Relax the Back store opens in Peachtree City

Leading back care retailer offers over 300 specialty products

Fayette County is about to take a major step forward when it comes to relieving back, neck, and sleep-related discomfort with the opening of a new Relax The Back specialty store, located at 2705 Hwy 54, Suite 1, in Peachtree City.

Maternity Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers classes for expecting parents

Parents and expectant parents are invited to attend several informative classes offered by the new Maternity Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital (PFH).

Massage therapy works wonders

By Linda Cashdollar

Heritage of Peachtree Retirement & Assisted Living

Massage therapy is a powerful tool in the hands of Certified Massage Therapist Charlie Wooters. Wooters has been visiting the residents at Heritage of Peachtree for the past three years, developing a loyal clientele among the happy seniors. Massage does more than just loosen up tight muscles. A good massage therapist can seemingly work miracles as nimble fingers search out the aches and pains of aging bodies.

Ask your heart questions at the ‘Healthy Heart Fair'

Cardiovascular disease accounted for 34 percent of deaths in Georgia in 2004, andGeorgia’s CVD’s rate was 14 percent higher than the national rate. To educate the community on the risks of heart disease,Piedmont Fayette Hospital will host a free Healthy Heart Fair on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital’s West Entrance.

North Fayette man killed in College Park

College Park police have arrested two men who shot and killed a north Fayette man at a home he was renovating, according to the man’s family.

17th Annual “Bring One for the Chipper”

Join the tradition and give a gift to nature this holiday season!  Keep Georgia Beautiful and Coweta County invite you to celebrate the 17th annual “Bring One for the Chipper” and recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays.

Panthers a win away from final four

Though their classification was different, the Starr’s Mill Panthers varsity football team was in a similar situation last year.

Rivals, region foes and local teams faced off on Tuesday

Tuesday night saw a number of local basketball teams face off against each other, some counting in region play and others not.

Vineyard to host ladies’brunch

South Metro Vineyard Christian Fellowship will host a Ladies Christmas Brunch on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 a.m. until noon at 1381 Ga.

Aberdeen Family Chiropractic Health Center focuses on maintaining health

By Kristine Loughman

At Aberdeen Family Chiropractic Health Center, Dr. Rod Justice and Dr. Karen Mathiak believe that chiropractic care is not just for back and neck pain, it is about regaining and maintaining health.

N. Fayette Community Association meeting Aug. 19

The North Fayette Community Association quarterly meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19 at Liberty Baptist Church on Highway 314 in Riverdale.

The dangers of overdoing it in the summer heat

(ARA) - With longer days, warmer temperatures, and an abundance of sunshine, it's no wonder so many of us take to the outdoors for summertime fun. While it feels great to be outside for recreational activities and exercise in the summer, too much exertion can lead to serious health problems.

GARPAC supports realtors and citizens, raises money with western themed auction

GARPAC auction

You’ve heard much about “Eminent Domain,” where the Government wants to come into your neighborhood and take some of your land. What can you do about it? Who can you turn to? Your local Real Estate Professional is part of the solution. As members of the National Association of REALTORS, along with the local Fayette County Board of REALTORS, FCBR, there is a specific committee set up to protect property rights.

PTC probing house fire

Video, samples from blaze under review

A fire that destroyed a home in one of Peachtree City’s older neighborhoods Sunday afternoon is being investigated by the Peachtree City Fire Department.

Seville participates in “green” remodeling panel discussion at Harvard

Carl Seville of Atlanta area-based Seville Consulting was among several panelists participating in a panel on “Consumer Attitudes Toward Green Remodeling” hosted by the Remodeling Futures Committee of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Duer graduates from basic military training

Kristopher Duer

Air Force Airman Kristopher E. Duer has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Fighting the flames in Fayetteville

Cornwallis building fire

It could have been much worse. A Friday afternoon fire at Ga.

Tip-Off Club awards scholarships

The McIntosh Tip-Off Club awards $1,000 scholarships each year to a senior member of the cheerleading, girls and boys varsity basketball teams.

Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia sees strong local activity in housing market

Following on the still favorable interest rates and strong buyer demand in 2005, this year is poised to see the housing market cool to a healthy and more sustainable pace and remain a critical element to the health of this area’s economy, according to Jeff Waddle, president of the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia.

Deputies collar suspect who ran

Suspect in patrol car
Residents along Ellison Road near Tyrone Road got a little excitement Tuesday morning when a man led deputies on a foot chase after he was pulled over for speeding.

Mann completes C21 training course

Realizing that real estate education needs to be a career-long endeavor for today’s real estate professional, Century 21 Scarbrough Properties, Inc., a full service real estate brokerage company in Tyrone, is proud to announce that Robin S. Mann, of the Robin & David Mann Realtor Team, recently added the “Luxury Real Estate Specialist” designation to her professional offerings by completing the Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates agent training course.

New tourism assn. meets in Fayetteville

Preparing for Simply Southern tourism

The bottom line is bringing tourists to Georgia, the part of central Georgia that lies south of Atlanta, that is. That is the mission of newly formed Simply Southern Tourism Association, Inc., a non-profit that intends to serve as a catalyst to enhance economic and community growth through the promotion and development of tourism.

Blakley to head region for BB&T

Continuing a commitment to its community banking philosophy, BB&T announced today it is reorganizing its Atlanta metro operations into two regions - North Atlanta and South Atlanta to accommodate accelerating growth in Georgia’s most vibrant city.

Wireless coverage improved across the state

Cingular Wireless customers in Georgia now have more coverage in more places thanks to the completed integration of the AT&T Wireless and Cingular Wireless networks and addition of new cell sites. The more than 475 newly integrated cell sites were kept from the AT&T Wireless network. Coupled with the 130 brand new cell sites built in 2005, Cingular Wireless now has more GSM cell sites serving more Georgian's. These enhancements were part of the company's 2005, $360 million network investment campaign. Customers should experience improvements in overall call quality, in-building, in-car and street level coverage.

People’s Law School coming to Fayette

The popular People’s Law School is coming to Fayette County this February, bringing new opportunities for citizens to learn more about the legal system. The course will be taught by local attorneys and judges who will cover a broad range of legal issues.

Perdue cites economic successes of 2005

Today Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Georgia’s top economic development successes of 2005, resulting in an improved climate for business and tourism.

McDonoughDawg: Any potential tenants at the old "Buckhead Brewery" Bldg?

Just curious if anybody has heard anything about potential tenants for the "Buckhead Brewery" building on Hwy 54. Such a nice building, just sitting there. I realize the owner got into troubles with a few locations. I believe the Stockbridge location now has a "meat & 3" located in the old site. Not exactly what I had in mind.

John Thompson: Libby indicted-What do you think?

John Thompson's picture

On Friday afternoon, special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald announced five indictments against Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff Lewis Libby, including perjury and obstruction of justice charges.

JCPenney to open Oct. 7 in Fayetteville

A major player in the retail market is coming to Fayetteville next week.

The grand opening of the JCPenney department store at Banks Crossing Shopping Center is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7. The celebration begins with a ribbon-cutting at the store entrance at 8 a.m.

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