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Family Feud auditions in Atlanta June 26

The classic game show “Family Feud” is coming to Atlanta on a search for the best families in the area. Our contestant casting team is visiting the Atlanta Civic Center on Sunday, June 26 to search for contestants who are quick with the buzzer on these popular survey questions. This is a chance to play ‘The Feud’ on national television with host Steve Harvey, where every family stands to win up to $100,000 in cold hard cash and maybe even a brand new car. Read More»

I-85/Hwy. 74 junction, East Bypass on 1st list for regional SPLOST funding

Having recently released a list of transportation projects for potential funding from a regional sales tax, area officials are hoping for feedback from local residents.

On Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m. a special “telephone town hall meeting” on the topic will be conducted by phone.

Several thousand residents will be called randomly and invited to join, but any citizen can participate by calling 1-888-886-6603 and entering PIN code 16723. The meeting is set to last one hour. Read More»

Register now for Heritage Christian’s WinShape C3 Day Camp

Registration is now open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 11-15. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/15//11

Rolling Hills Baptist moving this Sunday Read More»

Brooks official confesses: I appointed cousin to cemetery committee

Bravo to Carolyn Cary for sounding a voice of reason amidst the recent brouhaha over Lee Hearn’s nomination of Addison Lester to the Election Board. The fuss, which she so eloquently derided, is much ado about nothing, a tempest in the proverbial teapot.

I’ve known Commissioner Lee Hearn as a fellow resident of the Brooks community for 15 years. I know him to be honest, community-minded, plain-spoken, and straight as an arrow.

I know Addison Lester only by reputation, which is excellent, and by the reputation of his old-line Fayette family, which is also beyond reproach. Read More»

Brooks UMC will offer ‘Shake It Up Cafe’ for this summer’s VBS

All children ages three through fifth grade are invited to join Brooks UMC for Vacation Bible School.

“Kids will have a blast in this kid-friendly café’ full of chef’s hats and aprons, pots and pans, checkered tablecloths and chalkboard menus as they explore the Bible as a cookbook filled with recipes for living out God’s word,” a spokesperson said. “Through interactive lessons that are easy for kids to apply to their lives today, they will celebrate Biblical festivals that reveal ingredients for being a follower of God.” Read More»

Clayton State University to host free, old fashioned Sacred Harp Singing School

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will host its Sacred Harp Singing School on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/08//11

FFC’s Life Groups start summer session
Fayette Family Church Life Groups summer session will run from now through July 16. The group ministries are open to the community and are for prayer, Bible studies, games, lifestyle management, a biker’s group, drama and music groups. To sign up visit www.fayettefamilychurch.org or call 770-461-6235. The church is on Ga. Highway 54 between Peachtree City and Fayetteville.

St. Paul Lutheran’s VBS starts June 13 Read More»

Clayton State MBA program adds concentrations in International Business and Accounting

Open houses scheduled for Morrow, Peachtree City

The AACSB-accredited School of Business at Clayton State University has announced the addition of two new concentrations to its MBA program.
The concentration in International Business will allow students to take courses in Global Marketing or Cross-Cultural Negotiating, and to participate in a Study Abroad class. The School of Business will be holding six open houses, three in Morrow and three in Peachtree City, in June and July, to provide information on the MBA program. Read More»

Temporary employee of the month

Temporary employee of the month

FutureStaff, which serves Fayette and Coweta counties, has been doing Temporary Employee of the Month awards for the last almost 30 years. From left are Derek Wyckoff, HR Manager, Jamie Lagatare, HR Assistant, Randolph Davis, Employee of the Month and Lisette Rietschier, HR Generalist. The company Davis worked for is Chromalloy of Geogia. Photo/Special.

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