Fayette County

Lafayette Nursing & Rehab Center Donate to Fayette Youth Protection Homes

From left are Lafayette Nursing and Rehab Center: Cecelia DeWaard, Office Manager, Kristin Hall, Payroll Benefit Coordinator, Melissa Hausen, Executive Director, Becky Davenport, Executive Director of FYPH, Rosemary McIntire, FYPH Board Member, Susan Stitt, FYPH Board Member, Lauren Davis, FYPH Board Member, and Andy Carden, Treasurer of FYPH.

Representatives from the Lafayette Nursing and Rehab Center in Fayetteville presented Becky Davenport, Executive Director of Fayette Youth Protection Homes, Inc (FYPH) and several Board members with a $275.00 donation; the proceeds from employee run bake sales held at the nursing home.  Cecelia DeWaard, Office Manager, Kristin Hall, Payroll Benefit Coordinator and Melissa Hausen, Executive Director of the nursing and rehab center organized a bake sale and children’s clothing drive as part of their “September, The Month of Caring” campaign. Read More»

Whitewater technology students win award at state fair

Whitewater technology students win award at state fair

Whitewater Technology Student Association students, from left, Parker Armagost, Daniel Rawson, Mack Kriesch, and Josh Hyde competed in a Member Recruitment Challenge at the Georgia State Fair and won third in the state. In addition to the pictured members, Katie Cassidy, Breanna Sommers, and Will Butler also placed third in the state in the T-Shirt Design Challenge.

American Legionnaire of the Year 2009-2010

American Legionnaire of the Year 2009-2010

John Christ was honored as the Fayette County Post 105 "Legionnaire of the Year" at the September meeting. Christ is the Post 105 Boys State Chairman and did an outstanding job in both recruiting a record number of students to attend this year and also coordinated the funding from numerous sources. He is an Air Force veteran and serves as a Director on the Post 105 Executive Committee. From the left is incoming Post Commander, Denny Leander, John Christ, and B.I. Murrell, outgoing Post Commander. Read More»

School system participates in shoebox project

Students and shoeboxes at Spring Hill Elementary

Dignity, hope and confidence are what employees of the Fayette County Public School System have packed into shoeboxes for neighbors in need. Read More»

Pies-On Pizza Patriotism

Pies-On Pizza Patriotism

The staff of Pies-On Pizza in Fayetteville recently was honored with a Flag Certificate of Appreciation by the James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The certificate was for the patriotic presentation and correctly displaying the American Flag, thus reminding all citizens that the American Flag is a flag of freedom. The James Waldrop Chapter DAR is chartered in Fayetteville. In the front row are Lori Farr, Holly Hensly, and James Waldrop Chapter DAR members Jeffre Ray and Gerry Haymans. Read More»

DECA officers elected

DECA officers elected

Members of the Whitewater High DECA Club have selected their 2010-2011 slate of officers. The officers were elected based on their leadership, character, and devotion to the club.

The new officers are Drew Huelfer and Danielle Jordan (co-presidents); Erin Mahlbacher and Lia Poulson (vice presidents of social activities); Mikayla Stewart (vice president of communication); Alex Resnak (vice president of recruitment); Emily Layland (secretary); Yanna Banks and Kayla Maxwell (historians); and Tanner Sweatman (team assistant). Read More»

Top sellers from FIS get a treat

Top sellers from FIS get a treat

Fayetteville Intermediate School’s top Sally Foster fund raisers were treated to a limousine ride and lunch at McDonalds. Pictured are Taylor Davis, Mykell Williams, Bethany Colbert, Tamara Young and Kieron Wright. Photo/Special.

Local “Operation Sandbox Georgia” supports America’s troops

For the sixth consecutive year “Operation Sandbox,” using specific donated items, will assemble and send care packages to deployed troops. In the local area monetary contributions (checks or cash) or donated items will be accepted at local businesses from Nov. 1 – 30. On Dec. 5, a local patriot who wishes to remain anonymous will deliver the items to a central staging area for packaging and mailing in time for Christmas. Read More»

Haunted house and kiddie carnival in PTC this weekend

The Peachtree City Fire Department is having their annual haunted house on Oct. 29 and 30 from 7-11 p..m. Admission for adults is $10 and for students it is $8. In addition to the haunted house, the PTC Optimist Club is having a kiddie carnival for ages 10 and under for $4. There will be games and fun for all. The concession Stand will be open with food and drinks.  The location of the haunted house and the kiddie carnival is The Leach Fire Station at 110 Paschall Road.

For more information, call Kathy Burdg at 770 486-6231.

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