William Edward Eldred, of Fayetteville

William “Bill” Edward Eldred died on June 21, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ga.  After enjoying several months in his assisted living community, Azalea Estates, his health began to decline.  Bill was born on August 17, 1929 in Lincoln Park, Mich. to Harold and Magdalene Eldred. When he was 8 years old after his parents divorced, his […]

Lee Bailey, 64, of Peachtree City

Lee Bailey, 64, of Peachtree City, passed away on June 22, 2017. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind., to Bruce Bailey and the late Jean Bailey. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn, daughter Brandi Meeks (Brian) and son Kenneth Stone (Tuzi) and sisters Judy Noland (Keith), Linda Burcham (Gary) and Sharon Hays (Michael). One […]

Terry Lee Matthews, 67

Terry Lee Matthews, 67, of Brooks passed away on June 24, 2017. He was born on January 9, 1950 in Abbeville, Ga. to the late Troy and Gladys Matthews. He was associated in the family business and served as owner and operator of Matthews Hamper House at the time of his death. Terry was preceded […]

Edward Avery, 81, of Peachtree City

CW3 (Ret) Edward (Richard) Avery, 81, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away June 19, 2017. He was born in Griffin, Ga. on September 14, 1935 to the late Willis and Polly Avery. Mr. Avery retired from the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW3). He worked as a Prudential agent afterwards for nine years […]

Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone

Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone Ga. passed away June 19, 2017. Fred was born in Roanoke, Ala., the son of Emmett and Pearl Birdsong. He graduated from Handley High School in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II from 1944-1946 in the 200th Infantry Regiment. After his service, he […]

Paul Anka cancels Peachtree City show

Paul Anka cancels Peachtree City show

The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater regrets to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Paul Anka has cancelled his June 24 appearance in Peachtree City.  Representatives for Mr. Anka said they appreciate fans’ understanding in the matter, and Amphitheater staff apologize for the last minute notice.  No concert will be held on Saturday, June 24. A […]

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

The Hudson Family Foundation awarded Emily Cartledge, of Landmark Christian school, a $ 3,000 college scholarship to go towards her college tuition. Emily will be attending the University of Georgia in the fall. The mission of the foundation is to, “Make a positive and long lasting impact in the lives of children who have a […]

High school grads receive art scholarships

High school grads receive art scholarships

Three local high school graduates were each recently presented with $1,000 Senior Art Scholarships from Main Street Fayetteville in support of the local arts community.  Established about 20 years ago through the “Fayette Fine Art Show”, the scholarship program benefits local high school seniors planning to pursue art majors at the college and university level. […]

PTC tennis center receives top honors

PTC tennis center receives top honors

The USTA today announced that the Peachtree City Tennis Center is one of 12 winners in the 36th annual USTA Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. The Peachtree City Tennis Center will be honored at the Next Generation: A Tennis Innovation Workshop at the […]

The Carnegie is offering contests

The Carnegie is offering contests

The Newnan Coweta-Art Association and Children Connect: Newnan Children’s Museum are gearing up to do another fabulous art installation of large fiberglass pieces painted by local artists. The theme for this new art installation will be “Newnan, a Storybook Town.” Included as part of this new installation will be the publication of a Newnan storybook […]