Betty Shipman of Newnan

Mrs. Betty Shipman of Newnan passed away August 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Matthews and is survived by her husband, Sam Shipman of Newnan; son, Ken Matthews and his wife Susie of Tyrone; step-son, Wayne Shipman and his wife Chrissy of Monroe; sister, Joyce Hicks and her husband Lee […]

Mary Gertrude McLendon, 91, formerly of Fayetteville

Mary Gertrude McLendon, 91, formerly of Fayetteville, died on Monday, August 21, 2017. Mary McLendon was a remarkable woman. She lived a life of faith, dedication, love, sacrifice, and spunk. She was the first American child born to immigrant parents, and grew up during the Great Depression and World War II. She was a very […]

Louise Lanier Coleman of Fayetteville

Louise Lanier Coleman of Fayetteville, formerly of East Point, passed away on August 17, 2017. She was 89. Mrs. Coleman was a homemaker and also a bookkeeper for the family business. She and her husband, Walt, owned and operated a service station in Atlanta for 44 years until they retired in 1990. Mrs. Coleman was […]

Marie McKenzie Torres of Peachtree City

Marie “Reesie” McKenzie Torres of Peachtree City passed away August 10, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was at home surrounded by her family. Marie’s greatest joy was her family and especially the happy times they shared on Tybee Island. She loved to spend time playing the piano, singing, working on her needlepoint, gardening and […]

Edith Philpot Watts, age 93, resident of Peachtree City

Edith Philpot Watts, age 93, resident of Peachtree City, passed away on August 14, 2017. She was an associate member of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at the Dacusville United Methodist Church in Dacusville, S.C., Saturday, August 19, 2017. Following the services, interment was at the family gravesite at the […]

Google’s repressive ‘tolerance’

By Michael Barone Would a fair society have exactly the same percentage of men and women, of whites and blacks and Latinos and Asians, in every line of work and occupational category? If your answer is yes, and that any divergence from these percentages must necessarily result from oppression, then you qualify for a job […]

Religion Briefs 081617

Divorce Care starts tonight A new Divorce Care class for those going through, or who have recently been through, a separation or divorce will start at Providence United Methodist Church on Wednesday evening, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m., and will meet each Wednesday evening from 6:30 – 8 p.m. until Nov. 8. For more information, […]

Lunch program volunteers

Lunch program volunteers

First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City supplied volunteers to work the summer lunch program in Fayette County. Shown above (L-R) are church members Bob Morris, and JoAnn and Chuck Wright  who volunteered to deliver lunches. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity’s fall GriefShare program starts tonight, Friday

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will again offer GriefShare to the community this fall. GriefShare is a non-denominational Christ-centered grief recovery group for those who have experienced the death of someone dear to them.  Whether their loss is recent or from years past, GriefShare can offer help. A DVD program will be shown featuring some of […]