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Grantville’s old-time gospel sings return to twice a month

Southern Country Gospel Singing at Grantville’s renovated Railroad Freight Depot for 2010 has returned to two Sings on each month — the fourth Friday and Saturday nights.

On Friday night, April 23, all three of the groups hail from Columbus, Ga. — Crystal River, Carolyn Wiggins, and One Accord.

On Saturday night, April 24, there will also be three groups in concert, Young Spirit from Manchester, the Carter Family from LaGrange, and the Morris Family from Eufaula, Ala. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/14/10

Bethany plans yard sale
Bethany United Methodist Church will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day. Bethany is at 607 Rivers Rd. (corner of Rivers/Milam and Lee’s Lake Roads) in north Fayette County. For more information, call 770-964-6999.

MRBC will host Spring Fling April 17 Read More»

Chancey-Bowen

Ruth Erin Chancey engaged to Andrew Ernest Bowen

Dr. and Mrs. David L. Chancey of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth Erin Chancey, to Andrew Ernest Bowen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O. Bowen, also of Fayetteville. Read More»

Dickerson-Ross

Jennifer Lauren Dickerson engaged to Raymond Dwayne Ross

Robert S. Dickerson Jr. of Carrollton announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of his daughter, Jennifer Lauren Dickerson, to Raymond Dwayne Ross, son of Ron and Glenna Ross of Fayetteville. Read More»

Shirley-Verhine

Mary Allison Shirley and Robert James Verhine

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Edward Shirley of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Allison Shirley, to Robert James Verhine, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Everett Verhine II of Decatur, Ala. Read More»

Ginn-Barnes

Mr. & Mrs. Barnes

Allison Leigh Ginn and Kiley Preston Barnes were married in an outdoor wedding at the Foundation Ranch in Anniston, Ala. on Nov. 21, 2009. Judge Ryan Robertson was the officiant. Read More»

Should your mom (or wife or friend) be Mother of the Year?

Should your mom (or wife or friend) be Mother of the Year?

Deadline for nominations is April 27

Should your mom (or wife or friend) be named Mother of the Year?

Let us know! The deadline for Fayette County’s annual Mother of the Year Contest, coordinated by The Citizen and Fayette Woman magazine, is Tuesday, April 27. Read More»

Vickers discusses Friendship Force with PTC Women’s Civic Club

Kent Vickers is pictured presenting a Friendship Force Pin to Janet Werner, First Vice President, Peachtree City Women’s Civic Club. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Women’s Civic Club was very honored recently to have Kent Vickers, Membership Chairman, Friendship Force of Greater Atlanta, as their Guest Speaker. The Friendship Force is a global network of clubs that coordinate group exchanges between club members from different countries. The organization was established in 1977 with the support and endorsement of President Jimmy Carter, and currently has 367 clubs in 55 countries on 6 continents. Read More»

Authors of a book on the black schools in Fayette County seeking assistance

County Historian, Carolyn Cary, and Fayette Countian, Janice Taylor Gates, are compiling information to write a book on the black schools in the county.

“We have a good bit of information,” said Gates, “on the Training School from 1954 to 1968. We are in need of information before that period of time.”

They have a paper that was written probably sometime in the 1950’s, and they only have pages one and two. Read More»

Beyer makes Phi Beta Kappa at Agnes Scott College

• Megan Beyer of Peachtree City has been initiated into Agnes Scott College’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the second oldest chapter in the state of Georgia. Megan is the daughter of Julia Beyer and Matthew Beyer.

Agnes Scott is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college for women and is known for its dynamic and challenging intellectual community, which includes outstanding students such as Megan. Read More»

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