Fayette County

Warning on ripoffs on manicures and pedicures: Get pricing in advance

This is advice to all those women (and men) who have manicures and pedicures. Be advised! Last Saturday I had a pedicure and my daughter had both a manicure and pedicure here in Fayetteville (and her eyebrows waxed).

The salon employees did not ask me what I wanted, so they did a lot of massaging and scrubbing on both of us.

When I went to pay the bill it was outrageous: $75. It was not at all the prices that were advertised on a large sign posted at the front of the store. Read More»

GreekFest headed this way Sept. 17

Shown above from last year’s Greekfest (L-R), George Psihountas, Katie Wilson, Nick Psihountas, and Christina Psihountas. Photo/Special.

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church invites the community to attend GreekFest 2011, Saturday, Sept. 17 from 6:30 until ... at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

The event will feature live music and dancing, ‘All You Can Eat and Drink’ Greek appetizers and salad, lemon chicken, pastitsio, and pastries, adult beverages and more.

Advance tickets at $50 per person can be reserved by visiting saintchristopherhoc.org or by calling Tammy, 404-625-4663. Seating is limited.

Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

Bethlehem’s revival starts tonight

Bethlehem Baptist Church in Peachtree City will hold its Summer Revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 24-26, at 7:30 p.m., nightly.

The guest preacher on Wednesday will be the Rev. Greg Watson from Lamb of God Christian Church in Fayetteville.

Thursday night’s message will be delivered by the Rev. Leroy Hill of Morningstar Baptist Church in Newnan.

The Rev. Anthony Williams of United in Faith Christian Ministries in McDonough will conclude the revival on Friday night. Read More»

Fayetteville Christian Church celebrates 40 years this Sunday

Fayetteville Christian Church will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Aug. 28 with a meet and greet at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 and a Pitch-in lunch starting at 12:30 p.m. Special guests and former ministers expected to attend include Jack Fawley, David Chapman, Bob Mahan, Daniel Overdorf, and Dan Roberts.

Fayetteville Christian opened its doors in January of 1971. There were five founding families when the church first opened, one of which still remains a member today. Audrey Bates and Julie Stubbs are the only remaining charter members at Fayetteville Christian Church. Read More»

New Gospel Community Church meets on Friday evenings

Kirk and Chelsea McDonald

Gospel Community Church is a new church in Fayetteville, now meeting in the Harvest Christian Community Center (383 Fayette Place, behind La Hacienda on Ga. Highway 85) on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m.

“Our mission is to make disciples on mission for Jesus,” said Gospel Church member Pat Reed. “Our vision is to see the city of Fayetteville transformed by the Gospel, through the preached word and Gospel community groups that will actively engage the culture. We will seek to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the community.” Read More»

Paul Baskin headlines services at The Center, New Gate Aug. 27, 28

On Aug. 27 and 28, New Gate Church will host Paul Baskin for worship and prophetic ministry.

“Paul has been a channel for the music of the Spirit for many years, including several years as the worship leader at IHOP in Kansas City,” a spokesperson said.

Baskin will lead in worship and will also minister to individuals prophetically — and often that comes out as a song for or over that person.

New Gate Church, has partnered with Get Real Ministries for two venues for Baskin, which will allow for more people to benefit from his ministry. Read More»

No. Fayette UMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair Sept. 24

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville. A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church.

The event is open to runners and walkers of all age groups.

This is an officially timed event, and will be held rain or shine. Runners start at 8:30 a.m. and walkers begin at 8:35 am. Read More»

Smith-Christ engagement

Ashley Elizabeth Smith engaged to Joshua Andrew Christ

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Smith of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Smith, to Joshua Andrew Christ, son of Anthony Christ of Gainesville, Fla. and Ms. Linda Christ of Canton, Ga.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Fayette High School and a 2008 summa cum laude graduate of Virginia Tech, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition, foods and exercise. She is currently attending the Virginia Osteopathic School of Medicine, pursuing a doctorate in osteopathic medicine. Read More»

Laval-Klein engagement

July Melanie Laval engaged to Michael Davis Klein

Marc Laval and Ms. Eliane Sellem of Dunwoody announce the engagement of their daughter, July Melanie Laval, to Michael Davis Klein, son of Judge (ret.) and Mrs. Richard P. Klein of Peachtree City. Read More»

Weingartner-Yarri engagement

Tara Mae Weingartner engaged to Philip Charles Yarri, Jr.

John Weingartner of San Diego and Tonia Weingartner of Atlanta announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Mae Weingartner, to Philip Charles Yarri, Jr., son of Philip Sr. and Kathleen Yarri of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Gordon and Doloris Weingartner of Fayetteville and Allen and Faye Fountain of Marietta and Barbara Fountain of Covington. She is a 2006 graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2008 graduate of Griffin Tech. She is employed by Salon Serenity in Peachtree City. . Read More»

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