Fayette County

Overeager servers spoil dining

I have noticed over the past few months when we have gone to the restaurants the waiters and waitresses are overly eager to remove plates and anything from the table while people are sitting at the table.

A few weeks ago I had three plates in front of me and I would get food from each one. The waitress noticed the plate not directly in front of me and snatched it up.

I said, “Can you wait until we leave the restaurant to clean the table, we are not finished yet?” Read More»

Holly Grove will sponsor Shape Note Singing service Sunday

Holly Grove AME Church, 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City, will sponsor a Shape Note Singing Worship Service, featuring the Middle Georgia Note Singers, this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Shape Notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational singing, Shape notes of various kinds have been used for over two centuries in a variety of sacred music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the United States. Read More»

Member at COS celebrates 105th

Fran Kolts

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate with Fran Kolts her 105th birthday this weekend. Mrs. Kolts is a regular worship attender, and she works every Thursday morning with “Holy Folders,” the church’s group of volunteers who collate and assemble the church’s worship bulletins and newsletters. She joined Christ Our Shepherd in 1995 with her daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Francis Sullivan. Photo/Special.

Summit announces Fall Festival

The Youth Ministry of The Summit Church will sponsor a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4-8 p.m. Activities include face painting, a corn -hole tournament, pony rides, and a costume contest.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 5-17, kids under 5 are free. Price includes a chicken dinner, all games and a raffle ticket for a cruise to the Bahamas. Other prizes include tickets to Stars and Strikes Bowling, one free month at Bikram Yoga, and more. Read More»

PTCUMC will offer ‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar Nov. 1

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.. Read More»

Arthur Amavisco Mendoza, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Arthur "Art" Amavisco Mendoza, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 14, 2011 at the age of 79. Read More»

Martha Joyce Malcom, age 79

Martha Joyce Malcom died on Oct. 15, 2011. She was married to Col. (ret.) Ben S. Malcom of Fayetteville, Ga.

Joyce was born July 14, 1932 in Augusta, Ga. She was the daughter of Robert and Rosa Swint. Joyce's' mother died of pneumonia six months after Joyce was born. She was raised by her grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Albert Barksdale of Bastonville, Ga.

Joyce graduated from Gibson High School and the Augusta Business College. She then worked as a secretary for the Savannah River Nuclear facility (DuPont). Read More»

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 10, 2011. 

He served in the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam. He then became owner and operator of the Midas Muffler shop in Fayetteville.

Mr. Smith was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoke Smith, Sr. and Margaret Smith; and son, Trey Smith.  Read More»

Dinner on the lawn this Friday in Fayetteville

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host its second Dinner on the Lawn on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, October 21. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have great food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

Leadership Fayette seeking alumni for reunion reception

The Fayette Chamber cordially invites all Leadership Fayette graduates to a reception to reconnect with others who have completed the program since its inception in 1980. The reception will be Tuesday, November 1, 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Old Train Depot, 250 Lanier Avenue East in downtown Fayetteville.

This is wonderful opportunity to reunite class members as well as meet alumni from other classes. There is no cost to attend the event. Read More»