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Kalins-DeMuth engagement

Rachel Nicole Kalins engaged to Joshua Kyle DeMuth

Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Kalins of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Nicole Kalins, to Joshua Kyle DeMuth, son of Mr. and Mrs. John DeMuth of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Gumble of Pennsylvania and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kalins of Florida. She is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and a 2010 graduate of the State University of West Georgia where she received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. Read More»

Gaddis-Linn engagement

Haleigh Amanda Gaddis engaged to Christopher Gary Linn

Mr. and Mrs. Randall C. Gaddis of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Haleigh Amanda Gaddis, to Christopher Gary Linn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Linn of Dalton.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Catherine Sarah Gaddis of Christian City and Mrs. Hester Huggins and the late Carlis Huggins of Morrow. She is also a 2003 graduate of Fayette County High School. She is currently employed at Academy Mortgage Corporation in Sandy Springs. Read More»

Lane Greene, 86, of Fayetteville

Lane Greene, 86, of Fayetteville, GA passed away February 25, 2011.

Mr. Greene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fayetteville.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years Betty Greene; son and daughter-in-law Tim & Tricia Greene of Safety Harbor , FL ; daughter and son-in-law Cathy & John Kegley of Fayetteville , GA.; grandchildren Allie, Molly, Claire, and John. Read More»

Jan Mann, 72, of Fayetteville

Jan Mann, 72, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011 after a hard-fought battle with illness.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Bob D. Mann, Sr.; sons, Dino Mann and his wife Robyn, and Dennis Mann; daughters, Dana Odell and her husband Rusty, Darlene Smith and her husband Johnny, and Debbie Gullivan and her husband Chuck; thirteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mr. James “Bonnie” Richardson, 93, of Fayetteville

Mr. James “Bonnie” Richardson, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 24, 2011.

Mr. Richardson is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Richardson and his daughters, Kathy Chapman and Carolyn Richardson.

He is survived by his daughter Cheryl Woods and her husband Gene; grandchildren, Melissa King Read More»

Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 21, 2011.

He was born in Laurens County, GA, to the late Cordie and Vera Gilder Joiner. He is preceded in death by his brother Charles Joiner. Read More»

FIS students celebrate 'Williamsburg Day'

FIS students celebrate 'Williamsburg Day'

History became reality recently for all fourth graders at Fayetteville Intermediate School. The classes celebrated “Williamsburg Day” to conclude their unit of study on Colonial Life. The students were engaged in various centers throughout the day to experience what life might have been like during colonial times. Pictured in period costumes are Miss Amanda Underwood, FIS fourth grade teacher, and Mr. Jimmy Jones, volunteer, with Carlee Houston, Brieann Heinssen, and Zack Scott, who are fourth graders at FIS. Photo/Special.

Students juggle technology at Bennett's Mill Middle

 Master juggler Chris Cassidy (center), along with Demi Tega (left) and Brian Doyle, give a celebratory performance for the successful completion of a 10-foot bridge in the background.

How is juggling connected to technology? Well, there is no connection, but juggling teaches eye/hand coordination and self-confidence, traits that might prove useful in building something like a bridge.

Seventh grader Chris Cassidy teaches a five-minute juggling course to fellow students during their technology period at Bennett’s Mill Middle.

About six to eight students participate in the juggling lessons each week, says technology teacher Jim Uttley.

A recent accomplishment by fellow student Andrew Hogan prompted a celebration from the jugglers. Read More»

F'ville man dies in crash Saturday during police chase

Twenty-eight year-old Fayetteville resident Marvin Nash, Jr. was killed early Saturday morning when his Toyota SUV hit a tree on Sharon Drive during a pursuit by a Fayetteville police officer. Read More»

FCHS basketball back on top

FCHS basketball back on top

Fayette County High School’s varsity girls and boys basketball teams swept the region 3-AAAA championships at Woodland High School in Stockbridge Saturday night. Both teams are now number one seeds entering the Class AAAA state playoffs this weekend. They will both host Northside, Warner Robins on Saturday night. For more on basketball, see the stories at TheCitizenSports.com. Photo/Michael Boylan.

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