Every year the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) Angel Tree project collects gifts to fulfill the Christmas wishes of students in the Fayette County Public School System whose families are struggling to make ends meet. Above, warehouse supervisor Ron Ross (center) and two of his staffers help load Angel Tree gifts on to trucks […]
It must be nearing year-end because the “words of the year” have been released. Dictionary.com follows each year’s most meaningful events and “look-up” trends. The site has named “complicit” as its word of the year. “Complicit” means to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having involvement in wrongdoing (http://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year-2017/). When […]
Anna Marie Young-Hooks was born November 27, 1928, in Meridian, Mississippi, to the late Bishop Roy Lee Young, Sr. and Estella Oatis-Young of Meridian, Mississippi. Anna transitioned peacefully on December 5, 2017. Days prior to her death she celebrated her 89th birthday surrounded by family and friends. Anna graduated in May 1946 from Mississippi Industrial […]
“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.” There are no truer words than Proverbs 31:25 to describe the spirit of Gladys Moore Williamson. Born in LaGrange, Georgia during the height of World War I, Gladys lost her father to that war at just four years of age. […]
The only way to make a difference is to be the difference. That was the case for Peachtree City nonprofit HNL (Hole Nother Level) that recently obtained a golf cart for a Peachtree City mother of two children who had no transportation. Above, supporters of the nonprofit Hole Nother Level (HNL) helped raise funds to […]
Peachtree City Police Department’s Light Up the Night Toy Drive is in full swing. There are still a few remaining opportunities to help make Christmas special for local kids in need. Above, carrying on a Peachtree City tradition of giving — Doing their part for the Peachtree City Police Department’s annual Light Up the Night […]
Rebecca S. (Sue) Slagle, 87, of Fayetteville passed into eternity on November 28, 2017. Sue was born in Richmond, Ky. on April 29, 1930, to the late Richard and Lucy Parks into their family of fourteen children. She graduated from Madison County High School in Richmond, Ky. and from Georgetown College in Georgetown, Ky. In […]
Mrs. Bobbie Foles of Peachtree City passed away December 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Willie Foles of Peachtree City; children, Shelby Foles and his wife Ellen of Rex; Cindy Bradley and her husband Larry of Peachtree City; Selina Dailey and her husband Clark of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Ryan Foles and his wife Michelle; […]
J.C. Booth 8th Grade Chorus students performed seasonal music at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion on Dec. 5. They were treated to a tour of the mansion by First Lady Mrs. Sandra Deal and enjoyed refreshments after their concert in the ballroom. The Booth Chorus director is Ms. Kara Post. Photo/Submitted.
Members of the Spirit of McIntosh Band and Color Guard marched in the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta parade on Dec. 2. Photo/Submitted.