Life of former PTC resident Kim Pace claimed in African paragliding accident, legacy lives on

Life of former PTC resident Kim Pace claimed in African paragliding accident, legacy lives on

Former Peachtree City resident and BlueSky Global Ministries founder Kim Pace with a few of the many children she worked with in Africa since 2001. Photo/The Pace Family. Update: The memorial service for Kim Pace to be held in Kenya on Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. Eastern time will be live-streamed at http://youtu.be/cHFoNczmd71 Original story: […]

Road crews challenged by Fayette’s icy roads last week

Road crews challenged by Fayette’s icy roads last week

It may have been only a couple of inches of snow that fell during the nighttime hours of Tuesday, Jan. 16 and the early hours of Jan. 17, but frigid temperatures that lingered through the week played havoc on roadways throughout Fayette County and challenged road crews to clear as much ice as possible before […]

Suzanne Backes, 69, of Peachtree City

Suzanne (Sue) Backes, 69, of Peachtree City, passed away January 17, 2018 with loved ones by her side. Sue was born in New York City to William and Joanne Kraft on December 9, 1948. She wore many hats throughout her life – a mom, a grandmother, a sister, a wife, a friend, a business owner, […]

Domenico Troia, of Peachtree City

Domenico Troia, of Peachtree City, Georgia,passed on 1/13/2018. He was born in Palermo, Sicily on October 5, 1936 to Vincenzo and Maria Troia. He was a great man who lifted himself out of poverty, sailed all over the world, emigrated to the United States, started his own business, and most importantly left a legacy of […]

Charles Lewis Grovenstein, Sr., 91

Mr. Charles Lewis Grovenstein, Sr., 91, passed away peacefully at his home in The Canongate Community on January 13, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul Lewis Grovenstein and V’Nona Naomi Exley and his sister Vernalee Mercer. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Marylin; daughter Terri & Tony Brown […]

James Donald McKinney, 78, of Peachtree City

James Donald McKinney. April 6, 1939-January 8, 2018.   James Donald McKinney, 78, of Peachtree City, Ga. died Monday, January 8, 2018 at home. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.   James was born April 6, 1939 in Dothan, Ala., son of the late Dan McKinney and the late Geraldine Trawick McKinney.   […]

John Michael Penn, 68

John Michael “Johnny” Penn, 68, of Brooks, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018. He was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 3, 1949 to the late Darrell “Jack” and Irene Penn.  Raised in Atlanta, he attended Walter F. George High School and graduated from West Georgia College with a business degree.  He was a […]

Bald eagle pair build lake house

Bald eagle pair build lake house

Photographer and Peachtree City resident Dan Nelson has a way of catching the bald eagles flying around the city in dramatic fashion. Also possessing significant knowledge about the feathery family that has taken up residence here, Nelson shared an abundance of information on the eagles and their “home life” on the shores of Lake McIntosh […]