Hopewell UMC’s Chick-N-Que set for this Saturday in Tyrone

The Methodist Men at Tyrone’s Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. The cost is $8 for  half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread, and iced tea. Eat at the pavilion or take the food home to enjoy. Proceeds […]

Daugherty appointed new director of Freedom Challenge

Daugherty appointed new director of Freedom Challenge

Operation Mobilization (OM) USA recently announced that Tracy Daugherty has joined the organization as director of its Freedom Challenge anti-slavery initiative. Freedom Challenge is an initiative of Operation Mobilization committed to the prevention of modern day slavery and human trafficking, in addition to the rescue and restoration of its victims. The women who lead and […]

WinShape Camp registration continues at Heritage Christian

Heritage Christian Church continues to register campers for its annual WinShape Camp, planned for July 10-14.WinShape is a weeklong day camp experience for all completed first through ninth graders. Cost is $209 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration. Registration is now open. This is Heritage’s10th year hosting […]

Are you like a city broken down without walls?

Recently, The Atlanta Journal Constitution website ran: “Vacuum cleaner used as a weapon in DeKalb road rage, cops say.” (www.ajc.com, April 24, 2017). Chamblee police said a 24-year-old woman used a Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner as a weapon against a driver who approached her car and banged on the window. As he fumed about her […]

Gaspierik-Edwards engagement

Gaspierik-Edwards engagement

Joe and Terri Gaspierik of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Gaspierik to Matt Edwards, son of Fred and Robin Edwards of Fayetteville. Katie is a 2004 graduate of Fayette County High School and has a master’s degree from Georgia State University.  She is working as a behavior interventionist in Fulton County Schools. […]

Ronald James Lynch, 63, formerly of Fayetteville

Ronald “Ron” James Lynch, 63 of Altamonte Springs, Fla. (formerly of Fayetteville, Ga.) passed away on May 1, 2017, from injuries sustained in a fall on April 16, 2017. Ron was a kind and considerate man who was well loved and respected. He left a lasting impression on all who came in contact with him […]

Harry W. Hicks of Peachtree City

Harry W. Hicks, 6-8-1925 – 5-8-2017, was born in College Park, Ga. where he grew up with his parents and younger brother, Bill. After graduating from Georgia Military Academy, he entered the Navy ROTC program and trained at Georgia Tech. After the war ended, Mr. Hicks married his childhood sweetheart, Laura Leigh Richardson and began […]

Alfred Nunes, age 87

Mr. Nunes passed away on May 13, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Margaret Yates Nunes, and members of his and her extended families. Born in Taunton, Mass. on July 2, 1929, he was the son of John and Zulmira Nunes, who emigrated from the Island of Maderia, Portugal. His three […]

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away May 13, 2017. Jimmy was retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a member of the National Guard, taught Sunday School for many years, and served as a deacon. Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Parker Newton. He is survived by his sisters, […]

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born in Atlanta on October 31, 1957 to Elvin and Charlotte White. She was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as an elementary school teacher for 30 years.  Mary Anne was preceded in death by her parents and […]