Fayette County

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»

Heaton shows downward trend in crime at city retreat

Fayetteville Police Chief Steve Heaton used the City Council retreat last week to unveil the city’s crime statistics for 2010. That data showed that Fayetteville has fewer violent crimes than nearly every other city in Georgia of similar size, that serious crimes continue to be on a downward trend and that the actual crime at the Fayette Pavilion continues to be more perception than reality. Read More»

Ronald McDonald gets a hand from F’ville cops

The Fayetteville Police Department will be serving as a drop-off point for aluminum can tabs which will be turned over to the Ronald McDonald House to benefit their charity. The mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Read More»

New technology to ID ‘criminal aliens’ at Fayette jail

Starting Tuesday, illegal and legal aliens convicted of a previous crime face deportation

Starting tomorrow, people booked into the Fayette County Jail will be subject to “biometric” fingerprint scans to identify aliens “both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States.” Read More»

Two PTC Troop 75 alumni win prestigious Boy Scout Silver Beaver award

Carl Lowry (L) and Ute Whatley display the prestigious Boy Scout Silver Beaver Award. Photo/Scott Ash.

Two weeks ago, at the annual Flint River Council Eagle Scout banquet, five Silver Beaver Award winners were announced and two of the recipients — Carl Lowry and Ute Whatley — were from Peachtree City’s Troop 75.

The Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service is the highest and most esteemed award that a Boy Scout council can give out each year. Read More»