Fayette County

Dog-bite boy: Animal Control blows it again

Recently you may have read an article my mother wrote about her disgust how Fayette County Animal Control wouldn’t retrieve a dog that bit her grandson and she just wondered where our taxpayers’ dollars are going if that’s no longer in their job description.

My mother didn’t mean ill feelings towards the owners of the dog. It was just that the dog is tied and exposed to wildlife that carry diseases and he wasn’t current on shots, as confessed by the owner. All she wanted was it to be picked up and tested. Read More»

An open letter to prospective businesses looking at Peachtree City

I write this in hopes that potential entrepreneurs or businesses will overlook the seemingly endless inconsequential soap opera that our current city administration keeps airing out in public. The truth is that our city is, in fact, open for business and despite the anti-business rhetoric espoused by many on The Citizen’s blog, including our mayor, Peachtree City would welcome the opportunity to discuss our merits. Read More»

With no disclosure, Commissioner Hearn appoints cousin to post

Just when you thought it could not get any worse, it does.

In 2010 we had a situation where a full quorum of the Fayette County Board of Commissioners was spotted having an improper meeting in a local restaurant in Fayetteville to discuss how they were going to change the county’s Board of Elections to their advantage. Read More»

‘Walk where Jesus walked’ at PTCUMC’s Journey to the Tomb

Caroline Ginder and Jennifer Ginder get into character for the Journey To The Tomb. Photo/Special.

Peachtree City United Methodist Church is sponsoring an interactive event call “Journey To The Tomb” Saturday, April 16, that will allow people to witness a recreation of the final days of Jesus.

Set in a wooded area behind the church, the event will include interactive stations that depict the actions of Jesus on Palm Sunday, in the Garden of Gethsemane, during the Last Supper, during His crucifixion and His resurrection. Read More»

NHBC choirs to present selections from‘The Messiah’ this Sunday

The Sanctuary Choir and Friends of National Heights Baptist Church will sing Passion selections from Handel’s “Messiah” along with Joseph Martin’s “Whispers of the Passion” this Sunday evening, April 17 at 7 p.m. followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.

Other events scheduled for the week include a Maundy Thirsday service at 7 p.m. April 21, an Easter Egg Hunt and Community Car show on Saturday, April 23, and Easter Sunday service at 10:55 a.m. Sunday morning.

National Heights Baptist Church is at the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 54 west and Sandy Creek Road.

Providence Palm Sunday service features unusual art presentation

Providence begins Holy Week with a special day on Palm Sunday when children proceed up the aisle with palms at all three services.

At the 9 and 11:11 a.m. Contemporary Services, Todd Little, art teacher at Starr’s Mill High School, will begin worship painting during the opening music set.

Little, who shares his art at private and church functions, paints with his hands rather than brushes and takes about 30 minutes to complete artwork in the theme of the message and the music.

The traditional worship service at 10 a.m. includes choir, liturgy and piano. Read More»

COS Holy Week includes Crosswalk

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will start Holy Week services with Sunday of the Passion, on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, April 16-17. The Saturday service will be at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m.

Maundy Thursday, April 21, will be observed at two separate times: at a 12:15 p.m. midday worship service and at a 7 p.m. joint worship with First Presbyterian Church (at COS), featuring a combined choir from both churches. Dr. David Miller will preach. Read More»

FFUMC offers Hip Hop Hustle

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is offering a new cardio dance class called Hip Hop Hustle.

This easy-to-learn, high-calorie burning class combines fun dance moves set to the latest music making the class feel more like a night out on the dance floor than a workout.

A new 8-week session will begin Tuesday, April 19 from 6-7 p.m. in the Fayetteville First United Methodist gym, 175 E. Lanier Ave. The cost is $15, but potential students are invited to try their first session free. Contact Kristin Heiden for more information at kheiden@fayettevillefirst.com. Read More»

Baldwin-Scanlan engagement

Sarah Helen Baldwin engaged to Matthew David Scanlan

Mark Baldwin and Sheila Baldwin of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Helen Baldwin, to Matthew David Scanlan, son of Steve and Marcia Scanlan and Laura and Jim Karas of Thomasville.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of The University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news with a minor in history. She currently works at CBS Atlanta News where she produces the noon newscast. Read More»

Cipullo-Moore engagement

Jeanine Marie Cipullo engaged to Joshua Tyler Moore

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Cipullo of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanine Marie Cipullo, to Joshua Tyler Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moore of Jacksons Gap, Ala.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Cipullo of Ellijay, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hohenstein of Hialeah, Fla. She is a 2002 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2006 graduate of Auburn University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a minor in Spanish. She is currently employed by Tallapoosa County as a high school Spanish teacher. Read More»

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