H. Lee Jackson, 61, of Fayetteville

H. Lee Jackson, 61, of Fayetteville passed away on October 30, 2011.  He was a caring, loving person who enjoyed playing golf.    Read More»

Student and local woman in U.S. Navy become pen pals

Student and local woman in U.S. Navy become pen pals

DCFN (Fireman, Damage Controlman Striker) Julie Dye thought the walls of the USS North Carolina were bland. She noticed that the other ships on her base had pictures donated by children and asked one of her superiors if she could “redecorate a wall or two.” He told her that as long as it was clean and appropriate, and as long as the Chief, approved, he could do it. Dye contacted Crabapple Lane Elementary School, where her mother used to work, and spoke with principal Doe Evans. Read More»

2012 Fayette County Relay for Life will kickoff with meeting next Tuesday

By Cindy Morley
Special to The Citizen

The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step...
-- Lao Tzu

Last April,  thousands took those single steps along the runway at Atlanta Regional Airport at Falcon Field in Peachtree City in the 2011 Fayette County Relay for Life.

 Now, the journey continues... Read More»

SCHS cross country coach to discuss book at PTC library

The Friends of the Peachtree City Library are pleased to present Douglas C. Pearson, teacher, coach and author of “The 10-20-30 Life Wellness Plan: A Manageable Plan to Instill Healthy Living into Your Life”.  He will be appearing Saturday, November 12 at 1 p.m. in the Peachtree City Library.  

His book shows how when You provide the ingredients, “The 10-20-30- Life Wellness Plan” provides the recipe. The Result is a complete, practical, single source, wellness book that gives you the information you need to live a healthy life and inspires you to make that life a quality one. Read More»

Midwest Food Bank opens doors, make first deliveries

Volunteers help load up donations for nine area food banks in the first ever distribution of the Georgia division of Midwest Food Bank, located in Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

On Oct. 25, the Georgia Division of Midwest Food Bank, located in Peachtree City, distributed a total of 518 cases of food to nine area agencies. These agencies represent four different counties and serve over 6,000 people monthly.

As Ken King, Midwest Food Bank’s local director of operations, said, “It is such a blessing to offer hope to the hungry and less fortunate”.

A number of energetic volunteers from several local churches gathered on Tuesday morning for general instructions and to offer a prayer for the agencies that were scheduled to receive food. Read More»

Chili connoisseurs

Chili connoisseurs

The winners of the Line Creek Civitan Chili Challenge were People’s Choice: Trinity Air, first place and Pelly Belly’s Chili, second place. Judge’s Choice: Individual — 19th Bowl Chili (Jason Connolly), first place, Racing Good Chili (Gary Glass), second place. Commercial — Edwards Jones Investments, first place, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, second place. Youth — Sandy Creek High School Auto Club. Best decorated booth — Trinity Air, first place, Oh So Caliente 10 Pepper Chili (Ken Schrader), second place. Read More»

Tyrone Elementary selects Teacher of the Year

Tyrone Elementary selects Teacher of the Year

Mr. Pollard, Principal at Tyrone Elementary, surprised Andee Watt with a dozen roses for being voted Teacher of the Year by her peers. Watt has taught 5th grade for five years at Tyrone Elementary and has been in the county for 10 years. Photo/Kim Marshall

FIS students say thanks to our troops

FIS students say thanks to our troops

The Bert Show is collecting letters of thanks so that every single soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive a letter of gratitude on Thanksgiving Day. Fayetteville Intermediate School students decided to join the endeavor and each student has written a letter to these deserving women and men. The three students pictured with a few of the letters are, from left, William Anong, fourth grader in Ms. Strait's class, Samantha Young, third grader in Ms. Zelagin's class, and Briann Heinssen, 5th grader in Ms. Haren's class. Photo/Special.

Ask Father Paul

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people in their congregations and people they meet. Here are a few questions that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Marketplace is this Saturday

Carol Key displays some of the jewelry she will offer for sale at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Christmas Marketplace scheduled for  this Saturday at the church. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and supports 12 local charities and missions. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host the 22nd annual Christmas Market Place on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 70 unique craft vendors along with gently used treasures at the bric-a-brac sale.

Donations may be dropped off at the church until the sale.

Shoppers can scour the marketplace for jewelry, carpentry, stained glass, monogramming, decorative art, smocked dresses, Christmas wreaths and other great treasures. Read More»

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