Peachtree City tops in Georgia for best place to retire

28th best retirement city in the U.S.

Peachtree City tops in Georgia for best place to retire

Peachtree City was ranked the best city in Georgia and No. 28 in the nation in a recent report by GoodCall.com on the Top 100 best cities for seniors to retire. GoodCall reviewed data from 1,662 cities nationwide, and said Peachtree City was in the top 30 in the U.S., said GoodCall Media Relations representative […]

2 men caught at Verizon store, charged with possessing fake IDs

Zachariah Walker and Jonathan Wright

2 men caught at Verizon store, charged with possessing fake IDs

An Atlanta man and a Decatur man were arrested May 6 by Peachtree City police after they were discovered to be in possession of a number of forms of government identification. Zachariah J. Walker, 24, of Decatur, was charged with 11 counts of financial identity fraud, seven counts of manufacture/sale of false identification, seven counts […]

Tyrone fire damages home and vehicles

Tyrone fire damages home and vehicles

  There were no injuries in a house fire that occurred in the early morning hours on May 2 in Tyrone. Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett said Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services units responded to a residential fire at 515 Laurel Circle. All residents were able to evacuate at the time of the fire […]

Peachtree City police release videos in Gelding Garth shooting death

Peachtree City police release videos in Gelding Garth shooting death

Peachtree City Police have released three videos from a domestic incident which resulted in the death of a Peachtree City man on Wednesday, May 3. When officers responded to a father-son dispute on Gelding Garth in Glenloch Village, the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified […]

PTC cop fired upon, shooter killed

PTC cop fired upon, shooter killed

UPDATED 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 — Domestic dispute turns deadly as PTC cop shoots shotgun-wielding father. It was a father-son domestic dispute that went bad when the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified as William Deen, a 67-year-old white male, of Gelding Garth, in Glenloch […]

Imker: PTC should control sewer system

Former councilman says city control would save money, lower home sewer rates; questions why sewer manager makes more than city manager; report shows PTC rates in highest 10% of all Georgia systems

Imker: PTC should control sewer system

Former Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is the most recent person to weigh in on the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) after its board on April 18 issued a letter maintaining the authority’s legal ability to function as an autonomous body, particularly its power to extend sewer service past the city limits into […]

Report to Fayette Board of Education: 1 in 4 seniors used alcohol in past 30 days

Representatives of AVPride on April 24 updated the Fayette County Board of Education on the issues with social hosting by adults.

Report to Fayette Board of Education: 1 in 4 seniors used alcohol in past 30 days

Members of the Fayette County Board of Education on April 24 heard from representatives of AVPride about the legal issues for adults who allow underage drinking. The social hosting ordinance in Fayette County is structured to prohibit adults from hosting or allowing events at any residence or location where they know or reasonably should know […]