Seminar set for those suffering ‘losses’

Peachtree City UMC will sponsor a “Surviving the Holidays” seminar Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7-9 p.m.

The seminar is for both those that have lost a loved one and those that have experienced a divorce. The two seminars will be separate but run at the same time.

Seminar topics range from “what to do about traditions” to “how to handle invitations to parties and other gatherings.” Tips and ideas will be given by professionals in the field.

The seminar is non-denominational and is open to anyone in the community.For more information, call 770-487-6499.

Religion Briefs 10/13/10

Southside will host Fall Festival
Southside Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free food, fun games for kids, and inflatables including an inflatable rock wall. The church is at 1332 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville.

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Woods-Tew engagement

Jill Maria Woods engaged to Dwayne Hulon Tew

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Woods of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Maria Woods, to Dwayne Hulon Tew, son of Ms. Dianne Tew of Slocomb, Ala.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Samford University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences. She currently is employed as an MRI technologist at the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation in Birmingham, Ala. Read More»

Rotary Club of PTC donates dictionaries to 3rd Graders

Third graders at North Fayette Elementary cannot wait to start looking at the pages of their brand new dictionaries. From left are Arnold Campbell, Jordun Green, C.J. Okpala, and Kennedy Neely. Photo/Special.

Receiving their own personal Webster Dictionary was as exciting as getting a million dollars for third grade students across the county.

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Peachtree City, all 1,426 third graders in the Fayette County Public School System received their own personal dictionary as part of the club’s Dictionary Project aimed at helping students become better readers, writers and learners. The organization has handed out dictionaries to the county’s third graders for a number of years. Read More»

Kadel Anniversary

George and Greta Kadel of Peachtree City

George and Greta Kadel of Peachtree City celebrated their 60th anniversary Oct. 7, 2010. They were married in Manhattan, at Christ Methodist Church, on Oct. 7, 1950. They met at the Jersey Shore and were introduced by a friend when George was playing in a golf tournament. Read More»

Volunteers needed at Gracie's Closet

Gracie’s Closet, the clothing and supply resource center of Fayette Youth Protection Homes, Inc. (FYPH), needs volunteers to organize and distribute clothing and other items to children living in foster homes on the south side of metro Atlanta.  Volunteer duties include sorting clothing donations and assisting foster children when they “shop” for items in the store.  If you are interested in making a difference in the life of a child and can commit to volunteering on a weekly or monthly basis, please contact Becky Davenport at 770-461-7020.  Read More»

Students from Fayette inducted into the UGA Chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society

Paul Trinquero, Justin Mann, David Ballard, Jillian Turner, Joshua Delaney and Andrey Henry have been inducted into the University of Georgia Chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society. The Blue Key National Honor Society recognizes men and women of outstanding character and ability who have achieved distinction for their leadership abilities as well as recognition for scholarship and service. The University of Georgia Blue Key chapter was established in 1926, and for 84 years, membership in this organization has been considered one of the highest honors on campus. Read More»

Cattle Baron's Ball, benefit for ACS, returns Nov. 6

Pictured are 2010 Cattle Baron’s Ball co-chairs, Dorrie Marsh and Krista Burruss. Photo/Special.

The 2010 Cattle Barons’ Ball plans to kick up its’ heels again this year at the Dolce Atlanta -Peachtree on Saturday, Nov. 6. This will be the eight year for the annual Western-style ball that to date has raised over a million dollars for the local office of the American Cancer Society. The office in Peachtree City serves over 1,400 newly diagnosed patients each year in the 12 county area of the Southern Crescent. Read More»

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL , died October 7, 2010. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Scott and brother Richard Scott. He is survived by his son Tommy Scott of Sharpsburg ; daughters Kelsey Scott of Sharpsburg and Jordon Scott of Sharpsburg ; mother Ann Scott of Fayetteville ; brothers Ray and Kitty Scott of Maitland, FL and Stuart Scott of Louisville , KY ; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Preschool kids learn about Constitution

Preschool kids learn about Constitution

The four year old class of the First United Methodist Church Preschool and Mother's Morning Out of Fayetteville joined in the recent patriotic celebration of the U.S. Constitution.  The class was eager to show the James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution their patriotic spirit as they rang bells in honor of the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.  Pictured are members of the 4 year old class with James Waldrop Chapter DAR member Phyllis King.  The James Waldrop Chapter DAR is chartered in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.