Fayette County

Project Linus being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian Church

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children,.

“Project Linus” volunteers provide new, handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill or tramatized children (ages 0 -18). These blankets are distributed to local hospitals, DEFACS offices, police, fire and sheriffs departments, homeless shelters or anywhere that a child needs a big hug. Read More»

Born to dance

Born to dance

Led by line dance instructor, Eddie Huffman, the “Born to Dance” team from Fayette Senior Services, Inc. (www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org) will compete for the first time at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) 2010 Line Dance Competition this Saturday. Read More»

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.

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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»