Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams, a Darien resident for 21 years, died at home in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. on March 06, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was 63 years old.

Born June 12, 1950 in Hartford, Conn. "Liz" as she was known to all, was the daughter of the late Reverend Doctor Lawrence MacColl Horton and Janet Curtis O'Leary Horton. Read More»

PTC Rotary helps Real Life Center

PTC Rotary helps Real Life Center

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City presented the Real Life Center with a $1,000 check Thursday representing donations the club collected from the community during the club’s annual Christmas tree recycling program in January. From left are Rotary President Amy Leuenberger, Real Life Center Director Cathy Berggren and Rotarian Frances Meaders. Photo/John Munford.

Public gets involved with Fayette Visioning Initiative at SCHS

Sheriff talks visioning — The most recent offering of the Fayette Visioning Initiative came in the form of a public meeting held March 5 at Sandy Creek High School where 160 people attended. Attendees were asked to give their input on a variety of questions relating to Fayette County’s future. Here Sheriff Barry Babb talks with attendees. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The Fayette Visioning Initiative continues to move forward. One of the phases in the process of developing the vision document later this year was a public meeting held March 5 at Sandy Creek High School where 160 people attended.

Representatives from consulting firm Market Street outlined the eight “storylines” that came from a recent community survey. The storylines reflect the value of the core assets that have made Fayette County a leading destination within metro Atlanta and Georgia, while also recognizing some of the key challenges that face the county, representatives said. Read More»

Representing the county

Representing the county

Bennett’s Mill Middle School Band had six students participate in the all-state band concert, held in Athens. From left, top row, Roger Callison, Errol Rhoden, Derek Hornberger. Front row, Paige Orphe, Jocelyn Jimenez, Mackenzie Hill. Photo/Special.

Fundraiser to help raise awareness for childhood disorder PANDAS

Neely Ward. Photo/Special.

An event to be held on April 12 will have the dual purpose of raising awareness for an autoimmune disorder called PANS/PANDAS and to help secure the needed funds for 8-year-old Neely, his mom Heather and dad Scott to travel to Chicago for much-needed treatment.

The Ward Family Fun Day will be held at the Rowland Road Pavilion in Brooks.

First identified in 1998, PANS/PANDAS remains largely unrecognized and undiagnosed by many physicians. Read More»

One letter can make a big difference

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

It’s not that hard. It’s Chance with a “y.” Chancey. Not Chaney. Not Chancy. Not Chauncey. Not Chandley. I’m not the Channel 2 weather man. It’s Chancey.

It might be simpler if it was Smith. But I guess Smith could become Smythe. Anyway, I’m used to people goofing up my name, but I had never lived around other Chanceys until I moved to Fayetteville.

Early in my ministry here, our church hosted a fishing clinic and I introduced myself to a guest:

“Hello, I’m David Chancey.” Read More»

Olivet’s Women’s Day services celebrate Women’s Emphasis Month

Robinson, Lewis, McCastle, Hatchett

March is Women’s Emphasis month and The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will have four “dynamic Women of God “as guest speakers on March 12, 16, 19 and 26.

“These women are united through their faith in God’s love and providence and in their dedication to serve God’s people,” a spokesperson said. “Our theme is “Building, Motivating and Inspiring Women” from Proverbs 3:15 (ESV). Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/12/14

WOG’s Lenten services start tonight
Word of God Lutheran  Church in Peachtree City will hold  Wednesday night Lenten services each week during the Lenten season from March 12 - April 9 at 7 p.m. Word of God Lutheran Church is located at 303 Kelly Dr., Suite 100, Peachtree City.  For information, call 770-897-4508 or visit

St. Paul’s plans Lenten services Read More»

Starting Lent on the go

The Rev. Rita Henault,right, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, and Morrison Mack.

The Rev. Rita Henault,right, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, and Morrison Mack, acolyte master, signal that the parish’s “Ashes To Go” event is starting on Ash Wednesday morning (March 5). Many passers-by took advantage of the opportunity to take advantage of this unique way to receive the imposition of ashes on their foreheads and mark the beginning of Lent. The station was set up at the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 92 and Antioch Road, south of downtown Fayetteville, in the parking lot of Prime Financial near the church property. Photo/Special.

Help Hopewell with stop hunger project

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone invites the community to help package over 10,000 meals that will be shipped to those in need around the world. This annual meal packing event will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m. at the church.

The event is supported by “Stop Hunger Now,” an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid to those in need. More than 75 countries are currently being served. The goal of “Stop Hunger Now” is to end hunger in our lifetime. Read More»

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