Harry F. Swann

Harry F. Swann, Fayetteville, died Dec. 27, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Emily Joiner Swann. Services were at First Baptist Church of Fairburn with the Rev. Dr. Oscar Cope and the Rev. Justin Terrell officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn. Survivors include a son, Ray […]

Hubert Edwin Fuller

Hubert Edwin “Ed” Fuller, 66,Fayetteville, died Dec. 27, 2009. He was retired with 35 years of service from Delta Airlines, and was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Services were at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Watson officiating. Interment was at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Hogansville. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Fuller, […]

June Marlene Jeffords Bowen

June Marlene Jeffords Bowen, 70, Fayetteville, formerly of Gainesville, Fla., died Dec. 28, 2009, following a long period of disability. She enjoyed successful and rewarding careers with the Florida Farm Bureau Ins. Co., and later as a department head with Griffin Federal Bank Mortgage Inc., in Fayetteville. A memorial served will be held at Antioch […]

Thomas J. Lynch Jr.

Thomas “Tom” J. Lynch Jr., 76, Fayetteville, died Dec. 30, 2009. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Derrick Lovelady officiating. Survivors include a son, Jim Peebles, Lake Sinclair; a daughter, Pat Fulkerson, Milner; grandchildren, Donny Fulkerson, Laurie Ricks, and Jeffrey Peebles; and great-grandchildren, Justin Peebles, Taylor Ricks, Brittany Lynn Fulkerson, […]

Beryl Raymond Pelt

Beryl Raymond Pelt, 75, Fayetteville, died Dec. 31, 2009. He served for 10 years in the United States Air Force and then worked as an aircraft mechanic for 23 years with Eastern Air Lines. He then worked for 8 years at Lockheed. He loved to garden, sharing the fruits of his labors with friends and […]

Snow day on Friday?

Fayette residents hoping for snow may get their wish starting Thursday afternoon. The area could get upwards of one inch of the white stuff and perhaps more, according to the latest forecast available early Tuesday afternoon. The storm is expected to begin Thursday afternoon, ending around 1 or 2 a.m. Friday morning, according to Sean […]

Law history class offered for HS students

High school students are being invited to apply for a free 11-week Saturday symposium on American Constitutional law and legal history taught by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Chris Edwards. Each class will focus on a particular topic of Constitutional history. Students will be responsible for purchasing a $10 book for the class entitled “The […]

Message of SPLOST defeat: No more taxes

I take exception with some of [reporter John] Munford’s words in the headline article of today’s Citizen. Mr. Munford wrote that citizens “shot down” a special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) “that would have helped ease budget concerns.” First, the phrase “shot down” is loaded with emotion; the use of such a phrase suggests […]

FreeSpeech for 01-06-10

I want to thank Cleveland Elementary School for posting “Merry Christmas” outside of their school. Finally, someone is not afraid to say it! All you hear these days is “happy holidays and holiday party” and everything else except “Merry Christmas.” Thank you, Cleveland, for your example. – – – – – – – – – […]

Holy Cross church will offer weight loss class

The Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville will host a 13-week class, “Losing Weight God’s Way,” at the church on Tuesday evenings, beginning Jan. 12. The class will involve learning to practice Biblical eating habits and exercise and will be taught by Dr. Judy Massey. Cost is $25 for materials including workbook and a […]