Tips for Charitable Giving


Follow these tips to donate safely this season. Before you give, learn about the charity on any of these sites: • Wise Giving Alliance ( • Council of Better Business Bureaus’ Foundation ( • American Institute of Philanthropy (   Know the difference between “tax-exempt” and “tax-deductible.” “Tax-exempt” means the organization doesn’t have to pay […]

Driver Safety Tip – Watch for Deer


Our wooded, natural environment in Peachtree City makes us especially attractive to wildlife. The young are active now, and the adult population becomes more active in September and October. It’s a good time for drivers to be more cautious to avoid accidents with deer, which are especially active during the hours around sunrise and sunset. […]

Keeping an Eye on Isaac


Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac is expected to make landfall next week, and depending on the track, could bring severe weather (including tornados and flooding) to this area as early as Monday.  Monitor local news or sites such as to  stay informed about  the course of the storm.   Tornado Sirens: When Do Sirens Sound?Sirens will sound […]

Join the Cub Scouts!

Cub Scouting -- Fun at Every Turn!

Do you have a son who might be interested in joining the Cub Scouts?  Check out what the program has to offer!  The Boy Scouts will be holding several School Night events for prospective members.  The dates and locations are:Peachtree City Elementary – August 21, 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteriaBraelinn Elementary – August 28, […]

Peachtree City Shred Fest 2012


Looking for ways to help protect your identity?  Shredding old bills and statements is one great step.  On August 25, the Peachtree City Police, Staples, and Iron Mountain, will be hosting the 2012 Shred Fest in the parking lot of Staples (225 Marketplace Connector).  All Peachtree City residents are invited to bring any documents they […]

Georgia’s Tax-Free Weekend


The weekend of August 10-11, the entire state of Georgia will be enjoying a tax-free weekend. Items exempt from tax include:Clothing and footwear items up to $100General school supplies up to $20Personal computers and related items up to $1000.This is a perfect time for some last-minute back to school shopping!Read more about the tax break […]

Back to School Instant Rebate Offer on Apple Products


PeachMac at The Avenue in Peachtree City is advertising a $50 instant rebate on the purchase of a new Mac or $25 instant rebate with the purchase of an iPad for your student who is going back to college this fall. The instant rebate may be used on anything in the store other than the […]

Saving $$ and Energy All Year Round

Dishwashing Saves Energy

Here’s a tip from Coweta-Fayette EMC Natural Gas: did you know the dishwasher uses less hot water than hand-washing?  It’s true! Save water, time, and energy when you let the dishwasher do the work. And trade in your pre-1994 model for an ENERGY STAR® qualified one. It will be 10% more energy efficient and 12% […]

Ice Pack or Cold Water on a Sprain?


Poison ivy, minor burns, nosebleeds… Mom, you’re all too familiar with “summer injuries.”  But, when treating them, what you do (or don’t do) first can matter most.  Here are steps to take when treating summer ailments on the fly.  Thanks to Star94FM for sharing this article!  Read more:  Health Fixes – Quick Remedies for Common Summertime Ailments […]

Fun and Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

cupcake kid

Do your kids always reach for the high sugar, high carb snacks instead of the healthy things they should be eating?  We have a great suggestion for a fun and healthy outing for you and your kids — pick your own delicious fruits right here in Fayette at Adams Farms on Highway 54.  It’s amazing […]