See the Yaraeis at PCF

Kamran and Suzy Yaraei will appear at Peachtree Christian Fellowship Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30, at 7 p.m. each night. Kamran Yaraei is a former Shiite Muslim. “His conversion to a Spirit-filled passionate Christian is an amazing testimony, which has led many into Jesus’ love,” a spokesperson said. “ Kamran speaks from His […]


De and Frank Molloy of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Molloy, to Burwell Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Cox of St. Simons Island. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and will graduate in May from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. […]

Kathleen Mary Stogner

Kathleen “Katie” Mary Stogner, 44, Peachtree City, died Jan. 14, 2010. She was born in Morristown, N.J., and later received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rutgers University. She was a teacher, homemaker, and a loving person to all who knew her. Services were at the Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. […]

June L. Ethier

June L. Ethier, 84, Peachtree City, died Jan. 14, 2010. She was preceded in death by a son, Mark Ethier. She was a member of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. Memorial services were at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor Miriam Beecher officiating. Survivors include her husband, Don L. Ethier, Peachtree City; sons, Kirk […]

New PTC Council eyes raises

Despite a tight budget and continuing tax revenue declines, the Peachtree City Council is going to consider the possibility of enacting a mid-year across the board pay raise for city employees and a pay raise for elected council members. Both matters are listed on the agenda for Thursday night’s council meeting. The current budget does […]

PTC girls raise $1,700 for Haiti relief

More than a dozen Peachtree City girls hosted a movie night fund-raiser this past weekend to raise money for Haiti earthquake relief. Even though they range in age from 7 to 9, you wouldn’t guess it from the money they raised: over $1,700. They promoted the event with a large watercolor poster and good old-fashioned […]

PTC to consider hike in hotel-motel tax from 6% to 8%

Peachtree City’s hotel-motel tax may be on the verge of an increase. The City Council will consider Thursday night whether the city should hike the rate from the current 6 percent to 8 percent. Based on the current 2009-2010 budget, the action would raise an additional $256,000 over the entire budget year, according to city […]

PTC dog park ‘pay to play’

Barking and frolicking are not free, at least at Peachtree City’s Dog Park. The Peachtree City Dog Park Association has been requiring dog owners to pony up a $35 annual fee to use the park in lieu of traditional fund-raising, said association president and former city Mayor Steve Brown. A new contract with the association […]

PTC cocaine airlift nets 2 pleas

An extensive undercover operation that discovered more than 380 pounds of cocaine being smuggled into Peachtree City’s Falcon Field Airport Aug. 29 has ended with two men pleading guilty in federal court. Jorge Olivo, 24, of Roswell and Rene Perez, 32, of San Marcos, Texas pled guilty last week to conspiracy charges for possession of […]