DAPC seeks more funding

Group wants to focus on retaining local industry The head of Peachtree City’s Development Authority says the city needs to place a high priority on retaining the city’s largest companies. Mark Hollums told the City Council at its retreat last weekend that he would like to have a staff member who could handle retention matters […]

Serious crimes on rise in PTC

A spike in serious crimes first seen in 2008 hasn’t gone away in Peachtree City, but the rate of increase is much lower in 2009, according to figures from the Peachtree City Police Department. In 2008 police recorded 637 “Part I” crimes, up from 422 in 2007. That’s a surge of 51 percent, year to […]

DNA identifies suspect in PTC rape case

Suspect denied having sex with victim; turned himself in March 18 An Atlanta man has been arrested in connection with the May 23, 2009 rape of a woman in Peachtree City. Eddie Junior Smith, 28, was arrested yesterday when he turned himself in after warrants were issued for his arrest, police said. The investigation began […]

Record breaking wing eaters

On Mar. 4, five local boys toasted their 33rd hot wing, breaking the previous wing eating record at Mike & C’s in the Wilshire Pavilion. From bottom left are Patrick, Nick, Josh, Phillip and Travis. Photo/Special.

PTC to eliminate building department

Private company to assume building inspections, plans examination Peachtree City will be eliminating its building department as of May 1. Instead the city will contract with SAFEbuilt Georgia, Inc. to handle building department functions such as inspections and the like. It’s no secret that the economy has drastically slowed all building construction, and this move […]

Fayette’s got talent – See for yourself Monday

America’s got talent….and so does our Fayette County youth! Come see for yourself. On Monday, March 22 the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City presents the final competition for its 25th Annual Art and Music Showcase. The competition is open to all Fayette County students from the 1st through 12th grades. The music auditions are complete […]

PTC Kiwanis Club honors distinguished guests

Numerous distinguished guests were present at a recent weekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City. The special club guest speaker was Past International President Bill Lieber from Macon who detailed his past 40+ years as a Kiwanian. Pictured from the left are Mick Maguire – Past Kiwanis Georgia Governor, Willie Boyd – Past […]

‘Prisoner of Passion’ set for March 21

The power of the Resurrection will take on a new light as London native David Payne portrays the apostle Paul in a “Prisoner of Passion” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church . As told in New testament Scripture, Paul (David Payne) is under house arrest in Rome and faces […]

PTCUMC to host ‘Impact’ March 19

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites all families in the community to “IMPACT — Equipping Families to Grow and Go” Friday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the PTCUMC Family Ministry Campus, 400 Windgate Road, in Peachtree City. The free event will be a time for families to come together in an informal setting for […]

Adoption Discovery will meet March 24

An Adoption Discovery group will meet Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. Adoption discovery is a straightforward small group curriculum that provides needed information within a community of support. Groups meet once a week for seven weeks, and help provide information on options as a prospective adoptive parent. […]