Fayette County

Charter students invited back to Sara Harp Minter

Charter students invited back to Sara Harp Minter

Sara Harp Minter Elementary School opened its doors in 2002-2003 to students from surrounding Fayette County elementary schools. To celebrate the first year of the school’s opening, each charter student and faculty member had their hand prints painted on the school walls in the shape of a flower and the person’s name along with their hand prints. Read More»

2010 Memory Walk committee organized

2010 Memory Walk committee organized

Organization for the 11th Annual Southern Crescent Alzheimer's Memory Walk got off to a flying start by the initial meeting of the County Chairs at Frank's Old Mill Restaurant in Fayetteville.  The 2009 Walk in Peachtree City was the largest yet in terms of both the number of participants and the amount of money raised...$230,000. Read More»

Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary hosts 10th annual Golf Classic May 10

Have you been looking for a good reason to spend time on the green? Then sign up for the 10th Annual Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary Golf Classic, on Monday, May 10, at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Proceeds from the Golf Classic will be used to fund several projects for Piedmont Fayette Hospital, including ongoing operation of the courtesy shuttles, Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, and student scholarships for study in the medical fields.
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Fayette Presbyterian hosts Spring Fling this Saturday

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its fourth annual Spring Fling, a community outreach festival, Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the church campus, 791 Forest Ave. (Hwy 92 North), Fayetteville.

Highlights of the festival include a variety of live music all day long, grilled lunches, inflatables, carnival games, bingo with prizes, used book sale, craft sale, and bake sale.

Local vendors include Bruster’s Ice Cream, Rizzo Massage Therapy, Humane Society pet adoptions and Muddy Puddle pony rides. Read More»

Donations still sought

Sheri Pepper (L), chairperson of the Square Foot Ministry Yard Sale committee, and Judy Reynolds. Photo/Special.

Sheri Pepper (L), chairperson of the Square Foot Ministry Yard Sale committee, and Judy Reynolds prepare for this year’s sale coming up Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15, at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Donated items will be taken through Friday, May 14 and may be dropped off at the church Thursday, May 13, or early Friday morning, May 14. For more information, contact Sheri Pepper, 770-354-8693. Photo/Special.

Holly Grove celebrates 113 years

The Holly Grove Church family will celebrate its 113th Anniversary this year. The celebration will begin with a Fun Fest on Saturday, May 15. The day will consist of a yard sale and breakfast starting at 8 a.m., followed by games and activities for the children, fish fry, bake sale, and live entertainment.

The Historical Room will be open in the rear of the church. Read More»

Evans' booksigning May 15 at PTC Books-A-Million

Local resident Aaron Evans will sign his book, The Emerging Daniel Company, at Books A Million at The Avenue in Peachtree City Saturday, May 15, from 2-4 p.m.
“The Emerging Daniel Company is a unique book for the times we are in,” Evans says. “It has a present Word that contains spiritual substance and life. This book is not for the complacent, who desire the status quo. It is for those described in Daniel 11:32, 33, ‘...but the people who know their God shall be strong and carry out great exploits. And those of the people who understand shall instruct many.’” Read More»

Providence UMC will offer parenting seminar June 12

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Website woes hit Fayette County School System

The Fayette County School System this afternoon said it is experiencing technical difficulties with its website, www.fcboe.org, and that the site might be down for several days. School board agendas and other school system areas can be accessed on other available websites. Read More»