Fayette County

Holy Trinity will offer special Griefshare this month

“Surviving the Holidays” is a special GriefShare program to help those dealing with grief during the holidays.

A special holiday devotional will be provided.

Sessions will be offered on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 18, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in room #205 of the Faith Formation Building at Holy Trinity Church, 101 Walt Banks Rd, Peachtree City.

To register and for more information, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251

Providence UMC hosts book signing, Jan. classes

Ron Clower, author of “Jesus Christ: Centerpiece of God’s Universe” will sign copies of his book on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the café at Providence UMC.

Providence invites the community to the book signing followed by Wednesday Night Supper. Dinner is free for first time visitors but seats are limited. Guests must sign up ahead of time by emailing Rhonda at Rcrowther@provumc.com.

The menu is turkey, dressing, gravy, sweet potatoes, vegetable, salad, drink and dessert. Read More»

Ernest Lane Brown, 73, of Fayettevillle

Ernest Lane Brown

Ernest Lane Brown died on Nov. 11, 2011 surrounded by his loving family, from complications of cancer.

Lane was born in Atlanta, Ga. on September 28, 1938 to Benjamin Lane and Frances Brown. He attended Southwest High School and went onto UGA and the Atlanta Law School.

Lane was a commercial real estate broker, who was in business in the Atlanta area for over 40 years. He absolutely loved his work. When a developer friend learned of his passing, he said, "we have lost a real warrior in the business." Read More»

Hugh David Vaughan, 70, of Fayetteville

Hugh David Vaughan, 70, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away Nov. 14, 2011.

Mr. Vaughan was born in Atlanta on Jan. 11, 1941 to James D. Vaughan and Jessie Mae Gazeway Vaughan. He is preceded in death by his son Brian Vaughan. Read More»

arry Hugh Wilkinson, 49, of Fayetteville

Barry Hugh Wilkinson

Barry Hugh Wilkinson, 49, died suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 13 2011 at his home in Fayetteville, Ga. He was a loving husband and father; his greatest pastime was spending time with his family.

Barry was born to Hugh and Mildred Wilkinson in 1962 in Glendale, Calif. He married Sherry Fetterolf in May of 1987. Barry was a graduate of the University of Southern California and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a pilot for Delta Airlines. Read More»

Comedian at It's a Grind Friday

Timothy Banister

Timothy Banister still remembers sneaking into the living room back in the late 70’s when he was seven years old trying to sneak a peek at John Belushi playing the Samurai Warrior on “Saturday Night Live.” He remembers watching shows like “SNL,” “SCTV,” and even old reruns of “The Smothers’ Brothers” and “Laugh-In.”

“I think it was some of the absolute absurdity of watching Andy Kaufman lip synching to Mighty Mouse that really piqued my interest. I mean this was crazy stuff and people were laughing at this crazy stuff,” he said. Read More»

New Hope hosts Brandon Heath in concert Saturday

Brandon Heath.

Brandon Heath, twice-honored as the Gospel Music Association’s Male Vocalist of the Year, brings the stories, messages and meaning of his most recent project “Leaving Eden” to life again this fall. His Leaving Eden tour will make its way around the U.S. this fall 2011. Joining Brandon will be Sparrow artist Britt Nicole. Read More»

Final Market Day of 2011 this Saturday

Final Market Day of 2011 this Saturday

November 19 is the sixth and final Downtown Fayetteville Market Day event for 2011 and offers a variety of handmade and homegrown items.

Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator says that vendors are excited to have the opportunity to showcase their items just before the holiday season and give everyone an early opportunity to do some Holiday shopping. Read More»

School System’s Food Service Director gets state award for mentoring

Laurie Cartrett (L) with Tiffany Lommel at the School Nutrition Director’s Conference where Cartrett received the Mentor of the Year Award. Photo/Special.

Learning the ropes to a new job can be daunting, but having a seasoned professional as a guide makes the learning curve easier to get around.
Navigating that curve is difficult in the school food service industry where there are a number of state and federal rules and regulations to understand and follow. That’s why Laurie Cartrett, the Fayette County Public School System’s School Nutrition Program Director, started mentoring a new food service director in the Gainesville City School System last year. Read More»

The Beehive and Teacher Resource Center

Terry Wilson is in charge of the Bee Hive, a resource center for Fayette County school teachers. It can supply items needed to create instructional materials for students. Photo/Carolyn Cary

The Partners in Education Program is a joint effort of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and the Fayette County Board of Education.

Teachers needing supplies beyond what their individual school budget will buy, now have an advantage due to this consortium. A Teacher Resource Center has been set up in the former Fayette County High School, Room 3. Yes, that’s the old Home Ec. room. Read More»

Recent Comments