Fayette County

Confirmed at Christ Our Shepherd

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City.

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. Read More»

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' at 'The Fred'

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»

Fayette County musician attends 29th annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy

The 29th annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy (LSM) recently took place at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa from June 20 to July 18.

LSM is the pinnacle program of the Lutheran Music Program and is one of the nation’s premier summer music training programs for young people. Fayetteville resident and flutist, Jamie Callison, was one of 149 students to participate in LSM this summer. Read More»

Local churches provide summer lunches for 240 needy children

This summer, some 240 children in need enjoyed nutritious meals each weekday thanks to the combined efforts of Fayette County congregations and the support of community partners.

Over the past seven years Laura Cox of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church has worked closely with the Fayette County Department of Family and Children Services to gather the names of children who normally receive free lunches during the school year and coordinate the preparation and delivery of lunches. Read More»

Auditions for PTC Civic Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'

The Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company announces open auditions for the annual Fayette County Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday Aug. 21. With a cast of over 100 roles, dancers from the entire area ages 3 and up of all levels are invited to attend the free audition. The Civic Ballet Company presents this classic holiday extravaganza complete with delightful scenery, beautiful costumes, and traditional choreography. Read More»

Religion briefs 8-11-10

Zion Youth Conference set for Aug. 13-15
Edgefield Baptist Church’s Zion Youth Ministry will host Youth Conference 2010 Aug. 13-15. The theme is “Abraham’s Seed.” The conference will start Friday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m., with guest speaker MinisterTamarkus Cook, and will conclude Sunday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Stephanie Caldwell. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church, 770-461-7388.

Homecoming, revival planned at Bethlehem Read More»

F’ville DQ hit by burglar Monday morning

An early Monday morning burglary at the Dairy Queen on North Glynn Street in Fayetteville resulted in the theft of an undisclosed sum of money. Fayetteville Police have an arrest pending in the case.

Detective Jeff Harris Tuesday morning said the burglary occurred Monday morning at 4:30 a.m. Entry into the store was made after a rock was thrown through a door window on the north side of the building, Harris said.

Harris said the burglar, suspected to be acting alone, stole an undisclosed amount of cash. Harris said there was no other damage done to the building. Read More»

Mrs. Ruth Hamblin Crumpton, 88, of Tyrone

Mrs. Ruth Hamblin Crumpton, 88, of Tyrone died August 6, 2010.

She was a longtime resident of Fayette County. She was preceded in death by her husband A.W. Crumpton, her son, Ricky Crumpton and a granddaughter, Gina Crumpton. Read More»

Mrs. Mary Ruth Jones Horton, 94, of Brooks

Mrs. Mary Ruth Jones Horton, 94, of Brooks, passed away on August 2, 2010.

Mrs. Horton is preceded in death by her husband, A.J. “Pete” Horton; her parents, Roy and Vivian Jones; three brothers, three sisters and one great-grandson.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Carden of Brooks; son, Gene Horton and his wife Shirley of Fayetteville; brother, Bob Jones of Fayetteville ; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Tyrone seeks nominees for “Hero of the Year”

Tyrone Founders Day is looking for those who have exhibited act of courage and is looking for submissions for the “Hero of the Year.”
Rules & regulations:

1. All nominations are to be submitted on the ‘official entry form”. The forms may be augmented with clippings or other evidentiary materials. You may use back of form if additional space is needed.

2. Nominations must be received no later than August 20, 2010 to be eligible.

3. The review board will be made up of three impartial judges. Read More»

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