Piedmont Fayette earns Distinguished Hospital Award for 10th straight year

Piedmont Fayette Hospital announced that it has received the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The distinction places Piedmont Fayette in the top five percent for clinical performance among nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide. “Our focus is on providing high-quality, compassionate, and…

Library hosting Jan. 19 talk on protecting against scams

Join the Fayette County Public Library for a conversation about news impacting residents with the return of Hot Off the Press: Coffee, Conversation, and Community. Scam Alert will be the theme as Judge Robert Ruppenthal and Captain Ethon Harper with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigations Division discuss ways to avoid bank fraud, identity…

PTC Rotary Club celebrates Japan-Georgia friendship

Thursday’s regular meeting of the Peachtree City Rotary Club was a special affair. Japanese Appreciation Day brought out several members of the local Japanese corporate community, along with special speaker Takashi Shinozuka, Consul General for the Consulate of Japan managing the southeastern states. As Rotarian Charlie Nelson explained, friendship was the reason for the celebration….

National audience meets family behind beloved Christmas tradition

For nearly 30 years, the Gaddy family’s Christmas Lights Extravaganza has been lighting up smiles brighter than the wattage in the thousands of festive bulbs in their drive-through winter wonderland. Now, the rest of the country knows the tradition that Fayette holds so dear. When the new season of ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight…

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