Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

When it comes to getting involved and lending a helping hand, look no further than the nonprofit HNL organization. Above, members of the nonprofit HNL organization are always lending a helping hand to those in need. Photo/Submitted. With 50 members operating in Fayette, Coweta, Fulton and Clayton counties, spokesman Josh Shelton said the organization began […]

William Calvin Barnes, 72, of Newnan

William Calvin “Buddy” Barnes, 72, of Newnan died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. Born in Coweta County, July 23, 1945, he was a son of the late William Jefferson and Lois Lassetter Barnes.  He was a Veteran having served in the US Navy. He was a Youth Baseball Coach and Basketball Coach and […]

Constance Lee Vincent Warr, 78, of Fayetteville

Constance Lee Vincent Warr, 78, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. She graduated from Russell High School in East Point, Georgia in 1957, and then graduated from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia.  Connie taught Mathematics at Russell High School and French at Headland High […]

Barbara Cheney Prellberg, age 85

Barbara Cheney Prellberg, age 85, a resident of Arbor Terrace, Peachtree City, Ga. and formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill. passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on February 19, 2018. Barbara was born on February 16, 1933 in Atlanta, Ga., to Harold and Thelma Cheney.    At the age of 12 her family relocated to […]

Franklin Delano Jackson, 78, of Fayetteville

Franklin “Frankie” Delano Jackson, 78, of Fayetteville passed away on March 26, 2018 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born on September 21, 1939 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Pedro and Juanita Jackson.  He was a retired sheet metal mechanic at Delta Air Lines.  He proudly served his country in […]

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 […]

Civil Air Patrol learns cold weather training

Civil Air Patrol learns cold weather training

Fourteen cadets and seven senior members from the Civil Air Patrol Peachtree City-Falcon Field Composite Squadron attended the Georgia Wing Frostbite 2018, Search and Rescue Exercise in the North Georgia Mountains. Frostbite is a cold weather Search and Rescue exercise, which  is held every February, in the austere and rugged terrain utilized by the US […]

Suicide survivors gather in support of Fayetteville LOSS walk, intended to help stem tide of suicides

Suicide survivors gather in support  of Fayetteville LOSS walk, intended to help stem tide of suicides

Nearly 70 people gathered at Patriot Park in Fayetteville early on March 24 to make a statement at the Armed Forces Mission (AFM) and Stop Suicide USA inaugural LOSS Walk. LOSS is an acronym for Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors. Above, a large group attended the March 24 inaugural LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Walk at […]

Easter egg hunters gather in PTC

Easter egg hunters gather in PTC

It may look like pandemonium, but it’s really the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Peachtree City last weekend, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Peachtree City and the Peachtree City Fire Department. Unlike other age groups at the egg hunt, parents of the youngest egg hunters, age 2, can assist during the rush for the […]