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Piedmont Fayette Wellness Center to be featured at Pinewood Forrest

Special to Fayette Newspapers One mile separates Piedmont Fayette Hospital from Pinewood Forrest, but the two entities are even closer in their philosophies. Pinewood Forrest is a community like no other where the unique environment inspires everyone to be the best version of themselves. Piedmont Fayette, at the center of community health and wellness, purposes…

Writing Fayette County’s story

by Riley Hicks “Fayette County is like a good book. It’s a story you never want to end,” moderator Gina Martin said in closing Friday morning’s gathering at the Fayette County Public Library. “Hot off the press: Coffee, conversation, and community” brought together local leaders to talk about the direction of Fayette County, especially its…

Braves manager, APIVEO honor local team for fighting childhood cancer

With the help of a special guest, a local organization honored a group of baseball players helping kids battling cancer. Atlanta Braves Brian Snitker traveled to Peachtree City to honor the players at Foundation Sports as the APIVEO Players of the Month. “I can tell Foundation Sports is doing this for all the right reasons,”…

Drug Free Fayette, schools hosting opioid abuse town hall

Special to Fayette Newspapers Fayette County leaders will hold a town hall to address the growing concern for opioid abuse on Thursday, Oct. 19. The 6:30 p.m. gathering at the Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville, called “Not Our Town, Not Our Kids: Pain Killers, Heroin and Overdose,” aims to stem the rising tide of addiction. Opioids include…

PTC family putting their small business on national TV

by Riley Hicks From the moment Chris and Lizz McKay walk into the office every morning to the time they turn off the lights at the end of the day, both spend countless hours in the shop creating the most extraordinary shuffleboards. With their hands, Venture Shuffleboard builds beautifully-crafted pieces of art and entertainment. Their…

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