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AVPRIDE students serve as Youth Delegates at statewide conference

Five students from AVPRIDE’s Fayette Youth Leadership Program (FYLP) met Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently and listened in on legislative policy sessions as part of the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayor’s Day Conference. The students joined other youth delegates from across the state Jan. 22 and 23 at the Atlanta Marriott…

This is only a test: Piedmont Fayette stresses preparation with mass casualty drill

You don’t get to be ranked one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by resting on your laurels. Preparation is key in healthcare, as hospitals must make sure they are ready for any situation. Thursday morning Piedmont Fayette Hospital took part in a regional mass casualty drill testing the ability to handle a large influx of…

Fayette native Maynard Griggs Brown celebrates 108th birthday

Longtime Fayette County resident Mrs. Maynard Griggs Brown celebrated her 108th birthday on February 7, 2017. Her daughter, Sandra, and Sandra’s husband, Buddy Duncan, and her son, Therol and Therol’s wife, Judy, joined by grandchildren Susie Kocsis and Chris Mote (Glenice), provided a delicious lunch highlighted with birthday cake for desert for Mrs. Brown and…

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