Chabad of Peachtree City announces coming events for Jewish High Holidays

Chabad of Peachtree City will kick off its celebration of the Jewish New Year with the annual Rosh Hashanah family meal on Wednesday, Sept. 24. Services will be at 7:30 p.m. with the meal following at 8.

The festival of Rosh Hashanah — the name means “Head of the Year” — is observed for two days beginning Sept. 24 after sunset. Read More»

Servant Weekend at COS Lutheran starts Friday

Servant Weekend at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church includes nine events. Volunteers are needed for some while others are offered as a service to the community.

The American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up online to donate at During the same hours flu shots will be administered at the church; the cost is $25.99, with Medicare and other insurance accepted. Contact for more information. Read More»

Bethany, Sandy Creek church homecomings set for Sunday

Two historic churches will have homecoming festivities this Sunday. Bethany Methodist in the old Fife community and Sandy Creek Baptist on Sandy Creek Road will welcome former members and guests with special services and home-cooked dinners.

Bethany’s service starts at 10:45 a.m. with Cole Altizer preaching and Sandy Creek’s starts at 11.

The Jonathans will perform at Sandy Creek

New NFUMC Bible study groups forming now

North Fayette United Methodist Church, 847 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville, is forming Covenant Bible Study groups for Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. Anticipated start date for the groups will be Sept. 23 and 24.

Covenant Bible Study is a 24-week program, but is divided into three eight-week modules which may be taken independently. This new Bible Study covers most of scripture with a theme of biblical relationships created by and lived through covenant.

More information is available on the church website,, or by calling the church office, 770-461-2409.

A major milestone

A major milestone

Approximately 50 friends and family gathered at New Vision Church in Fayetteville on Saturday, August 23 to celebrate Mary Dews 104th birthday. Mary is pictured on the first row in the middle chair, flowers in lap. Photo/Submitted.

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»

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