Fayette County

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»

Byrd-Topper engagement

Joanna Megan Byrd engaged to Eric Louis Topper

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Byrd of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Megan Byrd, to Eric Louis Topper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Topper of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Fayette County High School and a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. She currently resides in Marietta and works in the Turner Network Sales division of Time Warner in Atlanta. Read More»

Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville, passed away Aug. 16, 2011. She was born on April 24, 1934, to the late Worley and Lillian Millard of Mendota, Va.   Read More»

Earthquake aftershock reaches Fayette County

You just might have missed it, but Fayette County experienced an aftershock wave stemming from Tuesday afternoon’s earthquake in Virginia.

The county administrative building shook and “kind of rocked” said Lt. Donnie Davis of the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services.

The aftershock came from the 5.9 magnitude quake Read More»

PTC thieves target unlocked vehicles

Police also eye rash of golf cart thefts near McIntosh

Auto burglars got away with GPS units, loose change and other small electronics from parked vehicles in the Glenloch Village and eastern Lake Peachtree neighborhoods late last week, police said.

The incidents, reported on Thursday, Aug. 18 and Friday, Aug. 19, involved vehicles that had been left unlocked, a violation of one of the cardinal rules of crime prevention: don’t make oneself an easy target. Read More»

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