Paula Jean Wrenn Dougherty, of Peachtree City

Paula Jean Wrenn Dougherty passed away at her home in Peachtree City, Ga. on April 24, 2018. Born in Charlotte, NC on April 26, 1931 to Isobel and Paul Wrenn, Paula Jean Wrenn graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., where she met her husband, Daniel Francis Dougherty. She was a homemaker, a member […]

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, of Peachtree City

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, died December 8, 2018 in Peachtree City, Ga. after a very long battle with Lupus. She was born September 26, 1949 in Covington, Ky. to Don and Juanita Campbell. Victoria is survived by her sisters:  Donna (Frank) Pepper of Mesa, Ariz.; Sigrid Chapman of Florence, Ky.; Debra J. Campbell, Ph.D. of […]

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Local public safety staff were honored at the recent Safety Awards program sponsored by American Legion Post 105 in Fayetteville. The award recipients were chosen by their peers and supervisors for exhibiting superior dedication to their profession and to the community. Pictured, from left, are Fayetteville Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Gable, Fayette County Fire […]

Apply reality therapy to 17-year-old

By John Rosemond Question: Our 17-year-old son is flunking his junior year in high school. Flunking is not a possibility; it is a definite, a done deal. He has passed the point where he could turn this around. He’s very intelligent and made reasonably good grades until his sophomore year. He’s not depressed in the […]

Frederick Brown Jr., age 96

Frederick Brown Jr. passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018 at Southwest Christian Care Hospice. He was 96 years old. He was a man of great stature – physically, ethically and spiritually. Fred began life on October 26, 1921 in a rural area outside of Birmingham, Ala. The family resided in the community of Woodward […]

William Howard Slagle, age 94, of Fayetteville

William (Bill) Howard Slagle, age 94, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed into eternity on April 3, 2018. Bill was born in Verda, Ky. on July 20, 1923 to Minnie and Charles Slagle. Raised in a coal mining town, he was one of nine children.  He joined the army in 1940 and served in China and India […]

James M. Wood, Jr., age 91

James M. Wood, Jr. (Nov. 7, 1926 – April 18, 2018) The world has lost a great leader, community advocate, entrepreneur, lay minister, philanthropist, and mentor, with the passing of James M. Wood, Jr. He was 91. When Jim Wood was deciding on a career path, he said he either wanted to be a preacher […]

Dorothy Marie Walker, 89, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Dorothy Marie Walker, 89, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla., and lived there until moving to Georgia in 2001 to be close to family. Known as “Dot” to most, she was a gentle, sweet and loving lady always making others feel important and loved.  […]

Floyd Jewell Jones, age 78

Floyd Jewell Jones, 78, of Lithonia passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  He was born in Griffin, Ga. on December 5, 1939 to the late Jewell and Annie Jones.  He was employed by Thienson’s Market.  Floyd was a faithful member of Arnco Baptist Church. Floyd is survived by his daughter, Debbie Powell; his granddaughter, […]

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