Castro, Austin attain Eagle Scout

Castro, Austin attain Eagle Scout

Mika’ele Castro and Nick Austin of Boy Scout Troop 208 recently reached scouting’s highest achievement, Eagle Scout. Troop 208 is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The final step in the process was their Eagle Scout Service Project. Mika’ele constructed two picnic tables and a maintenance program for the church outside […]

Chance awarded Golden Eagle for service

Chance awarded Golden Eagle for service

Former State Sen. Ronnie Chance recently received the 2015 Fayette County Golden Eagle award from the Flint River Council Boy Scouts of America for his public service to the greater Fayette community and for his support of Scouting. Will Harper of Newnan was the keynote speaker for the event and special guest was Lamar Wallace. Wallace […]

Seay’s service is honored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Seay’s service is honored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

State Sen. Valencia Seay (D-Riverdale) recently received the 2015 AKA Capitol Legislator of the Year Award as part of the annual Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Day at the State Capitol. “I have long admired the commitment and dedication AKA’s have for leaving a lasting positive impact on their communities,” Seay said. “It was an […]

Helen Smith wins national t-shirt design competition

Helen Smith wins national t-shirt design competition

A Sandy Creek High School SkillsUSA student is the winner of a national t-shirt contest. Helen Smith, a second year graphics communication pathway student and treasurer of the Sandy Creek SkillsUSA chapter, is the t-shirt design winner of the National Conference Pin and T-shirt Design Competition. Her design was chosen from more than 500 entries. […]

Sarafin promoted to major

Sarafin promoted to major

Dave Serafin, Peachtree City Civil Air Patrol Falcon Field (GA-116) is being promoted to Major. Serafin is currently a mission pilot and orientation pilot and has been a member of the GA-116 Civil Air Patrol since 2011. Mission pilots are on call when an emergency has been activated and has been trained to search areas […]

Things to do-March 11-April 15

Things to do-March 11-April 15

March March 11 Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services will host a workshop “Caregiving for Loved Ones With Dementia” from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will address the types and stages of dementia, community resources, financial and legal concerns, communication techniques and the role of medications in managing challenging behaviors. The fee for […]

McIntosh alum gets her close-up

McIntosh alum gets her close-up

Even with film making becoming a neighborhood business, the news that a McIntosh High School alumnus has written and directed an award-winning film currently showing on Comcast is impressive. Even more so when the film stars her brother, another McIntosh alum. “Ethan & Eli” is a Georgia-based short film written and directed by Katrina Albright, […]

Carolyn Cary presents ‘Busting the Bubble’s History’

Carolyn Cary presents ‘Busting the Bubble’s History’

Carolyn Cary, county historian and Citizen contributor, will present “Busting the Bubble’s History” on Wednesday, March 25. Cary will discuss the beginning of Peachtree City and speak on the subsequent events that created the place it is today. She is hosted by Fayette Senior Services (FSS) at the Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, […]