Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Remember the “Karate Kid” movie? A portion of the 30-year follow-up to the movie shot in 10 episodes is being filmed in Fayetteville, with the casting company looking for a number of paid extras when filming comes to Fayetteville on Nov. 29. Marinella Hume Casting is currently seeking paid extras to work in an upcoming […]

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Tyrone, Ga., native and 2012 Sandy Creek High school graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Stethem. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Jackson is an operations specialist aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. Stethem is one of eight destroyers […]

Pumpkin time in Fayetteville

Pumpkin time in Fayetteville

Above, members of the Whitewater Home School Group were among many to feature their custom pumpkins in downtown Fayetteville for Halloween. The girls are, from left, Lincoln Lane, Kennedy Lane and Natalie Lane. Pumpkin contest winning groups included Whitewater Home School Group, the Joseph Sams School, Fayetteville Christian Church, Fayetteville Elementary School, Fayetteville First United […]

Puerto Rico hurricane relief aided by Fayetteville’s Hardwick

Puerto Rico hurricane relief aided by Fayetteville’s Hardwick

Lt. Jason Hardwick (USN), from Fayetteville, was one of five emergency medicine (EM) physician residents from Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) to embark recently on the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, as part of their residency training. […]

Christian City’s Crutchfield remembered for his compassion, legacy of service

Christian City’s Crutchfield remembered for his compassion, legacy of service

For 22 years, Bob Crutchfield led the efforts and the mission of Christian City. Crutchfield passed away on Sept. 20, leaving a legacy of compassion and service to others. Above, former Christian City CEO Bob Crutchfield speaking at his 2015 retirement dinner. Photo/Larry Regier. The legacy we leave is the legacy we live. And for […]

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

When Andrew Henebry (above, right) reported for duty at the U.S. Navy EMU Surgical Unit near Mosul, Iraq a few weeks ago, he was surprised to be greeted by former McIntosh classmate Michael Lee (above, left), who was completing his deployment. They spent about a week together while the new surgical team was briefed on […]

Sallie bids farewell to Fayette

Sallie bids farewell to Fayette

Long-time Peachtree City resident Sallie Satterthwaite (seated in wheelchair) laughs with a friend at a reception Sunday in her honor at her home church, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran. She is moving to Virginia to live with her daughter Jean, herself the subject of many of Sallie’s newspaper columns over the years, many printed in The […]

Fayette names Legionnaire of the Year

Fayette names Legionnaire of the Year

Fayette County Post 105 of the American Legion has announced their 2017 Legionnaire of the Year. Tim Donnelly is an Air Force veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He serves as the new maintenance manager for the post’s Log Cabin and is responsible for the interior and exterior upkeep on this historic Fayetteville landmark. Donnelly, left, is shown with […]

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