Argo re-designated at Fire Chief Officer

Palmetto Fire Chief Henry Argo began his efforts as fire chief in Palmetto in early 2007 after 30 years of experience. This week it was announced by Mayor John Miller that Argo has been re-designated as Chief Fire Officer by the international Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC). Argo is one of only 663 designated chief […]

Newnan Fire Dept. gives Life Saver awards

The City of Newnan Fire Department honors its firefighters with their Annual Life Saver Award for 2009. The recipients of this award have saved a life while on duty in 2009. There were nine firefighters this year who accomplished this goal with three lives saved. Chief Whitley has been giving this award out for the […]

Girl, 16, to face charges in fatal crash

A teenage driver whose Monday morning wreck claimed the life of a fellow Sandy Creek High School student will face several criminal charges, according to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. Delsia Radlein, 16, of Fayetteville, has been charged with vehicular homicide (second degree), driving too fast for conditions, failure to maintain lane, violation of Class […]

Oxygen station approved for PTC fire dept.

The Peachtree City Council has decided to go ahead with a $26,000 investment that will pay itself off in four years. The funds will purchase an apparatus to fill firefighter’s oxygen tanks, which in the long run will save the city a $6,300 a year that’s currently paid for the tanks to be delivered here. […]

PTC police collecting toys at Kedron Village

Peachtree City police will be at the Kedron Village shopping center Wednesday and Thursday collecting new unwrapped toys for underprivileged children in the area. As part of the “Light Up the Night” toy drive, officers will be parked in front of Planet Smoothie and the Target store from 4-7 p.m. The blue lights will be […]

PTC police keep accreditation

The Peachtree City Police Department has again won re-accreditation on the national level. On a day to day level, accreditation affects every action taken by the police department because the department has to follow standards set out by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Those standards cover every aspect of police work from […]

Cops want kids to make ornaments for tree

Local children are being asked to help the Peachtree City Police Department trim its Christmas tree this year. Children who want to participate are invited to bring an ornament by the department Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., place it on the tree and have their picture taken with an officer. Handmade […]

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 cops undertake toy drive

Peachtree City Police are undertaking a toy drive this year aimed at providing toys for local needy children. Police will be stationed at area shopping centers several times in the weeks before Christmas accepting new but unwrapped toys for their “Light Up the Night” campaign. The toys will be distributed to local families identified with […]

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