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 […]

Fayetteville man beats illness, tops Mt. Rainier

Fayetteville man beats illness, tops Mt. Rainier

By Joni Ahart Special to The Citizen Dan Ahart, 61, a long-time Fayetteville resident, successfully climbed and summited Mt. Rainier on July 20. Mt. Rainier is located near Seattle, Washington. At 14,410 feet, it is the fifth highest peak in the continental U.S. Dan’s climb required him to be on the glaciated mountain for three […]

Immigrants overwhelmed by generosity of Fayette folks

Immigrants overwhelmed by generosity of Fayette folks

When the Shaymurodov family in Tajikistan learned they had been approved for green cards, they thought they had hit the lottery. But after arriving in Peachtree City July 15, they discovered they had truly picked the right place to live after after an outpouring of support from the community. Above, the Shaymurodov family settles into […]

Volunteers sought for clean-up of Lake McIntosh

Volunteers sought for clean-up of Lake McIntosh

Following the success of the June clean-up at Lake Peachtree, the Fayette County government is inviting local residents with kayaks and canoes to assist with cleaning our water reservoir at beautiful Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City.  The program is called Water Guardians and the lake clean-up will occur on Saturday, August 5 from 8 to […]

Bring out your funk to Peachtree City

Bring out your funk to Peachtree City

This amazing recreation of Earth, Wind & Fires music and show is based on the 1970s thru 1980s, the peak time of Earth, Wind & Fires magical career, and the highly acclaimed live recordings of their concerts later released on DVDs. Shining Star will deliver a national quality performance. The audience will leave this musical […]

“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

Don McLean, who was catapulted to superstardom after releasing his 1971 song “American Pie”, will perform in concert Saturday night, July 29, at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Amphitheater in historic downtown Fayetteville. “We’re expecting a sell-out crowd, but we do still have tickets available,” Main Street Fayetteville Director Brian Wismer said Monday. Gates open at […]

Christian City gets generous donation

Christian City gets generous donation

Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop in Peachtree City continues to serve the community by awarding a generous grant of $25,000 to Christian City Children’s Village, a safe place for children who have been abused or abandoned. Kevin Barbee, Executive Director of Clothes Less Traveled, presented the check to leaders and staff of Christian City Children’s […]

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Fayette County Public Schools’ instructional technology and media coordinator, Kate Crawford, has been selected to participate in an elite MVP program ran by education technology leader Blackboard, Inc. Participants of the Blackboard MVP Program consist of faculty members, administrators, educators, and instructional designers who have proven themselves as leaders in the education technology community. They […]

Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary presents gift to the hospital

Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary presents gift to the hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital will celebrate its 20th anniversary this September and when they do they will certainly honor the efforts of the Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary, which has been instrumental since the hospital’s inception. The group, nearly 250 members strong, volunteers in multiple departments at Piedmont Fayette, seven days a week, and also raises money that […]