William Francis Miret

William Francis “Bill” Miret, 64, died Feb. 2, 2010, from complications associated with a third battle against cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Francis W. Miret and a brother-in-law, Jerry Bopp. He was born May 8, 1945 in Lynn, Mass. and raised in Revere’s Point of Pines. He attended school at Immaculate […]

Julia Glynn Brown

Julia Glynn Brown, 92, Fayetteville, died Feb. 3, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Wilson Brown. Graveside services were at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park, with the Rev. Dr. Jim Willis officiating. Survivors include daughters, Faye and Chuck Wheeler, Fayetteville, and Sue and Bill Standifer, Fairburn; great-grandchildren, Drew, Chase, Savannah, […]

Sarah Louise Threadgill

Sarah Louise Threadgill, 87, Fayetteville, died Feb. 4, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, and three sisters. She was an active member of Fayette Presbyterian Church and a founder of the “Memorial Garden” at the church. Services were at the Fayette Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Cliff Haddox officiating. Interment […]

Cynthia S. Whiteman

Cynthia S. Whiteman, 55, Newnan, died Jan. 27, 2010. She had taught school in Clayton County for 30 years. During her teaching career she was frequently voted the Most Outstanding Teacher of the Year for her school. She was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Edwards Sylvester in 1985. Services were at the Peachtree […]

Marion Thelma Stroup 

Marion Thelma Stroup, 80, Senoia, died Jan. 28, 2010. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Roberts, and grandson, Michael Roberts. Graveside services were at the Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include her husband, Jack Stroup, Senoia; sons, Bill Stroup, California, and Chuck and Karen Stroup, Sharpsburg; daughters, Charlotte Flores, and Sandy […]

Arnold Lamar Hasty Sr. 

Arnold Lamar Hasty Sr. 78, Senoia, died Jan. 28, 2010. He was a former mayor of Riverdale. He was preceded in death by brothers, Alex Hasty, and Bill Hasty. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with interment at the Senoia City Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Juanita Hasty, Senoia; sons, […]

Miss Starr’s Mill Pageant a successful event once again

The Starr’s Mill High School Drama Department recently awarded over $7,000 in scholarships at the Miss Starr’s Mill High School Scholarship Pageant. Katie Iampietro, a senior, was crowned Miss Starr’s Mill after two nights of preliminaries and a final night of competition. The Starr’s Mill High School Drama Department recently awarded over $7,000 in scholarships […]

The Dinoff School gets its permit

The last obstacle that stood between the dream of a school for gifted students and its realization was a special-use permit. The Griffin Board of Commissioners approved this permit at its last meeting, which made it official for The Dinoff School for Gifted Students. The private school, in a former sewing mill on Broad Street, […]