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 […]

Danny Hart Bolin, 71

Danny Hart Bolin, 71 years old, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018, surrounded by family and friends.  He is survived by his wife Sue; his 2 daughters and their spouses, Angela and Adam Wilson, Elisa and Matt Rhymer; and 5 grandchildren: Charlotte, Ruby, and Oliver Wilson, Evelyn and Brody Rhymer; his two brothers and their […]

Mayor: Redevelop Peachtree City center, bring in more commercial

Mayor: Redevelop Peachtree City center, bring in more commercial

Changes ahead for remaining industrial land? Fayette County’s largest municipality will focus on redevelopment of “old” Peachtree City, from its busiest intersection eastward to City Hall, Mayor Vanessa Fleisch said in her annual State of the City address at the Jan. 4 meeting of the Peachtree City Council. Above, Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, center, […]

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Peachtree City-based commercial refrigeration and cold storage firm Cool Runnings International (CRI) will be moving its corporate headquarters to Fayetteville. The site off Ga. Highway 85 North is expected to open in late 2018, with the potential for a mixed-use development on adjacent property coming in 2020. Above, graphic of planned headquarters building. There is […]