Above, SILON representatives were joined by government and industry guests […]

PTC announces road closures for utility work

PTC announces road closures for utility work

  Beginning Monday, April 16, the western leg of Golfview Drive will be closed near Cockspur Court for utility work in the area. The roadway will remain closed through June.  Detour signs will be posted, and drivers accessing areas beyond the closure should use the eastern leg of Golfview until this work is completed. This […]

From Peachtree City to guest-starring on CBS-TV‘s ’SWAT‘

From Peachtree City to guest-starring on CBS-TV‘s ’SWAT‘

For Benjamin Papac, acting began as a teen in local theater productions Benjamin Papac’s mother thought her teenage son would jump at the chance to audition for a community theater production. After all, he always enjoyed watching school plays. This would be a perfect fit. Above, Benjamin Papac in publicity shot. Photos/Nathan Tecson. She could […]

Roundabout for Crosstown Road in the planning stages

Roundabout for Crosstown Road in the planning stages

Peachtree City Council retreat focuses on traffic solutions, likely redevelopment areas An April 3 retreat of the Peachtree City Council came with a look at transportation projects to provide both access and mobility and a look at different redevelopment tools the city might use in the future to address some of the city’s aging residential […]

Dr. Lewis Bailey Hasty, age 94, of Peachtree City

Dr. Lewis Bailey Hasty, age 94, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2018. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., on December 6, 1923, to Lewis Ransome Hasty and Virginia Barnes Hasty. After graduating Roanoke Rapids High School, he was recruited to serve in US Naval Intelligence. His service was not publicly […]

Marilyn J. Schirm, age 75

Marilyn J. Schirm died peacefully on April 8th after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Marilyn was born on November 3, 1942 in Chicago, to the late Marian and Oldrich Johannes. She spent her childhood in Fox River Grove, Ill. and the last 30 years of her life in Peachtree City. Marilyn earned a BS […]

Hyong Suk Paone, age 62, of Peachtree City

Hyong Suk Paone (Suki), age 62, of Peachtree City, left us on April 9, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family. A woman of quiet strength and confident faith in Christ, after a battle with cancer, she made known to her family that she was prepared to leave this world to enter into heaven […]

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

When it came to adopting an ordinance that would impose restrictions on the exterior color of a single-family residence, the Peachtree City Council on April 5 voted unanimously to “disapprove” the proposal. Above, Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie. Photo/Ben Nelms. The agenda item began with City Manager Jon Rorie saying that 47 of the city’s […]