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Camp expo is March 5

A Summer Activities & Camp Expo is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School, 700 Ardenlee...

Soil lecture March 8

Sustainable soil is healthy soil, rich with organic matter and essential minerals needed to make plants and vegetables thrive. You can create healthy soil...

Fludd touts HB 828 passage

State Rep. Virgil Fludd (D-Tyrone) expressed Monday his satisfaction with the passage of House Bill 828, which made it out of the House of...

SHES gains Lighthouse School status

FranklinCovey’s “The Leader in Me” program has awarded a Fayette elementary school with its highest and most coveted honor. Spring Hill Elementary is the first...

Group links special-needs families

Raissa Chandler, Candice Aaron and Jennifer Confonti are moms on a mission. As busy mothers of children with disabilities, they work lovingly to make...

All Fayette schools on AP Honor List

The Georgia Department of Education has released the AP (Advanced Placement) Honor Schools for 2016 with all five of Fayette’s high schools earning recognition...

Optimists sponsor BBQ

The Senoia Optimist Club will be hosting its spring barbecue Saturday, March 19, beginning at 11 a.m. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this...

Musical opens March 11

The Starr’s Mill High School Fine Arts Department will present “Legally Blonde: The Musical” March 11-13 at the school’s Duke Auditorium. Showtimes are 7 p.m....

Teachers offered scholarships for river journey

Georgia school teachers will have the opportunity to join the country’s largest week-long canoe/kayak camping adventure and receive environmental education training for free as...

Todd honored by Middle School Association

The highest honor that a Georgia middle school teacher can receive was bestowed on Christy Todd of Rising Starr Middle by the Georgia Middle...

Honor chorus members

Selected members of the J.C. Booth Middle School sixth-grade chorus performed in the Georgia Music Educators Association’s Statewide Honor Chorus Feb. 19-20 at the...

Coweta Pets of the Week

Zena is a laid-back boxer mix who has already been a mom to a litter of puppies and now just needs someone to love...

District celebrates National School Breakfast Week

Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast, but, according to data from the U.S. Department...

Local actors sought

World War II wartime phrases such as “Remember Pearl Harbor!”, Rosie the Riveter, Victory Gardens and Big Bands will come to life when the...

Bennett’s Mill hosts celebration

Students at Bennett’s Mill Middle participated in the school’s first annual Black History Month celebration that included musical performances, readings of original essays and...

Scouts build bridges

Ten Boy Scouts from Troop 75 assisted Keith Larson of the Southern Conservation Trust by building two foot bridges at The Ridge in Fayetteville. From...

Learn about working out

“Made to Scale” is the theme of Fayette Senior Services’ meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 1, 1-2 p.m. at The Life Enrichment Center, 4...

Writers conference March 5

Dr. Tim Riordan - senior pastor or Son Rise Baptist Church, author of several books and founder of Green Tree Publishing Co. - has...

On patrol in PTC – Feb. 12-19

The following general summaries of daily patrol activities of Peachtree City police officers are taken from recent official reports (Feb. 12–19). It must have been...

City agrees to deal with NuLink for broadband

Peachtree City municipal facilties will soon be receiving gigabit broadband service. The council on Feb. 18 unanimously approved a five-year lease with Newnan-based NuLink...

Preparing for the worst

More than 100 people attended the Feb. 20 Coweta-Fayette Faith-based Disaster Conference held at Cornerstone United Methodist church. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Charter school has strong finish at academic bowl

The Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia (CCAS) elementary academic team ended its first season with a second place finish at the regional Academic Bowl. In...

Chiefs fall in state semifinal

The McIntosh Chiefs reached the Final Four in the GHSA state basketball tournament for the first time in the school’s history, closing out the...

A wonderfully sad day

After all the cold rain of late, a walk in the woods in our backyard was unexpected. After all, it is February. It wasn’t...

The Pope vs. The Donald

It seems that, when the political scene just cannot get any stranger, it does. Now the Pope has weighed in and intimated that Donald...

UPDATED | PTC’s largest employer slashes local work force

Warehousing, repair depot functions will be transferred to Texas and Ohio UPDATED for print, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — The word coming from sources knowledgeable...

Adrian Manuel Cardona, age 8 of Brooks

Adrian Manuel Cardona, age 8 of Brooks, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from injuries he received in an auto accident.  Adrian was born...

Janet Cerame McKenzie, 85, of Peachtree City

Janet Cerame McKenzie, 85, of Peachtree City entered into eternal life on February 22, 2016. She loved spending time with her children, grand-children, and great-grandchildren,...

Irvin Cecil Ebert, Sr., age 68, of Jonesboro

Mr. Irvin Cecil Ebert, Sr., age 68, of Jonesboro, passed away on February 20, 2016. He is survived by his children, Irvin C. (Angi) Ebert,...

Graves charged with nephew’s murder

Fayetteville resident Michael Lamar Graves was charged Feb. 26 with the murder of his nephew, Jason Brett Graves, in a Feb. 20 incident at...

Pardon our Comcast phone, Internet failures

If you have been trying to reach The Citizen via phone or email in the past few days, you may have experienced trouble communicating...

UGA student covering Olympics in Rio

A Peachtree City student will travel to Rio in August to cover the 2016 Olympic Games. Nicole Chrzanowski is one of two students in the...

Smithley has double duty at AMS

Peachtree City native Garrett Smithley is driving not one, but two NASCAR races this Saturday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, where his racing career...
Aerial view of Glenloch Recreation Center.

Upgrade coming for venerable Glenloch Recreation Center?

The swimming pool area at the aging Glenloch Recreation Center could be getting an upgrade. The Peachtree City Spray Park Exploratory Committee in a...
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