Fayette County

Drinking water in Fayette about to get more expensive

8% hike needed to pay for tougher EPA rules on organic compounds

You want cleaner water? You’re about to pay for it. Read More»

PTC, F’ville, Senoia plan Memorial Day ceremonies

Gravestone of WWII veteran in the Fayetteville City Cemetery. Photo/Post 105, American Legion.

Several local ceremonies will commemorate Memorial Day next Monday, May 30.

Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion will be hosting a county-wide Memorial Day Ceremony again this year to honor America’s military heroes. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. and end promptly at noon.

The traditional graveyard ceremony will be held at the historic Fayetteville City Cemetery amongst the flag decorated graves of the veterans buried there. Read More»

Whitewater’s walk-off grand slam winner

Whitewater’s walk-off grand slam winner

Whitewater’s Alex Liquori looks down the left field line during the Wildcats semifinal game with Effingham County on Monday, May 23. Liquori parked a walk-off grand slam over the fence in left to give the Wildcats a 7-4 game one win. He had a total of four hits and seven RBI in Whitewater’s two wins, helping lead the team to Saturday’s AAAA final. For more on the wins, click here. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Architectural Alphabet exhibit at HDF Museum

If you love looking at old homes and historical buildings, the newest exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum will be right up your alley. The Architectural Alphabet will both educate and enlighten visitors in a fun and creative presentation. Read More»

Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau achieves Benchmark of Excellence Bronze Level GACVB Certification

The Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (GACVB) is pleased to announce that the Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau has earned the status of Bronze Level Benchmark of Excellence GACVB Certification. This is a remarkable achievement for any CVB, in particular The Peachtree City CVB, which has only been in existence since June 2010. 
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New Fourth of July t-shirts now available

Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau Supports Independence Day

The Fourth of July in Peachtree City is an unforgettable experience for all, as thousands of red, white, and blue golf carts parade their way through the City showing their patriotism. During the festivities this year, the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to participate in the City’s newest tradition by wearing the NEW Fourth of July T-Shirt which can be purchased at the Visitors Center or City Hall for only ten dollars. For more information please call the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau at 678-216-0282.
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Fayette County students receive Legion award

Fayette County students receive Legion award

Two graduating seniors from Fayette County High School were selected to receive The American Legion School Award presented by the Fayette County Post 105. The award is a recognition for two seniors with the qualities of courage, honor, leadership, scholarship, service and patriotism. Pictured is Lanier Dixson, left, Legionnaire Bill Cain, and Zuri Knox. Lanier played football and is active in his church. He will be attending the Nashville Auto-Diesel College. Zuri is a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, played basketball and plans to earn a degree in Cosmetology. Photo/Special.

Booth secures third at National Science Olympiad

The Science Olympiad team at J.C. Booth beat their fourth place finish from last year, making them one of the top three ranked teams in the nation.

Booth came in third out of 60 teams competing at the 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament held May 20-21 at the University of Wisconsin. There were 46 competition categories spanning the sciences from chemistry, biology, and physics to engineering, robotics and astronomy. Read More»

Why wild swings in BoE budget?

At the April 11 Fayette County Board of Education called meeting, in documents on e-board (www.fcboe.org), Tom Gray stated that the potential fund balance ending 2012 would be $6.9 million. This, Mr. Gray stated, would be the fund balance with the employee pay scale restored.

Bob Todd stated in the April 19th board meeting that “we know we will be all right next year.”

So tell me how did the projected fund balance ending June, 2012 for the May 17 board meeting be a difference of $10 million, in one month? Read More»

GOP art of shooting itself in both feet

Why is it that there seems to be a crisis every other week within the Grand Old Party? Newt trashed a most prominent member of his own party merely hours after announcing his bid to be the Republican nominee for 2012. Huckabee and Trump declared the effort simply isn’t worth the cost. Read More»

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