Robert Lamb, 84, of Jonesboro

Robert “Gene” Lamb, 84, of Jonesboro, passed away on March 29, 2018. He was born on April 22, 1933 in Atlanta, Ga. to the late Ossie Broome and Joseph Claude Lamb.  He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army.  Gene was an architect with the U.S. Government for many […]

Jerry Blanchard Ray, Sr., 89, of Fayetteville

Jerry Blanchard Ray, Sr., 89, of Fayetteville passed away March 27, 2018. Jerry was born on January 30, 1929 in McColl, South Carolina to Walter James and Claudia Ann Lee Ray. In 1985, he retired after 30 years of service with General Motors Lakewood Assembly Plant. He loved gardening and fishing and was a faithful […]

Largest rooftop solar array in Peachtree City coming to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Largest rooftop solar array in Peachtree City coming to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Apsilon Hotels Group has announced plans for their Crowne Plaza Hotel in Peachtree City to generate 25 percent of its electrical needs by building the largest commercial rooftop solar photovoltaic system in Peachtree City. Above, Shutterstock photo depicts a typical rooftop solar panels array. The 642 kilowatt solar power generating system is scheduled for completion in […]

Marcy Curry Williams, 73, Fayetteville, Ga.

Marcy Curry Williams, 73, Fayetteville, Ga.

Longtime Peachtree City Recreation Department administrator and Atlanta property manager Marcy Curry Williams, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, March 24. Marcy was born Marisela Alegret in Puebla, Mexico on July 9, 1944. Her father, Juan was originally from Spain and was forced to leave during the Spanish Civil War. Marcy’s parents divorced when she […]

International visitors come to PTC company

International visitors come to PTC company

Georgia’s international representatives from 12 countries toured Aventure Aviation in Peachtree City on March 22 as part of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s International Representatives Week 2018. The countries represented included Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, China, Korea, and Japan. The event was also attended by numerous state and […]

Repeating kindergarten is not a bad thing

By John Rosemond Question: Even though he had an early-August birthday, we started our son in kindergarten this past fall at a private Christian school. They did some testing prior to the start of the school year and told us they thought he would do okay. Now, however, they are telling us that he is […]

Lorene Jenkins Woodward, age 85, of Riverdale

Lorene Jenkins Woodward, age 85, of Riverdale, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018. She was born in Talledega, Ala. to the late A. G. Black and Gladys Woodard Best. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouses, Claude Grady Jenkins and Carlos Woodward; son, G. Alan Jenkins; and sisters, Dorthy Sivert […]

Thomas W. Sheddan, 83, of Fayetteville

Thomas W. Sheddan, 83, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away March 14, 2018 with his wife, Sue, by his side. He was the youngest of six children, born February 23, 1935 in Knoxville, Tenn. to Luora Gould Sheddan and Lillian Elizabeth Wolfe. Tom graduated from East High School, Cleveland, Ohio in June 1953, proudly served in […]

Robert Willis Farmer, 92

Robert “Bobby” Willis Farmer, 92, of Suwanee passed away on March 20, 2018. He was born in Morrow, Ga. on November 5, 1925 to the late Arthur and Nell Farmer. He proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army, and spent his 46 year work career at Otis Elevator Company […]