Earth Day activities Saturday in Tyrone

The annual celebration of Earth Day in Fayette County is around the corner. And the event is many things to many people. Perhaps as much as anything it is the acknowledgment of the awareness that our lives are directly bound to this planet. This year’s event will be held in Tyrone April 17 from 10 […]

Exodus remembered at local Passover Seder

It was an annual event that remembers the escape from physical and mental bondage and the freedom that resulted after the Exodus more than three millennia ago. Twenty-nine women and their daughters from Fayette, Coweta and Henry counties observed the Women’s Passover Seder (a ritualized dinner observed during Passover) at a March 31 gathering at […]

Mary Lou Miller will speak at Brooks UMC this Friday

All Ladies of the community are invited to a Ladies’ Coffee House at Brooks United Methodist Church Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Mary Lou Miller will be the guest speaker. Miller has been in campus ministries at Florida State University, Georgia Tech and Atlanta Christian College. She and her husband, Thom, work together in […]

Chancey-Bowen

Dr. and Mrs. David L. Chancey of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth Erin Chancey, to Andrew Ernest Bowen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O. Bowen, also of Fayetteville. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Chancey and the late Gene L. Chancey of Milledgeville, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gould […]

Dickerson-Ross

Robert S. Dickerson Jr. of Carrollton announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of his daughter, Jennifer Lauren Dickerson, to Raymond Dwayne Ross, son of Ron and Glenna Ross of Fayetteville. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Joan Walker Adams. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Evelyn Williams of Carrollton, Robert and JoAnn […]

Shirley-Verhine

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Edward Shirley of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Allison Shirley, to Robert James Verhine, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Everett Verhine II of Decatur, Ala. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Benjamin Collins Maxwell and the late Dr. Maxwell of Atmore, Ala., and the late […]

Lt. Collins to arrive noon Thursday; procession route here

A military plane carrying fallen soldier Lt. Robert Collins of Tyrone is scheduled to touch down at Falcon Field Airport in Peachtree City noon Thursday, The Citizen has learned. Following the landing there is expected to be a brief honor guard ceremony before the procession begins. Citizens are encouraged to line the procession route and […]

Opponents of West Bypass seek review by Army Corps of Engineers

The Fayette County government on March 8 submitted a federal Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit request pertaining to streams and wetlands that will have to be crossed with the construction on Phase 2 and 3 of the West Fayetteville Bypass. Members of the West Fayetteville Bypass Coalition continue to speak out against what they […]