It‘s political season, and here‘s where it‘s happening


• The Fayette County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. May 10 for their May monthly meeting. This will be a lunch meeting at Crosstown Grille, located at 620 Crosstown Drive. The featured guest is Sgt. Brian Eden of the Peachtree City Police Department, who will be speaking on topics of personal safety, avoiding scams, and more. Sgt. Eden is the community outreach coordinator for the Peachtree City Police Department. He has been with the department for nearly four years and he currently leads the school resource officers, auxiliary police force and chaplain corp. Guests are welcome and membership is extended to all women who support the objectives of our organization and those of the Republican Party. For more information, email

• The Fayette County Democratic Committee presents “Politics and Pancakes” May 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.. The group meets on the second Saturday of every month in the back of the Fayetteville IHOP. This is a great opportunity to congress with like-minded Georgians and receive updates and valuable information from local politicians and civic leaders. The event is well attended so please come early and feel free to bring your children.

• The Fayette County branch of the NAACP meets May 12 at the Flat Rock AME Church located at 138 Old Chapel Lane in Fayetteville. General meetings are held every second Saturday at 4 p.m. The meetings are open to the public and new members are appreciated. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the largest and most influential civil rights organization in the country. The Fayette County Branch, organized and chartered in 1997, continues that positive impact to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Fayette County. If you are the type of person who wants to make a difference in your community, come and check us out. Everyone is welcome.

• On Monday, May 14, the Fayette County GOP is hosting, an open to the public, debate for the candidates for Board of Commissioners at McIntosh High School Auditorium from 6:30-8 p.m. The moderator is Bonnie Willis. Come meet and hear former PTC councilman Erik Imker, former PTC Mayor Don Haddix and businessman Col. Edge Gibbons. More information about the debate and candidates may be found on the website

• The Young Republicans, Young Democrats and Young Libertarians of McIntosh High School are hosting a forum for the District 3 Congressional candidates May 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the McIntosh High School auditorium in Peachtree City.

It will be a forum style event, not a strict “debate.” This provides a platform for candidates to reach out to constituents.