Peachtree City

Hazel Martha Bissell, 87, of Peachtree City

Hazel Martha Bissell, 87, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away January 24, 2015.

Born April 12, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio to Guy and Clara (Lorig) Braumiller, she lived in Salem, Ohio and later Pueblo, Col. before moving to Peachtree City in 1997.

Ms. Bissell was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Elvin; her son Louis Warren; daughter Pamela Gail and sisters Patricia Ann Brown of Colorado and Lucille Doris Kainu of South Carolina. Read More»

Phyllis Gerard Allan

Phyllis Gerard Allan passed away on January 19, 2015.

She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. to parents, William and Josephine Damelio. She holds a BA in psychology from Hunter College in New York City, a Master's in Education (plus 65 credits) from Hofstra University, and a Master's in Divinity from Immaculate Conception Seminary in New York. Read More»

Another PTC east side annexation sought

Portion of the site plan for the proposed annexation. From the PTC Planning and Zoning Dept.
First request under looser rules: 28 acres on PTC’s east side for mix of retail/homes

PTC house fire results in total loss, no injuries

PTC house fire results in total loss, no injuries

Units with Peachtree City Fire Rescue on Wednesday responded to a fire in progress at 105 Grenoble Road that resulted in a near total loss of the residence but without any injuries.

Department spokesman Ron Mundy said the fire call came in at 12:53 p.m., with the first units responding within three minutes.

Firefighters at the scene found heavy fire and dark smoke billowing from the front of the home, said Mundy. Read More»

Peachtree City UMC’s 2nd annual GIC starts next week

Peachtree City United Methodist Church (PTCUMC) is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Global Impact Celebration (GIC), a major event for the church, which starts Thursday, Feb. 5.

Led by the Rev. Tamlyn Collins, associate pastor of Serve Ministries, and the GIC Planning Team, the extended weekend is planned for Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 5-8. Read More»

Happy 100th!

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

Stephen Ministry leader

Joyce Pilch

Joyce Pilch has been commissioned a Stephen Ministry leader at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. She recently attended an intense week of training in Orlando, Fla., to prepare her for her new responsibilities. A member of Christ Our Shepherd since 1999, Pilch is a native of Bangdong, Indonesia. She has served as a Stephen Minister for several years. In her new role she fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Carole Lynch, who became a Stephen leader the same year Pilch joined Christ Our Shepherd. Photo/Special.

Osmose HQ construction now underway in PTC

An initial building is going up at Osmose headquarters. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Work on the corporate headquarters for Osmose Utility Services, Inc. is underway on Ga. Highway 74 South in Peachtree City.

Gov. Nathan Deal on Jan. 21 announced that Osmose Utilities Services, Inc., an inspection, maintenance and rehabilitation service provider for electric utilities and telecommunication companies, will build a new headquarters in Peachtree City, creating as many as 100 new jobs over the next year. The Citizen first reported that story Sept. 4 last year. Read More»

PTC Kiwanis makes some good pancakes

PTC Kiwanis makes some good pancakes

Douglasville residents Amy and Chris Davis and 4-month-old Ansley were just a few of the multitude of people who arrived at McIntosh High School on Jan. 24 for the 23rd Annual Pancake Saturday sponsored by the Peachtree City Kiwanis Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Peachtree City student to study abroad

University of Evansville student McKenna Ceci of Peachtree City will spend the Spring 2015 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE's British campus near Grantham, England.

Ceci is majoring in Theatre Performance.

UE's study abroad program at Harlaxton College, has been ranked number one in America by BestCollegeReviews.org. Read More»

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