Fayette County

McAlpine-Coloney engagement

Courtney McAlpine engaged to Capt. Michael Coloney

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herrington of Brazoria, Texas announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney McAlpine, to Capt. Michael Coloney, son of retired Delta Capt. Eric and Mrs. Coloney of Peachtree City.

The bride to be is employed at Miratech Corporation as the power generation administrator.

The groom elect is a 2001 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2005 graduate of Georgia State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He is currently a captain in the Air National Guard in Tulsa, Okla., flying F-16s. Read More»

Lori Anne Evans Funk, age 40

Lori Anne Evans Funk

Lori Anne Evans Funk was born April 4, 1970 in Chester, PA and raised in Millville, PA. It was in Millville where Lori first began to follow her heart teaching and impacting the lives of children. In 2007, she found her dream job working with the Georgia Home School System in Atlanta helping students and teachers achieve their potential. Her great passions in life were her family, friends and Drum and Bugle Corps activities. After a sudden and rare illness, Lori went peacefully to be with her Lord on August 27, 2010. Read More»

Jackson-Cannon wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Cannon

Jennifer Lyn Jackson and Ross Winfield Cannon were married Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the First Christian Church of Macon. The Rev. Richard E. Lanning officiated. Read More»

Boyd-Harp wedding

 Mr. & Mrs. Harp

Lauren Alyssa Boyd and Paul Richard Harp were married at the Peachtree City Church of Christ on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Richard Harp, grandfather of the groom, officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Boyd Jr. of Peachtree City.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Harp of Atlanta. Read More»

Slice of life (and good pizza) at PTC's KidzFest Saturday

Slice of life (and good pizza) at PTC's KidzFest Saturday

Anna, 4, from Peachtree City enjoyed everything the annual KidzFest at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City had to offer last Saturday. The event featured free games, bouncing attractions, entertainment and more. Several local restaurants were also on hand with selections from their menus. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Aerial Rhodes show falls short for Whitewater Wildcats

Aerial Rhodes show falls short for Whitewater Wildcats

Whitewater quarterback John Mark Rhodes throws toward his receiver, part of an aerial show of over 200 yards in the Wildcats’ loss to Sandy Creek last Friday. Whitewater’s chance at an upset victory over last year’s state champs was thwarted by a pass break-up from Mike Hilton in the final minute of the game. For more on last week’s games, go to our sister website www.TheCitizenSports.com. Photo/Stan Prophitt/KidzSportsPhotography.com.

F’ville plans veterans memorial at Patriot Park off Redwine Road

The city of Fayetteville is planning to build a new veterans memorial at the Patriot Park area off Redwine and Old Senoia roads.

A schematic of the proposal shows a 10-foot tall obelisk with the emblems of each branch of the armed services. But the true feature will be the two memorial walls on either side, which will list each local veteran who was killed in action.

The obelisk and walls will be made of a black granite that will be reflective, similar to the material used on the Vietnam wall. Read More»

Chief Judge Edwards bows out of contention for appeals court

Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher C. Edwards has withdrawn his name from consideration for a vacant seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Edwards was nominated by several Fayetteville attorneys, but bowed out as he is focusing on his new role as chief judge of the Griffin Judicial Circuit.

Edwards said Tuesday that he was flattered by the nomination but he has been very busy in the details of tweaking court operations from calendar adjustments to courthouse security considerations. Read More»

PTC to consider tourism budget

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council is expected to sign off on the $532,021 proposed budget for the city’s newly-named Convention and Visitors Bureau, formerly known as the Peachtree City Tourism Association.

The proposed budget shows the CVB spending $273,204 on sales, marketing and promotion efforts for the city. A large part of the CVB mission is to focus on events that boost the city’s local hotels and motels, which in turn provide revenue for CVB via the city’s hotel-motel tax.

CVB plans to spend $127,000, or 24 percent of its budget, on local tourism events. Read More»

PTC's Falcon Field to host 4th Annual 9-11 Patriot Day

The years pass but the memory of the tragedy that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001 remains fresh in the minds and hearts of many in America. In that regard, the 4th Annual Peachtree City Patriot Day & Freedom Walk will be held on Sept. 11 at Falcon Field. Read More»

Recent Comments