Local chorale brings beach party to Fayetteville

Local chorale brings beach party to Fayetteville

The Southern Crescent Chorale makes its seventh appearance at the Villages Amphitheater with "fun in the sun music" at our Beach Party on Saturday, May 22 at 8 p.m. Read More»

Chair exercises help with strength and flexibility for people of any age

If you are over 70 and wishing you were in better physical shape, the answer to your dilemma is as close as your kitchen! No, it’s not your refrigerator…it’s your chair. Chair exercise is the hot new way for anyone, no matter what your age or physical ability, to find your way back to the strength and stamina you had in your youth.

Chair exercises are a gentle way for seniors to build muscle strength and stay flexible. These simple slow-moving exercises can also improve balance, increase metabolism, relieve pain and improve mental alertness. Read More»

D74 Salon completes first month and now carries Ouidad and Retrohair lines

D’imension Seventy Four Salon (D74) opened at Wisdom Pointe on March 1, and just completed a great first month. During the month, the salon was able to find many former clients through several local advertisements in the Citizen. D74 Salon will also be advertising in Fayette Woman during May. Once D74 Salon opened their doors, the staff quickly settled into their new home. Read More»

Research shows exercise keeps money in your wallet

In today’s uncertain economy, families are looking to cut back on any expenses that seem like a luxury or even the slightest bit frivolous. One of the items receiving scrutiny in many households -- and in the media -- is gym memberships.  Yet a growing body of evidence suggests that cutting that gym membership may be exactly the wrong move for even the most cash-strapped family. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, inactive adults have significantly higher direct medical costs than active adults, and the costs associated with physical inactivity increase with age. Read More»

Taste of Fayette returns May 16

It’s that time again when downtown Fayetteville comes alive with fine art, food, and family fun. This Sunday, May 16, the 9th Annual Taste of Fayette returns, showcasing local restaurants selling affordable samples of their finest offerings. Read More»

Disco fever hits 'The Fred'

The Village People

Gloria Gaynor and The Village People perform May 15

Celebrating over 30 years as the world’s disco icons, the artist who recorded the number one disco anthem of all time, Gloria Gaynor performing along with those one-of-a-kind group of guys who helped define a pop era, the Village People will kick off the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta summer concert series on May 15 at The Fred. Read More»

Christian City's Annual Night of Hope, May 20

Josh Sundquist will be the guest speaker at Night of Hope.

Christian City will host their annual Night of Hope event to benefit the Children’s Village on May 20 at the Georgia International Convention Center. Christian City has been caring for abandoned and abused children in a family centered residential setting since 1965. Well over 1,000 children have called Christian City “home.”
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Master Gardeners enjoy a question and answer meeting led by George Long

Pictured above from left:  George Long, Carol Stroud, and Recording Secretary Patsy DeLauder.  Long is answering a question posed by Stroud. Photo/Special.

At the April meeting of the Fayette Master Gardener Association held at the Fayetteville Library, George Long, speaker, held a question and answer session on Pesticides, Insecticides and weeds.  Long, a Fayetteville resident is one of the most respected Master Gardeners, who holds a degree in Horticulture.  He is a teacher and dynamic speaker for the UGA Extension Program.  Also, he volunteers each year at the Southeastern Flower Show and at the Fayette Extension Office giving advice by phone to callers on subjects such as turf and soil.  His property was on the 2009 Master Gardener Garden Tou Read More»

Master Gardener Program graduates 26 new volunteers

The Fayette Master Gardener Association and the Extension Office hosted a celebration luncheon for 26 new master gardener interns who completed an intensive 20-session training program that included midterm and final exams. Over the coming year, these volunteers will donate 50 hours of service to the county to be certified as master gardeners. After completion of the initial 50 hours, they will be required to give 25 hours of service each year within Fayette County to maintain active master gardener status. Read More»

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