Fayetteville

Providence’s ‘Marketplace’ biblical village starts tonight

UPDATE: Due to bad weather, The Marketplace is cancelled for Wednesday, March 17, only. The event will continue as planned March 18-20.

The community is invited to Providence United Methodist Church for the “Marketplace” from 6-9 p.m. starting tonight, March 17, and running through Saturday, March 20. This free, interactive experience is a walk through Jerusalem with sights and sounds of a biblical-era village including live animals, Roman Soldiers, and children dancing at the firepit. Read More»

Lenten lunches continue at First Methodist

Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent (March 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The March 18 lunch will be hosted by the Mary Martha and Marie Lamb circles. The Rev. Kristen Heiden will be the speaker.

FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville.

For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Kostuch

Brent and Tiffany(Naler) Kostuch of Senoia announce the birth of their son, Henry Alan Kostuch, at 3:31 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2010, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville. Henry weighed 4 lbs., 12 oz., and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Norman and Helen Naler of Brooks and Ray and Darlene Kostuch of Fayetteville.

A history of misuse of parliamentary procedures by Democrats

The year was 1994 and President Clinton was trying to get his healthcare reform bill passed through Congress. In the beginning, the public supported his and Hillary’s healthcare reform. It sounded good on paper. At the time, the Senate like the House was controlled by Democrats. The Democrats held a 14-seat majority in the Senate (57 Democrats, 43 Republicans). In the House, the Democrats held 258 seats to the Republican’s 176, with one Independent. Read More»

Fayetteville council to consider sign variance, Google project

The Fayetteville City Council in a relatively abbreviated agenda Thursday will consider a monument sign variance for Teton Village on South Glynn Street and likely sign a resolution supporting an initiative to have Google install a one-gigabyte fiber network in Fayette County.

Teton Village retail center is requesting a variance from the general regulations of the sign ordinance that states a planned center is entitled to a ground sign that shall not be located within 10 feet of a street right-of-way, said city planner Linwood Robinson. Read More»

Town Square Jewelers announces ‘My Mother is a Gem’ contest

Children grades K-5 are invited to enter the “My Mother is a Gem” contest and win a beautiful Amethyst and Diamond pendant valued at $500 to give to their mother on May 9. The prize necklace may be viewed in the store Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.  Children are asked to write a short paragraph explaining why they feel their “Mother is a Gem.” No purchase or donation is necessary. The length is limited to one page with the child’s first name and grade or age on the front.  Contact information including phone number and parents name on the back of the entry. Read More»

Fayetteville native receives national honor from the American Society of Engineering Education

Anthony Schwartz

Anthony Schwartz, a senior biomedical engineering major at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been named the 2009 Co-op Student of the Year by the Cooperative and Experiential Education Division (CEED) of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).  Schwartz, a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School, received the award at a ceremony in Palm Springs, CA, earlier this month. Read More»

Windel W. Norton, 66, of Fayetteville

After a long and brave battle against Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and lung cancer, Windel W. Norton, 66, passed away at his residence on March 12, 2010 with his wife, daughter, and youngest brother by his side.

Born Nov. 21, 1943, in Pelham, Ga., to the late Curtis and Ruth Norton, Windel joined the United States Army in 1962. He was stationed in Augsburg, Germany where he met his wife, Monika. Upon completion of his enlistment in the Army, he received an Honorable Discharge and they returned to Georgia in 1965. Read More»

Judith Sundloff, 49, of Fayetteville

Judith Sundloff

After a heroic three-year battle with cancer, Judith J. Sundloff mercifully passed away on March 13, 2010. Her treasure of loving family surrounded her as she succumbed to Brain Cancer.

Judy was the second of five children born in September 1960 to John and Margeret Jakuback in New Rochelle, New York. She attended New Rochelle High School, Westechester College, and moved to Central Florida in 1980. She attended The Florida Institute of Technology and met her husband, Fred Sundloff, in 1986. Read More»

Peeples students learn at the lab

Peeples students learn at the lab

Peeples Elementary School fourth-grade enrichment students took a field trip to the Fayette County Crime Lab recently. The students were impressed to learn how local CSI officers use fingerprinting and shoe-printing, get help from drug- and bomb-sniffing dogs, and store evidence and weapons. Pictured with the students are Investigator Mary Harris (back row, from left), teachers Kathy Harrell and April DeGennaro, and Sheriff Wayne Hannah.