Fayette County: Homes needed for kittens & puppies!

Meet Bo, a male kitten looking for his forever home.

Kitten season is still in full swing.  Fayette Humane Society (FHS), a 501(3)(c) nonprofit animal rescue group, is overwhelmed with requests from the community to take unwanted or stray cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies. FHS does not have a shelter, although a building fund has been started. The rescued pets live with foster families until volunteers can find them permanent, loving homes. […]

Christian City’s Graceland Thrift Store Grand Opening

Shirley Ritchie, Christian City resident and faithful volunteer, at the new spacious and modern Graceland Thrift Store.

Join Christian City’s Board of Trustees, along with Mr. Truett Cathy and other special guests, as they celebrate the grand opening of the new and improved Graceland Thrift Store located on the Christian City campus at 7425 Red Oak Road in Union City. The event will be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:00pm-7:00pm with […]

Cruise for a Cure! Relay for Life – Fri May 17th

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Want to go on a cruise that you don’t have to worry about getting seasick or being stuck at sea?Then join us on Friday, May 17th as we go “Cruisin’ For A Cure” with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Fayette County.This year’s Relay For Life event is being held at Fayette County […]

Ronda Rich Speaks at Cancer Survivor Dinner May 10th

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Ronda Rich to deliver keynote speech at American Cancer Society and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Cancer Survivor Dinner   The American Cancer Society and Piedmont Fayette Hospital will host its annual Cancer Survivor Dinner on Friday, May 10, 2013 beginning a 5:30 p.m. at a new location for the 2013 event; New Hope Baptist Church South […]

Living Water Resource Center Grand Opening


LIVING WATER LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Living Water Learning Resource Center is proud to announce its Grand Opening, Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30am at the John C. Birdine Neighborhood Center, 215 Lakewood Way, Suite 108, Atlanta, Georgia 30315. Living Water Learning Resource Center is a gender-specific, non-residential training program […]

Sisters in Need, Friends Indeed

Pam Roy, Elizabeth Blessitt, Alice Kahl, CJ Bedgood, Candy Lacey, & Annette Wiggins at Valentine's Party, 2013

By Allison Meyer The Great Depression was a devastating time in our nation’s history. Businesses and factories could no longer operate, banks were failing, and countless people were unemployed. It was during this time that Walter W. Ross founded Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s organization and reading society. Through this association, women were brought […]

Tips on Storm Relief Donations


In the wake of severe storms that came through our area, your Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers the following tips to help people decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families: Be cautious when giving online. Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to spam messages and emails that claim […]

Strong Like a Rock: Phenomenal Women’s Health

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By Sharon Ricks   Eighty-five women dressed in cool blue left an Atlanta airport hotel, each holding a rock in her hand. On each rock was a note that read, “I am phenomenal!” They had just attended the Cool Blue Tea hosted by Phenomenal Women’s Health, Inc., (PWH), a nonprofit organization founded in May 2007 […]

Better Business Bureau Names “Top Ten Scams” of 2012

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The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year, and this past year launched two websites to help consumers figure out which offers are real and which ones are possibly frauds: BBB Smart Investing (www.bbb.org/smartinvesting), developed in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, informs consumers about investment fraud, Ponzi schemes and risky investments, […]