Fayette County

King-Mendenhall engagement

Cynthia King of East Point engaged to Andy Mendenhall

Summer King, daughter of the late Cynthia King of East Point, and Andy Mendenhall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Mendenhall of Peachtree City, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Ann Murray of East Point. She is a 2004 graduate of Fayette County High School. Read More»

‘Joyful Noise’ filming comes to Peachtree City

Several hundred of the extras on set Monday at “The Fred” camped out in this tent after the filming in the morning. Photo/Michael Boylan.

They say it takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a village to make a movie and most of the time that village is mobile, moving from one location to the next. Area residents got to see and be a part of this village on Monday when “Joyful Noise,” filmed a scene at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Read More»

Fayette County students showcase their talent

The finalists from the 25th annual Art and Music Showcase. Photo/Special.

According to Joe Frazar, Chairman of the 26th Annual Art and Music Showcase sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City, the talent exhibited this year by Fayette County students is “the best ever in the history of our competition.”

The 140 art entries have already been judged by local artists and the music auditions have been held.  On Monday, Mar. 21 at 7 p.m. at The Bridge Community Center at 225 Willowbend Road the music finalists will compete for over $4000 in prizes. Admission is free to the public. All art work will also be on display with awards going to top entries. Read More»

Marsh nominated for Georgia Author of the Year

Michele Yother, President of Gallopade International, announced yesterday that local author Carole Marsh has been nominated as Georgia Author of the Year for Children’s Books by the Georgia Writer’s Association.

Marsh’s newest children’s fiction book “Mary America: First Girl President of the United States” is the story of an orphan girl who becomes the president at age 12, through a fluke in the law and a high IQ. Read More»

Tiger Run Car Show set for Saturday

Tiger Run Car Show set for Saturday

On Saturday, Mar. 19, the Fayette County High School Class of 2011 will sponsor the third annual spring Tiger Run Car Show in the FCHS stadium parking lot from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Anyone wishing to enter a car should contact Sherry Van de Motter at 770-402-3447 or Laura Johnson at 678-938-8073.  Cars can register before the show from 11 a.m. - noon for a $25 fee or they can pre-register for a $20 fee before Mar. Read More»

Fayetteville mayor to speak to Historical Society, Mar. 20

Fayetteville Mayor Ken Steele will speak to the Fayette County Historical Society this Sunday, Mar. 20 at 3 p.m. It is located in the Margaret Mitchell Research Center, 195 Lee Street.

Refreshments will be served along with a photo slide show of the great homes and points of interest in Fayetteville.

Steele is currently serving his third term as mayor of Fayettevile, and also serves the president of the Georgia Municipal Association.

Visitors are welcome to the meeting, you do not have to be a member to attend. Read More»

Fayette’s First Army JROTC seeks cadets/instructors

History is in the making as the Fayette County Public School System brings its second ever Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program online next year.

After years of waiting for approval from the U.S. Army ROTC, Fayette County High finally got the go ahead to offer the Army JROTC program for the 2011-2012 school year. This marks the second JROTC program for the school system; Air Force JROTC was established at Sandy Creek High nine years ago. Read More»

Isaac-Richstone engagement

Isaac-Richstone engagement

Ms. Malia B. Isaac of Peachtree City and Mr. Keith P. Isaac of Moreland announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Brooke Isaac, to Robert Soule’ Richstone, son of Jeff and Ruth Heggen and Gregg and Marsha Richstone, all of Tallahassee, Fla. Read More»

Toastmasters host special meeting

Toastmasters host special meeting

The Fayetteville High Noon Toastmasters Club recently held a special meeting to help members get more proficient at impromptu speaking. Valarie Boone and Deborah Wuerslin tied for first place in the Advanced Speaker round. First place in the New Member round went to Zain Syed. For more information on the High Noon Toastmasters Club call 770-461-7492. Photo/Special.

Baker-Ludeke wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Ludecke

Kelly Lee Baker and Joshua David Ludecke were married on Feb. 24, 2011. Judge Hugh Robinson conducted the private ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Grant and Joanne Baker of Fayetteville, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Heath and the late Lt. Col. and Mrs. Wallace I. Baker, all of Enterprise, Ala. She is a graduate of Woodward Academy and Georgia Southern University where she received a bachelor of science in hotel and restaurant management. She is currently employed by Hyatt Place Atlanta Downtown. Read More»

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