Frances Elizabeth Lynn, 51, of Ocala Fla.

Frances Elizabeth Lynn, 51, of Ocala Fla., formally of Tyrone, Ga. peacefully passed away at her home February 12, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. “Liz” was born October 11, 1965 in Nashville Tennessee. She was an avid equestrian and loved to care for and ride her horses. She will be greatly missed by her […]

Jerry Bradley Thomason

Mr. Jerry Bradley (Brad) Thomason, age 47, of Tyrone, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Thomason; children, Aaron Thomason, Kelsey Thomason; sister, Tracy Thomason; nieces, Kaylee, Nicole; nephew, Zachary. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Parrott Funeral […]

William Franklin Walters, 85, of Peachtree City

William “Bill” Franklin Walters, 85, of Peachtree City, passed away February 15, 2017. Bill served in the US Marine Corp from 1950 – 1953. He then worked for the US Government Printing Office for 30 years. He was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Bill loved cars, plants, and […]

Ora Jean Porter Gunnin, 91, of Fayetteville

Ora Jean Porter Gunnin, 91, of Fayetteville and East Point, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2017 at Christian City, surrounded by family and friends. She was born August 18, 1925 to Arthur Newton Porter, Sr. and Ora Bell Wood Porter in Statham, Ga. She was the last survivor of seven daughters and two sons […]

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Today, Piedmont Fayette has more than 1,600 employees, nearly 700 physicians and 250 volunteers. This spring, Piedmont Fayette Hospital will complete its third major expansion.

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Piedmont Fayette Hospital celebrated its “commitment to caring for the community” with its first-ever gala Feb. 11 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The event, a fundraiser for the 501(c)3 not-for-profit hospital, was held at the Delta Flight Museum. More than 450 people attended the event, which raised nearly $200,000. Proceeds from the event help Piedmont Fayette […]

Religion Briefs 021517

Usher’s anniversary set for Feb. 19 Flipper Chapel A. M. E. Church will celebrate the Usher’s Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Anthony Dixon and the New Grant Chapel A. M. E. Church of East Point will be the guest pastor and church. The theme is “Reflecting God’s Glory.”  The Rev. […]

Cub Scout Pack 70 hosts 2nd annual Pinewood Derby

Cub Scout Pack 70 hosts 2nd annual Pinewood Derby

Shown above, Cub Scouts Robert Viall, Alejandro Gomez, Jayden Loner, and Aaron Osma. Photo/Special. This month, Scouts in Cub Scout Pack 70 hosted their second annual Pinewood Derby at Evergreen Church. The Pinewood Derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Cub Scouts, with the help of parents, build […]

Fayette Family Church plans marriage conference Feb. 24, 25

Fayette Family Church presents the Reignite Your Marriage Conference, featuring Dr. Michael Smalley, with special guest, Image Bearers Ministries. The event will be held Friday, Feb. 24, from  7-9 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 25,  from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $25 per couple or $15 per single. The fee includes Friday night reception and Saturday […]

Young’s best selling novel will be subject of two-part discussion at Fayette Presbyterian Church

Young’s best selling novel will be subject of two-part discussion at Fayette Presbyterian Church

 Susan Holcombe and the Rev. Dr. Alex Moses will lead the upcoming discussions on The Shack. Photo/Special. Start reading now! Fayette Presbyterian Church will have a two-part discussion based on The Shack by William Paul Young, a best-selling yet controversial novel which wrestles with the age-old question, “Where is God in a world filled with […]

Donna Atkins Reid, age 67

Donna Atkins Reid passed away at home on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 surrounded by her family after a difficult and courageous 6-year battle with ovarian cancer.  She was born on May 20, 1949 in Brookline, Maine and was the only child of Bernard and Gertrude Atkins of Peabody, Maine. Donna Reid was a long-time resident […]

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