Ernie Lee Cannington, 89, of Fayetteville

Ernie Lee Cannington, 89, of Fayetteville, Ga. went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, April 8th, 2018. Ernie’s journey was sudden and unexpected, but he had prepared for this day early in his life. A lifelong Georgian, he was born on Christmas Day in 1928 to Irene Spence Cannington and Arnold Lee […]

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone, passed away April 8, 2018. She was born in Kenwood, Ga. on December 6, 1923 to William and Bessie Darnell. She retired after 35 years as a cafeteria manager for the Fayette County school system, where she worked at Fayette County High School and Hood Avenue Elementary. After retirement, […]

Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

When it comes to getting involved and lending a helping hand, look no further than the nonprofit HNL organization. Above, members of the nonprofit HNL organization are always lending a helping hand to those in need. Photo/Submitted. With 50 members operating in Fayette, Coweta, Fulton and Clayton counties, spokesman Josh Shelton said the organization began […]

William Calvin Barnes, 72, of Newnan

William Calvin “Buddy” Barnes, 72, of Newnan died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. Born in Coweta County, July 23, 1945, he was a son of the late William Jefferson and Lois Lassetter Barnes.  He was a Veteran having served in the US Navy. He was a Youth Baseball Coach and Basketball Coach and […]

Detour set for north Fayette roundabout work

Detour set for north Fayette roundabout work

Lane closures and detours around the new roundabout at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Sandy Creek Road in Fayetteville is underway, with detours in place until construction is completed in the coming weeks. According to the construction contractor, lane closures include Veterans Parkway southbound and Sandy Creek Road westbound. Also, Veterans Parkway northbound traffic […]

Constance Lee Vincent Warr, 78, of Fayetteville

Constance Lee Vincent Warr, 78, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. She graduated from Russell High School in East Point, Georgia in 1957, and then graduated from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia.  Connie taught Mathematics at Russell High School and French at Headland High […]

UPDATE: Peachtree City votes 5-0 NOT to regulate the color of your home

UPDATE: Peachtree City votes 5-0 NOT to regulate the color of your home

UPDATED Friday, April 6 — The Peachtree City Council Thursday night voted unanimously against a proposed ordinance that would have specified the palette of colors that would be allowed for painting new or existing homes in all single-family residential districts. (Click here for The Citizen Facebook Live videocast of the council meeting. Council discussion prior […]

‘Gentle parenting’ meets reality

By John Rosemond Upon arrival on-site for a recent speaking engagement, I am told that several rather vocal parents refused to attend because I am not an advocate of “gentle parenting.” That implies that I proselytize for “rough” or “harsh” parenting, which I do not, and be assured dear reader, at this stage of my […]

Barbara Cheney Prellberg, age 85

Barbara Cheney Prellberg, age 85, a resident of Arbor Terrace, Peachtree City, Ga. and formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill. passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on February 19, 2018. Barbara was born on February 16, 1933 in Atlanta, Ga., to Harold and Thelma Cheney.    At the age of 12 her family relocated to […]

Franklin Delano Jackson, 78, of Fayetteville

Franklin “Frankie” Delano Jackson, 78, of Fayetteville passed away on March 26, 2018 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born on September 21, 1939 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Pedro and Juanita Jackson.  He was a retired sheet metal mechanic at Delta Air Lines.  He proudly served his country in […]