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Booth Spanish Banquet

Students in Senora Evelyn Johns’ eighth grade Spanish class at J.C.

Redken exchange

Salon 54 Reken Exchange

Salon 54’s professional team of hair stylists recently trained for three days while attending the Redken Exchange overlooking 5th Avenue in New York City.

Johnson joins Arbor’s A-Team

Arbor Place A-Team

Drew Johnson, a fourth grader at Peeples Elementary School in Fayetteville, was presented with the Arbor Place Mall and WellStar Health System's "A-Team" March grand prize award for academic achievement.

Rotary’s Purple Fingers for PolioPlus

Rotary’s Purple Fingers for PolioPlus

On March 4, in recognition of Rotary International’s Founders’ Day celebrations and Rotary’s ongoing commitment to the global eradication of Polio, the Purple Fingers for PolioPlus Campaign was launched.

Tumlin named to president’s list

Melanie Tumlin, daughter of Jeff and Toni Tumlin of Peachtree City, Ga., has been named to the Rollins College president’s list for the 2005 fall term.

Three Clayton State Students Win GSCPA Scholarships

Whitney Ordway, of Peachtree City, was one of three Clayton State students honored at The Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) Southside Chapter’s annual Education Night Meeting at Eagle’s Landing Country Club recently.

Sage places first in geography bee

Fayette Homeschool Friends participated in the National Geographic Geo Bee recently. Six students participated, James Brady, Craig Sage, Katy Sage, Colten Ryan, Alex Weiers, and Jake Weiers.

GMC President’s List

The following students distinguished themselves and made the president’s list at Georgia Military College by maintaining above a 3.0 grade point average for the Winter Quarter: Robbin P.

GMC dean’s list

The following students distinguished themselves and made the dean’s list at Georgia Military College for the winter quarter: Robert Ryland Blount, Kay Lee Bremer, Mollie E.

Davis graduates from Basic Combat Training

Army Pfc. Timmy W. Davis has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

Booth Beta Club gain new members, officers

booth beta club

Old and new officers of the J.C. Booth Middle School National Junior Beta Club recently celebrated the induction of over 120 new members. Students who attain an A average in all subject areas for one semester are eligible for membership, and they must maintain that average to stay in Beta Club.

Page awarded study abroad scholarship

Jamie Page

Senoia resident Jamie Page has been awarded the Gordon College Chafin Smith Study Abroad Scholarship for 2006.

Pickett graduates from AIT course

Army National Guard Pfc. Shaunderrah J. Pickett has graduated from the Light-wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Advanced Individual Training (AIT) course at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Shook joins Opteum

Opteum Financial Services, one of the nation’s leading mortgage lenders, has added Thomas Shook to its Peachtree City, Ga.

Thibaudeau receives scholastic achievement award

Peachtree City resident Denise Thibaudeau will receive the Francis J. Bridges Scholastic Achievement Award granted by Georgia State University's J.

Emily Baldwin: Country music takes over American Idol

Emily Baldwin's picture

Chris Rock and Whoopi Goldberg were among audience members at tonight’s live performance show of one of the nation’s biggest television phenomenons. It was country night on “American Idol” this evening, and the nine remaining Idols were guided by country music legend Kenny Rogers in their quest to make it one more week in the music competition.

Leadership Classes continue good work

The Leadership Classes are a part of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and are a common practice among chambers. The year was 1980 and the idea was given out to young up and coming business people, whether self-employed or with a large company to participate.

Stitt wins Director’s Award

Emma Stitt

Emma Stitt, a Junior at Starr’s Mill High School was recently awarded the Fayette - Coweta Family Theatre, (FCFT), Director’s Award at the group’s annual awards banquet. The Director’s Award is presented each year to a theatre participant who the Directors feel exhibits high moral standards, professionalism and dedication to the theatre arts and Fayette - Coweta Family Theatre.  This is the highest honor that any FCFT participant can receive. Stitt received the award from Tammy Barton, the President and Artistic Director of FCFT and Al Mindoro, former FCFT Musical Director. In describing Stitt, Mindoro said, “She has the voice of an angel.”

Grace Christian Academy students act as Senate Pages

Grace Christian students act as Pages

Six students from the Young Americans Club at Grace Christian Academy were selected to serve as Pages in the Georgia Senate on Feb.

Fashionata ‘06

Fashionata ‘06

Co-President Morgan Flanders and her escort Michael Mateos modeled the latest in formal prom fashions, which were provided by J.

Heath named female student of the year

Ashleigh Heath

Jacksonville University senior Ashleigh Heath of Fayetteville, Ga., was named Female Student of the Year on March 15, by JU’s Women’s History Month Committee. Heath also received the first ever Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Award, a monetary prize for an outstanding female student. She was honored at the annual Women’s History Month luncheon, attended by more than 200 JU students, faculty and staff.

Music honors

Daniel Houghton and James Brannon

Daniel Houghton and James Brannon, seniors at Fayette County High School, participated in the 2006 Georgia All-State Band conducted by Thomas Fraschillo in Savannah February 23-25.

Micah the reading dog visits SHME

Micah the reading dog

Micah, The Reading Therapy Dog, recently visited Sara Harp Minter Elementary.

Fayette students honored at State Ag Day

Fayette County students were honored recently at the state capitol in the 34th annual Agriculture Day in Georgia visual art and essay contests sponsored by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Commissioner Tommy Irvin, Georgia Agriculture in the Classroom Council, Inc., and the Georgia Cotton Commission.

A Grand Day for Grandparents at St. Paul Lutheran School

St. Paul Lutheran Grandparent's day
Elizabeth Young gets a loving hug from her grandson, first grader Michael Young, on Grandparents' Day at St.

Fayette County DAR gains new members

DAR new members Holly Machemehl and Dian Cole

The Fayette-Starr's Mill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, has welcomed two new Peachtree City residents as members, Holly Machemehl and Dian Cole.

Rhythm and Rhyme returns to the library

This year marks the fifth year that the Peachtree City Library has sponsored the popular poetry event, Rhythm & Rhyme. This annual event invites both sage and aspiring teen and adult poets to submit their best work to be considered for inclusion in the annual Rhythm & Rhyme chapbook, which will debut at the April 29 poetry reading event. The poetry event features those poets whose work has been chosen for publication in the chapbook and will also showcase the talents of local musicians. In addition to poetry, this year's event will feature the violin talents of Fayette County High School's Joey Karmakar; local guitarist, Tom Watts & Friends; and special guests, Southern Nights Chorale, a select men's a cappella group.

Rauhut promoted

Curt A. Rauhut has been promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army.

The colonel, a deputy brigade commander with 21 years of military service, is assigned to the U.S. Army Recruiting Brigade, North Las Vegas, Nev.

Sullivan named to dean’s list

Air Force Cadet Ryan P. Sullivan has earned honors with placement on the dean’s list at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., for demonstrating excellence in academic studies and maintaining a 3.0 or better grade point average for a semester.

Chambers named to dean’s list

Air Force Cadet Charles D. Chambers has earned honors with placement on the dean’s list at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., for demonstrating excellence in academic studies and maintaining a 3.0 or better grade point average for a semester.

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