Traffic Advisory for Peachtree City on April 24, two workshops of interest Monday


Expect delays Saturday from noon to about 12:30 Saturday morning.

The Blue Knights Memorial Ride for fallen Georgia Police Officers will enter Peachtree City from Highway 74 South at about noon on Saturday, proceeding to Dividend Drive and then to Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field. The organizers are expecting over 2,500 bikes, which will delay traffic on Highway 74 South for about 30 minutes tomorrow.

For those of you who have never seen this annual ride, it is really moving!

We also have a couple of workshops on Monday that may be of interest to folks:

Planning Commission Workshop on Senior Apartments
The Planning Commission will hold a workshop on Monday, April 26, 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, to discuss the proposed NorSouth Companies, Inc., rezoning request for 5.62 acres on Newgate Road for an age-restricted apartment development for seniors. The Commission will also consider a new Master Sign Program for Braelinn Village retail center. The public is welcome.

Recreation Commission/City Council Workshop on Senior Services
The Peachtree City Recreation Commission and City Council will hold a joint workshop on Monday, April 26, 6:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Trail) to discuss possible coordination between The Gathering Place and Fayette Senior Services. Interested residents are welcome.

Have a great weekend – there is a lot going on!

McIntosh High School Lacrosse Booster Club Car Wash – Saturday, April 24, noon – 4:00 p.m. at Bruster’s Ice Cream (across from Publix on Highway 54 East).

Starr’s Mill High School presents “A Night of Starrs” – Saturday, April 24, 6:00 p.m. at The Fred. Tickets $10. Enjoy the talents of the SMHS Music Department, featuring the Big Band sounds of the SMHS “Swingin’ Starrs” Jazz Ensembles, along with the “Octave Above” Jazz Choir, and performances by other SMHS musical groups. Silent Auction and local food vendors. More information and tickets . . .

First Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale– Saturday, April 24, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 206 Willowbend Road. Proceeds benefit the July 2010 High School Mission Trip.

Wellspring Living’s STOP INJUSTICE 5K Run – Saturday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Road. All proceeds benefit the Wellspring Living mission, which creates restorative environments for victims of childhood trauma, including molestation and forced childhood prostitution. More Information . . .

Free Facebook Class for Parents – Saturday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. – noon at St. Paul’s Lutheran School. Learn how to use Facebook and keep your family safe. The event is free, but space is limited. Please call Maddie Plant at (770)487-3981 to reserve a spot.

World War II Heritage Days – Saturday & Sunday, April 24 & 25, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Commemorative Air Force – Dixie Wing Hangar at Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field. “Keep ’em Flying Swing Dance” on Saturday night from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Cost is a suggested donation of $5 for adults and children 13 and over, dance tickets $50. Visit for more information.

SCT Nature Undisturbed Family Day – Saturday, April 24 – CANCELLED due to impending weather. Visit for more information.