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Attorney honored with community service award

Fayette resident and Atlanta Assistant City Attorney Angela Hinton Fonda (far left) recently received the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service presented by the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission of Professionalism. Joining Hinton Fonda at the ceremony were (from left) Fayette County DFCS board member Pete Nelms, Fayette County Commission Chairman Jack Smith, therapeutic counselor Connie Thomas and Carol Nelms. Photo/Special

Fayette County resident and attorney Angela Hinton Fonda was recently awarded the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, presented by the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. She was the 6th Judicial District recipient at the 11th annual award presentation Feb. 16 at the State Bar Center in Atlanta. Read More»

Heinrich's Garden

Sallie Satterthwaite's picture

Been thinking about our daughter Mary’s apartment. Because war damage essentially leveled the north-central German city of Düsseldorf, the city arose from the rubble in a surfeit of architectural gems. Read More»

FCFT presents 'Disney's Alice in Wonderland'

 Alice (Anna Lisicia / Cast A) teases her serious sister, Mathilda, (Christy Shanahan / Cast B). Photo/Special.

Fayette Coweta Family Theatre, Inc. is set to take audiences down the rabbit hole in “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland.” This hour long musical treat is presented by FCFT’s professional Troupe, A Company of Friends and is full of Disney magic. Weekday morning performances on Mar. 23, 24, 25 and 26 at 10 a.m. are presented for School Groups to attend together. Students are $5 and adults are only $3. For every 10 students one adult may attend free. School group admission include an activity sheet and souvenir for each child. Read More»

She's Bistro brings back a bit of Peachtree City favorite, Peking

Becky She

Peking opened in Peachtree City in 1986. It was only the second Chinese restaurant in the city at the time. The eatery was a hit among area residents for 16 years until owner Becky She decided to retire from the restaurant biz and go into finance. Read More»

An update on tax credits for education

A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4% from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5% to $7,020. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of any chances to lower the impact on your wallet, including tax credits that apply especially to education expenses. The Georgia Society of CPAs advises that some important changes this year make tax advantages available to more people.

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Time change for Saturday's handbell concert

The starting time for Saturday’s Handbell Festival Concert at Peachtree City United Methodist Church has been changed to 3:30 p.m., 30 minutes earlier than the originally published time of 4 p.m.

This special concert features 14 handbell choirs from United Methodist churches throughout the state of Georgia, all performing together under the direction of Arnold Sherman, composer, arranger and director. Read More»

State Health Dept. asks for input on infant program

The Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) Program is Georgia’s statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, ages birth to three, and their families. The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) Division of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency for administration of the BCW system. Read More»

Kiwanis of McIntosh Trail wants you to eat spaghetti for kids’ charities

The Kiwanis of McIntosh Trail spaghetti dinner is set or Friday, Mar. 19. Photo/Special.

Pasta is not the first thing that comes to mind in giving back to the community. Friday, Mar. 19, pasta will be on the charity agenda and menu. Along with salad, rolls, homemade sauce and desserts, the Kiwanis of McIntosh Trail along with the Booth Middle School Builders Club is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4:30-8 p.m.

Held in the Booth Middle School cafeteria at 250 Peachtree Parkway South in Peachtree City, the Annual Spaghetti Supper will benefit children’s charities across Fayette County and the globe. Read More»

Southern Crescent Symphony, Irish group and vocalist take stage at Spivey Hall this weekend

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will welcome the Southern Crescent Symphony on Friday, Mar. 12 to start off a weekend of music on the Clayton State campus.

Following the local performers on Saturday and Sunday will be Spivey Hall debuts by an Irish musical aggregation and Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley. Read More»

Piedmont Physicians offers free blood pressure screenings, BMI analysis Saturday

Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians have teamed up with Us Against Arthero, to bring the Artery Explorer experience to its office at 20 Francis Way, Suite 101 in Sharpsburg. In addition to this unique educational experience, visitors will have a chance to tour the facility, meet the cardiologists, have their blood pressure checked and learn their body mass index (BMI) for free on site. The event is Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read More»