Bob Ross rewarded for service

Bob Ross rewarded for service

Bob Ross (left) was recently recognized for his community service work by Scott Fabricius, outgoing chairman of the Fayette County Republican Party. Ross was awarded the first Chairman’s Award as a symbol of the group’s appreciation.      

Jones elected Fayette GOP chair

Jones elected Fayette GOP chair

Tyrone K. Jones Sr., newly-elected chairman of the Fayette County Republican Party, is inviting all residents to an April 4 breakfast and town hall meeting. “It is indeed an honor to have been nominated and subsequently elected to the position of chairman of the Fayette County Republican Party on March 14 at our county convention,” Jones […]

Inman celebrates Dr. Seuss and reading

Inman celebrates Dr. Seuss and reading

Students and faculty at Inman Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday and “Read Across America Day” with a big school-wide bash. More than 25 guest readers visited with students to read their favorite Dr. Seuss book, and some conducted special activities or projects to go along with the book. Guest readers included firefighter James Singleton, […]

Fayette schools full of budding scientists

Fayette schools full of budding scientists

Young scientists from elementary schools across the Fayette County School District recently converged on Whitewater High to compete in the Fayette County Elementary Science Olympiad. The Science Olympiad is designed to encourage students to explore new and challenging ways of solving problems as part of a team. Teams of students in grades 3-5 competed in […]

Batson-Cook raises money for Christian City’s Children’s Village

Batson-Cook raises money for Christian City’s Children’s Village

Batson-Cook Construction Company hosted its annual “Clays For A Cause” clay shoot fundraiser earlier this month to help raise funds for children and cancer and raised $177,000. The money was divided among three charities; The Children’s Village at Christian City, Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, and Twin Cedars Youth and Family Services. The Children’s Village received […]

PTC Kiwanis awards budding artists, musicians

PTC Kiwanis awards budding artists, musicians

The Peachtree City Kiwanis Club awarded over $4,000 to 23 artists and 22 musicians during the annual Art and Music Showcase at the Bridge. More than 400 people attended and nearly 184 pieces of art, and 64 musical groups initially entered the contest. For the final competition the contestants were, narrowed down to the top […]

Marketing award goes to Peachtree City group

Marketing award goes to Peachtree City group

The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau recently took home an award from the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus’ (GACVB) Best Ideas Competition in Valdosta. The Best Print Advertising Award was voted on and presented at the GACVB annual Winter Conference. The print advertising campaign, entitled “Peachtree City- Just What You Unexpected” was […]

Have a seat, take a ride, courtesy of government students

Have a seat, take a ride, courtesy of government students

A Carl Vinson Management Development Program that allowed Fayette County government managers and supervisors a chance to improve their leadership skills has resulted in a community service program that provides car seats. As part of Management Development Program, students were required to organize a community-based service project as a class. After speaking with Luci Hough, […]

See students’ literary exhibits March 27-28

See students’ literary exhibits March 27-28

The Senoia Historical Society is presenting two literary exhibits created by seniors in an advanced placement literature class from East Coweta High School. The Students created one exhibit on John Steinback’s “Grapes of Wrath” and another on William Faulkner’s “A Light in August.” The presentation is open March 27 and 28 at the society’s museum at 6 Couch […]