Fayette County

Fayette BoE gets permission to increase class sizes

It may not be needed, but if the economy does not turn around the Fayette County School System will be able to help deal with falling revenues that fund the school system by potentially increasing class sizes by up to five students per classroom. The class-size waiver was approved May 17 by the Fayette County Board of Education. Read More»

Class of 2011: 5 Fayette high schools to graduate 1,799 Friday

The time that every high school student waits for is almost here. Graduation ceremonies will be held May 27 at the football stadiums at Fayette County’s five high schools. In all, there will be 1,799 students graduating this Friday night. (See The Citizen’s complete graduation coverage with photos in this week's print edition.) Read More»

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»