Fayette County

Piribek-Team engagement

Courtney Rachel Piribek engaged to Robert Alston Team III

Col. John Piribek of Peachtree City and Ms. Susan Piribek of Lexington, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Rachel Piribek of Newport Beach, Calif., to Robert Alston Team III, also of Newport Beach. Read More»

Sheriffs arrest 2 for ID fraud

Two men have been arrested by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for two unrelated incidents involving check-related identity fraud.

Rontavis Walker, 27, of Hampton has been charged with three counts of identity fraud, according to sheriff’s investigators.

He was arrested Feb. 23 for fraudulently depositing three checks belonging to a Fayette County business into his bank account, officials said.

The deposits were made Sept. 10, 2010, investigators said. Read More»

Michael Lee Smithwick, age 58 of Fayetteville

Michael Lee Smithwick

Mr. Michael Lee Smithwick, age 58 of Fayetteville, GA joined our loving Lord on March 3, 2011. He was born on February 5, 1953 in Marietta, GA to Odell and Imogene Smithwick. Michael began a career in construction at an early age and continued on to become a General Contractor and talented craftsman. He was a loving, dedicated husband and devoted parent who had a passion for Nascar, fishing, and western movies. Read More»

The Fresh Market opens in Peachtree City Wednesday

A view of the inside of the Peachtree City location of The Fresh Market. Photo/Joyce Beverly.

The Fresh Market, Inc. will expand its presence in the Southeast region Wednesday (March 9) with a new store in Peachtree City, marking the company’s eleventh store in the state. Read More»

Omega Books celebrates 25 years of loving books and readers

From left are Omega Books owner Karen Duncan and manager Rene Miller Mittenzwei. Photo/Michael Boylan.

As area residents flock to get acquainted with The Fresh Market at their grand opening tomorrow, Karen Duncan, owner of Omega Books, and her staff hope that some of those residents take the time to get reacquainted with them.

“We’re so excited about Fresh Market opening this week. It’s been two years since Baby Kroger left and it was rough for the businesses in this center to lose the anchor store,” said Duncan, who added that the other business owners now feel more optimistic with The Fresh Market’s arrival and the facelift that the businesses in the center received. Read More»

Roam the Dome

Roam the Dome

Members from the Metro Fayette Kiwanis accompanied 49 students and eight teachers from Whitewater High School, Sandy Creek High School and Flat Rock Middle School to the state capitol for their annual trek to Roam the Dome. They had their picture made with Gov. Nathan Deal, Sen. Ronnie Chance, and Rep. John Yates. Photo/Special

Legacy Theatre presents 'Dear Edwina Jr.'

Legacy Theatre presents 'Dear Edwina Jr.'

Take a trip to Paw Paw, Michigan this week at The Legacy Theatre as two casts of close to 30 kids present the hit off-Broadway musical comedy, “Dear Edwina, Jr.” If you’ve never heard of Paw Paw, not to worry, these kids, comprised completely of students from the theatre’s popular Legacy Studios classes, will make you feel as if it was your own home town. Read More»

2011 Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner to honor Dan Cathy

Community leaders and members of the Fayette business community will gather at the 2011 Fayette County Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner. 

The second annual dinner is a fundraiser for the Flint River Council.  Funds raised support the local scouting program and help keep the costs of scouting down for the local boys who participate in scouting.  Last year’s dinner raised $67, 642 and organizers are hoping to top that number this year.  Read More»

FCHS Literary Team wins 4th straight region championship

The FCHS Literary Team won its 4th consecutive region championship on Saturday, Mar. 5.  Here are the members of the team and how they placed at the meet:

 Rylee Bunton - Region Champion, Girls Dramatic Interpretation / Region Runner Up, Girls Trio

Meneka Reddy - Region Champion, Girls Extemporaneous Speaking

Ashley Satterwhite - Region Runner Up, Girls Essay

Chelsey Medrano - Region Runner Up, Girls Trio

Sarah Stanley - Region Runner Up, Girls Trio

Liam McDermott - 3rd Place, Boys Dramatic Interpretation

Yoseph Shelbayah - 4th Place, Boys Extemporaneous Speaking Read More»

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