Historic moment for Rotary Club of Peachtree City

Historic moment for Rotary Club of Peachtree City

The Rotary Club of Peachtree City recently inducted two military veterans in honor of Military Appreciation Month. It was the first time in the club’s history that three African-Americans were inducted at the same time, said club President John Belizaire, who noted the work of Rotarians with his village in Haiti when he was a […]

New Fayetteville ornament unveiled

New  Fayetteville ornament unveiled

Main Street Fayetteville has unveiled its Christmas ornament for 2017, which features a new rendering of the Old Fayette County Courthouse designed by artist and Main Street volunteer Nita McFarlin. Ornaments are now on sale for $19 each at the Main Street Fayetteville Welcome Center, which is located on the ground floor of the Old […]

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Remember the “Karate Kid” movie? A portion of the 30-year follow-up to the movie shot in 10 episodes is being filmed in Fayetteville, with the casting company looking for a number of paid extras when filming comes to Fayetteville on Nov. 29. Marinella Hume Casting is currently seeking paid extras to work in an upcoming […]

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Tyrone, Ga., native and 2012 Sandy Creek High school graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Stethem. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Jackson is an operations specialist aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. Stethem is one of eight destroyers […]

Pumpkin time in Fayetteville

Pumpkin time in Fayetteville

Above, members of the Whitewater Home School Group were among many to feature their custom pumpkins in downtown Fayetteville for Halloween. The girls are, from left, Lincoln Lane, Kennedy Lane and Natalie Lane. Pumpkin contest winning groups included Whitewater Home School Group, the Joseph Sams School, Fayetteville Christian Church, Fayetteville Elementary School, Fayetteville First United […]

Puerto Rico hurricane relief aided by Fayetteville’s Hardwick

Puerto Rico hurricane relief aided by Fayetteville’s Hardwick

Lt. Jason Hardwick (USN), from Fayetteville, was one of five emergency medicine (EM) physician residents from Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) to embark recently on the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, as part of their residency training. […]

Christian City’s Crutchfield remembered for his compassion, legacy of service

Christian City’s Crutchfield remembered for his compassion, legacy of service

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 […]

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

When Andrew Henebry (above, right) reported for duty at the U.S. Navy EMU Surgical Unit near Mosul, Iraq a few weeks ago, he was surprised to be greeted by former McIntosh classmate Michael Lee (above, left), who was completing his deployment. They spent about a week together while the new surgical team was briefed on […]

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