An annual tradition

An annual tradition

The Metro Fayette Kiwanis sponsors a visit to the Georgia Legislature each spring. Members of the Whitewater High Key Club and the Sandy Creek High Key Club and the Whitewater Middle Builders Club and the Flat Rock Middle Builders Clubs had 70 members attending. School advisors attending were Charlie Armour, Whitewater High, Katy Sweat, Danna […]

McIntosh student headed to state

McIntosh student headed to state

McIntosh High School student Kylie Eves received the Best in Fair award at the West Metro Regional Social Studies Fair and will advance to the State Social Studies Fair in April. Sponsored by the Georgia Council for the Social Studies, local, regional and state social studies fairs are designed for students to learn, practice, and […]

Optimists honor county youth

Optimists honor county youth

The Peachtree City Optimist Club held its annual Youth Appreciation Banquet on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Flat Creek Country Club. The banquet is part of Optimist Youth Appreciation Week. Each year students from the Fayette County area are selected by their school counselors/teachers to be honored for their outstanding contributions to their schools and […]

Christian city finishes renovations

Christian city finishes renovations

More than 300 people attended an open house on March 16 to celebrate renovations to the main floor of Christian City’s Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Assisted Living Center. The 500-acre campus located on the south side of metro Atlanta in Union City is home to more than 1,000 seniors. Event attendees enjoyed hors […]

Continuing academic excellence

Continuing academic excellence

Russell Cooks, Jr.   “Our students compete at high levels in athletics, academics, and the performing arts; however, our goal is for continuous improvement in every category,” said Dr. Robert Hunter, principal at Sandy Creek High School.  “We want to thoroughly prepare our students for post-secondary education, but also afford them the opportunity to excel […]

Showing off their Irish

Showing off their Irish

Sharpsburg resident Wendy Foskey and her Teacup poodle, Mocha, were among the winners at the Paws for a Purpose and Irish Festival event held March 18 at Shamrock Park in Tyrone. The annual event is sponsored by the Fayette Daybreak Rotary Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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. […]

A Fayette Woman event celebrating women’s successes

A Fayette Woman event celebrating women’s successes

Dr. Adrienne Johnson (standing), retired Coca Cola executive, moderated the panel, “Secrets of Her Success,” at the inaugural Fayette Woman LIVE on Saturday, held at the Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Centre in Fayetteville. Panelists included (L-R) Kim Jones, manager of the Fayetteville Belk store, Tameca White, county clerk of Fayette County, Judy Suitor, owner of […]

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 […]

Kathleen Brewer displays paintings based on favorite books

Kathleen Brewer displays paintings based on favorite books

Visitors at the Peachtree City Library on March 4 examine the “Reading into Painting” originals by Fayetteville resident Kathleen Brewer based on her favorite books. Pictured, from left, are Chuck Cruzan, Patricia Cruzan, Rebecca Watts and Kathleen Brewer. Brewer also serves on the Fayetteville City Council. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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