Fayette County

Food available for 200 families Sept. 22

Mobile Food Pantry. Photo/Special.

Pictured above is the Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the Atlanta Community Food Bank in partnership with the Real Life Center in Tyrone, working together to help families who are struggling to make ends meet. The mobile food pantry will be held this month at the Dogwood Church parking lot, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North,Tyrone on Sept 22 and will serve the first 200 eligible families. For more information, call the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. Photo/Special.

CORRECTED DATE — Harp’s Crossing plans special service on Saturday for 9/11

Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church will host a special commemorative service [NOTE CORRECTED DATE] Saturday evening in remembrance of events of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, with doors open at 6:30.

Special guest speaker will be Rear Adm. Deborah Loewer who was director of the White House situation room on Sept. 11, 2001. Loewer will present a glimpse of what actually occurred as she accompanied former President George W. Bush throughout that tragic day and the days that followed. Read More»

COS plans special music for 9/11

During worship on Sept. 11, the Sanctuary Choir at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will sing “A Prayer for Our Time,” which was written “in response to the tragic events of Sept.11, 2001,” according to composer Joseph Martin. Handbells with flutist Sara Kahley and readers Ashleigh Shriner and Morgan Wiese will present “Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace,” a setting of the familiar Prayer of St. Francis. Read More»

Concert at The Fred Sunday will remember 9/11

Pastor Doug Fultz, senior minister at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, will lead a memorial prayer moment during this weekend’s 9/11 Memorial Concert at the Fredrick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City.

The concert, scheduled for this Sunday evening at 7 p.m., will feature members of the Fayette Pops symphony orchestra, led by Maestro Ken White, and the Fayette County Mass High School Choir. The concert is free of charge.

The concert will also feature local musicians Jason Bowen, Ed and Patty Richardson, Dana Smith, and the Pops Men’s Quartet. Read More»

Prince of Peace plans service for home-schools

Home-school families are invited to a Community Chapel Service and Fellowship to be offered at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Hwy. 314 in Fayetteville.

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m., Pastor Justin Kollmeyer will offer a community non-denominational daytime Children’s Chapel Service for students and parents of home-schooling families. Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for these students will highlight this 30-minute service. Read More»

Annual Chicken-Que set for Sept. 17

PTCUMC Boy Scout  Austin Hoover serves a dinner to Andi Laaker. Photo/Special.

On Saturday, Sept. 17 the fire-pits will light up at 4 a.m. for the seventh annual Chicken-Que at Peachtree City United Methodist Church. The United Methodist Men are joining together again for the seventh year with the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City for their annual Chicken-Que fundraiser. Proceeds from the event go to the Scout Lodge at PTCUMC supported by UMM, and many deserving organizations supported by the Kiwanis Club. Read More»

Columnist unleashes 'Cluttered Mind' in book form

Columnist unleashes 'Cluttered Mind' in book form

Rick Ryckeley has been writing columns for The Citizen Newspapers for 10 years. His light-hearted stories about The Wife, The Boy and growing up on 110 Flamingo Street have entertained readers each week, often leaving them with a chuckle or a tear in their eye. He has corralled a number of those columns and has put them together with some new thoughts in his first book, “Musings from a Cluttered Mind.” The book is available now and he will be speaking about the book and his writing at several upcoming events. Read More»

PTC man’s photo to be a part of Project Imagin8ion

Alan Michael Martelly’s photo “My Word” was selected for the Goal category of Project Imagin8ion. Photo/Alan Michael Martelly.

Alan Michael Martelly, 20, a former Peachtree City resident attending the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, had one of his photographs selected for part of Project Imagin8ion. The project, a collaboration between Canon and director Ron Howard, is the first ever user-generated photo contest to inspire a Hollywood short film. There were 96,362 submissions for the eight categories of the contest; setting, character, mood, time, goal, relationship, obstacle and the unknown. Maretelly’s photo, “My Word” was selected for the goal category. Read More»

Dark clouds over Fayetteville Monday

Dark clouds over Fayetteville Monday

Shortly after the severe weather sirens sounded in Fayetteville Monday afternoon, Chris Sweigart saw this funnel-shaped cloud formation along Ga. Highway 85 just north of the courthouse square. This photo is looking north along Glynn Street in front of Allen Vigil Ford. There were no reports of an actual touchdown of a tornado as rain bands from the remnants of tropical Storm Lee passed through. Photo/Chris Sweigert.

Louise Dickinson Webb, 58, of Fayetteville

Louise Dickinson Webb, 58, beloved wife of Bill, died September 3, 2011 of complications from ovarian cancer.

She was born on May 5, 1953 to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob McGavock Dickinson, III of Nashville, TN. She graduated from the Harpeth Hall School in 1971 and from the University of Tennessee with a BA in 1975.

She is preceded in death by her father and brother, Jacob McGavock Dickinson, III and IV. Read More»

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