Sandy Creek’s Weinhardt among finalists for Ga. Teacher of the Year

Would be Fayette’s first-ever state winner; is second Sandy Creek teacher to vie for state title

Sandy Creek’s Weinhardt among finalists for Ga. Teacher of the Year

Fayette County Teacher of the Year Suzette Weinhardt, of Sandy Creek High School, has been named by the Georgia Department of Education as one of 10 finalists for the Georgia Teacher of the Year. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Weinhardt, a math teacher, is the fourth Fayette County Teacher of the Year selected as […]

Hopewell UMC’s Chick-N-Que set for this Saturday in Tyrone

The Methodist Men at Tyrone’s Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. The cost is $8 for  half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread, and iced tea. Eat at the pavilion or take the food home to enjoy. Proceeds […]

Helen Smith named Presidential Scholar

Helen Smith of SCHS

Helen Smith named Presidential Scholar

Helen Smith of Sandy Creek High School has received the highest national honor bestowed to a graduating high school senior. She is one of the 160 high school students in the nation to be named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Helen received the award in Career and Technical Education. She is one of two students […]

Tyrone fire damages home and vehicles

Tyrone fire damages home and vehicles

  There were no injuries in a house fire that occurred in the early morning hours on May 2 in Tyrone. Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett said Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services units responded to a residential fire at 515 Laurel Circle. All residents were able to evacuate at the time of the fire […]

Appreciation for teachers

Appreciation for teachers

The Methodist Women of Hopewell United Methodist Church present a check in the amount of $275 to incoming principal Lisa Howe, of Burch Elementary School, to use for teacher appreciation. The women’s group held a dinner to raise funds to donate to the school. Regular school funds cannot be used to honor teachers, so the […]

Hazel Longino Birdsong of Tyrone

Mrs. Hazel Longino Birdsong of Tyrone passed away on April 26, 2017. Not only did Hazel retire from Delta Airlines after 25 years of service, she raised four children as a single mother. She opened her arms, her home, her heart to anyone who needed her. She was an exceptional gardener, turning everything she touched […]

On Friday, head to the church basement

On Friday, head to the church basement

“Church Basement Ladies’ is the hilarious musical taking the country by storm. One of the most popular shows in the country, this tuneful treat opens at the LegacyFriday and runs through May 7. “Church Basement Ladies” is a hilarious new musical celebrating the church basement kitchen and the women who work there. Lutheran ladies from rural […]

Easter baskets for Real Life Center

Easter baskets for Real Life Center

Tyrone’s Hopewell United Methodist Church delivered 86 Easter baskets to help clients of the Real Life Center enjoy Easter. The Methodist Women gathered supplies throughout the year for this project. They met at the church to assemble the baskets and used the church bus to deliver them to the warehouse in Peachtree City. Shown in […]

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