Articles by Fayette News


See You Around

Spring rains did not seem to dampen the determination of large numbers who turned out for the well-orchestrated Taste of Senoia this past Sunday afternoon. I had to double park in order to drop off a flyer advertising the Senoia Historical Society’s annual Yard Sale at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street, the hub of…

Piedmont Fayette generates $203 million for local, state economy

Piedmont Fayette Hospital generated more than $203 million in revenue for the local and state economy in 2015, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association. The report also found that, during the same period, Piedmont Fayette provided more than $16 million in uncompensated care while sustaining 3,003 full-time jobs throughout the county and…

The Complaint Department

There is a palpable dumbing down of America. I see this in all areas and strata of our society. Proper English, as a means of communication, has been under assault since the late 90’s. Yo, listen up. Even in forums, like say, the judicial system where you would expect lawyers and judges would, at the…

Fayette County launches new brand, marketing strategy

As part of the Fayette Visioning initiative, the Fayette Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Fayette County Development Authority, announced its new brand and marketing blueprint for Fayette County. Developed by Development Counsellors International (DCI), the blueprint will direct the County’s cohesive strategy to compete for business investment and workforce recruitment. The three-year plan…

David Satterthwaite

David Satterthwaite, 85, of Peachtree City passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on July 3, 1931 to the late Branson and Alice Mearkle Satterthwaite in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He grew up in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Florida. The expansion of flight and naval shipping during World War II spurred his interest in aircraft and…

Standing Watch

“Oh, how sweet it is to trust in Jesus,” for “He is risen, has risen today.” The mysteries of Easter are not only played out in pageants around the world, Nature puts on her own magnificent show for those of us who will stop and look and, of course, Listen. Shhhh. Quiet. Before I am…

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