Fayette County

Music camp starts July 11

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will offer a summer music camp for children in kindergarten through sixth grade July 11-15.

Children will learn about strings, wind instruments, singing, rhythm and more.Classes will meet every day from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $60 for the week.

Email Joan Aycock at aycockmusic@yahoo.com or call her at 770-460-0053, for more information.

Heritage plans VBS for last weekend in June

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville is inviting kids to get cookin’ at its Shake It Up Café Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 27-Friday, July 1 from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. VBS is open to kids who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade.

At the Shake It Up Café VBS, kids will become chefs in training. The day will begin with a high energy opening in the worship center followed by the Bible Bistro, with interactive Bible lessons. Read More»

Carter anniversary

E.J. and Brenda will celebrate their 50th anniversary next month.

E.J. and Brenda (Douglas) Carter of Fayetteville will celebrate their 50th anniversary next month.

They were married June 10, 1961 in Alcoa, Tenn., by the late Rev. W. H. Lodwick.

Their family includes children Scott (Melissa) Carter of Fayetteville, Tamara (Jimmy) Fischer of Senoia and Melinda (Rod) Owen of Brooks.

Their grandchildren are Whitney and Landry Carter, Brandy Fischer, Garrett, Olivia, Grant and Gavin Owen. Read More»

Pratt-Storm engagement

Aubry Lauren Pratt engaged to Jeremy Chandler Storm

Mr. and Mrs. George Pratt of Fayetteville announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Aubry Lauren Pratt, to Jeremy Chandler Storm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Storm of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Gordon College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She is currently teaching first grade for the Clayton County Board of Education.

The groom-elect is a Fayette County High School graduate and is currently employed by the Clayton County Water Authority. Read More»

Helping seniors stay independent is the goal of Acti-Kare

What do you do for a senior loved one just beginning to need a little extra help, but determined to stay independent and continue living in their own home? This can be a difficult dilemma for their family, especially for those living farther away or shouldering an already-heavy schedule of family or work-related obligations. Read More»

Spine surgery in the 21st Century

The technological advances in spinal surgery over the last decade have been dramatic. Many of the instrumentation systems and techniques that are used by spine surgeons today were not even developed during my Fellowship training 14 years ago. Fortunately, our ability to learn and perfect these techniques has also improved with the availability of cadaver-based training facilities and surgeon mentoring programs. Read More»

the new well urges you to 'weight' no more

Fad diets and celebrity workouts come and go, but sustainable and guaranteed weight loss is here to stay…and the new well can prove it. The new well Weight Loss and Wellness Center in Peachtree City has helped their members lose over 750 lbs since opening one year ago. So whether you have 50 pounds or 10 pounds to lose, the new well can help. Read More»

Roberts-Register engagement

Alicia Marie Roberts engaged to Jeremy Ashton Register

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Roberts of Fayetteville announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alicia Marie, to Jeremy Ashton Register, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Timothy Register Sr. of Homerville. Read More»

Fire kills S. Fayette man

A south Fayette man died Sunday, shortly after he was rescued from his burning home, county fire officials said.

Wilson Hightower, 67, was in the house when the first fire crew arrived at 165 Weldon Road at 7:18 a.m., said Lt. Donnie Davis of the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services.

At the time, there was heavy smoke and fire showing from the attic and Hightower’s wife, Denise, was in the front yard telling firefighters that her husband was still inside. Read More»

Mr. Talmadge Lamar Williams, 83, of Fayetteville

Mr. Talmadge Lamar Williams, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 22, 2011.

Mr. Williams retired from American Homes Products after 26 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed woodworking, playing his guitar and sketching and was also a member of McDonough Road Baptist Church for 38 years. Read More»

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