Fayette County

King Obama and the lapdog media

I never thought it could get this bad in our fair land, that the man elected to be the chief law enforcement officer would so flagrantly, and so often, subvert, abrogate, or ignore not only the laws of the land, but even the laws of his own making. Read More»

Plutocrats rule us

In the wake of [the recent] federal court decision finding BP and its drilling partners guilty of “gross negligence” for their part in causing the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that did so much damage to the ecology of the Gulf, I, and many other Americans, are wondering where we go from here and what penalties these companies will suffer. Read More»

Foodies flock to Fayetteville

Foodies flock to Fayetteville

A couple talk to the chef at Broadway Diner during Taste of Fayette.

 

 

A major milestone

A major milestone

Approximately 50 friends and family gathered at New Vision Church in Fayetteville on Saturday, August 23 to celebrate Mary Dews 104th birthday. Mary is pictured on the first row in the middle chair, flowers in lap. Photo/Submitted.

Thanks for the help

Thanks for the help

Keeping students and teachers safe is the name of the game. Piedmont Fayette Hospital showed their “mercy pride” by donating an automated external defibrillator to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. From left; Asia Wiles; Michael Burnett, CEO at Piedmont Fayette Hospital; April Clark, athletic trainer at Our Lady of Mercy; Ashunti Gore; Leah Banks and Debbie Britt, executive director of community and public relations at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Photo/Submitted.

The Campus gets in on the icy fundraiser

Logan Phillips drenches Dylan Higgins with ice water during The Campus’ recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraiser. Photo/Submitted.

The Campus, a private school in Peachtree City, recently hosted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraiser and raised $400 for the cause.

Students were invited throughout their school week to pre-purchase buckets of ice water for $10 a piece and designate an instructor or administrator to receive their icy wrath.

On Sept. 4, students from elementary, middle and high school took to our field to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

In total, 17 instructors/administrators were good sports and participated in the challenge, receiving a cumulative total of 40 drenchings. Read More»

Fayette is home to state's first movie commissary

Hanna Brothers Extreme Motion Picture Catering Service co-owner Jim Hanna. Photo/Ben Nelms

Joe and Jim Hanna have worked for years in the motion picture catering business. What began with their own business in 1997 has led to the presence of Hanna Brothers Extreme Motion Picture Catering Service in New Orleans, Miami, Atlanta and now at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville.

With offices already in the New Orleans area and more recently in Miami and Atlanta, co-owner Jim Hanna said the move to Fayetteville was a logical choice. And the move to Pinewood Atlanta Studios on the city’s west side includes the company’s first commissary in the state. Read More»

Shakerag arts festival is this weekend

It’s time for the 37th annual Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival in Peachtree City. Hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation and Special Events Department, the festival begins Sept. 20 and continues through Sept. 21. The event is at Shakerag Knoll located at 191 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA 30269. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5p.m. on Sunday.

The Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival features a wide variety of handcrafted goods such as home decor, jewelry, accessories, garden items and much more. Read More»

Step back into history in Inman

From left, Stephanie Adamek, Joanne Minter, Abigail Adamek and Rick Minter. Photo/Submitted

The south Fayette County community of Inman will be taking a step back in time this weekend with the old-time activities that make up the 18th annual Inman Farm Heritage Days.

The three-day event, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, will showcase the tractors and equipment that once worked the fields around the show grounds at 283 Hill’s Bridge Road, and there are many other exhibits that make the show far more than just tractors and engines, although those are the most popular for many who attend. Read More»

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