Community

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»

Blackston-Adams engagement

Katie  Blackston engaged to Brad Adams

Mr. and Mrs. Glen H. Blackston III of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Blackston, to Brad Adams, son of Andy and Kay Adams of Winston Salem, N.C. and Jay and Janine Updyke of Peachtree City.

The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of Landmark Christian High School and 2010 graduate of North Georgia College & State University.

The groom elect is a 2003 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree at American Military University and is employed as a military contractor at Fort Gordon in Augusta. Read More»

Sciera-Snyder wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Snyder

Katherine Lynne Sciera and Eric Allyn Snyder were married on the lawn at Magnolia Hall at Piedmont Park on April 30, 2011, in Atlanta. Bryan Buck of Atlanta conducted the wedding.

The bride is the daughter of John and Mary Sciera of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of the late John and Maria Sciera, of Hudson, N.Y., and Dorothy Christopher and the late Verland Christopher of DeMotte, Ind. Read More»

Mrs. Palma Fiorino, 79, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Palma Fiorino, 79, of Peachtree City, GA passed away June 6, 2011.

She was born in Bloomsbury, NJ and was the daughter of the late Gaetano Vicari & Vincenza DiMaggio Vicari. Mrs. Fiorino was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Read More»

Mrs. Lanie Spikes of Fayetteville

Mrs. Lanie Spikes, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully on May 31, 2011.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gerald Spikes of Fayetteville; daughter Sherrie & Mike Stanley of Arizona; son David Spikes of East Point; grandchildren Jason and Michelle; sister Jean Ward of West Virginia and sister Mary Ferguson of Macon, GA. Read More»

Magic at the library

Magic at the library

Mr. Greggy and Abbie Cadabra did close-up magic and balloons for the kids at the Kickoff Celebration for the Fayette County Library’s Vacation Reading Program last Saturday. The program runs June 6-July 30. Turn in completed Reading Logs July 1—30 to receive certificate and goody bag. The Finale Concert is on July 30 with Julie Austin. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Uncle Sam’s got nothing on this young patriot

Uncle Sam’s got nothing on this young patriot

Seventeen-month-old Solomon Speer of Senoia was in true patriotic spirit when he attended the Memorial Day Parade in Senoia on May 30. Solomon, who also brought his mom, Jennifer, to the event, was one of the hundreds of spectators that lined the street for the annual parade. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mr. Bertrum Fred Long, 92, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bertrum Fred Long, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 30, 2011.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Minnie Long; son David Long and his wife Carol of Fayetteville; grandchildren Scot Long and his wife Shelly of Conyers, Ginger McKnight of Butler; eight grandchildren. Read More»

Fayette on the Page 2011 kicks off Saturday

Local readers encouraged to read 'Rocket Boys'

The Fayette County Public Library is pleased to announce that the 2011 “Fayette on the Page: One Book, One Community” initiative will focus on “Rocket Boys,” a memoir by Homer Hickam. Now in its fourth year, “Fayette on the Page” is an annual countywide reading and discussion program encouraging all Fayette County residents to read the same book, and then participate in related cultural, educational and recreational activities. Read More»

What are you going to do this summer?

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

“What are you going to do this summer?” When someone asks you this, I have some suggestions for your answer. Tell them this:

• “I’m going to dedicate myself to worship.” Read More»