New deacon

Michael Lee Wilton, Palmetto, was ordained as a Deacon during services at the 2017 Convocation of the Mid-South Diocese. Wilton has served as a Licensed Liturgical Minister in the Diocese of the Mid-South and is a member of The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, where he has been assigned to perform his duties. The […]

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Church bazaar nears St. Gabriel Catholic Church is having their 7th annual Fall Craft Bazaar Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Oct. 15 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Get an early start finding those special Christmas gifts at 152 Antioch Road in Fayetteville at the multi-purpose building next to the church. For more […]

Douglas N. Field, age 71

Douglas N. Field, beloved husband, father, brother and solider, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from complications of a devastating, unexpected stroke. He was 71 years old. Born on November 24, 1945 in Orange, N.J., Douglas was the son of Albert and Marjorie Field. Douglas’s father passed away at only age 37, and his […]

John William Tate Jr., of Sharpsburg

John William (Bill) Tate Jr. arrived as a blessing to his parents and all who would meet and come to know him throughout his 86 years. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at his home in Sharpsburg, Ga. on October 3, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. March 6, 1931 to parents, John […]

Imogene Moody McAfee, age 80, of Fayetteville

Imogene Moody McAfee, age 80, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Greenville, Ga. surrounded by family. She was born February 19, 1937 in Greensboro, Ga. to the late Alex Moody and Amy Dell Moody. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her son Keith McAfee and […]

Charles Howard Preston, 92

Join us in celebration of the life of Charles Howard Preston, 92, who passed on to his Lord and Savior on October 7, 2017. Charles was born December 14, 1924, in Riverdale, Ga. and graduated from Richardson High School in College Park, Ga.  Charles served in the United States Army from 1941-1944. He was sent […]

Martha Sue Smith, of Fayetteville

Ms. Martha Sue Smith of Fayetteville passed away on October 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ruby Clontz Crosby and daughter, Kimberley Smith Lowe. She is survived by her son, Mark Addison Smith and his husband Erik Gernand of New York, N.Y.; son-in-law, Clinton Lowe of Cumming, Ga.; grandson, […]

Fayetteville invites citizens to attend 4 town hall meetings in October

Fayetteville invites citizens to attend 4 town hall meetings in October

Fayetteville will be holding interactive town hall meetings in October to keep citizens aware of various aspects of life in their city. The meetings will be held on Oct. 9, 10, 12 and 16 at different locations around town. Above, Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson (center) at a town hall meeting in January 2016. At left […]

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

One-time McIntosh classmates meet again in Iraq surgical unit

When Andrew Henebry (above, right) reported for duty at the U.S. Navy EMU Surgical Unit near Mosul, Iraq a few weeks ago, he was surprised to be greeted by former McIntosh classmate Michael Lee (above, left), who was completing his deployment. They spent about a week together while the new surgical team was briefed on […]