Joann Cora Federchuck, age 81

Joann Cora Federchuck, age 81, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family and by the many Peachtree City residents who have come to know her.  She was known by many as Ms. Joann, The Dog Lady, and the Boney Lady.  […]

Prentice Masayoshi Tanaka, age 84

Mr. Prentice Masayoshi “Pete” Tanaka, age 84, passed away on April 20, 2018 shortly after a diagnoses of Leukemia. Mr. Tanaka was born on February 2, 1934 in Wahiawa, Hawaii to the late John and Hanayo Tanaka. He was “Sansei,” or third-generation Japanese American, as both his maternal and paternal grandparents immigrated to Hawaii from […]

Clauda Edwina Hamilton Cook, 68, of Fayetteville

Clauda Edwina Hamilton Cook, 68, of Fayetteville passed away April 27, 2018.  Clauda was born in Atlanta on November 18, 1949. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward M. Hamilton and Clauda V. Cox (Hamilton) and brothers, Richard and Cary Hamilton. She is survived by husband, Robert J. Cook; son: Robert E.H. (Candace) […]

Don Cavanaugh, age 81

Don Cavanaugh, age 81, passed away on April 19, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Carole, his children D. J. (Tanya) Cavanaugh, Steve Cavanaugh, and Cathy (Larry) Heider; loving grandkids, Sarah (Jonathan) Snyder, Joseph, Margaret, Lynee, and Allie Cavanaugh; great-grandson, William Hunt Snyder. He also has a brother, sister, and nephews living in […]

Walter Morgan Mills, Jr., 57

Walter Morgan Mills, Jr., 57, of Atlanta passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Born on May 17, 1960 in Atlanta, Walter Morgan was  the beloved son of Dr. and Mrs. Walter and Sue Mills. Walter attended Woodward Academy and received a business degree in marketing from Georgia State University. He was also a […]

Fayette Senior Services gets $500,000 grant

Fayette Senior Services gets $500,000 grant

Fayette Senior Services (FSS) has been awarded $500,000 by the Atlanta Regional Commission for the provision of services to seniors, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers. The $500,067 in funding will help people remain independent and stay in their homes and communities, avoiding costly institutional settings such as nursing homes, according to ARC. FSS CEO […]

Paula Jean Wrenn Dougherty, of Peachtree City

Paula Jean Wrenn Dougherty passed away at her home in Peachtree City, Ga. on April 24, 2018. Born in Charlotte, NC on April 26, 1931 to Isobel and Paul Wrenn, Paula Jean Wrenn graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., where she met her husband, Daniel Francis Dougherty. She was a homemaker, a member […]

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, of Peachtree City

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, died December 8, 2018 in Peachtree City, Ga. after a very long battle with Lupus. She was born September 26, 1949 in Covington, Ky. to Don and Juanita Campbell. Victoria is survived by her sisters:  Donna (Frank) Pepper of Mesa, Ariz.; Sigrid Chapman of Florence, Ky.; Debra J. Campbell, Ph.D. of […]

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Local public safety staff were honored at the recent Safety Awards program sponsored by American Legion Post 105 in Fayetteville. The award recipients were chosen by their peers and supervisors for exhibiting superior dedication to their profession and to the community. Pictured, from left, are Fayetteville Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Gable, Fayette County Fire […]

Frederick Brown Jr., age 96

Frederick Brown Jr. passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018 at Southwest Christian Care Hospice. He was 96 years old. He was a man of great stature – physically, ethically and spiritually. Fred began life on October 26, 1921 in a rural area outside of Birmingham, Ala. The family resided in the community of Woodward […]