Murder by burning

A Peachtree City woman was arrested Monday and charged with murdering her elderly mother-in-law in a north Peachtree City home 15 months ago, police said. Valerie Lynn Dahlman, 41, of 402 Abrell Woods Court, is also charged with first degree arson relating to the death of Francis Dahlman, police said. The investigation began when fire […]

PTC Council eyes south annexation; planners, staff say no

A proposal to annex 18 acres into Peachtree City’s southern limits to enable a sewer connection for a shopping center will be considered by the City Council Thursday night. The request from Southern Pines Plantation would have 3.86 acres rezoned for office use with the remaining 14-plus acres donated to the city. The site is […]

Good economic news for Peachtree City: 900 jobs

NCR hosted the grand opening of its Services Center of Excellence in Peachtree City Monday. The expansion is adding 900 jobs to the local economy. The expansion also will bring another 125 visitors each week to Peachtree City. The visitors will be NCR employees enrolled at the NCR University training program. The company has a […]

Memorial service Sat. for former mayor Jones

A memorial service for former Peachtree City Mayor Ralph Jones will be Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. Jones, who served as the city’s second mayor from 1966-1969, died Nov. 24. Under his leadership, the city started its fire and police departments and also a Little League baseball […]

Tea Party Patriots to meet Dec. 3

The Southern Crescent Tea Party Patriots will hold a meeting Thursday December 3 at 7 p.m. at J. Christopher’s Restaurant in the West Park Shopping Center in Peachtree City. Marty Harbin will discuss the healthcare bill as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on the proposal as early as Christmas Eve. For more information contact […]

Bishop to visit COS Friday; special events announced

Bishop Julian Gordy of the Southeastern Synod, ELCA, will visit Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Friday, Dec. 4. Beginning at 7 p.m. he will foster conversation and field questions. Saturday at 5:30 p.m. the youth of Christ Our Shepherd will offer a spaghetti supper and silent auction to raise funds for […]

Hipp

Devin and Elise Hipp of Peachtree City announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Grace Hipp, born at 1:28 p.m. on Sept. 2, 2009, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Evelyn weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz. and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Rick and Molly Mendenhall of Peachtree City and Mark and Jan Hipp of […]

PTC fire dept. adds online classes

The Peachtree City Fire Department is offering online training courses for its 142 career and volunteer personnel. The department last week won approval from the city council to shift $11,261 from other training programs in this year’s budget to fund the online training agreement with Target Safety. The programs, which are web-based, are available 24 […]

PTC offers emergency response class

The Peachtree City Police Department will be hosting a basic Community Emergency Response Team class beginning February 9th, 2010. The classes will be held each Tuesday for ten weeks concluding on April 13th from 6 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m. The CERT program offers valuable insight into the first few critical hours following an emergency […]