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Zauner-Bringuel engagement

Allison Zauner engaged to Brandon Bringuel

John Zauner of Newnan and Ms. Amy Zauner of Newnan announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison, to Brandon Bringuel, son of Alan and Sebe Bringuel.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Northgate High School and is currently a senior at Kennesaw State University. She will graduate in May 2012 with a bachelors degree in early childhood education. Read More»

Enjoying late summer play at Fayette YMCA

Enjoying late summer play at Fayette YMCA

Three-year-old Gracie, daughter of Jennifer (left) and Jason Ferguson of Fayetteville, spent some of the last moments of at the Fayette Outdoor YMCA outdoor castle playground Friday afternoon. Soon Gracie's school will start and the free park will be filled with moms and children in the late afternoons. The 29-acre site was where 1,300 children attended YMCA camp this summer. Photo/Marianne Thomasson.

Toga Trot’s Never Evers cross finish line despite the odds

Toga Trot’s Never Evers cross finish line despite the odds

Together the Dolce Atlanta Peachtree Hotel & Resort, First Step Physical Therapy, the Atlanta Southern Crescent Alumnae Panhellenic Association (ASCAPA) and the Rotary Club of Peachtree City all sponsored the 4th annual Toga Trot 5K and 1-mile walk/run this past weekend. On Aug. 27, spectators watched as the runners, walkers, and rollers left The Dolce and then returned to cross the finish line. What they didn’t see was the initial prognoses of the “Never Evers.” The participants were told by medical experts that they would never ever walk again. Read More»

Quilting for the kids

Quilting for the kids

Comfort Quilters of First Presbyterian Church Peachtree City and the 217 Quilts they made that are designated for the children of Fayette County Head Start. The Quilters were out at last weekend’s KidzFest/HelpFest/FoodFest event, showing how they make quilts and talking about their quilting ministry. Photo/Special. 

Concert competition seeks middle, high school musicians

Registration is now open for the Fayette Youth Protection Home’s first concert competition. The concert competition, a benefit for the Fayette Youth Protection Homes, will be the first of its kind in this area.

Local middle school and high school musicians will compete against each other in the categories of choral music, band music or orchestra music. The concert competition will take place on Thursday, October 13 at the New Hope Baptist Church’s South Campus location.  Read More»

More students taking AP courses and earning higher honors

The school system’s 2011 Advanced Placement (AP) exam results just released by the College Board show gains in the number of tests taken and increases in the number of students receiving AP Scholar designations.

Students can earn college credit, advanced placement in college, or both for successful performance on the AP tests.

A total of 1,241 students took at least one AP course in 2011, up 58 from 2010; the school system administered 2,224 tests, up 155 from 2010 (many students take more than one AP course per year). Read More»

Concert competition looking for middle and high school musicians

Registration is now open for the Fayette Youth Protection Home’s first concert competition. The concert competition, a benefit for the Fayette Youth Protection Homes, will be the first of its kind in this area. Local middle school and high school musicians will compete against each other in the categories of choral music, band music or orchestra music. The concert competition will take place on Thursday, October 13 at the New Hope Baptist Church’s South Campus location.  Read More»

Should I be re-baptized?

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First, I promise Father Paul that I will not continue to “steal” his format of questions and answers which he uses for his most excellent articles here in The Citizen. Read More»

GreekFest headed this way Sept. 17

Shown above from last year’s Greekfest (L-R), George Psihountas, Katie Wilson, Nick Psihountas, and Christina Psihountas. Photo/Special.

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church invites the community to attend GreekFest 2011, Saturday, Sept. 17 from 6:30 until ... at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

The event will feature live music and dancing, ‘All You Can Eat and Drink’ Greek appetizers and salad, lemon chicken, pastitsio, and pastries, adult beverages and more.

Advance tickets at $50 per person can be reserved by visiting saintchristopherhoc.org or by calling Tammy, 404-625-4663. Seating is limited.

Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

Bethlehem’s revival starts tonight

Bethlehem Baptist Church in Peachtree City will hold its Summer Revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 24-26, at 7:30 p.m., nightly.

The guest preacher on Wednesday will be the Rev. Greg Watson from Lamb of God Christian Church in Fayetteville.

Thursday night’s message will be delivered by the Rev. Leroy Hill of Morningstar Baptist Church in Newnan.

The Rev. Anthony Williams of United in Faith Christian Ministries in McDonough will conclude the revival on Friday night. Read More»

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