Fayette County

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at FFBC

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a free seminar entitled, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church’s worship center, 205 Stonewall Ave. (one block from the Fayette County Courthouse), Fayetteville.

Childcare will be provided if needed.

The seminar is for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death and features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced this particular type of grief. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 5 & 6

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, an annual major fundraiser for Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Six beautiful homes within Fayette County will be on the tour this year, including restored historic dwellings, an ecologically friendly home, and the home of an interior designer.

Proceeds will go to Square Foot Ministry to assist in the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center. Read More»

FFUMC youth help build house in Alabama; serve homeless in Atlanta

The youth of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church participated in a unique mission experience Oct. 14 - 17. The group of 45 partnered with the Fuller Center and Square Foot Ministries to build a home which was once just a concrete slab in Lanett, Ala.

Following the build, they went to SafeHouse Outreach in downtown Atlanta to work with the homeless. Read More»

Sciera-Snyder engagement

Katherine Sciera engaged to Eric Snyder

John and Mary Sciera of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Sciera, to Eric Snyder, son of Percy Snyder of Greencastle, Ind. and Ms. Deborah Snyder, of Orlando, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2001 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in natural resources and environmental science. She is a 2003 and 2008 graduate of Clemson University with both master’s and doctorate degrees in environmental toxicology. She currently works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta. Read More»

Bartels-Buller wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Buller

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Bartels of Peachtree City announce the marriage of their daughter, Erin Diane Bartels, to Thomas Stanley Buller, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buller of Billings, Mont. The wedding took place at a Nuptial Mass on June 12, 2010 at the Newman Catholic Student Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monsignor John Wall officiated. Read More»

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Sr. Elwyn Holt Jr. a 2006 graduate of Sandy Creek High School enlisted in the United States Navy in 2009. He was awarded the The Military Excellence Award by the Captain of the Great Lakes Naval Base in a private ceremony. He was honored as the most deserving graduating recruit out of over a thousand recruits, because of his superlative leadership performance and athletic ability. He led his squad (division 298) in numerous accomplishments and together they were awarded many flags of achievement. Read More»

Pfeifer Building Co. leaves customers happy with remodeling jobs

The Pfeifer Building Co. team. In the front, from left, are Lynn Geddie, Greg Creighton and Jeff Good. Standing, from left, are Jose Soleto, Dan Page, Mark Fancera, Paul Cataldo, Roy Reinertsen, and Duey Pfeifer. Photo/Special.

When Tom & Jo Ann Shell, long-term realtors in the Fayette-Coweta area, and Peachtree City residents for many years, needed a remodeling company to refer to their daughter for a screened porch, only one firm came to mind, Pfeifer Building Co. Inc.

“We had referred many of our seller and buyer clients to them, and all have been very satisfied with Pfeifer’s price, quality, and professionalism”, said Jo Ann Shell.

Another long-time Peachtree City resident, and ReMax Hall of Famer, Carolyn Schmalenberger, has also referred her clients to Pfeifer Building Co. over the years. Read More»

PTC Garden Club meets Nov. 18

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. at The Gathering Place in Peachtree City. The topic will be Organic Gardening 101.  Come learn the basics of organic and sustainable gardening and how you can incorporate these principles into your landscape. Larry Dove of Two Doves Farm will discuss what you can be doing now to prepare your backyard garden for the next growing season and what can be planted now.

Larry Dove is the first certified organic grower in Fayette County. Read More»

Re/Max’s Surfus one of top 50 Realtors in America

Sam Surfus was recently just inducted into America’s Top 400 Realtors List. He is number 45 out of the top 400 in America.

Sam Surfus with Re/Max Around Atlanta Results has recently been named by Real Trends as 45th in closed transaction sides out of 100 realtors nationwide for  the year 2009. Sam closed 200 transactions in 2009 and according to his broker, Barbara Pearson, Sam excels in customer satisfaction and work ethics and has done an outstanding job. Read More»

Contest will award one lucky winner a $5,000 flooring make-over

This fall, Flooring America of Peachtree City is giving consumers the opportunity to win a $5,000 flooring make-over in the Fix My Floor Contest.

Consumers can enter the contest online at FixMyFloorContest.com simply by telling us why they’re in need of new floors.

Consumers also have the option to accompany their statement with an uploaded photo of their current floors.

The Fix My Floor Contest will run until Dec. 30. The grand-prize winner will receive $5,000 in beautiful Downs“ flooring – which includes an extensive line of quality hardwood, carpet and laminate. Read More»

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