Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City welcomes Bishop H. Julian Gordy to its four worship services, April 29-30. The Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which Bishop Gordy serves, consists of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. His visit is part of Christ Our Shepherd’s year-long commemoration of the 500th anniversary […]
Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s summer GriefShare session begins Wednesday, May 3, and goes for 13 weeks. Each session is self-contained. Start at any time. Meetings are held in Room #102 of the Faith Formation Building on Wednesday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. GriefShare is a nondenominational Christ-centered grief recovery group for those who have […]
Lee and Rita Briggs of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jami Melissa, to Mitchell Kevin North, son of Lewis and Gloria North of Carrollton. Jami teaches marketing at THINC College and Career Academy in LaGrange. Mitch is employed by Delta Tech Ops in Atlanta. A mid-October wedding is planned.
A McIntosh High School student had a close call with a small shark during spring break in Daytona. The bite on his foot had him wondering what the fuss was all about. Peachtree City resident Tammy Stephens said her 16-year-old son Kody, a sophomore at McIntosh, was visiting Daytona with family friends when she […]
Reports from police officers on April 6 and 7 included incidents that some would not expect to occur in Peachtree City. An April 7 report said a 30-year-old Ellenwood man was found at the entrance to the Walmart on Ga. Highway 54 West. The man was holding a sign stating that he was homeless […]
The Peachtree City Council on April 6 presented a proclamation supporting Alcohol Awareness Month in Fayette County and the legal ramifications involved when parents allow social hosting in their home. Pictured, from left, are Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, AVPride representative Michael Mumper and Starr’s Mill High School sophomores Bailey Austin and Molly Hancock. Photo/Ben Nelms.
The Smokerise area of Peachtree City was the site of several entering autos reported on April 9. A total of five vehicles were reported entered on April 9 on Tuxedo Lane, Embassy Court and White Springs Lane, according to reports from the Peachtree City Police Department. Nearly all the vehicles were unlocked with miscellaneous […]
The Peachtree City Council by unanimous vote on April 6 approved the annexation of Heritage Assisted Living on Ga. Highway 54 East. The annexation request came after the facility’s private septic tank system failed. Heritage, which includes 49 personal care apartments, was connected to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) system earlier […]
Peachtree City Planning Commission members approved an April 10 conceptual site plan request by Rinnai. Pictured, from left, are commissioners J.T. Rabun, Jack Bernard, Chairman Frank Destadio and commissioners Aaron Daily and Lisa Curtis.
Two industries in Peachtree City — Rinnai and Gerresheimer USA — are expanding their facilities, some good news for the local economy. A conceptual site plan proposed by Rinnai Corporation for nearly 63,000 sq. ft. of renovation and an addition to the company’s south Peachtree City facility was approved April 10 by the Peachtree City […]
Shallow lake to be dropped 8 feet to build new spillway and dam; refill in summer 2018
Time is approaching for the construction of the new spillway and dam on Lake Peachtree. Construction will begin this coming August and end in May 2018. The project will also bring the temporary lowering of Lake Peachtree. Integrated Science and Engineering President Dan Davis provided a project update to the Peachtree City Council on April […]