More retail is headed for Senoia

More retail is headed for Senoia

  Residents and visitors to Senoia will have more shopping options. On Monday night, the City Council unanimously voted for a new building to be developed at Main Street and Johnson Street. Currently, a cinderblock building is on the site, but it will soon be replaced by a historic-looking two-story building featuring retail shops on […]

Nominations open for Women to Watch

Nominations open for Women to Watch

Know an incredible young woman? Fayette Woman would like to know her too! The magazine will feature young Fayette County women between the ages of 5 and 25 in the second annual Women to Watch edition in June. Honorees will be chosen from nominations submitted by March 31. If you’ know someone who should be […]

Emerging writers’ showcase is saturday

Emerging writers’ showcase is saturday

The annual Emerging Writers Showcase is coming to the Fayette County Public Library March 25 at 1 p.m. This year’s program, designed to appeal both to general readers and to current or aspiring writers, features a panel of five up-and-coming authors from the local area. Each writer will give a short presentation, answer questions from […]

Storytellers honor trailblazing women

Storytellers honor trailblazing women

The National Women’s History Project has selected a timely theme for 2017’s Women’s History Month: Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business. In celebration, the Southern Crescent Storytellers and the Friends of the Peachtree City Library are sponsoring a storytelling program featuring stories from and about trailblazing working women right here in our own community. […]

Friends of Wadsworth concert is continuing legacy of service to youth

Friends of Wadsworth concert  is continuing legacy of service to youth

March 11 brings Newnan’s annual “Friends of Wadsworth Concert: The Legacy Continues,” and the 2017 edition continues both a legacy of great music and the opportunity for local high school students to learn from world-class artists. The “Friends of Wadsworth” series carries on the spring concerts made popular by Newnan famous son and world renowned […]

Fayetteville Councilman tells Planning Commission to ‘Speak Up!’

Fayetteville Councilman tells Planning Commission to ‘Speak Up!’

Fayetteville City Councilman Jim Williams didn’t mince any words about his opinion of the Planning Commission Thursday night. During the council comments portion of the City Council meeting, Williams said he had attended the Feb. 28 Planning Commission meeting and had issues with how the meeting was conducted. “I couldn’t hear what they were doing […]

Whitewater student earns top scholarship

Dymond Moore of Whitewater High has been awarded the largest DECA Foundation Scholarship offered by the Georgia DECA Foundation. Dymond received the $2,500 scholarship at the DECA State Career and Development Conference held in Atlanta in February. She is one of three students in the state who received a DECA Foundation Scholarship. Nominees were required […]

Supt. Barrow is honored in Atlanta

Supt. Barrow is honored in Atlanta

Members of the Georgia House Delegation recognized Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph Barrow at the State Capitol on February 22 in honor of him being named Superintendent of the Year for Georgia. Dr. Barrow was presented with a resolution in his honor, and was given the opportunity to address the house floor. Pictured […]

Fayetteville orator advances in contest

Fayetteville orator advances in contest

A Fayetteville high school student is advancing in the Alpharetta American Legion’s annual Oratorical Contest. Jacob Dodson, who is home schooled, captured first place with his speech entitled “Education and Responsibility.” He now moves on to the Legion’s 9th District Contest. That winner can then compete in the area, state and ultimately a national competition […]

Fayette County schools ‘beat the odds’ in 2016

Fayette County schools ‘beat the odds’ in 2016

Fifteen of Fayette’s schools beat the odds in 2016, performing better than statistically expected on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability system. It measures schools and school districts on a 100-point scale based on multiple indicators of performance. The Beating the Odds analysis predicts a range within […]

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