Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away May 13, 2017. Jimmy was retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a member of the National Guard, taught Sunday School for many years, and served as a deacon. Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Parker Newton. He is survived by his sisters, […]

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born in Atlanta on October 31, 1957 to Elvin and Charlotte White. She was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as an elementary school teacher for 30 years.  Mary Anne was preceded in death by her parents and […]

Ernestine Simmons, age 87

Loving wife to Raymond, Mother of Five, Everyone’s Oma, and Cherished Friend to many. Ernestine (Oma) Simmons, known around Peachtree City as “Oma”, who celebrated life at the weekly family dinner on Sunday night and talked politics to flowers, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 after suffering a stroke. She was 87 years old. Ernestine […]

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. She was born on October 31, 1929 to the late Jackson and Lida Yarbrough in Roopville, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Henry Thomas Rosamond Sr.; siblings, Annie Ruth Thaxton, Joyce Gore, Jean Mullins, Pauline […]

Joe Neal Meade, 78, of Peachtree City

Joe Neal Meade, 78, of Peachtree City, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born on February 16, 1939 to the late Harold and Verna Meade in Pike County, Indiana. Joe graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree. He obtained his Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago. […]

Mary Scott age 83 of Jonesboro

Mrs. Mary Scott age 83 of Jonesboro, passed away May 11, 2017. Mrs. Scott is survived by her husband: George “Blackie” Scott; children: N. Keith & Sharon Scott of Fayetteville, and Sandra & Chris Reynolds of Chapin, S.C.; grandchildren: Adam Scott, Alex Scott, Ryan Reynolds, Avery Scott, Addy Reynolds, and Mary Reynolds; 5 great grandchildren: […]

Edna Irene Flowers, age 87

Mrs. Edna Irene Flowers, age 87, of Midland, Ga. passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Flowers. She is survived by her daughter, Carla Brown and her husband Kirk of Midland, Ga.; son, Randy Rainwater and his wife Jean of McDonough, Ga.; sister, Rosemary Reid; grandchildren, Andrea […]

Helen Smith named Presidential Scholar

Helen Smith of SCHS

Helen Smith named Presidential Scholar

Helen Smith of Sandy Creek High School has received the highest national honor bestowed to a graduating high school senior. She is one of the 160 high school students in the nation to be named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Helen received the award in Career and Technical Education. She is one of two students […]

Ferguson votes for AHCA

Ferguson votes for AHCA

Third District Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) last week voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA). “This legislation is just the first step towards creating a patient-centered, market-driven health care system,” said Ferguson. “With today’s vote, I kept my promise to Third District residents to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and build a […]