Daily Archives: December 15, 2015

Fayette wins Academic Bowl

Fayette County’s high and middle school academic bowl teams dominated this year’s regional Academic Bowl competition sponsored by Griffin RESA (Regional Education Service Agency). Teams...

Cowboy tales at Christmas event

Fayette Senior Services will present “A Cowboy Christmas” Monday, Dec. 21, 1-2 p.m. at its Fayetteville location, (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). Jim...

Helping children in need

What better time to teach Scouts how to follow the Cub Scout Oath and “help other people at all times” than during the holiday...

ADA-compliant floating docks on the way

Fayette County citizens appreciate the beauty of their lakes. Many take advantage of the recreational opportunities they provide on weekends, holidays, or other occasions....

Book signing Dec. 17

One-hundred-year-old author Mildred Clark Sargent will be signing her book of poems, "Country Girl," at an event scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, at 2...

Book featured at NCHS event

A new book detailing the rise and fall of mills in this area will be featured this Thursday in an event at the McRitchie-Hollis...

Pre-K signup starts in January

Parents of students who will be eligible to attend the Fayette County Public School System’s state funded Pre-K program for the 2016-17 school year...

Classes next month

Two AARP driver safety classes are scheduled for Coweta County in January. The Grantville Library will be the site of the class set for Monday,...

Service day at The Ridge

The Southern Conservation Trust and the Southside Cycling Club will be hosting a community service day Saturday, Dec. 19, at The Ridge Nature Area. The...

Collecting for foster children

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 14th annual totes 2...

I have a dream of Christmas

As Christmas draws near the holiday cheer seeps into our daily dialogue, good will commonly expressed with “Merry Christmas!” or “Happy Holidays!” as casually...

How Christmas magic changes over the years

I remember those sleepless nights of childhood as Christmas approached. A fresh-cut pine tree adorned our family room. Christmas lights and lots of tinsel...

Attacking the truth

Among the many sad signs of our time are the current political and media attacks on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for speaking the...

Hot air in Paris

If representatives of the nearly 200 nations gathered in Paris for the UN Conference on Climate Change had instead formed a coalition to fight...

Where the stories begin

A few years back, I was interviewing Celia Rivenbark, a noted Southern humorist and a friend of mine, on public radio. We were in...

PTC cable plan is risky overreach

Peachtree City’s Public Information Officer and City Clerk, Betsy Tyler, accuses the Georgia Public Policy Foundation of being “alarmist” in questioning Peachtree City’s plan...

The gun show lie

I attended a Florida gun and knife show for the first time in a long time and won a Remington rifle (not an assault...

Diversity lost

A jewel of natural diversity, the Ridge Nature Area, is being over developed and many of those values destroyed by the Southern Conservation Trust....

Dealing with grief at Christmas

Amid the joy of Christmas, there is another side to the Christmas story that is often overlooked. Not everyone was thrilled to learn of...

Religion Briefs 12/16/15

FFBC to host Aaron Shust The Worship Ministries of Fayetteville First Baptist will host contemporary Christian artist Aaron Shust Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Shust,...

Big names featured at FFUMC’s concert this Sunday

The 15th Annual Candlelight Concert at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church this Sunday offers the return of exceptional talent and big names. Brent Davis, Timothy...

Merry Christmas sweaters

The First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City recently hosted over 60 women of the church for a Christmas dinner, including a Fabulous Christmas Sweater...

Hopewell UMC announces Christmas events

Members of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone invite the community to share in their Christmas services. On Saturday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m., the...

Two chosen as Nicholas Bishop at CTK

At the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg,  on Sunday, Dec. 6, two young men served as the St. Nicholas Bishop, (also known...

Inman UMC plans annual Christmas VBS Dec. 20-22

Inman United Methodist Church, located at 151 Hills Bridge Road south of Fayetteville, will host its second annual Christmas Vacation Bible School for children...

Mavis Leona Schrader

Mavis Leona (Jensen) Schrader was born on May 25, 1922, above her uncle's butcher shop in the tiny hamlet of Ivanhoe, Minn. Mavis was...

Royce Avery Cook

Royce Avery Cook gently left her earthly life behind on the morning of Saturday, December 12 after developing complications as the result of a...

Rudolf Otto Denninghoff

Rudolf Otto Denninghoff was born July 11, 1944 in Melk, Austria to father Rudolf, Senior and mother Anna. He met his first wife Christine...

Kenneth Alan Garner, Jr., 37, of Fayetteville

Kenneth “Ken” Alan Garner, Jr., 37, of Fayetteville, passed away December 6, 2015. Ken is survived by his parents Ken and Rose Garner, daughters...

Things to Do-Dec.18-Jan.19

December December 18 “A Walk in the Park” is scheduled for today from 1-2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh...

Religious persecution in history

A request first: does someone have a copy of the photo of the 1926 Fayette County High School Class? I know Varney Graves is...
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