Fayetteville

Miss Stella at Fayette County Library this Saturday

Local author and retired Fayette County teacher Stella Cooper Mitchell returns to center stage at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville on Saturday, Mar. 6 at 1 p.m., to read from her hilarious new book, “Normal.” The reading is free and open to the public. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. The author will sign copies of the book, which will be on sale at the event. Read More»

Toastmasters are winners

The High Noon Toastmasters of Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

‘You’re a Winner!’ was the theme recently at the High Noon Toastmaster’s Club in Fayetteville.  Everyone was asked to share why they think they are a winner with answers ranging from serious to humorous.  Great time was had by everyone with  $20 “dollar bills” given to each participant.  Toastmasters International is the world’s largest educational organization specializing in communication and leadership training. Information on High Noon Toastmasters can be found at www.highnoonfayetteville.org. Photo/Special.
 

Heritage Christian Preschool plans Open House tomorrow

The Heritage Christian Church Weekday Preschool will host an open house this Thursday, March 4. Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions about the school’s educational program and to view the curriculum.

A new kindergarten class will be offered for the 2010-11 school year. Teachers will discuss class schedules, school programs and will field questions.

Times for the open house are 2 year olds (must be 2 by Sept. 1) at 10:30 a.m., 3 year olds (must be 3 by Sept 1) at 11 a.m., 4 year olds (must be 4 by Sept. 1) at 11:30 a.m., and kindergarten (must be 5 by Sept 1) at noon. Read More»

Quintero-Oddo

Mr. & Mrs. Oddo

Nohemi Quintero and Paul C. Oddo Jr. were married at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Hermosillo, Mexico on Jan. 9, 2010. The priest, Fr. Rafael Gonzalez Montemayor, celebrated Mass for the wedding. Read More»

Hartsfield-Werginz

Lisa Diann Hartsfield engaged to Karl Craft Werginz

Mr. and Mrs. James David Hartsfield Jr. of Acworth announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Diann Hartsfield, to Karl Craft Werginz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Werginz of Fayetteville.

The bride-elect is a high school graduate of Harrison High School in Kennesaw and a college graduate of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton where she received a master’s degree in speech language pathology. She is employed by the Cobb County School District in Marietta as a speech language pathologist. Read More»

Infant Lilly Elizabeth Strode, Fayetteville

Infant Lilly Elizabeth Strode of Fayetteville died Sunday, February 28, 2008.

She is survived by her parents Jim & Elena Strode; siblings, James Strode IV, Jasmine Strode, Logan Strode all of Fayetteville; grandparents; Cliff & Edith Coulter of San Antonio, TX; James & Brenda Strode of Moncks Corner, S.C.; great grandparents, James & Celeste Strode of Moncks Corner, S.C.; Lee & Helen Kepplinger of Peoria, IL; Carol Moats of Highlands, IL; aunts, uncles & cousins. Read More»

Reception for youth art exhibit Sunday

The Fayette Art Center will hold a reception for their Youth Drawing Exhibit for March from 2-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 7 at ArtWorks on the Square, 107 Stonewall Avenue in Fayetteville.

Entries include work by young artists from Spalding High, Griffin, Westlake High, Atlanta, Mundy's Mill, Jonesboro, Coan Middle School, Atlanta, Armor of God School, Riverdale, Hampton Middle School, Hampton and Fayette County High School.  First place prize is $75, second place is $50 and third place is $25, plus gift certificates from Michael’s. There will be live music and food and admission is free.

Gunman robs Fayetteville Lane Bryant

Fayetteville police are investigating the armed robbery of the Lane Bryant store at the Fayette Pavilion early Sunday evening.

The assailant apparently posed as a customer, placing clothing on the counter before pulling out a gun and demanding money along with the employees’ cellphones, police said. Read More»

Fayetteville may continue to relax business sign usage

The Fayetteville City Council at the March 4 meeting will consider a resolution that would continue to relax the use of certain business signs for an additional six months due to the continuing recessionary downturn in the local economy.

The current extension on banners, stake signs and A-frame signs is set to expire March 5. The proposal by Senior Planner Linwood Robinson would extend the provisions until Sept. 5. Read More»

New counselor meets needs of Japanese community

A New Start Counseling Center, Inc. is delighted to announce a recent development. There is a growing need for counseling and psychological services for the local Japanese community. The addition of Megumi (Meg) Omonishi, Ph.D. to their clinical staff will help address this pressing need. She will serve the Fayette, Coweta and Clayton county areas.

“Dr. Omonishi is an interpersonally delightful professional who will effectively engage not only the local Japanese community but the general community as well”, said J. Dwight Foulk, MED, LPC, the counseling center president. Read More»