Fayette County

Women’s Day program set for Aug. 29

Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Women’s Day Program Sunday, Aug. 29, with several services and guest speakers lined up.

The theme is “Called to be a blessing.”

The Rev. J.T. Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairburn will speak at 8:45 a.m., Minister Regina Belle-Battle of New Shield of Faith Christian Ministries in Atlanta will speak at 10 a.m., and Bishop Dianne Collins of Faith Walk Ministries in College Park will speak at 3 p.m.

There is no admission charge and suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white. Read More»

Harp’s Crossing to present ‘Baggage Claim’ Sept. 17

Harp’s Crossing Community Theater will present “Baggage Claim,” a modern parable, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church.

The play revolves around the D’Baquel family, who, after receiving an invitation for a complimentary night out at a scenic canyon Bed and Breakfast, arrives to find nothing is going according to their plan.

They find themselves surrounded by goofballs and a screwy bellhop who has his own agenda for the family’s luggage.

The producation includes a diverse cast and promises to be an entertaining evening. Read More»

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City, GA passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010. Read More»

Crowley-Kilgore Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Kilgore

Mr. and Mrs. David T. Crowley of Peachtree City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Natalie Michelle Crowley, to Dr. James Marvin Kilgore, son of Mrs. Dorothy C. Tangren of Athens, Ga., and Mr. Samuel E. Kilgore of Greensboro. The double ring ceremony was held Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Athens First United Methodist Church in Athens. The Rev. Clay Jacobs officiated. Read More»

Police reports, Aug. 10-16

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty:

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
James Edward Balchuck, 26, of Rising Star Road, Fayetteville, for possession of marijuana.
Shalundra Matrel Beckham, 30, of 19th Street, Griffin, for shoplifting, failure to appear (2), financial identity fraud and financial transaction card theft.
Trey Allen Doxie, 17, of Chardonnay Court, Peachtree City, for probation violation. Read More»

Smelley-Martin Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Martin

Megan Colleen Smelley and Wyatt Stanley Martin were married at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church on May 22, 2010. The Rev. Nathan Nix of Dahlonega officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Phil and Bonnie Smelley of Fayetteville and the grandaughter of Peggy G. Freeman of Peachtree City and the late James Thomas McDaniel, and Betty W. Smelley of Atlanta and the late C. A. Smelley Jr. She is a 2005 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and completed her bachelor of science degree in international affairs with highest honors at Georgia Institute of Technology. Read More»

County avoiding tax hike; reserves to be used instead

Instead of raising the county’s property tax rate, the Fayette County Commission has decided to use its cash reserves to meet a $461,000 shortfall in revenue for the 2010-2011 budget year.

At Thursday’s commission meeting, it was noted that the county has about $6 million in uncommitted reserve funds available for just such a necessity. Read More»

Widtfeldt-King Engagement

Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt engaged to Taylor Andrew Brooks King

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Widtfeldt of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt, to Taylor Andrew Brooks King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jared King of Provo, Utah.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of McIntosh High School and is currently attending LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she will earn her associate degree in medical applied science in April 2011before transferring to Brigham Young University. She is currently residing in Provo, Utah. Read More»

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

There all sorts of rock and roll dreams. Some people head out to karaoke nights and croon and strut like their favorite singers, while others toil in a garage and hope to have a night of glory on a local stage. Chris Verdon, a Peachtree City resident, had a dream about putting on a concert and decided to do something about it this year. Read More»

Got junk? See the Treasure Hunters in PTC this week.

If you have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around your house, the Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them!
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow, based in Springfield, IL is bringing its five-day roadshow to Peachtree City for the first time this week, starting today at The Hampton Inn (300 W. Park Dr.)

“What we’ve really seen a ton of is gold and silver,” said Matthew Enright, the Roadshow’s Vice President of Media Relations. “As the dollar gets weaker, gold and silver go up in value. The gold market is through the roof,” he continued. Read More»

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