Kids’ museum hosts exhibit on book character Curious George

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for over 65 years – comes to life at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and […]

FIS civic club donates to Angel Tree program

Kids Club members at Fayetteville Intermediate School are reaching out to help other kids in need throughout the Fayette County Public School System. Through their community outreach efforts, the club earmarked $150 to benefit the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) program’s Angel Tree that provides nontraditional gifts such as clothing, After School Program scholarships […]

Local Girl Scouts donate pajamas to Gracie’s Closet

On December 13, 2009 girl scout troops from service unit 618 in Fayetteville, troops 430, 19507, 19157, 564, and 10102 collected 47 new pajamas to donate to Gracie’s Closet for Fayette Youth Protection Homes. All items will be delivered on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Troop leaders were proud of their girl scouts for contributing to this […]

Peeples recognized by retired teachers group

Fayette County Retired Educators Association (FCREA) has honored Chrystine Peeples with the Emeritus member award during the association’s Retired Educators Day in Georgia celebration. Once attaining the age of 90 and having been a member of GREA for five or more years, Emeritus membership may be awarded. FCREA’s meetings are open to the public. Anyone […]

Pre-Teen standouts

This summer Fayette County’s Gracen O’Neal (9) and Katie Wright (12) competed in The Pre-Teen America scholarship program. Wright took second runner-up in the senior division and O’Neal was named 2009 Pre-Teen Georgia Junior Titleholder. For Operation Christmas Child they collected over 90 boxes and $232 in donations. Photo/Special

Michael Joshua Cook

Michael Joshua Cook, 37, Fayetteville, died Dec. 11, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father Bobby Cook. He was a 9-year member of I.B.E.W. Local 613, where he was a CE-6. He was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and liked to fish, build model cars, and camp. A private memorial service will […]

Marie Elizabeth Hutlas

Marie Elizabeth Hutlas, 56, Peachtree City, died Dec. 14, 2009. She lived to make other people happy by always putting others first. She was a school volunteer and member of the PTO, a soccer mom and a member of the Peachtree City Youth Soccer Association. She took time to work with the Girl Scouts and […]

Delmer Edward Runnals Sr.

Delmer Edward Runnals Sr., 89, Peachtree City, died Dec. 14, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine L. Runnals. He was a 28 year veteran who proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church where he served as a member of the Knights […]

Barbara Ann Humphrey Tyndall

Barbara Ann Humphrey Tyndall, 74, Fayetteville, died Dec. 17, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Thomas F. Tyndall. She was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Jerry Cross officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors […]

John A. Watson

John A. Watson, 90, Peachtree City, died Dec. 15, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Widney Watson, who died Sept. 19, 2001. Memorial services were at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Braender Watson, whom he married Nov. 9, 2007; a daughter, Carol […]