Phyllis Williams, age 91, of Peachtree City

Ms. Phyllis Williams (91), of Peachtree City, passed away on May 25, 2018, after short bout with cancer. Ms. Williams was born in British Guyana on July 21, 1926; she became a school teacher and business owner in NYC.  She retired to Peachtree City in 1996 but remained active in local school and community volunteer […]

Johnny Henderson Cochran, 81, of Fayetteville

Johnny Henderson Cochran, 81, of Fayetteville passed away on June 7, 2018. He was born on May 18, 1937 to Oliver and Nellie Cochran. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Lee (Jim) Miller and Betty Self; and several nieces and nephews, Jason “Oliver” Self, Dr. Rachel […]

Achilles Pappas, age 72

Achilles (Peter) Pappas, aged 72 died peacefully on June 10, 2018 in the comfort of his home after a short struggle with cancer and Alzheimer’s. He was born on January 13, 1947 in Berwyn Ill., the son of Peter E. Pappas and Rita P. Arvas. Peter is survived by his loving wife of 51 years […]

McIntosh, FCHS get new principals

McIntosh, FCHS get new principals

The Fayette County Board of Education on May 31 approved several school-level administrative changes taking effect for the coming school year. Among those will be a new assistant superintendent of student achievement and a new principals at McIntosh and Fayette County high schools. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Dr. Julie Turner, principal at Kedron […]

Children suffer from absence of parental authority

By John Rosemond Rates of child and teen depression and suicide continue to rise, as they have for 50 years. As regular readers of this column know, I do not agree in the least with current explanations, much less the “treatments” based on them, proposed by the mainstream in the mental health professions. For the […]

James Brian Ward, age 60, of Fayetteville

James Brian Ward “Jimmy” age 60 of Fayetteville, Ga. was called home on May 29, 2018. Jimmy was born on April 15, 1958 to the late Jean and Bob Ward. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 33 years, Cynthia Hightower Ward, and their marriage was blessed with two sons: Nicklaus Reed Ward, who was […]

Mae Maxine Fitzgerald, age 86

Mrs. Mae Maxine Fitzgerald (né e Hampton) entered peacefully into rest at home May 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was welcomed into her heavenly home by her husband of 56 years, David W. Fitzgerald; her parents Richard and Katherine (Coleman) Hampton; her sisters Pauline Hampton Stout(Dewey); Lorraine Hampton Murphy(Fred); Betty Hampton Quitta; […]

Leona Bishop, age 91

Leona “Annette” Bishop, 91, of Hampton, passed away May 31, 2018.  She was born on February 21, 1927 in Smyrna, Ga. to the late Frederick and Rosa Mae Wilkie.  Annette was wonderful at sewing and enjoyed making clothes for others. She was also known for her famous chocolate cake as well as many other dishes. […]