Peeples Elementary celebrates Kindness Week in a big way

Peeples Elementary celebrates Kindness Week in a big way

Students and staff from Peeples Elementary School in Fayetteville participated in the national Great Kindness Challenge for the third year in a row! Peeples chose the theme “KINDNESS ROCKS” and enjoyed a week full of assemblies, activities and information! The week was kicked off with a magic show that focused on positivity and kindness. The […]

Fayette County teacher wins state LEGO League Coach of the Year

Fayette County teacher wins state LEGO League Coach of the Year

J.C. Booth Middle STEM and engineering teacher Jason Bingel was awarded Coach/Mentor of the Year honors at the state FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Championship that took place at Georgia Gwinnett College on February 4. Under Bingel’s direction, the robotics program at J.C. Booth Middle has grown substantially over the last several years with the school […]

SkillsUSA students headed to state

A total of 17 students from Fayette County High, McIntosh High, and Sandy Creek High schools took first and second place honors at the 2017 SkillsUSA Georgia Region 5 Competition at Southern Crescent Technical College and are advancing to the state conference in March. Placing first and receiving gold medals at the competition were (Fayette […]

The Fred announces summer concert schedule

The Fred announces summer concert schedule

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, is proud to announce the 2017 Butler Lexus and Audi of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. May 13-Smash Mouth June 24- Paul Anka July 1- Melissa Etheridge July 15- Brian McKnight August 5-Richard Marx performing with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra September 10- Toto, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Series ticket […]

Miss Pride is Saturday

Miss Pride is Saturday

The 48th annual Miss Pride of Fayette County pageant, returning to the community after a one-year hiatus, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, at Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville.   Applications are now being accepted. The pageant allows young ladies from ages 3 to 18 who are residents of Fayette County to compete for the titles of […]

Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Narrowing the field from 26 of Fayette’s top teachers down to only three was not an easy task for the judges of the 2017 Fayette County Teacher of the Year. After carefully reading and scoring each essay-style application over a period of two days, three teachers rose to the top, receiving the highest combined scores […]

Pilot to discuss his U-2 flying experiences Saturday

Pilot to discuss his U-2  flying experiences Saturday

Former U.S. Air Force pilot Bob Heath will explain the history of the U-2 Blackbird ultra-high altitude program and his experience in flying “the Dragon Lady” at this year’s first Aviation Living History seminar at 11 a.m. Feb. 18. The program is presented by the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing, and Heath currently serves as […]

A wee, little library may soon sprout in Senoia

A wee, little library may soon sprout in Senoia

  A little library may soon be a fixture in downtown Senoia. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, Doug Kolbenschlag spoke to the city about little libraries that are being established around the world. The libraries are part of a nonprofit group that wants to provide access to books through the free, little libraries. There […]

Learn how to grow your own vegetables

Learn how to grow your own vegetables

Growing your own vegetables for your family is a labor of love, says Mike Cunningham of Country Gardens Farm. But you do have to know a thing or two to be successful. It all begins with location and soil. It’s time to think about planting a vegetable garden this spring, and Mike Cunningham will share […]

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