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Stephan Curcio named 2011 REALTOR of the Year

Above, Stephan Curcio, R,  receives REALTOR of the Year Award from 2010 REALTOR of the Year, Martin Wise. Photo/Special.

Stephan Curcio, of Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty, was named the Fayette County Board of REALTORS, 2011 REALTOR of the Year. The award was presented at the Board’s annual Spring Luncheon held Thursday, March 24 at Glendalough Manor in Tyrone.

The prestigious and highly regarded award is presented annually to the REALTOR member representing “the best of us.” Read More»

Students use math to prepare for spring planting

From left, School Superintendent Dr. Jeff Bearden, Hayden Long (behind planter), Kevin Khadkhodaian and Wright Hood. Photo/Special.

A bright sunny day and some math was all it took to get the garden behind Rising Starr Middle ready for spring planting.

Exceptional students in Holly Monahan’s class have been maintaining the garden for several years, growing both vegetables and flowers. This year they got some help with soil preparation from Natalie Fields’ math students. The students calculated the area of each planter box to determine the proper amount of fertilizer needed before planting. Read More»

How do you know if your tree is diseased?

The Leigh family, Brandi, Jackson and Jeremy. Jeremy is the owner of Southern Scapes Tree and Outdoor Services. Photo/Special.

As the owner and operator of Southern Scapes Tree & Outdoor Services I am here to help you figure out what could possibly be a diseased and dangerous tree in your yard or even over your house.

There are five indicators to help you diagnose your tree. Dead wood would be an obvious indicator. It will look dry and lifeless but most importantly it breaks very easily which makes it a safety hazard. Read More»

The graduates of the Junior Master Gardener class

The graduates of the Junior Master Gardener class

The 2010-2011 Junior Master Gardener class graduated on March 29. The twelve week after school course for students in grades three to five covered a variety of subjects including: soil composition; properties of a food chain; composting; differences between annual, biennial and perennial plants; characteristics of trees and shrubs; water conservation; beneficial and harmful insects, and the importance of landscape design.  The class was sponsored by the Fayette County Extension Office and taught by Master Gardener volunteers.  For more information call Andrea McCourtney 770-841-9771. Read More»

Made in America by Americans

Newnan Home Improvement has been serving homes in Coweta and Fayette County for 50 years. Mike Hayes carries on the tradition of quality customer service that his father started in 1961. Newnan Home Improvement is proud to use Simonton Windows, ranked number one by J.D. Power and Associates in their 2010 Builder and Remodeler Residential Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study as well as in their 2010 Consumer Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study. Read More»

Home grown success

From left are Adam Jackson and Phil Jackson, Jr. Photo/Special.

When Phil Jackson started his business, Nature’s Landscape Services, in 1977 in a small house off Georgia Highway 85, he never anticipated that 34 years later, he would be running the same business with his two grown sons.

Phil will be the first to tell you that it has not been easy. He sacrificed time away from his family while his boys were younger to create the business that his two sons are involved in now. Read More»

Cancer Wellness Walk in Peachtree City Saturday

Chick-fil-A has committed to be the title sponsor of the upcoming Cancer Wellness Walk in Peachtree City. Their generous support of the Walk will allow Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette Hospital to continue to offer their services at no charge to cancer patients and their families.

Cancer Wellness offers comprehensive, complementary services and programs to anyone affected by cancer at any phase in his or her cancer journey. These services improve quality of life and promote health and well being at every phase in the cancer journey. Read More»

FCHS Select Chorus taking audiences on a 'Road Trip'

FCHS Select Chorus taking audiences on a 'Road Trip'

College life is full of exciting, new, life changing experiences that will never be forgotten and Fayette County High School Select Chorus is putting it to music in their 34th Annual Variety Show, “Road Trip.” Read More»

Twilight presents 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Twilight presents 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Twilight Theatre is in full swing of the 2011 season with the production of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

The show is directed by University of West Georgia graduate, Amanda Lindsey. “I am so blessed to work with this cast. They truly are amazing,” said Lindsey. The cast consists of people of all ages from the Fayette County community. The play follows four young lovers and their journey to finding true love. Read More»

Benefit ride for Trey Bradbury coming April 16

A benefit ride for Trey Bradbury will be held April 16 at Strack, Inc. in Fairburn. A former Fayetteville resident, Bradbury was injured last year in an on-the-job fall in which his back was broken. Trey is now paralyzed from the waist down and is wheelchair-bound. The benefit ride will help offset medical and rehabilitation expenses. Read More»

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