Latest projected date: Lake Peachtree will be at full pool by August

Latest projected date: Lake Peachtree will be at full pool by August

Many will remember the term “weather permitting” during the time Lake Peachtree was being dredged. That term also applies to the completion of the spillway project, given the nearly 21 inches of rain that has fallen since January. Weather permitting, the project will be done by the end of July. Above, an update on the Lake […]

Fayette, Peachtree City agree on Crosstown roundabout funding

Fayette, Peachtree City agree on Crosstown roundabout funding

The Peachtree City Council on May 17 adopted a resolution for an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Fayette County that will lead to the construction of a roundabout a Crosstown Drive and Peachtree Parkway. Fayette County has agreed to provide $1.5 million from the remaining 2004 SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) revenues to finance […]

Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Fayette County residents can participate in several activities next Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Above, last year’s Peachtree City Memorial Day observance featured a big crowd and a big flag. File photo. In Peachtree City, the 20th annual Memorial Day Ceremony takes place Monday at the Veterans’ Memorial at City Hall Plaza, and will pay […]

Stefanie Amanda Smith Fasselin, age 27

Our beautiful wife, daughter, sister, and friend Stefanie Amanda Smith Fasselin “went home” to her Father in Heaven unexpectedly on May 12, 2018. She was born July 15, 1990 in Atlanta, Ga. She was the first-born daughter of Beth and Kevin Smith and loving wife of Jon Cody Fasselin. She was a vibrant ray of […]

Henricus Volkert Smit, 76, of Peachtree City

Henricus Volkert Smit, 76, of Peachtree City passed away May 18, 2018.  Henricus was born in Aruba, Netherland Antilles, on April 18, 1942 to the late Martinus and Engelina Smit.  He graduated from Kansas State University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree and then he began his career at Delta Air Lines, as a pilot […]

Two PTC residents arrested in domestic disturbance call

Two PTC residents arrested in domestic disturbance call

Two Peachtree City residents were arrested early Sunday morning after attacking an officer who had been dispatched to a Birkill residence on a domestic disturbance call. Yasmeen Griffin, 22, of Birkhill, and 19-year-old Samuel Taylor, of Flat Creek Court, were charged with felony obstruction, battery and aggravated assault, according to Peachtree City Police Chief Janet […]

Peachtree City Council takes over sewer authority, boots volunteer board

Peachtree City Council takes over sewer authority, boots volunteer board

Chairman calls treatment of volunteers ‘inexcusable’ Local legislation that passed through the General Assembly and did not get vetoed by Gov. Nathan Deal gives the Peachtree City Council control of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) on July 1. Above, Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch. Photo/Ben Nelms. City Council members last August unanimously […]

PTC students charged with intimidating victims in sexual battery case involving McIntosh baseball coach

PTC students charged with intimidating victims in sexual battery case involving McIntosh baseball coach

  Five Peachtree City teens and one from Newnan have been charged with criminal damage and intimidating a witness in a May 13 incident involving the homes of victims associated with the recent arrest of McIntosh High School coach David Munoz on sexual battery charges. Five of the offenders, all students at McIntosh High School, […]

Charles Bradley Bray, age 61

March 19th, 1957 – May 14th, 2018 The beautiful life of Charles Bradley (Brad) Bray ended on Monday evening. He was surrounded by his entire family, and he passed peacefully at home. Brad was an extraordinary human being, charming all with his dry wit, intelligence, and fun-loving spirit. All who knew him adored him. He […]