Richard Allen Holcomb, age 82, of Fayetteville

Mr. Richard Allen Holcomb, age 82, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on March 18, 2017. Mr. Holcomb was born on July 31, 1934, son of the late Carlton and Arline Holcomb. He was preceded in death by his son: Carlton Holcomb; and granddaughter: Ashley Haberern. Survivors include his loving wife: Marion Frazier, of Connecticut; daughters: […]

Henry Hugh McElroy, Jr., of Fayetteville

Henry Hugh McElroy, Jr. went to be with our Heavenly Father on March 25, 2017. He passed peacefully in his sleep, free of pain. He was born February 24, 1932 in Fayetteville, Ga. to Dorothy Elizabeth Perry and Henry Hugh McElroy, Sr. Hugh was an entrepreneur at heart. After a challenge from his father to […]

Peggy Maffett Baker, 89

Peggy Maffett Baker, 89, died on March 13, 2017 at Christian City Nursing Home, Union City, Ga. She was born to the late Eva Jane and Fletcher Ellington Maffett at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. She graduated from Girl’s High School and attended Georgia State University (then Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia.) She […]

William Charles Dukes, 70, of Jonesboro

William Charles Dukes, 70, of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on September 16, 1946 to the late Charles and Eldna Dukes. He proudly served his country as a United States Marine in Vietnam. William was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Rabold in February, […]

Karen Lynne Earnest, 73, of Fayetteville

Karen Lynne Earnest, 73, of Fayetteville passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. She was born in Lafayette, Ind. on December 6, 1943 to Carl and Kathryn Ruth Shaw. Karen and Ralph graduated from Milligan College in Johnson City, Tenn.  Karen was a dedicated and devoted teacher for the Clayton County School System for 32 […]

Mir Abdi, of Fayetteville

Beloved Fayetteville, Ga. resident Mir H. Abdi, 78, affectionately called “Dr. Mike” or aka “Doc” has entered into paradise on March 18, 2017. He was a medical doctor, professor, and advocate for social issues. “Doc” viewed death as a transition from one state of being to another, and per his final wishes, he will be […]

John Martin Turner, 70, of Fayetteville

John Martin Turner, 70, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, after a lengthy illness. John was born on August 15, 1946 in Canandaigua, N.Y. to the late Russell and Margaret Turner. John was a 23-year employee of YOKOGAWA Corporation of America in Newnan. He was an active member of Holy Trinity Catholic […]

An annual tradition

An annual tradition

The Metro Fayette Kiwanis sponsors a visit to the Georgia Legislature each spring. Members of the Whitewater High Key Club and the Sandy Creek High Key Club and the Whitewater Middle Builders Club and the Flat Rock Middle Builders Clubs had 70 members attending. School advisors attending were Charlie Armour, Whitewater High, Katy Sweat, Danna […]

McIntosh student headed to state

McIntosh student headed to state

McIntosh High School student Kylie Eves received the Best in Fair award at the West Metro Regional Social Studies Fair and will advance to the State Social Studies Fair in April. Sponsored by the Georgia Council for the Social Studies, local, regional and state social studies fairs are designed for students to learn, practice, and […]

Optimists honor county youth

Optimists honor county youth

The Peachtree City Optimist Club held its annual Youth Appreciation Banquet on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Flat Creek Country Club. The banquet is part of Optimist Youth Appreciation Week. Each year students from the Fayette County area are selected by their school counselors/teachers to be honored for their outstanding contributions to their schools and […]