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 […]

Robert Allen Boldt, age 71

Mr. Robert Allen Boldt, age 71, passed away at his home amongst family and friends on October 9th, 2017. Robert “Bob” was born on August 22, 1946 in Port Clinton, Ohio to parents Richard “Tip” Boldt and Helen Luchsinger Boldt along with his sister Barbara. Bob was preceded in death by both his parents and […]

Jackson Baxley, 49

Jackson “Brett” Baxley, 49, devoted husband and loving father, of Fayetteville, passed away October 15, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on June 26, 1968 to Vernon and Dixie Baxley.  Brett proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the V.F.W. as well as the American Legion. He […]

Fayette schools team up to help send supplies to hurricane victims

Fayette schools team up to help send supplies to hurricane victims

Students across Fayette County recently helped to provide some relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Students from Peeples Elementary, Braelinn Elementary, Peachtree City Elementary and Oak Grove Elementary partnered with Midwest Food Bank to collect over 800 hygiene kits and baby supplies. Kedron Elementary, who partnered with Pilot Freight Services, also […]