Engaging the citizens

Engaging the citizens

Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson (with microphone) explains to citizens about how the city operates. City officials conducted four town hall meetings in different parts of the city to educate and inform its residents. Photo/city of Fayetteville.

Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Competition season for the Fayette County High Marching Tigers is off to a grand start, having been named the Grand Champions of the 11th Annual Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition. The band was rated the highest out of all bands competing to earn the Grand Championship title. In addition to bringing home the largest prize […]

Joe Frank Wade, 82, of Fayetteville

Joe Frank Wade, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away October 15, 2017.  Joe was born on December 1, 1934 to the late Harvard and Florrie Wade. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Teresa Lynn Wade.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Wade; daughters, Angie (Randy) Adams of Fayetteville and Jennifer (Michael) […]

A bolt of lightning and the Protestant Reformation

By Dr. Howard E. Dial “On a sultry day in July of the year 1505 a lonely traveler was trudging over a parched road on the outskirts of the Saxon village of Stotternheim. He was a young man, short but sturdy, and wore the dress of a university student. As he approached the village, the […]

Raves-Finch wedding

Raves-Finch wedding

Daphne Laurel Raves and Rhett Alexander Finch were married on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Ariz.  Bobby Henebry, the groom’s longtime friend, officiated the ceremony.  Natalie Finch, niece of the groom, was flower girl, and Sidney Finch, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer. The bride is the daughter […]

John L. McElroy, Jr. of Peachtree City

Mr. John L. McElroy, Jr. of Peachtree City passed away October 14, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann McElroy and daughter Barbara Ellen McElroy. He is survived by his son, John McElroy, III of Peachtree City; sister, Joann Ruhtenberg of Indianapolis, Ind.; brother, Jimmy McElroy and his wife Jan of […]

Hazel Revill, age 94, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Hazel Revill, age 94, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Revill; nieces, Nancy Brooks and her husband, Phil, Fayetteville, Ga., Susan Tidwell and her husband, Terry, of Fayetteville, Ga., Claudia Daniell of Smyrna, Ga., Paula Blachner and her husband, Eric, of Atlanta, Ga., […]

Emory L. McHugh III, of Fayetteville

Emory L. McHugh III, of Fayetteville, passed away October 15, 2017. Emory was born in Duluth, Ga. on June 12, 1954 to the late Emory and Ruby McHugh. Emory graduated from Central Gwinnett High School in 1972, where he was the star student his senior year. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1976 […]

Laurens Moore Center Hollis, 93, of Peachtree City

Laurens Moore Center Hollis, 93, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at home under the care of hospice. She was born December 4, 1923 in College Park, Ga. to Edgar Sumter Center, Jr. and Alpha Moore Center. She married Col. Jeff F. Hollis on March 7, 1952. Laurens’ husband, Jeff […]

Theresa Rogers DuRant, 82, of Fayetteville

Theresa “Terry” Rogers DuRant, 82, of Fayetteville passed away on October 7, 2017. She was born on October 6, 1935 in Chattanooga, Tenn. to the late Thomas Paul and Edna Eurton Rogers. Terry proudly served her country in the Naval Reserve.  She was a lifelong employee of Eastern Airlines and a member of the retirees […]

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