Fayette County

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»

American Legion's oratorical contest winners

American Legion's oratorical contest winners

The American Legion Fayette County Post 105 announces the results of their 2011 Oratorical “Constitutional Speech” Contest.  Open to high school students across Fayette County for scholarship money, each contestant delivers their own 8 to 10 minute prepared oration dealing with the US Constitution. 

Next, they present a 3 to 5 minute short speech on one of four possible topics dealing with selected amendments to our Constitution.  Read More»

Casting call for extras this weekend

Lori Eastside of NYC Casting and Ann Wittenberg of New Life Casting are holding a casting call Saturday, Feb 12.

The casting call is taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Fayetteville / Peachtree City area.

They are looking for a variety of paid extras to portray characters during the Depression Era for the movie, “The Wettest County.” Filming begins near the end of February and we have a need for various Caucasian and African American individuals. Other ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend for consideration with future productions. Read More»

‘Art With Heart’ raises money for The Children’s  Village

Elise Louise Wood rings the bell while making a donation to The Children’s Village at Christian City at the “Art With Heart” fine art show. Elise is the granddaughter of fabric artist Claudia Wood. Photo/Special.

Members of Fine Arts And Crafts Entrepreneurs (FAACE) hosted their first annual “Art With Heart” show benefiting The Children’s Village at Christian City. Art enthusiasts came out to enjoy this wonderful event featuring paintings, pottery, jewelry, and fiber art created by local artisans. Over $450.00 was raised through love offerings and sales of donated pieces by artists for the boys and girls who live in the cottages at The Children’s Village. Read More»

Workshop for college bound students with disabilities, 6;30 p.m., Mar. 15

High school students with disabilities, and their parents and educators, are invited to attend a workshop, Transition to Post-Secondary Options, on March 15 at Whitewater High from 6:30-8 p.m.

The workshop is designed to help parents and educators guide young people with disabilities in making appropriate decisions about higher education options. Read More»

PTC library hosting poetry contest

To celebrate National Poetry Month (April, 2011), the Friends of the Peachtree City Library association is sponsoring a poetry contest.

The contest is open to both published and unpublished authors. Cash prizes (minimum $50) will be awarded in two categories: students (enrolled in high school or less than 18) and adults (high school graduate or older than 18).

Entries must be received no later than March 1, 2011. Please note that this is not a postmark date. The complete set of rules is available at the Peachtree City Library or online at the Peachtree City website. Read More»

GAGOP Chairman Everhart to speak to Fayette Republican Women

Sue Everhart, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, will be guest speaker at the Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club luncheon meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10.   Read More»

Mr. William “Micky” Liles, Jr., 41, formerly of Fayetteville

Mr. William “Micky” Liles, Jr., 41, of Hampton and formerly of Fayetteville, died February 5, 2011.

He is survived by his children Christopher Vaughn Liles and Whitney Liles; their mother Karen Liles; parents Bill & Lynn Liles, Sr.; sister Mindy & David Oliver and sister Lisa Place; grandmother Virginia Gerken; nieces Desirae and Ronda.

A private graveside service for the family will be held Tuesday morning. The family will gather Tuesday afternoon from 12:00 to 2:00 PM to celebrate Micky’s life at the funeral home.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

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