Rayford B. Smith, 83, of Fayetteville

Rayford B. Smith, 83, of Fayetteville, went to be with the Lord on December 2nd  2017. He was born in Bainbridge Ga. to William and Susie Smith.  Rayford was a Marine in the Korean War and retired from USPS.  He was a member of Community Bible Church and past Deacon of Riverdale First Baptist. He […]

F. M. Farr, 87, of Fayetteville

Mr. F. M. Farr, 87, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. F. M. was born in Tyrone, on January 6, 1930 to the late Henry Grady and Mary Louise Farr, one of seven children.  He graduated from Fayette County High School and went on to marry his wife of 64 years, Evelyn Bailey […]

St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

Let’s go back again to the “Liturgical Calendar.” On it today, December 6, is a designation not very familiar to most of us. Today is “St. Nicholas Day.” Yes, “that one,” who has given rise to our old friend Santa Claus. Again, many articles and website entries have given us information about this, and I’ll […]

Summit having Christmas dinner and concert on Sat.

The Summit Presbyterian Church at 1373 Ga. Highway  92 S. will have their annual Christmas Dinner and Concert on Saturday Dec. 9 at 7p.m. Michael Wheeler’s band will preform. This is a group of musicians from Clayton State University, who often play at Spivey Hall. Their talent is remarkable and their program is diverse, meeting […]

Church kids help out many disaster victims

Church kids help out many disaster victims

The kids and youth at Fayette Presbyterian Church on Forrest Avenue in Fayetteville held a “Packing Party” as an outreach project. After weeks of gathering school supplies, they packed a big load of tote bags full to send to the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. These kits are kept on hand and given to school-aged children after […]

Margie M. Dix., age 92

Mrs. Margie M. Dix., age 92, of Griffin, Ga., passed away at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 30, 2017. She was born in Griffin on November 19, 1925 to the late Marvin Luther and Mamie Conkle Moody. Mrs. Dix was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil David Dix; granddaughter, Samantha R. […]

William Davant, age 66

William Davant, age 66, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 in Sarasota Fla., after a long illness. He was a retired Delta Airlines employee. William is survived by his wife, C.L. Davant; his daughter, Shannon Glick, his son, Bryan Davant; his sister, Ann Maggard; his nephew, Clint Maggard; and three grandchildren. A church service will […]

William A. Fountain, of Peachtree City

William A. “Bill” Fountain, of Peachtree City passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at the age of 87. On February 8, 1930, Bill was born to the late Henry S. and Aurelia J. Fountain, of Hawkinsville, Ga.  Bill married Ethel Lee Edwards on April 6, 1951. They celebrated a beautiful marriage, lasting 66 years. […]

Betty Ruth Slepicka, age 93, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Betty Ruth Slepicka, age 93, of Peachtree City, Ga. peacefully passed away at home Saturday, November 25, 2017. She was born on August 4, 1924 in Bruning, Neb. Betty is survived by her daughter Gail Slepicka, and her son Gary Slepicka and daughter-in-law Jane of PTC; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Slepicka and wife Beth of […]

James C. Tillman, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville

James C. (Jim) Tillman, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Jim was born on April 17, 1941, in LaGrange, Ga., to the late James C. Tillman, Sr. and Floy Gore Tillman. He was a high school graduate of Georgia Military College, a college graduate of Georgia Tech, and he […]