Crabapple Lane 5th-grader used training to stop student from choking Quick thinking on the part of Crabapple Lane Elementary School student Frank Nevarez, Jr. recently saved the life of a school mate when he administered the Heimlich maneuver as the student was choking in the cafeteria. Above, Frank Nevarez, Jr., recently saved the life of […]
Every year the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) Angel Tree project collects gifts to fulfill the Christmas wishes of students in the Fayette County Public School System whose families are struggling to make ends meet. Above, warehouse supervisor Ron Ross (center) and two of his staffers help load Angel Tree gifts on to trucks […]
Dual left-turn lanes planned for MacDuff; PTC Council asks state DOT to repave Hwy. 54 from the Clayton County line, heading west Another transportation project along Ga. Highway 54 West will soon be getting underway. The Peachtree City Council on Dec. 7 approved intersection work at Hwy. 54 West and MacDuff Parkway that will add […]
It has been eight years since Peachtree City Post 3 Councilwoman Kim Learnard took office. It was at the Dec. 7 council meeting that Learnard, who did not run for re-election, said goodbye to city staff and citizens. [Click here for her farewell column.] Above, Peachtree City Council member Kim Learnard at the Dec. 7 […]
The only way to make a difference is to be the difference. That was the case for Peachtree City nonprofit HNL (Hole Nother Level) that recently obtained a golf cart for a Peachtree City mother of two children who had no transportation. Above, supporters of the nonprofit Hole Nother Level (HNL) helped raise funds to […]
The period of Dec. 3-10 came with eight entering auto incidents in Peachtree City and four in Fayetteville. An entering auto incident occurred on Dec. 4 at a North Fairfield Drive residence. The driver’s side window was smashed and a purse was stolen, according to Peachtree City Police Department reports. A second Dec. 4 entering […]
Peachtree City Police Department’s Light Up the Night Toy Drive is in full swing. There are still a few remaining opportunities to help make Christmas special for local kids in need. Above, carrying on a Peachtree City tradition of giving — Doing their part for the Peachtree City Police Department’s annual Light Up the Night […]
J.C. Booth 8th Grade Chorus students performed seasonal music at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion on Dec. 5. They were treated to a tour of the mansion by First Lady Mrs. Sandra Deal and enjoyed refreshments after their concert in the ballroom. The Booth Chorus director is Ms. Kara Post. Photo/Submitted.
Members of the Spirit of McIntosh Band and Color Guard marched in the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta parade on Dec. 2. Photo/Submitted.
Members of the Braelinn Elementary School chorus in Peachtree City were in the holiday spirit at the school’s annual chorus concert. Photo/Submitted.