Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy had its graduation May 20. Pictured are front row: Carsyn Buchanan, Charis Bettis; John Lee, Joanne Lee, Charles Thaxton, Carole Thaxton, Emma Neal, Jacquelyn Wesley; second row: Jacob Foster, Amelia Delorenzo, Nick Macaluso, Andrew Wollenhaupt, Jackson Edwards, Jon-Luke Hawk, Marcus Dorsey, Hannah Thompson, Jake Milanowski. Not pictured are Chloe Artim, Nathan Tripp. Photo/Submitted.

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Students at Robert J. Burch Elementary are enjoying a larger selection of milk thanks to a new milk cooler that was purchased by a grant from the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). Worth nearly $3,000, the cooler holds 12 cases of milk, offering students a choice of skim, and fat-free chocolate, vanilla and strawberry […]

Kedron Elementary places at the state Science Olympiad

Kedron Elementary places at  the state Science Olympiad

The Kedron Elementary Science Olympiad team won a top placement at the Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad after going up against some of the best teams in the state. The school’s team took third place at the competition that was hosted by Kennesaw State University on May 13. Georgia’s Elementary Science Olympiad is one of the […]

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Three McIntosh students have been named winners in the Laws of Life Essay Contest sponsored by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City and the Georgia Rotary Clubs. Catherine Quarles was the overall school winner, and finished fourth in the state competition. Mateo Rodriquez was the 11th grade winner, and Mattie Wortman was the 9th grade […]

CAP squad completes training session

CAP squad completes training session

The Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron held the spring Basic Cadet Training (BCT) at Cochran Mill Park over the weekend. Cadet Second Lieutenant Davis Laughlin was in command of 17 cadets that pitched their tents, set up sanitation and cooking stations with the guidance of six senior members trained in ground team and emergency services. […]

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

The City Council Thursday night is set to decide if 26 new townhomes can be built on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to R-THC […]

Author lecture is Sunday

Author lecture is Sunday

Award-winning Georgia author Victoria Wilcox will present “Gone With the Wind Goes West: Doc Holliday’s Fayette County Connections” sponsored by the Fayette County Historical Society May 21. Doors open at 2 pm and the talk begins at 3 pm. Wilcox is founding director of Fayetteville’s Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum, the antebellum home of the uncle of Western […]

Hear the Tuskegee Airmen story Saturday

Hear the Tuskegee Airmen story Saturday

The renowned Tuskegee Airmen and their successors in the U.S. Air Force broke many barriers on their way to aviation history. Researcher/historian Zellie Orr and a panel of Tuskegee Airmen and successors will discuss the stories of this famed group at the May 20 Living Aviation History program, presented by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) […]

Taste of Fayette is moved to June 11

Taste of Fayette is moved to June 11

Because of bad weather predicted, Fayette’s foodie tour has been moved to June 11 at the same venue and time. The 16th Annual Taste of Fayette returns to Historic Downtown Fayetteville on June 11, from noon to 4 p.m., and all are welcome to come out and participate as competing local restaurants are awarded “Finest […]

Rose show gets ready to bloom

Rose show gets ready to bloom

Have you ever seen a rose floating in a brandy snifter? How about rose arrangements done as a traditional, abstract, or oriental design? Would you like to buy a rose bouquet for $1 per stem? How about stepping into a room filled with 500 roses and taking a deep breath of the incomparable perfume? You […]