Recycling campaign helping PTC

Peachtree City’s recycling program is hauling in some benefits in terms of keeping material out of landfills. In a presentation to the city council last week, Keep Peachtree City Beautiful Director Al Yougel shared how much has been collected in the fiscal year so far: • 21,000 pounds of cardboard; • 53,000 pounds of glass; […]

Right of way secured for Paschall tunnel

Peachtree City now has the necessary rights of way necessary for the new cart path tunnel underneath Ga. Highway 74 at Paschall Road, city officials said. Last week the city council accepted right of way from Frank Cawood and Associates. Previously the city has accepted additional right of way from Peachtree Villas and a nearby […]

Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Chaplain speaks at Rotary luncheon

Rev. Dr. Chester R. Cook, executive director of the Interfaith Airport Chaplaincy, Inc. at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport gave a detailed talk at a recent Rotary luncheon about the functions and responsibilities of the chaplains that work with the Interfaith Airport Chaplaincy group.  Reverend, Dr. Cook shared interesting and heart-felt stories of how he and […]

Kroger declines to renew ‘baby Kroger’ lease

The Kroger Company has officially declined to renew its lease for the vacant “baby Kroger” store at the Peachtree Crossing shopping center. Bill Hooper, the managing partner of the shopping center, said this morning that Kroger has submitted paperwork declining to renew the lease. Kroger vacated the site last spring after closing the store it […]

Correction

I recently wrote a letter to the paper entitled “Westmoreland Right On Most Things, get government out of the way.” In the printed version, it says (incorrectly) that government would have cut a trillion dollars from Medicare. My letter said one-half-trillion. I just wanted it to be accurate. John Currie Peachtree City, Ga. [The editor […]

Myra Ann Crews, 81

Myra Ann Crews, 81, Fayetteville, died Feb. 20, 2010. She was born Aug. 12, 1928 in Fayette County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny I. and Irene Rowland Goodman, her husband of 33 years, Lewis Sandford Crews, brothers, Grady Goodman, Rowland Goodman, Bill Goodman, Dorsey Goodman, Hershall Goodman, and Johnny Goodman, and […]

B. Hugh Smith, 86

B. Hugh Smith, 86, Peachtree City, died Feb. 19, 2010. He was born in Rico, Ga. He served in the United States Navy in World War II. He was retired from Life and Casualty Insurance Company and then worked as a home inspector for Fayette State Bank and the Bank of America. He was a […]