Community

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?

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“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»

PTCUMC’s Andone appointed to bishop’s cabinet

One of the three new cabinet members announced recently by Bishop Mike Watson of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church is currently the senior pastor of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. The Rev. Herzen Andone has been appointed to the cabinet and has also been promoted to become the district superintendent of the Northwest District of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The new cabinet appointment will become effective July 1. Andone will serve over 75 charges and 85 churches in this district. Read More»

Successful food drive

Shown  is  Lewis Sitton, IUMC’s liaison with the Fayette Samaritans.

Inman UMC held another food drive for the Fayette Samaritans Food Pantry recently and collected an overflowing bounty of food and supplies. Shown is Lewis Sitton, IUMC’s liaison with the Fayette Samaritans. Sitton has devoted many years to helping the Fayette County community. To learn more about Inman UMC, visit www.inmanmethodist.org. To see how to be of service to the Fayette Samaritans, visit www.fayettesamaritans.org. Photo/Special.