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Poffenberger-Stolzoff engagement

Margaret Emma Poffenberger engaged to Lieutenant Brent Edward Lawrence Stolzoff

Lt. Col. (retired) Martin Poffenberger and Mrs. Mollie Poffenberger of Midway, formerly of Peachtree City, announce the engagement of their daughter Margaret Emma Poffenberger to Lieutenant Brent Edward Lawrence Stolzoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stolzoff of Marietta. Read More»

Bonner - birth

A.J. and Ashley (Meade) Bonner of Senoia announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Rae Bonner, at 9:44 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2012, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Kinsley weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Toni Meade of Fayetteville, Kim and Les Potter of Newnan, and Alan Bonner of Franklin. Great grandparents are Bill and Sherba Peek of Sharpsburg and Marilyn Lowery of Peachtree City. Kinsley was welcomed home by her brother, Dalton.

Sandy Creek’s SkillsUSA team members going to state conference

Winning students proudly display their medals from the SkillsUSA regional conference. Photo/Special.

When Sandy Creek High’s SkillsUSA team competes, they go all out. Not only did all 18 contestants medal in their events at the SkillsUSA Region Competition, but they also had the most team members competing from their geographic area that stretches from Rockdale County in the north to Crisp County in the south.

Sandy Creek’s team took home first, second and third place medals from 12 competitive events. All first and second place winners will advance to the state competition in March. Read More»

Bennett's Mill headed to State Science Olympiad

The Bennett’s Mill Middle Science Olympiad team show off their first place trophy from the regional tournament. Photo/Special.

Bennett’s Mill Middle took out 13 teams to clinch a first place finish at the Science Olympiad Regional Tournament at Columbus State University. The team’s victory secures them a spot in the State Science Olympiad competition at Southern Polytechnic State University in March.

Bennett’s Mill won a total of 18 medals (8 first place, 5 second place, 2 third place, and 3 fourth place) as well as five ribbons for fifth through 10th place finishes. Read More»

Hukin gives winning speech

Hukin gives winning speech

Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion conducted their Oratorical Constitutional Speech Contest recently. Matthew Hukin, a Peachtree City home school student representing the Soaring Eagles was selected the winner from among six competitors. His winning prepared oration was entitled "The Constitution, our instruction manual." Hukin, left, is congratulated by Denny Leander, Post 105 Commander. The oratorical contest encourages study of the Constitution, public speaking skills and the ability to think on one's feet. Read More»

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr., of Sharpsburg

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr.

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr. (Papa) of Sharpsburg passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.

Mr. Vise served as deacon at his previous church, Greentree and was currently attending Dogwood Church in Tyrone. Read More»

Academic teams rise to the top at regionals

Fayette’s academic teams had all the right answers, sweeping one division and practically two others at the 2012 Griffin RESA Academic Bowl.

The High School Junior Varsity Division was swept by four Fayette high schools: Fayette County High, first place; Whitewater High, second place; Starr’s Mill High, third place; and McIntosh High, fourth place.

The Fayette teams dominated the High School Varsity Division with McIntosh High taking second, Starr’s Mill High placing third, and Whitewater High finishing fourth. Read More»

Fayette counselors hold Resource Fair

Fayette counselors hold Resource Fair

On January 10 the Fayette School Counselor’s Association (FSCA) and FACTOR Fayette Family Connection hosted a Community Resource Fair at the LaFayette Education Center. Over 40 organizations were represented at the Fair. Read More»

William Kent Smith, age 58

William Kent Smith, age 58, died Dec. 13, 2011. Husband of Susan K. (nee Hundzinski). Father of Sarah, Elizabeth Wilk (Nicholas) and Carolyn. Brother of Carolyn Montana (Robert), Daniel Martin (Sally) and Robert (Maureen) and the late James and Susan Lyn. Son of the late Daniel Foley and Eleanor Louise (nee Martin).

Condolences Feb. 16, 2012, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and memorial service at 6:30 p.m. at the Smith Residence in Sharpsburg.

Directions upon request – 770-463-5751.

Cub Scouts earn Arrow of Light

Cub Scouts earn Arrow of Light

On, Feb. 4, Cub Scouts of Pack 74 received the Arrow of Light award, the highest achievable award in Cub Scouts. In the bottom row, from left, are Tyler Watkins, Ethien Zambrana, Andre' Farnet, Stuart Hall and Gabe Richmond. In the back row are David Carley(Den Leader), Luke Padgett, Gunnar Pierson, Conor Highland, Raymond Myers, Chris Carley and Andre' Farnet, Sr. (Cubmaster). Photo/Special.

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