Dogs (and their companions) get their day in PTC

Dogs (and their companions) get their day in PTC

The Bark for Life fund-raiser to support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life held June 4 at Drake Field in Peachtree City saw more than 40 canine entries for the various events. Watching the excitement was Mary Lou Goehring and MacKay, her 7-year-old West Highland Light Terrier. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Busy summer at the county library

Sarah Trowbridge, one of the public service librarians at the library, stands with a copy of this year’s Fayette On the Page book, “Rocket Boys” by Homer Hickham. Photo/Michael Boylan.

In addition to the construction at the Fayette County Public Library (the expansion is due to be completed by August), the county library is packed with action this summer. With Vacation Reading Programs for children and teens, a film series and the annual Fayette On The Page program, there is, quite literally, something to do at the library nearly every single day. If by chance there isn’t an activity, you can always find a book and escape into reading. Read More»

Loya is an Eagle Scout

Loya is an Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America – Troop 201 would like to congratulate Ray C. Loya in achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout. Ray began his scouting experience as a Tiger and progressed up in ranks.  He has been nominated by his fellow scouts for the “Order of the Arrow” award and has 13 years of scouting experience. Ray would like to thank Michael Warren, Jeff Terrell, Ward Chewning, Bob Page, Steve Rambeck, Susan Hoey, John Divirgilio, Troop 201, family members and friends for the assistance in helping prepare him for an “Eagle Scout”. Read More»

Antique truck show this weekend

Antique truck show this weekend

If you like antique cars and trucks, or you’re looking for some parts for your antique tractor then you’ll want to be at Minter’s Farm in the south Fayette County community of Inman, on Saturday June 11 for an old-fashioned truck and car show and swap meet. The Griffin Piedmont Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will be holding its 39th annual show along with the Second Inman Antique Truck Show and a swap meet sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the International Harvester Collectors of America. Read More»

Not being fed? It’s time to take responsibility for yourself

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A pastor friend called greatly distressed because one of his core church members had informed him that his family was leaving the church because he was not being fed. If you really want to master the art of church grumbling, that is one statement that you must know how to use: “I’m not being fed.” Read More»

Heritage Christian will present concert this Sunday

Jason Bowen (top) Photo Special. Quarters Road photo by Michael Knowlton Photography

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville invites the community to a night of music, laughs, and missions, “The Shameless Asking for Support for Our Africa Mission Trip” Tour on Sunday, June 12, at 6:30pm.

The event will feature the musical talents of Jason Bowen and Quarters Road and the comedy of Heritage’s own comedian, Steve Geyer. Read More»

Church of the Nativity plans special events for Pentecost

Special events will be held Sunday, June 12, at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity to mark Pentecost, a festival day in the liturgical calendar often celebrated as the “Birthday of the Church.”

After a worship service at 10 a.m., a brief parish meeting will be conducted. Following the meeting, special games and entertainment will be provided for both children and adults, with the church and parish hall brightened by colorful balloons and other decorations for the occasion. A pot-luck dinner will be served. Read More»

Fayette Family Church will host its first ‘Multicultural Day’ Sunday

Fayette Family Church will have its firstl Multicultural Day this Sunday, June 12, at 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to celebrate its diversity and unity.

Members will wear festive clothing representing their country and culture and will bring their flags which represent 21 countries. Read More»

‘Backyard Bible Clubs’ start this Friday

Sharpsburg Baptist Church in Coweta County will kick off a brand new youth program called “The Great Backyard Bible Clubs” scheduled for Fridays June 10, June 17, July 8 and July 15. The groups will meet from 10 a.m. until noon at the A&O BridgesRecreation Center in downtown Sharpsburg.

All children from ages first grade through fifth grade are invited.

Included in the program are food, fun, fellowship, games, music, crafts, and Bible stories — all free of charge. All children in the area are invited.

For additional questions call 770-251-6963 or email