Fayette County

April orders for Angel Food now being taken at Summit

The Summit Church, through the Angel Food Ministries program, is offering quality food at discount prices to members of the community. The deadline for the April order is April 12.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com) is an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need. The organization is now operational in 45 states. Read More»

Groundbreaking for addition

Front, L-R,  Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Photo/Adrienne Carlson.

Southside church on Robinson Road in Peachtree City broke ground for its new auditorium addition and church expansion last week. Completion of the project is expected by late fall of this year. The expansion, designed by Foley Design Associates Architects, includes adding approximately 11,000 sq. ft. Shown above at the groundbreaking ceremony are, front, L-R, Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Read More»

Brooks UMC preschool opens registration

Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for the 2011-2012 school year. The preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years. The director is Lynn Lee. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593.

Brooks UMC Preschool is about three miles south of Starrs Mill. Turn onto Ga. 85 Connector from Ga. Highway 85 and go south for three miles.

The church is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Road.

Heritage Christian to offer car care services April 16

On April 16, Heritage Christian Church will once again host Car Care, a ministry providing free oil changes to single women, single mothers, widows and spouses of deployed soldiers.

Reservations for the free oil changes are required and can be made by visiting www.heritagechristian.org/carcare or by calling the church, 770-716-5768.

Time slots are available from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Read More»

Stitt-Brown - engagement

Allison R. Stitt engaged to Brian M. Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stitt of Royersford, Pa. announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison R. Stitt to Brian M. Brown, son of James and Valorie Brown of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Delaware and currently is working as a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Read More»

Refi saves county $3M on justice center/jail bonds

Taking advantage of lower interest rates and other factors, the Fayette County Commission voted last week to refinance the county’s justice center and jail expansion.

In doing so, the county will see a $2.6 million savings this year along with another $1 million plus over the next three fiscal years, the commission was told Thursday night. Read More»

F’ville Police re-accredited by CALEA

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) arrived in Fayetteville in December for an on-site inspection that was part of the Fayetteville Police Department’s re-accreditation process. The culmination of that process came March 26 in Bethesda, Md., when the department received its fourth three-year CALEA accreditation. Read More»

Mayors (and others) for Meals

Mayors (and others) for Meals

The annual Mayors for Meals event was held Mar. 23 at Fayette Senior Services in Fayetteville. Once mayors and other elected officials got an in-service from Meals on Wheels director Ginnie Plunkett they were off to make home deliveries. From left are Plunkett, Peachtree City council members Kim Learnard and Vanessa Fleisch, Brooks Mayor Dan Langford, Fayetteville council member Wilson Price and Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown. Tyrone Mayor Don Rehwaldt, not pictured, was already busy arranging the meal delivery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Joyce Beverly is DAR chapter’s Notable Woman of Fayette County

From left are Susan Morrison, Joyce Beverly, Rosemary Norris and Jeanie Bradshaw. Photo/Gwen Griffin.

The Fayette-Starrs’ Mill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently named Joyce Beverly as its Notable Woman of Fayette County for 2011.

Beverly is the publisher of Fayette Woman magazine. She became the publisher in 2002 and has been very involved on a daily basis since taking over its publication.

Beverly is a native Georgian, moving to Fayette County from Jefferson County. She has been involved in working with local newspapers for more than 30 years. She refers to herself as a community journalist. Read More»

Freshman’s speaking skills make history

Winning a state championship is extraordinary for any student, but it is exceptional for a freshman competing at her first GHSA (Georgia High School Association) Literary State Meet.

Menaka Reddy of Fayette County High School became the school’s first freshman to win the championship in the girls Extemporaneous Speaking division of the state competition. Her victory gave the school its third state championship in this division, and the first since 2002. Read More»

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