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Hopewell’s ‘Wednesday Nite Out’ program starts tonight

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will offer a Wednesday night program for children, youth, and adults beginning tonight, Jan. 22.

The adults will have Bible study while the children and youth engage in their programs.

The program will run twice a month, on the first and fourth Wednesday, in conjunction with Wednesday Night Suppers. Meals will be served at 5:45 p.m. and the program will run from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Tonight, the Missions Committee invites the community to join them for pizza. Proceeds will go towards the Homeless Offering. Serving begins at 5:45 p.m. Read More»

Hopewell offers midweek activities

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will offer a Wednesday night program for children, youth, and adults beginning Jan. 22. The adults will have Bible study while the children and youth engage in their programs.

The program will run twice a month, on the first and fourth Wednesday, in conjunction with Wednesday Night Suppers. Meals will be served at 5:45 p.m. and the program will run from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. The community is invited to participate in all of these activities.

The church is located at 351 Jenkins Road, across from Sandy Creek High. Read More»

Casting call for ‘Divas’

Casting call for ‘Divas’

The casting call for the sixth season of Lifetime Television’s “Drop Dead Diva” was held Jan. 4 in Tyrone. Approximately 500 people attended the casting call hosted by Bill Marinella Casting. The show is filmed in studios at Peachtree City’s Falcon Field. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Dogwood to offer GriefShare

Dogwood Church, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 South in Tyrone, will offer a GriefShare support group held from 7- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 8.

The group will meet in the atrium area of the church office.

“GriefShare is a 13-week program led by friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.” Read More»

Departments adopt open roads policy

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A policy adopted by state agencies more than two years ago is finally making its way to city and county traffic enforcement agencies in Georgia. Contacted about their compliance with the Georgia Open Roads policy, all Fayette County law enforcement agencies said the policy that calls for quickly clearing roadways for traffic after accidents is already part of their operational procedure. Read More»

Dogwood Church will offer GriefShare in January

Dogwood Church, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 South in Tyrone, will offer a GriefShare support group to be held from 7- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 8. The group will meet in the atrium area of the church office.

“GriefShare is a 13-week program led by friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.” Read More»

Flat Rock musicians have holiday spirit

Flat Rock musicians have holiday spirit

The Flat Rock Chapter of Tri-M, a musical Honor Society, recently spent money earned by members throughout the year to support local families in need. The group recently took a trip to Wal-Mart to spend the $3,350 they earned through after school sales of snacks. “We bought food and gift cards for 24 Flat Rock families in need,” said Tri-M director and orchestra teacher Kelly Gallman. Each group of kids and parents had a $60 budget to buy non-perishable food items for a family. Each group bought food for three families. Read More»

Sharing food and warmth

Shown are Melissa Allen, Leigh Ann Peek, Susan Gilbert, Emily Wilmesherr, Drew Wilmesherr, Tom Janes, Betty Janes, Katie Allen,George Cleek, Sue Cleek, Carson Robichaux, Dottie Davis, and Lee Peek. For more information on this program go to  www.thesummitpc.net. Photo/Special.

Members of The Summit Church make 80 lunches each month and take them to the residents of The Pine Street Shelter in Atlanta. Last month when the lunches were delivered, Betty Janes noted that many of the homeless people had plastic bags on their feet because of a lack of socks and shoes. The church has since collected socks, hats and scarves and delivered them with the lunches on Dec. 12. Read More»

Hopewell will deliver gifts, collect donations, kick off new programs

Hopewell UMC members annually collect gifts for needy children in the area. Help is needed to deliver the gifts this Saturday, Dec. 21. Those willing to help deliver gifts can see Tom Wilson or contact the church office, 770-306-7537. The group will meet at the church approximately 8:30 a.m. to load up vehicles. Volunteers should be completed by 11 a.m. Read More»

Ground broken on new fire station for Tyrone

Groundbreaking for the 9,500 sq. ft. replacement for Fire Station 3 located at Jenkins Road and Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone was held Thursday. Pictured from left are Commissioner David Barlow, Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, Commissioner Randy Ognio,Commissioner Steve Brown, Commissioner Allen McCarty, Tyrone Councilwoman Linda Howard, Tyrone Town Manager Kyle Hood and Fayette Fire and Emergency Services Chief David Scarbrough. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Ground was broken Thursday for the fire station on Jenkins Road that will replace the station on Senoia Road in the center of Tyrone. Construction time for the nearly 9,500 sq. ft. Fire Station 3 is 300 days. Read More»

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