Fayette County

New exercise classes

Joy McGee and Christi Thompson

Joy McGee (left) of Peachtree City and Christi Thompson of Newnan lead the new, free Saturday morning exercise classes, including light aerobics and step aerobics, in the fellowship hall at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Nearly 30 women have signed up for the classes which begin at 9 a.m. unless there is a conflict in the church calendar. With the goal of “fun, fitness, and fellowship,” workouts are accompanied by Christian music. For additional information, contact the church office, 770-252-2428. The church is on Ga. Highway 34 between Peachtree City and Newnan. Read More»

PTC UMM ready for annual fertilizer, pine straw sales

The United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church are now taking orders for their annual fertilizer and pine straw sales. Delivery will be Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12.

For the last 32 years the Peachtree City United Methodist Men have been selling fertilizer, lime and pinestraw to help various charities and ministries. This year a complete army of men, more than 100, are ready for the door-to-door campaign. Chairman of the event is Butch Hill. Read More»

Woolsey Baptist to offer GriefShare

Woolsey Baptist Church will begin a GriefShare support group on March 2. The group will meet every Wednesday night from 6:30 - 8 p.m. for 13 weeks. The workbook costs $15. Classes are open to the community.

GriefShare is a support group for those who have lost loved ones. It is a place where one can express his or her emotions and receive comfort from others who have been there themselves.

GriefShare groups meet across the U.S., Canada, the UK, Australia and other countries. To learn more, visit www.griefshare.org.

Woolsey Baptist Church is at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. Read More»

New ‘Life Groups’ ministry starts at Fayette Family Church

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 has begun several new group ministries which are free and open to the community. Called “Life Groups,” they will run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, an activity group for adults and singles 18-35, and a helps service for shut-ins, the homebound and the sick. Read More»

Church of the Nativity youth plan spaghetti dinner Feb. 16

Young people at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity will serve a spaghetti dinner Wednesday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for a youth mission trip in June.

The benefit event is billed as “Mama Rita’s Italian Kitchen” in honor of the Rev. Rita Henault, rector of the parish. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the common room of the educational building of the church, located at 130 Antioch Road, just off Georgia Route 92, south of downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Clark-Lane enagement

Suzanne Whitfield Clark engaged to Matthew Ryan Lane

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eugene Clark of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Whitfield Clark, to Matthew Ryan Lane, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Sidney Lane of Greensboro.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Preston S. Bailey of Monroeville, Ala. and the late Manly Parks Lee of Hamburg, Ala., and Mrs. Eugene Joseph Clark of Smyrna and the late Eugene Joseph Clark. She is a 2008 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor of science in industrial design. She works as a product designer for Rehrig Pacific in Lawrenceville. Read More»

Bray-Perry engagement

Lindsay Nicole Bray enaged to Kyle Alan Perry

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony D. Bray of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Nicole Bray, to Kyle Alan Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Perry of Fayetteville. Read More»

SMHS grad Baker a part of one of Sundance's most talked about films

Carlee Baker. Photo/Special.

Carlee Baker is no stranger to making movies. She was part of a demonic brood in “Wicked Lake,” after all, but with a role in “The Woman,” she and her castmates got to experience bona-fide, boffo Hollywood buzz. The film generated a bit of controversy and a lot of talk and hopefully that will translate in box office for the film later this year. Read More»

Planning underway for 2011 Chair-ity event

From left, Christian City’s Ashley Bonner, Marketing Assistant, Bob Crutchfield, President/CEO, Heidi Becker, Director of Marketing and Development, Noelle Porter, Program Director of The Children’s Village, Georgia State Representative Matt Ramsey, Mrs. Missy Ramsey,  Lauren Kosiba, Administrative Aide, and  Philip Kouns, Chief Operating Officer of The Children’s Village, Volunteer Angela Bean, Event Chair, Megan Kunig, Marketing Coordinator, Christian City

Volunteers are already in the planning stages for the 2011 Children’s Chair-ity Event benefiting The Children’s Village at Christian City.

For the 5th year in a row, community leaders, artists, and sponsors will come together to host this exciting event on December 1, 2011 at The Dolce Atlanta in Peachtree City. Once again, Angela Bean will serve as Chair of the volunteer committee. Read More»

'Broadway by Candlelight' opens Valentine's Day

Back by popular demand, The Twilight Theatre is proud to present its third annual “Broadway by Candlelight” - an elegant evening of Broadway music lit entirely by candlelight. Take your Valentine out to dinner, then join Twilight for dessert, as a talented cast of 30 ladies in evening gowns and gentlemen in tuxedos serenades you with love songs from Broadway. Shows are Feb. 14, 18, and 19 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m., and the event is black tie optional. Read More»