Joseph Bernard Gentile, 23, of Peachtree City, Ga. (formerly of Goshen, N.Y. and Granville, N.Y.) was taken home on May 2, 2017, far too early for us left behind. He was born in Middletown, N. Y. on April 2, 1994 to Bernard and Jean Gentile. Joseph was a young man strong in body, who always […]
He’s going to kill his son! Oh my God, please help me! Those were the words of the wife of 67-year-old William Deen just minutes before he was killed in a Peachtree City shooting by a police officer on May 3 after he fired a shotgun in the direction of officers who had arrived at […]
Police activity in Peachtree City during the period of April 27 through May 4 came with a firearm discharged within city limits and an intoxicated woman cited for inappropriate behavior towards public safety staff who assisted her after she fell out of a taxi. Officers on April 27 arrived at a Kings Ridge Drive […]
What seems to be an impasse between the Peachtree City Council and the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) over extending sewer service beyond city limits received a bit of a different take on May 2. Councilman Mike King at a council workshop suggested that an outside study be conducted to sort out […]
Peachtree City Police have released three videos from a domestic incident which resulted in the death of a Peachtree City man on Wednesday, May 3. When officers responded to a father-son dispute on Gelding Garth in Glenloch Village, the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified […]
UPDATED 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 — Domestic dispute turns deadly as PTC cop shoots shotgun-wielding father. It was a father-son domestic dispute that went bad when the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified as William Deen, a 67-year-old white male, of Gelding Garth, in Glenloch […]
Former councilman says city control would save money, lower home sewer rates; questions why sewer manager makes more than city manager; report shows PTC rates in highest 10% of all Georgia systems
Former Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is the most recent person to weigh in on the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) after its board on April 18 issued a letter maintaining the authority’s legal ability to function as an autonomous body, particularly its power to extend sewer service past the city limits into […]
The Hawaiian Run Thingy to benefit AVPride brought the look and feel of the islands to Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City on April 29. The crowds took avantage of the 5K and 10K, not to mention hula dance lessions, a coconut roll and plenty of dancing and tropical entertainment. Photo/Ben Nelms.
It was a day to honor canine companions and their positive contributions to cancer patients. The 8th Annual Bark for Life was held April 30 at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Chick-fil-A Chief Executive Officer and Pinewood Forrest Chief Visionary/Developer Dan Cathy addresses mentor volunteers at the annual Friends Mentoring Appreciation Breakfast, thanking them for the work they do to strengthen the community.
Adult mentors of the Fayette County Public School System’s Friends Mentoring Program were honored for their service to students at the ninth annual Friends Mentoring Appreciation Breakfast held April 28 at the Historic Train Depot in Fayetteville. Approximately 50 mentors attended the breakfast. Among them were two Fayette County Board of Education members, vice-chairman Diane […]