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Heritage to host Winshape camp

Winshape C3 Camp will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 12-16.

The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. 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»

Local Eagle Scouts serve in Washington, D.C.

Local Eagle Scouts serve in Washington, D.C.

Two Eagle Scouts from Fayette County are serving as Congressional Pages in Washington D. C.  Nate Shepherd, a student at Starr’s Mill High School, and Thomas Marion, a student at The University of West Georgia, accepted appointments from Congressman Lynn A. Westmoreland to serve the 111th Congress.   Read More»

Brooks UMC thrift shop will celebrate one year in business

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

The community is encouraged to join the celebration by coming 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. Read More»

Spring flute recital

Spring flute recital

Flutists from Fayette and Coweta counties performed beautifully at their spring recital. In the front, from left, are Josh Mejia, Caitie Edmondson, Sarah Wampler, Noemi Gentzke, Melia White, Erin Landry, Alaina Whitmore, Amberly Barrett. In the back are Tiffany O’Neill (accompanist), Andrew Picard, Hannah Smith, Madeline Robinson, Sarah Holland, Rachel Dwyer, Sally Worst, Jillian Martin, Halley Psathas, Karen Collins (teacher). For more information, call 678-364-0837. Photo/Special.

Senior airman (and FCHS grad) earns early promotion

Senior airman (and FCHS grad) earns early promotion

Senior Airman Daniel Boggs, the son of David and Donna Boggs, and a graduate of Fayette County High School in 2004, was just recently promoted to Senior Airman Below-the-Zone (meaning he put the rank on six months earlier than normal, due to outstanding performance. Read More»

Langbehn-Sellers Engagement

Emily Jean engaged to Robert Arthur Sellers Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Langbehn of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Jean, to Robert Arthur Sellers Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sellers Sr., also of Peachtree City. Read More»

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

Erin Landry, student of the Fayette Suzuki Flute program, was honored for her practice time at the spring recital.  She was awarded a 1,000 Day Club medal.  For more information, call 678-364-0837. Photo/Special.

Local DAR chapter wins award for American History

Pictured receiving the silver platter are (l-r) James Waldrop Chapter DAR Regent Betty Harrah, Georgia State Society Regent Barbara Blakely Chastain, James Waldrop Chapter DAR American History Chairman Phyllis King, and Georgia State Society American History Chairman Becky West.

The James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was recently presented with the GSSDAR Award for Outstanding Work in American History. This award is given annually to the Georgia DAR Chapter that demonstrates outstanding work in the areas of activities and the American History Essay Contest. Read More»

Jerry L. Lacey, Sr., 74, of Fayetteville

Jerry L. Lacey, Sr., 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 27, 2010.

Mr. Lacey graduated from Forest Park High School in 1955 and was a dedicated member of the Forest Park Fire Department. He was the owner and operator of Fayette Electrical Co. and retired from the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Lacey proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville .

Mr. Lacey is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Mary Taylor and his brother, Bill “Dinky” Taylor. Read More»

Kathleen “Kathy” Louise McGhee, formerly of Fayette County

Kathleen “Kathy” Louise McGhee, of Hampton, formerly of Fayette County, passed away on May 26, 2010.

Mrs. McGhee is survived by her sons, Michael Ehrlich of Jonesboro, Greg Ehrlich of Smyrna and Mark Ehrlich of Woodstock; grandchildren, Devin Thomason of Tucker, Brenden Ehrlich of Woodstock and Jessie Ashley Eddington of Washington, DC; parents, Fred and Eleanor Drew of Carrollton; sister, Patricia and John Houlihan of Jonesboro. Read More»

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