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Market Day is Saturday

This Saturday is the fourth Market Day event of 2014, at the Lane Brown Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Main Street welcomes everyone to attend this open air market featuring a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade or homegrown products.

The Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..Subsequent Market Days will be held on the fourth Saturday of September and October. Read More»

Dragon boats head to Lake Mac

Dragon boats head to Lake Mac

The Peachtree City International Festival and Rotary Dragon Boat Races will celebrate its seventh year September 27. The festivities will be held at a new location this year. The boats will be racing at Peachtree City’s Lake McIntosh, located at the end of TDK Boulevard.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend this family-friendly event. All proceeds from the races will benefit the local Breast Cancer Survivors’ Network.

The race has grown from a handful of teams and a few spectators to a signature Peachtree City event that continues to grow year after year. Read More»

Reading rocks!

Reading rocks!

Friends of the Fayette County Public Library held one of its book sales and these folks have just set an arm load of books down to rest a moment. Alex Miguel Daigle, a student at Kedron Elementary School, and his dad, Eric Daigle enjoyed the selection of books. Alex has decided to pursue books in world history and found many to choose from. at the sale. The Friends were pleased with the turnout of visitors. Photo/Carolyn Cary.

Anthony Philip Bertino, 68, of Peachtree City

Anthony Philip Bertino, 68, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2014.

He served his country in the US Army and retired as Chief Warrant Officer II.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years Dawn Bertino; son Troy Bertino; daughter Christine (Juan) Quiza; grandchild Chaz Bertino; one brother; and one sister. Read More»

Joseph K. Graves, 76, of Peachtree City

Joseph K. Graves, 76, of Peachtree City, passed away September 14, 2014.

He served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Air Force and later was a pilot for Delta Airlines.

He is survived by his wife Martha; sons Brandon and Devon Graves; sisters Barbara Glaser, Martha Moore and Betty Backfield; brother James Graves and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial followed at Westminster Memorial Gardens. Read More»

Fayette Commission proclaims ‘Legion Day’

Fayette Commission proclaims ‘Legion Day’

Members of American Legion posts 50 and 105 accept a proclamation from the Fayette County Board of Commissioners naming Sept. 16 “The American Legion Day in Fayette County.” Photo/Monroe Roark.

Heaven is for real

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The book and movie Heaven Is For Real is the true story of Colton Burpo, the four-year-old son of a small-town Nebraska pastor. After surviving emergency surgery, he begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. He also describes being in heaven, seeing God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit, and meeting long-dead family members. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/17/14

Women’s Day
The women of Flipper Chapel A. M. E. Church will celebrate their annual Women’s Day Sunday, Sept. 21,   at 2:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Tracey Fletcher and the Wesley Chapel A. M. E. Church family. The theme is “Women Walking With Purpose. The church is at 175 Booker Ave., Fayetteville, the Rev. Kimberly Lyons, pastor.

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Good neighbors

Master Gardner Sandy Golden (left photo), Heather and River Colvin in right photo.

Hopewell United Methodist Church member and Master Gardner Sandy Golden led a group from Hopewell on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 7, as they cleaned up the courtyard at Robert J. Burch Elementary. The church and the school are neighbors on Jenkins Road in Tyrone. The church has pledged to support the school throughout the year. Heather and River Colvin worked hard to clean up the courtyard at Robert J. Burch Elementary in Tyrone. Photos/Special.

Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starts tonight at COS

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, corner of Peachtree Parkway and Ga. Hwy. 54 in Peachtree City, will offer Financial Peace University on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church, beginning Sept. 17 [tonight]. The course runs seven weeks.

More than 1.5 million families and individuals have completed FPU, which makes use of print and video materials by Dave Ramsey.

Ramsey experienced personal financial ruin some years ago, and he turned to the Bible to find a way out. Read More»

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