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Girl Scout Day at All Saints

Shown (L-R) Wilson, Ana Hall, sponsor Emily Hall, Katie Barry, Emma Bryan, and Kylee Greiner. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

It was Girl Scout Day last Sunday at All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City. The scouts treated the parish to food and beverages during coffee hour. Kim Wilson and the girls also gave a brief presentation which stressed the similarities between ideals of the Scouts and the teachings of the Holy Bible. An informal survey revealed that most of the women of the church had been in the Girl Scout program when growing up. Shown above, (L-R) Wilson, Ana Hall, sponsor Emily Hall, Katie Barry, Emma Bryan, and Kylee Greiner. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

April orders for Angel Food now being taken at Summit

The Summit Church, through the Angel Food Ministries program, is offering quality food at discount prices to members of the community. The deadline for the April order is April 12.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com) is an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need. The organization is now operational in 45 states. Read More»

Groundbreaking for addition

Front, L-R,  Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Photo/Adrienne Carlson.

Southside church on Robinson Road in Peachtree City broke ground for its new auditorium addition and church expansion last week. Completion of the project is expected by late fall of this year. The expansion, designed by Foley Design Associates Architects, includes adding approximately 11,000 sq. ft. Shown above at the groundbreaking ceremony are, front, L-R, Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Read More»

Brooks UMC preschool opens registration

Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for the 2011-2012 school year. The preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years. The director is Lynn Lee. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593.

Brooks UMC Preschool is about three miles south of Starrs Mill. Turn onto Ga. 85 Connector from Ga. Highway 85 and go south for three miles.

The church is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Road.

Heritage Christian to offer car care services April 16

On April 16, Heritage Christian Church will once again host Car Care, a ministry providing free oil changes to single women, single mothers, widows and spouses of deployed soldiers.

Reservations for the free oil changes are required and can be made by visiting www.heritagechristian.org/carcare or by calling the church, 770-716-5768.

Time slots are available from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Read More»

Stitt-Brown - engagement

Allison R. Stitt engaged to Brian M. Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stitt of Royersford, Pa. announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison R. Stitt to Brian M. Brown, son of James and Valorie Brown of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Delaware and currently is working as a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Read More»

Mayors (and others) for Meals

Mayors (and others) for Meals

The annual Mayors for Meals event was held Mar. 23 at Fayette Senior Services in Fayetteville. Once mayors and other elected officials got an in-service from Meals on Wheels director Ginnie Plunkett they were off to make home deliveries. From left are Plunkett, Peachtree City council members Kim Learnard and Vanessa Fleisch, Brooks Mayor Dan Langford, Fayetteville council member Wilson Price and Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown. Tyrone Mayor Don Rehwaldt, not pictured, was already busy arranging the meal delivery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Joyce Beverly is DAR chapter’s Notable Woman of Fayette County

From left are Susan Morrison, Joyce Beverly, Rosemary Norris and Jeanie Bradshaw. Photo/Gwen Griffin.

The Fayette-Starrs’ Mill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently named Joyce Beverly as its Notable Woman of Fayette County for 2011.

Beverly is the publisher of Fayette Woman magazine. She became the publisher in 2002 and has been very involved on a daily basis since taking over its publication.

Beverly is a native Georgian, moving to Fayette County from Jefferson County. She has been involved in working with local newspapers for more than 30 years. She refers to herself as a community journalist. Read More»

Freshman’s speaking skills make history

Winning a state championship is extraordinary for any student, but it is exceptional for a freshman competing at her first GHSA (Georgia High School Association) Literary State Meet.

Menaka Reddy of Fayette County High School became the school’s first freshman to win the championship in the girls Extemporaneous Speaking division of the state competition. Her victory gave the school its third state championship in this division, and the first since 2002. Read More»

Educational programs receive funding from Rotary

Karen Stephens (center) presents checks to (left) Julia Simpson, director of the After School Program, and Jane Gough, manager of the Friends Mentoring Program. Photo/Special.

A $1,000 total donation from the Rotary Club of Peachtree City will be used to enhance learning opportunities for hundreds of students across the county.

The Fayette County Public School System’s Friends Mentoring and After School programs each received a $500 check as part of the Rotary Club’s initiative to support education and learning.

“We ask educators who know the needs and emerging trends, and if we can help in bringing resources for future learning, we are honored to do so,” says Karen Stephens, community service director for the club. Read More»

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