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Thanks for the help

Thanks for the help

Keeping students and teachers safe is the name of the game. Piedmont Fayette Hospital showed their “mercy pride” by donating an automated external defibrillator to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. From left; Asia Wiles; Michael Burnett, CEO at Piedmont Fayette Hospital; April Clark, athletic trainer at Our Lady of Mercy; Ashunti Gore; Leah Banks and Debbie Britt, executive director of community and public relations at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Photo/Submitted.

Fayette is home to state's first movie commissary

Hanna Brothers Extreme Motion Picture Catering Service co-owner Jim Hanna. Photo/Ben Nelms

Joe and Jim Hanna have worked for years in the motion picture catering business. What began with their own business in 1997 has led to the presence of Hanna Brothers Extreme Motion Picture Catering Service in New Orleans, Miami, Atlanta and now at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville.

With offices already in the New Orleans area and more recently in Miami and Atlanta, co-owner Jim Hanna said the move to Fayetteville was a logical choice. And the move to Pinewood Atlanta Studios on the city’s west side includes the company’s first commissary in the state. Read More»

Step back into history in Inman

From left, Stephanie Adamek, Joanne Minter, Abigail Adamek and Rick Minter. Photo/Submitted

The south Fayette County community of Inman will be taking a step back in time this weekend with the old-time activities that make up the 18th annual Inman Farm Heritage Days.

The three-day event, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, will showcase the tractors and equipment that once worked the fields around the show grounds at 283 Hill’s Bridge Road, and there are many other exhibits that make the show far more than just tractors and engines, although those are the most popular for many who attend. Read More»

Walk With a Doc is Saturday

Walk With a Doc is Saturday

Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Newnan Hospital are giving community members two opportunities to walk and talk with a physician this month. Piedmont Fayette Hospital will hold its Walk With a Doc Sept. 20 at Drake Field at City Hall in Peachtree City. Piedmont Newnan Hospital will hold its Walk With a Doc Sept. 27 at Carl Miller Park, 70 Sewell Rd. in Newnan. Read More»

Harlan Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough

Mr. Harlan "Hop" Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough, Ga. passed away September 9, 2014.

Hop was born at Fort Benning, Ga., was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR and Georgia football and coaching softball with Poppy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald McFall. Read More»

Frank Clegg, 79, of Peachtree City

Frank Clegg

Mr. Frank Clegg, 79, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

He was born in Rochdale, England on August 2, 1935 to Bertram and Elizabeth Clegg, whom preceded him in death.

In 1964 he moved to the United States and settled in the Atlanta area. He worked for The Coca-Cola Company as a Project Manager/Engineer until he retired in 2000. Read More»

Marching band exhibition is Sept.22

The Sandy Creek Marching Patriot Band will host the 2014 Annual Fayette County Marching Band Exhibition Monday, Sept. 22, on the Battlefield at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone.

It is an opportunity to see five separate halftime shows in one location as the Fayette marching bands kick off their competition season.

Gates open at 5 p.m. A combined band of Fayette County middle school students will start the event with the National Anthem at 6 p.m. Read More»

God’s call still clear and strong

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

There’s a debate happening on some internet blogs about the two missionaries who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia. Dr. Kent Brantly, serving through Samaritans Purse, and Nancy Writebol, a nurse serving with SIM, were airlifted home and treated at Emory Hospital.

Brantly and Writebol both survived and are recovering. However, a third American missionary doctor has been diagnosed with the virus. Read More»

Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 24 starts Jewish High Holy Days

Samuel Cross blows the shofar to usher in the Jewish New Year at Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville. Joining Samuel in the tradition are (front, L-R) Jeremy Flug and Falyn Foster. Behind the table (L-R) are Olivia Davison, Jake Tarleton, Samuel Cross, Benjamin Cross and Cayleigh Schwartz. Photo/Al Faraldi.

The beginning of the year 5775 on the Hebrew Calendar is marked by Rosh Hashanah, the start of The High Holy Days. It begins with the blowing of the Shofar, a ram’s horn, and is observed by Jews all around the world. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Congregation B’nai Israel of Fayetteville invites members of the community to come and join its congregational family for a spiritually deep High Holy Days experience. Read More»

Providence begins special program for single parents

Providence United Methodist Church is beginning a special program, The Umbrella, for all single parents in the community. Classes meet at 9:30 or 10:45 a.m. every Sunday in room 106. Free nursery, children and teen classes are provided during both classes.

Interested parents should email their interest to umbrella@provumc.com. Space is limited. Read More»