Fayette County

Mr. Lee Hunter, 100, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lee Hunter, 100, of Peachtree City, died Saturday June 5, 2010.

He is survived by his brother George Hunter of Fayetteville ; 2 nephews and numerous cousins.

Graveside services were held Monday, June 7, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Westminster Memorial Gardens.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City

Mrs. Maureen Loretta Fernandez, 79, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Maureen Loretta Fernandez, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 6, 2010.

Mrs. Fernandez is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew A. Fernandez. Read More»

Lowe's helps renovate YMCA day camp

Campers at YMCA’s Day Camp enjoy colorfully-painted picnic tables courtesy of Lowe’s and volunteers. Photo/Special.

The first week of Y-Day camp is over, and kids are making memories and friends while learning and exploring through activities designed to build honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility. Over 150 kids from Coweta, Fayette and Henry counties were greeted by smiling, friendly staff, and saw all the hard work and effort from recent renovations. Read More»

Action of Faith Ministries expands to Tyrone

Action of Faith Ministries expands to Tyrone

There seems to be no end to the diversity of community service by Action of Faith Ministries. The new location in Tyrone provides space to expand those services and gives the ministry needed warehouse space for the 20 ministries that utilize the large food bank facility.

Action of Faith’s new 10,500 square-foot location at 1550 Senoia Road in Tyrone is outfitted with classrooms, offices and a large event room and warehouse area for food bank storage. Read More»

Southern Chorale presents Friends and Family night June 18

The Southern Nights Chorale presents its sixth season-ending “Friends & Family Concert” on Friday, June 18. The Chorale will introduce its 2010 repertoire, which includes special crowd-pleasers “Ezekiel Saw the Wheel” and “Hallelujah! We Shall Rise!” You will also hear such perennial favorites as “You Raise Me Up,” “Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho,” and the “Manly Men Extravaganza.”

The public is invited to enjoy a melodic evening of popular, sacred and patriotic music performed by this select, men’s a cappella glee club. Read More»

Johnny Rivers to play Villages Amphitheater Sat. night

This Saturday, the legendary singer/songwriter Johnny Rivers makes his way to the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. 

In 1964, Johnny Rivers began a stellar string of 29 chart hits, eventually selling over 30 million records and also ushered in the decade known as The Go Go Generation.  His first national hit, “Memphis” went straight to #1 that year.  Afterwards, he continued to write and produce award winning songs for himself and other great entertainers of the day.  Read More»

Reminder: fly your American flag June 14 for Flag Day

Those beautiful red and white broad stripes and the 50 white stars on a blue background are about to celebrate a birthday.

Our flag, the American flag, the symbol of our great country, was adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution passed by our founding fathers described our flag with the following words; “White signifies purity and innocence; red hardiness and valor; blue signifies vigilance, perseverance and Justice”.

The James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Fayetteville reminds everyone to fly your flag on June 14.

Family movie nights Fri in F'ville, Sat. in PTC

Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its first free “Moovie Night” of 2010 this Friday at the Villages Amphitheater. Beginning at 7p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and a showing of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Read More»

Ga. Academy of Dance presents Coppelia ballet

Ga. Academy of Dance presents Coppelia ballet

It’s an exciting and special year for everyone at Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts as they celebrate 20 years of excellence in performing arts education and professional productions. Read More»

UDC honors veterans with service awards

Frankie Lyle Chapter #2074, United Daughters of the Confederacy observed Confederate Memorial Day with a Ceremony of Bestowal of Military Service Awards to veterans who served our country during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict and the Dominican Republic Operation.

The ceremony was held on April 24, 2010 at the historic Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park with a reception honoring the recipients and guests. Read More»

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