Daily Archives: April 18, 2015

New golf tournament benefits wounded veterans

Golfers of every stripe are invited to participate in a brand-new tournament in Peachtree City that will raise funds to benefit wounded military personnel through Operation Homefront, a national non-profit based in San Antonia, Texas and Kennesaw, Georgia. The tournament, dubbed the “Peachtree City Invitational”, begins at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 18 with military…

Great Wolf rejected

The resistance of Peachtree City residents, who staged a rally prior to Thursday night’s meeting, seemed to have swayed city council to vote against a rezoning and variance request that would have cleared the way for Great Wolf Lodge to set up shop where the Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree conference center currently sits.  Some residents speaking at…

Commission rejects Brown’s measures to limit county administrator’s authority

Commissioner Steve Brown’s grievances with the current direction of county government were again a major topic of discussion at the most recent county commission meeting, where Brown received no support from his fellow commissioners for proposals to limit the decision-making authority given to County Administrator Steve Rapson. Brown recommended that all internal policy and procedure…

Tyrone armadillos attacked by armed human

At least four unwelcomed armadillos came under fire Wednesday in Tyrone, prompting Police Chief Brandon Perkins to reminding residents that shooting guns inside town limits for most purposes is a no-go, varmint eradication included. “We received a shots-fired call in a southside neighborhood about lunch time yesrterday,” Perkins posted on Facebook Thursday morning. “Upon arrival,…

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