Fayette County

Christmas Tour of Homes is this Saturday, Sunday

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s 2010 Christmas Tour of Homes is Sat., Dec. 4 and Sun., Dec. 5 from 1 – 5 p.m. The community is invited to tour beautifully and seasonally decorated homes including the 1855 Holliday Dorsey Fife House and Prime Financial. Read More»

Arts and Crafts Fair set for Saturday

Members of St. Andrew’s ECW will host their annual Christmas Fine Art & Craft Fair this Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 316 Peachtree Parkway North, Peachtree City.

The event will include 24 juried vendors featuring jewelry, handmade cards, fine art, textiles, Christmas decor, wood sculpture and folk art, smocked children’s clothing, local honey, award winning jams, jellies and chocolate, natural soaps, fused glass, fashion accessories and more.

All proceeds benefit ECW programs and community outreach.

PTC’s All Saints Anglican will host ‘Home For the Holidays’

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will host a free Christmas music recital in its sanctuary on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The theme is “Home For The Holidays.”

The presentation will be organized and led by All Saints music director Shannon Bryan, who will play the piano and accompany guest soprano Chelsea Buyalos. LeeLee Hunter will also perform solo classical guitar. Read More»

‘Living Tree’ starts Tuesday

New Hope Baptist Church invites the community to its presentation of The Living Christmas Tree 2010, “The Journey Home.”

This year’s production features 400 adults, students and children taking part in the choirs, orchestra and cast, as well as a 40 foot “singing” Christmas Tree with thousands of computerized lighting effects.

The all new original story focuses on a soldier returning home from war with many questions about his faith.

Reconnecting with his father in a coffee shop, the young man’s “journey home” weaves a path through dramatic scenes from the Bible. Read More»

All Saints Anglican hires new Christian Education director

Some of the young people of All Saints Anglican Church welcome Jessica Greiner as the new director of Christian education. From left are Greiner, Dorothy Murphy, Kylee Greiner and Madeline Fry. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City has hired Jessica Greiner as its new director of Christian education.

Greiner will develop and supervise a variety of youth programs and events to include seasonal pageants, music camp, retreats, mission trips, discipleship, outreach projects, youth fellowship, Sunday School and Children‘s Chapel.

All Saints Rector Rev. Michael Fry said of Greiner, “We are most pleased to welcome Jessica to our staff. Her energy and enthusiasm will be vital to the success of this important ministry.” Read More»

Help decorate Veterans’ tree with personalized Christmas balls

The Civitans and United Daughters of the Confederacy are offering the community an opportunity to help decorate this year’s Veterans’ Christmas Tree in Fayetteville with personalized Christmas ornaments.

The tree will be placed in front of the Fayetteville Log Cabin and will be decorated with 6-8-inch Christmas balls. Individuals may purchase these ornaments for $10 in memory or in honor of a veteran. The name, rank, branch of service and date served will be printed on each ornament. The ornaments will be available for pickup after the holidays. Read More»

Turner-Beckett wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Turner

Mindy Lynne Turner and Adam Preston Beckett were married on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at their lake home on Pine Lake in West Point. The Rev. Paul Fredette of Boston, Mass., uncle of the groom, performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Kenneth G. and Lynda Turner of Peachtree City. She is the granddaughter of John D. English and the late Jean Y. English of Peachtree City and Donna D. Turner and the late Kenneth G. Turner, Sr. of Sharpsburg. Read More»

Children’s Chair-ity event helps kids who call The Children’s Village ‘Home’ have happier holidays

Children’s Chair-ity event helps kids who call The Children’s Village ‘Home’ have happier holidays

Community leaders are joining together to support Christian City’s ministry to abandoned and abused children this Christmas by hosting the 4th Annual Children’s “Chair-ity” fundraiser. This unique and elegant event will be held at the The Dolce Hotel and Resort in Peachtree City at 201 Aberdeen Parkway. All proceeds will help the children who live in the cottages at Christian City to have a wonderful holiday season and will help buffer the many other operational costs The Children’s Village faces this winter. Read More»

County gets in holiday spirit with events this weekend

The Christmas trees are up in the towns and cities of Fayette County and they will each be lit at fun-filled events this weekend.
The town of Tyrone has been busy with plans for their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The celebration will include local schools groups such as Tyrone Tempos, Burch Elementary and the Flat Rock Middle School Chorus and Band to perform festive Christmas music to get you in the holiday spirit. Read More»

PTC Civic Ballet's 'Nutcracker' opens next weekend

PTC Civic Ballet's 'Nutcracker' opens next weekend

The Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company will present the annual Fayette County Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec.12 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. Read More»

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