Schools observe Black History Month

Schools observe Black History Month

Schools across the county, elementary, middle and high, observed Black History Month throughout the month of February with a variety of programs and activities. From multicultural assemblies and performances of “Raising a President” by Joanna Maddox, to artwork focused on Martin Luther King’s dream for peace, and posters and morning broadcasts highlighting African-Americans who have […]

Blended Heritage Celebration is Friday

Blended Heritage Celebration is Friday

The Fayette County Public Library and the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library welcome the community to the 19th annual Blended Heritage Celebration, a free evening of performing arts entertainment at the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. As always, the Blended Heritage Celebration is open to all, free […]

Delta blankets school clinics with warmth

Delta blankets school clinics with warmth

Wrapping up in a warm blanket can help persons feel better when they are sick. That is why Delta Airlines donated blankets to each school clinic in the Fayette County School System; to help sick students who visit the clinics feel more comfortable.  This is the second consecutive year that Delta Airlines has donated blankets […]

Gain the skills that save lives in suicide intervention training

Gain the skills that save lives in suicide intervention training

February 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Armed Forces Mission will offer the Listen Learn Lead Suicide Intervention Training at the Peachtree City Library as part of the Fayette Strong Initiative. To register for this workshop, visit FayetteStrong.com and use coupon code “HOPE” for registration discount made possible through the many community partners helping […]

FCHS culinary students win first place at regional competition, headed to state

FCHS culinary students win first place at regional competition, headed to state

Culinary students competing in their first regional Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) tournament earned first place honors and are on their way to the state competition in March. Three Fayette County High School students enrolled in the culinary career pathway program at the Center of Innovation earned top honors for the menu […]

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 […]

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