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Treats help dog charity

Treats help dog charity

There is just no stopping Wendy Maguire and her efforts with the nonprofit Pedal for Pets organization. The second annual Foodies for Fido fundraiser held at March 27 at the Wyndham in Peachtree City featured an array of delectables enjoyed by the several hundred in attendance. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr., 68, of Fayetteville

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr.

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr., 68, of Fayetteville, passed away at home on April 1, 2014.   

Charlie was a 1964 graduate of Russell High School. He joined the armed forces and was awarded the Purple Heart while proudly serving as a Buck Sergeant in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War as a medic. Charlie retired from Delta Air Lines after over 30 years of service.  

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents Irene & Wilbur Cato, Sr. and brother Roy Cato. Read More»

Osborn Cordy Bullock, 90, of Fayetteville

Osborn Cordy “O.C.” Bullock, 90, of Fayetteville, formerly of Druid Hills, passed away April 2, 2014.

He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII.  He moved to Atlanta as a teenager and began a family business where his father was the originator of the “pork skins”. His business (Bullock Paper Co.) was a subsidiary of Bullock Manufacturing. He was a deacon at Druid Hills Baptist Church. Read More»

60 years a Legionnaire

60 years a Legionnaire

Russell Edmondson has been a member of The American Legion for 60 years and was recently honored by Fayette County Post 105 with the presentation of a 60-year Service Certificate and pin.  Edmondson, a U.S. Read More»

A proud Eagle

A proud Eagle

Jonathan Vicha proudly accepted the award of Eagle Scout. Special needs Scouts, surrounded by dedicated leaders, accepting scouts and supportive parents, can achieve their dream of earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Vicha chose not to have the requirements modified – his Eagle project was organizing a work force to scrape, paint, replace broken siding and clean up an overgrown yard for an elderly woman, whose home had been condemned. Jon’s project brought her home up to standards making it possible for the sweet lady to remain in her home. He is currently serving as assistant Scoutmaster for Tro Read More»

Race for Riley could draw more than 1,000 to Serenbe

Riley Peek. Photo/Special.

The 10th Annual Race for Riley fundraiser for the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville will be held April 26 at Serenbe in south Fulton County. The annual fundraiser customarily attracts more than 1,000 participants and visitors from across metro Atlanta.

The race and activities associated with the fundraiser are named for Riley Peek, who at age 2 was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease. This systemic condition causes her to be non-verbal, have abnormal brain function, gastrointestinal problems, muscle failure and delayed development. Read More»

Headline: Fayette teens do good things again!

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

The headline this past week in both the Citizen and even in the AJC said something different from this headline above. We pray for the young man and his family from that event last week as they sort through the tragedy that apparently occurred between a teen nephew and his uncle right here in Fayetteville. The headline read, with paraphrase, “Fayetteville Teen ‘does a terrible thing.’” Read More»

Rust College Choir to appear at Christ Our Shepherd

Rust College Choir

The Rust College A’Cappella Choir will present a concert at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m.

According to Mary Gipson, president of the Atlanta Rust College Alumni Chapter, “The world famous Rust College A’Cappella Choir is one of America’s most renowned choirs which features broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera, contemporary and traditional gospel. Read More»

Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints Anglican

Jon and Claire Jenkins

Parishioners of Peachtree City’s All Saints Anglican Church recently welcomed the Rev. Dr. Jon C. Jenkins and his wife Claire to the church. Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints.

Jenkins is a native Texan, born in Dallas, and a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin, where he earned a master of divinity degree as well as a doctor of ministry degree with a focus on ascetical theology.

Jenkins served in parishes in both Arlington and Ft. Worth, Texas, for a number of years until he and his wife moved to Atlanta in September. Read More»

St. Gabriel’s Fish Fry continues for two more weeks

The Knights of Columbus, Council 11458, from St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Fayetteville will continue their Annual Fish Fry for two more Fridays, April 4 and April 11, at the church.

The first plate will be served at 5:30 p.m.

All adult meals are $8 per plate; all child meals are $5 per plate.

The menu will include both baked and fried Tilapia. St. Gabriel Catholic Church is at 152 Antioch Rd. south of downtown Fayetteville.

For more information call the church, 770-461-0492, or Chris at 770-277-8807.