Peachtree City Weekly Update

March 6, 2023

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Celebrating 64 Years

of Peachtree City!

This Thursday, March 9th, Peachtree City will celebrate its 64th birthday! If you have a Happy Birthday message for PTC, tag us on social media and we may share your message with our followers!

Thank You for 64 Years Strong!

This Wednesday marks 64 years since Peachtree City was chartered on March 9th of 1959. As a community, we have made our mark since our origin six decades ago. To quote an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article dated 1974,

"In some ways Peachtree City is just like any other town: it has a mayor and city council, police and fire protection, churches, homes, civic clubs, recreation, shopping and industry."

"But unlike any other Georgia city, the community is totally planned by a single developer, Garden Cities Corp., a subsidiary of Phipps Land Co. The overall planning puts residential areas on choice land, office and industry areas away from the homes, shopping at central locations and recreational facilities scattered throughout the community."

Today, 64 years later, we still consider ourselves unlike any other Georgia city. Thank you for being a part of our community and making Peachtree City the place where people plan to stay. Happy Birthday to us!

Mondays with the Mayor: Cars (54/74) & Cops

This week, Peachtree City Mayor Kim Learnard talks about a meeting with the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning congestion at the intersection of Hwy. 54 and Hwy.74 in the heart of the city. She also expressed her gratitude to the police department after they quickly apprehended suspects in the murder of a teen last week.

Have a question, ask the city manager:

Take a look at step one of the intersection improvements planned by GDOT at 54/74 here:

Watch Peachtree City Open the

Little League Baseball Season

How can you tell that spring is here? Baseball is back!

Peachtree City Little League opened its season Saturday at the athletics complex. Check out the highlights from the day's events:

Peachtree City Students Take the

SeaPerch Underwater Challenge

On Tuesday, students at JC Booth Middle School were busy practicing for the SeaPerch Program at Kedron's big pool.

SeaPerch challenges students to construct underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) using marine and ocean engineering principles learned in class.

Booth Middle School frequently finishes first in SeaPerch competitions, taking home top honors in 2015, 2018, and 2019. SeaPerch regional winners advance to the international competition at the University of Maryland in May.

The pool at Kedron will be closed again on Wednesday, March 8th, between 9 AM and 11:30 AM, so the Booth kids can get in that last round of practice before game time. We're cheering for you, JC Booth Middle School!

Daylight Saving Time: Spring Forward on Sunday!

Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 2:00 AM. At this time, we will “spring forward” one hour! Don't forget to set your clocks if they're analog!

Council Member Freank Destadio

Drops by Peachtree City DeMolay

Council member Frank Destadio presented the Peachtree City DeMolay chapter with a proclamation this weekend for DeMolay month.

DeMolay is the premier youth fraternity for young men ages 12 to 21. DeMolay teaches life lessons such as leadership, teamwork, social skills, program planning, and accepting responsibility. The young men of the Peachtree City Chapter have planned and implemented self-directed programs for 18 years.

To learn more or connect with Peachtree City DeMolay chapter, click here.

Sanitation in Peachtree City

Peachtree City has three approved residential curb-side sanitation companies:

  • Pollard Residential Waste Services
  • Republic
  • GFL Environmental

All rates are set by the companies, and the base rate should include recycling. Yard trimmings services are required to be offered but may be at an additional charge. Bulk waste services may also be offered at an additional charge.

Companies are required to provide the first refuse cart and recycling container free of charge, additional carts or containers will be provided at the published rates.

No new contracts have been negotiated with the current providers.

You can visit our website for more detailed information including recyclables, bulk waste, yard trimmings, and excluded materials: For additional questions regarding more specific services, please contact your individual sanitation company.

What Can a Penny Do For You?

Early voting begins Monday, February 27, for the 2023 Fayette County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Regular voting takes place March 21.

This educational video gives some background and explanation. Learn more on the Fayette County government website:

SPLOST 2023 Early Voting Continues

Through Friday, March 17th!

Early voting for the March 21, 2023 SPLOST referendum will continue now through Friday, March 17th. To find out more information on SPLOST 2023, visit our website here:

Ballots Cast: 2023 SPLOST Early Voting

Here is an update on Absentee in Person (Early Voting) & Absentee by Mail numbers for the SPLOST 2023 Election. These are total numbers as of close of business on Saturday, March 4. The total count at that time was 866 ballots cast.

Visit for more details on in-person early voting hours and locations.

Register for Tomorrow's

SPLOST 2023 Info Session

Learn about SPLOST and what it does for our community before you vote.

Come to one of the final information sessions on this important issue, Tuesday, March 7th, at First Baptist Church of Peachtree City.

RSVP here:

See the SPLOST 2023 Sample Ballot

This is a sample of the ballot you can expect for the Special SPLOST Election on March 21st, 2023, whether you vote early or on Election Day.

Visit for details on how to cast an advanced ballot in person or how to vote by mail.

Peachtree City Meetings

City Council

Thursday, March 16th at 6:30 PM

City Hall Council Chambers

151 Willowbend Road

Planning Commission

Monday, March 13th at 6:30 PM

City Hall Council Chambers

151 Willowbend Road

Kedron Closure Information for 3/8

Need to Report an Issue?

Our residents serve as our eyes and ears around town. If you notice a problem, please use our online reporting tool to help get it corrected.

Report issues such as code enforcement issues, graffiti, street light outages, and much more. Click here to report a problem.

Peachtree City Kids Cricket Academy

PTC Cricket Academy is very proud to celebrate its one-year Anniversary by extending an opportunity to all young talents in the South Metro Atlanta region to experience the cricket training that is currently going on in Peachtree City.

We are offering one month of free training during the month of March for all new kids. The training venue is Home Plate in Peachtree City.

Please reach out to Venki Parameswaran at (760) 529-6551 or Rohit Nanda at (678) 350-4215 for more information and details. You can also reach out to PTC Cricket Academy at [email protected].

View the Spring Catalog

Are You Following Peachtree City

on Social Media?

Did you know you can follow the PCPD Fire-Rescue, Recreation, the PTC Library, the CVB, and your local government all on Facebook?

Click the buttons below to start following!

Local Government
PCPD, Fire-Rescue
PTC Library
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Fayette Senior Services Program

March 2023 Guide

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Discover exciting events in Peachtree City!

Visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau's

PTCPassport virtual visitors center.

Georgia Bikes and the Peachtree City Police Department are joining forces for a training workshop on bicycle and pedestrian safety.

The training will take place Monday, March 20th from 3PM - 5PM at City Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Attendees will learn the best practices for bicyclists, pedestrians, and drivers to safely use the roads. This will include a review of state law related to bicycles and pedestrians, information of crash reporting, and an analysis of bicycle and pedestrian crash data.

For questions, contact Justin Bristol at [email protected].

Click here to reserve your spot today.

Run for the Gold 5K at Oak Grove Elementary

Lace up your shoes for a great evening of running in Peachtree City’s quiet neighborhoods and paths.

Oak Grove Elementary hosts its Nineteenth Annual Run for the Gold 5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run. It will take place Friday, April 21st. The fun run starts at 6PM and the 5K race begins at 6:15.

Registration is $25.00 per participant. Register by March 31st and get a t-shirt!

Applications are available online at

For more information, contact Oak Grove at (770) 631-3260.


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