Fayette County

Fayette to present latest version of 20-year transportation plan

Fayette County’s transportation plan for the next 20 years is nearing completion and the latest version will be presented to the public at a meeting Tuesday, March 30.

Local officials are also hoping to get citizen input on the “Fayette Forward” plan at the meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the county’s Stonewall government complex.

The latest version of the recommended project list was not available Tuesday afternoon at press time, but it has been vetted by officials in Fayette’s cities, according to Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon. Read More»

Mayor, Council need to do more to grow new business revenue

Since the beginning of 2010 with new Mayor Don Haddix and City Council members coming on board, I have been listening to and reading their statements, as well as observing their actions.

Peachtree City’s budget continues to shrink as existing revenue sources decline or are eliminated completely (i.e., SPLOST). It appears that Mayor Haddix’s and the City Council’s efforts to date have been primarily focused on how to cut expenses (mainly services) and possibly raise taxes to balance Peachtree City’s budget. Read More»

Lenten lunches continue at Fayetteville First Methodist

Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The March 25 lunch will be hosted by the Promise and Joy circles. Chris Mucha will be the speaker.

FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville.For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Adoption Discovery meets tonight

An Adoption Discovery group will meet Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City.

Adoption discovery is a straightforward small group curriculum that provides needed information within a community of support. Groups meet once a week for seven weeks, and help provide information on options as a prospective adoptive parent. Read More»

‘Journey to the tomb’ Easter experience set at PTCUMC

On Saturday, March 27, Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites all families in the community to take a “Journey to the Tomb,” an event depicting the final days in the life of Jesus. There is no charge for the event.

The journey includes six interactive outdoor stations that bring to life the actions of Jesus on Palm Sunday, in the Garden of Gethsemane, during the Last Supper, his crucifixion and culminating with his resurrection. Read More»

New Hope Baptist will host Seder meal this Saturday

New Hope Baptist Church invites the community to its annual “Jesus in the Passover: Passover Seder Meal” this Saturday, March 27, from 5-7 p.m. in the C Building Rainbow Room. Entire families are welcome. The cost is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are available in the lobby and at the church office Monday-Friday. Read More»

‘Egg Hunt’ will also provide baskets for children’s home

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Easter Egg Hunt this Sunday will not only be a fun outing for children, but also will be an event for assembling baskets providing personal items for the children at the United Methodist Children’s Home. Read More»

St. Christopher sets Holy Week events

St. Christopher Hellenic (Greek) Orthodox Church at 313 Dividend Dr. in Peachtree City invites the community to participate in its complete Easter Holy Week schedule as follows:

March 28, Palm Sunday: Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. and Service of the Bridegroom at 7 p.m;

Evening services Holy Monday through Friday (March 29-April 2) at 7 p.m. with daytime services on Thursday and Friday at 7 a.m.;

Saturday, April 3: Vesperal Liturgy at 9 a.m. and Resurrection Services at 11 p.m.;

Easter Sunday, April 4: Agape at 11 a.m. Read More»

Bray-Barnaby

Jennifer Marie Bray engaged to Robert Todd Barnaby

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony D. Bray of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Bray, to Robert Todd Barnaby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Barnaby II of Dunwoody. Read More»

Devine-Adam

Jennifer Courtney Devine engaged to Flint Casey Adam

Cynthia Sharer-Berkley and Michael Devine, and William Berkley and Susan Devine, all of Brentwood, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Courtney Devine, to Flint Casey Adam, son of Fritz and Colleen Adam of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tenn. and a 2004 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. She works as a sales representative for Simplex Grinnell in Nashville. Read More»