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School transportation personnel celebrate end of year

Bus drivers Jesse Adams, Sherry Harris and Janet Vines have fun at the annual end of the year celebration. Photo/Special.

School bus drivers, monitors and the transportation staff celebrated the end of the school year with an appreciation luncheon at Christ’s Church at Whitewater.

Awards were given to drivers who have been with the county for five years as well as for perfect attendance. Drivers who received their five-year service certificates were Janice Filla, Dennis Smart, Susan Bishop, Carla Cann, Olivia Brown, Tara Bradshaw, Sherry Harris, Kelly Ranes, and Robert Whitley. Read More»

Staples donates to CARE program

Andrew Meaney, sales associate, and Sharon Francisco, assistant manager, at the Fayetteville Staples delivered donated items to CARE for distribution to the school system’s teachers and students.

This school year is over, but the staff at the Staples in Fayetteville is already looking ahead to the next one.

During the last week of school, the store donated a number of supplies to the school system’s CARE (Children at Risk in Education) program. Among them were calculators, dry erase boards, bike locks, and magnetic bulletin boards. CARE will distribute the supplies next year to schools and students that have been identified as being able to benefit from them. Read More»

Local playwright Guyton pens ‘Death of a Snowman’

Fayetteville resident Daniel Guyton has written a new play entitle d “Death of a Snowman,” which was published by theatrical giants Heuer Publishing in June 2010. “Death of a Snowman” is the story of a young girl and her snowman discussing life and the afterlife together, in an existential comic fantasy. Read More»

As car bites the dust, I still miss my Maverick

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

My first car was a green Ford Maverick with the shift on the column and a broken gas gauge. I had to keep up with my miles between gas purchases so that I would not run out. I can’t remember, but I think it was a 1971 model.

I bought it for $500 with my grass cutting earnings. When I was ten or eleven years old, I decided it was time to make some money. I hung a poster in the convenience store down the highway that read “Will mow lawns in Allenwood. Call David Chancey at . . .” Read More»

Providence’s parenting seminar is this Saturday

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Glory Clapp will perform at B-Acts meeting Thursday

The B-Acts group, seniors age 50 and older at Flat Creek Baptist Church, will have a dinner meeting Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m., with ventriloquist Glory Clapp and her friend, Hal A. Lujah, providing the entertainment. Members are encouraged to bring their friends.

Those who are attending for the first time are guests of the group.

Regular members are asked to bring a vegetable and a salad or dessert. Meat will be provided by the church.

Flat Creek is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road, about halfway between Fayetteville and Peachtree City. Read More»

Studying healing ministry

Shown (L-R) are Karen Hennessy, Senoia; Taylor; Thomas Metzger, Peachtree City; and Dr. Judy Massey, Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

A 13-week class examining 26 of the New Testament incidences of Jesus’ healing ministry is being taught at Christ the King Church in Sharpsburg. The class is sponsored by the local chapter of the Order of St. Luke the Physician and is taught by the Rev. James C. Taylor of Peachtree City. Those attending, shown (L-R) are Karen Hennessy, Senoia; Taylor; Thomas Metzger, Peachtree City; and Dr. Judy Massey, Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Thrift shop hits first anniversary

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks will celebrate its first year of operation on Saturday, June 19.

The community is invited to come by for cookies and lemonade that day.

“Your support of this ministry of Brooks UMC has been phenomenal and we have been able to reach out into the community with Christ’s love because of all the support,” a spokesperson said.

The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and is at 151 McIntosh Road, three miles east of Starrs Mill off Ga. Highway 85 Connector. The church phone number is 770-719-7593. Read More»

Heritage Christian Church will host Winshape C3 day camp

Heritage Christian Church will host Winshape C3 Camp July 12-16 from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

“C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change,” said Tammy Pattison, children’s director at Heritage Christian.

The day camp was first held in 2008. Heritage hosted 382 campers last year, which was the largest WinShape C3 camp ever. Read More»

F’ville Methodist will offer several FPU classes this fall

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) has announced it will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13-week course) in the fall of 2010. The course benefits couples/individuals of all ages — those with or without debt. Read More»

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