Grantville’s old-time gospel sings return to twice a month

Southern Country Gospel Singing at Grantville’s renovated Railroad Freight Depot for 2010 has returned to two Sings on each month — the fourth Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday night, April 23, all three of the groups hail from Columbus, Ga. — Crystal River, Carolyn Wiggins, and One Accord. On Saturday night, April 24, there […]

Religion Briefs 04/14/10

Bethany plans yard sale Bethany United Methodist Church will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. Bethany is at 607 Rivers Rd. (corner of Rivers/Milam and Lee’s Lake Roads) in north Fayette County. For more information, call 770-964-6999. MRBC will host Spring Fling […]

Ginn-Barnes

Allison Leigh Ginn and Kiley Preston Barnes were married in an outdoor wedding at the Foundation Ranch in Anniston, Ala. on Nov. 21, 2009. Judge Ryan Robertson was the officiant. The bride is the daughter of Charles and Kathy Ginn of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of Gloria May and the late Joe May of […]

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 […]

Local candidates to begin qualifying on April 26

A five-day period for qualifying begins the week of April 26 for two positions on the Fayette County Board of Education and two positions on the Fayette County Commission. Candidates must qualify with their respective party starting at 9 a.m. Monday, April 26. Qualifying ends at noon on Friday, April 30. The seats up for […]

Fayette leading state in census response

Fayette County is currently tied with two other counties in Georgia for the highest response rate for the ongoing Census 2010. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fayette County as of April 13 is showing a 74 percent response rate which, along with Lee and Oconee counties, is the highest in Georgia. Statewide, the current […]

Lt. Collins procession 12:30 p.m. Thursday

A welcome home procession for a fallen Tyrone soldier is expected to begin around 12:30 Thursday. The procession for 1st Lt. Robert W. Collins, 24, will leave from Peachtree City’s Falcon Field and citizens are encouraged to line the route and wave flags in his honor. The procession route is as follows: Exiting Falcon Field, […]

Students sew to help others

Students are putting their sewing skills to good use as they help people in the community, one stitch at a time. Family and Consumer Science students at Whitewater Middle have quilted and sewn items throughout the year that have been donated to local charities. As the school year draws to a close, students are still […]

Students earn national achievement scholarships

Two Fayette County High and two Whitewater High School students are among 700 nationwide receiving National Achievement Scholarships through the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship Program, a competition for African American high school students. Helen M. Agha and Ifeanyi O. Awachie, both of Fayette County High, and Alana L. Davis and Omoyemen O. Osehobo, both of […]