Fayette County

PTC UMC will start new GriefShare session Jan. 20

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will begin its new series of GriefShare meetings on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 308 at 225 Robinson Rd.

This is a support group for persons experiencing grief following the death of a friend or family member.

The cost is $15 dollars for workbooks. Scholarships are available.

The group meets for 14 weeks and no preregistration is required.

For more information call the church office, 770-716-6499, or either of the facilitators, Wanda Andereck, 770-716-8306, or Sherry Landers 770-631-4914.

Shroud of Turin presentation coming to Fayette’s Summit Church February 13

Shroud Encounter, a highly acclaimed 90-minute multi-media presentation, is coming to The Summit Church on Sunday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Shroud Encounter is a production of Shroud of Turin Education Project, Inc. and will be presented by renowned international expert Russ Breault. The presentation is a fast moving, big-screen experience using over 150 images covering all aspects of Shroud research. Read More»

Clark-Friel - wedding

Mrs. Anna Lane Friel

Anna Lane Clark and Justin Thomas Friel were married Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 4:00 pm at First Fayetteville United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia.  The officiating minister was Reverend Daniel Scott Hagan of Waverly Hall, Georgia. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father, Michael Eugene Clark.  Her Maids of Honor were sisters Suzanne Whitfield Clark and Catherine Lee Clark.  Other bridesmaids were cousins Mary Margaret Lee of Atlanta and Elizabeth Lee Beck of Atlanta, and friends Kathryn Gray Lyall of Atlanta and Megan Ruth McLees of Atlanta.    Read More»

Schneider-Lake - engaged

Brittany Ann Schneider engaged to Michael Brandon Lake

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew H. Schneider of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Ann Schneider, to Michael Brandon Lake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mac Lake of Dallas, Ga.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of McIntosh High School, a 2010 graduate of College of Charleston where she received her bachelor’s degree in world religion and was captain of the women’s soccer team. She is currently employed as a nanny. Read More»

Brooks-Dalrymple - engaged

LeeAnn Elizabeth engaged to Matthew Trigg Dalrymple

Dr. and Mrs. C. Paschal Brooks of Arlington, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, LeeAnn Elizabeth, to Matthew Trigg Dalrymple, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trigg L. Dalrymple of Fayetteville. Read More»

Fitzgibbon - birth

Scotty and Heidi Fitzgibbon of Fayetteville announce the birth of their son, Asher Daniel, on Nov. 16, 2010. He was born at Piedmont Fayette hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Grandparents are Gary and Becky Fitzgibbon of Jackson, Scott and Sally Simon of Peachtree City, and Ken Webb of Halls, Tenn.

Girl Power — Legacy Theatre brings Off-Broadway hit ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’

From left are Christina Haak, Courtney Godwin, Sims Lamason and Melissa Cartwright. Photo/Special.

One of the most dynamic periods for women in recent history was between the late 1950s and the late 1960s and the musical, “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” which opens Friday at The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, explores this era through the story of four friends. The first act is set at the senior prom of Springfield High School in 1958 where the Wonderettes, four girls with big hopes and dreams, perform. The second act takes place 10 years later at their 10 year reunion. Things have changed for the girls, now women, and there are more opportunities available to them now. Read More»

Senior Services offers dementia caregivers' workshops

Caregiver workshops offered at FSS to better understand and manage diagnosis of dementia

Caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or related dementia can be overwhelming. To better address the diverse needs of caregivers, Fayette Senior Services (FSS) and Piedmont Fayette Hospital will co-host two highly informative workshops offered by Sixty Plus Older Adult Services of Piedmont Hospital (Atlanta). Both workshops feature geriatric care professionals from Piedmont Hospital’s Sixty Plus Older Adult Services program, which provides educational and supportive programs designed to enhance the well being of older adults and their families. Read More»

Linda Zaporski, 60, of Fayetteville

Linda Zaporski, 60, of Fayetteville, GA died January 16, 2011.

Linda was born in Antigo, Wisconsin and received a bachelor’s degree in education. She was a teacher with the Fayette County School System.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents Anton Hallada and Marie Theisen Hallada. Read More»

PTC to consider gas cart ban Thursday night

Thursday night the Peachtree City Council will consider a proposal to ban the registration of gas-powered golf carts, although existing gas cart owners will have 10 years before facing the same consequence, thereby rendering their carts unusable on the city’s 80-plus mile cart path system.

The gas golf cart ban has been applauded by residents who contend they are too smelly and noisy. But opponents have contended that the carts are a better alternative to electric-powered models since they have more range per tank compared to the electric cart’s built-in battery power. Read More»

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