Love and camaraderie filled the air Oct. 14 at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City for the 8th Annual Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk/Run to benefit the Breast Cancer Survivors’ Network. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Competition season for the Fayette County High Marching Tigers is off to a grand start, having been named the Grand Champions of the 11th Annual Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition. The band was rated the highest out of all bands competing to earn the Grand Championship title. In addition to bringing home the largest prize […]
Work on Sharpsburg’s first town park is complete. Dedication for the new park on Main Street will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 28. The one-acre park adjacent to Town Hall will feature passive and active play areas, a pavilion, gazebo, tot lot, playground, a little library, restrooms and a parking area. Plans for […]
The Rotary Club of Peachtree City’s “Get Out the Vote” Committee will sponsor a “Political Candidates Forum” Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Peachtree City Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Wyndham) in the Caledonian Amphitheater. This year’s forum with questions and answers starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. Opportunities to meet and […]
It was an opportunity not usually experienced, when more than 500 high school students watched as the Georgia Court of Appeals held its first-ever session at Whitewater High School on Oct. 4. Above, Georgia Appeals Court judges (L-R) Anne Elizabeth Barnes, Carla W. McMillian and Amanda Mercier on Oct. 4 listen to arguments from an […]
For 22 years, Bob Crutchfield led the efforts and the mission of Christian City. Crutchfield passed away on Sept. 20, leaving a legacy of compassion and service to others. Above, former Christian City CEO Bob Crutchfield speaking at his 2015 retirement dinner. Photo/Larry Regier. The legacy we leave is the legacy we live. And for […]
Wencor Group alleged to have fired woman over medical restrictions on her work tasks A Peachtree City company has been named in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed Sept. 26 by U.S. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). Wencor Group, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of aviation parts based in Peachtree City, violated federal law when it […]
Former Christian City CEO Bob Crutchfield speaking at his 2015 retirement dinner. Photo/Larry Regier. For 22 years, Bob Crutchfield led the efforts and the mission of Christian City. Crutchfield passed away on Sept. 20, leaving a legacy of compassion and service to others. The legacy we leave is the legacy we live. And for […]
Shamrock Park in Tyrone on Sept. 30 was the setting for the kick-off of the annual week-long Founders Day celebration. Along with a wide variety of family-oriented events came hot dog-eating contests and, for the brave at heart and for those not concerned with getting a bit messy, a very enjoyable pie-eating contest. There were […]
Hundreds of visitors descended on Senoia on a perfect fall Saturday Sept. 30 to check out dozens of classic cars at the city’s 13th annual car show. Parking was at a premium. One showgoer said he parked more than two miles from downtown and walked to the display area. Photo/John Thompson.