PTC mayoral candidates answer questions from The Citizen on PTC traffic, growth, vision for future

PTC mayoral candidates answer questions from The Citizen on PTC traffic, growth, vision for future

Election season brings election questions, and this year The Citizen posed identical questions via email to the three Peachtree City mayoral candidates and the three candidates for City Council Post 3. Responses this week by mayoral candidates will be followed next week by those running for the Post 3 seat. Candidates for the mayor’s seat […]

Peachtree City political forum set for Oct. 26

Peachtree City political forum set for Oct. 26

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City’s “Get Out the Vote” Committee will sponsor a “Political Candidates Forum” Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Peachtree City Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Wyndham) in the Caledonian Amphitheater. This year’s forum with questions and answers starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. Opportunities to meet and […]

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Issues with the now-controversial mural behind the dais at Tyrone Town Hall, and the Sept. 7 decision to keep the mural denoting portions of the town’s history, have generated comments by Fayette NAACP President Terrence Williamson and state Rep. Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone). Both Williamson and Jackson wrote letters to the editor. Commenting on the Sept. […]

Former principal says resigned Whitewater HS teacher victim of ‘social terrorism’

Former principal says resigned Whitewater HS teacher victim of ‘social terrorism’

The recent resignation by Whitewater High School teacher Joshua Hitson following allegations about him on the Atlanta Antifascists website has drawn a response from former Whitewater Principal Roy Rabold. That response was leveled at what Rabold believes was the real intention behind the group’s claims — social terrorism. Above, Roy Rabold, earlier this year before […]

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

Senoia will get a new mayor; Tyrone, Fayetteville each has 1 contested council race Qualifying in Peachtree City for the mayor’s seat are incumbent Vanessa Fleisch, former Councilman Eric Imker and business owner Dar Thompson. Qualifying for the Post 3 seat currently held by Councilwoman Kim Learnard are former Mayor Harold Logdson, business owner Kevin […]

Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Multiple posts up in PTC, Fayetteville, Tyrone, Senoia Qualifying time for municipal elections is around the corner for the general election to be held Nov. 7. Races will be held in Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone and Senoia. In Peachtree City, the seats held by Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, Post 3 Councilwoman Kim Learnard and Post 4 […]

It’s official: Your Fayette school taxes will increase by 9%

It’s official: Your Fayette school taxes will increase by 9%

Fayette County Board of Education announces proposed property tax increase over rollback millage rate No rollback for school taxes, according to the Fayette County Board of Education in a Friday news release. The school board intends to adopt the millage rate at 19.5 mills, which will effectively raise property taxes the board of education will […]

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