COS to offer Camp Lutheroad

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host Lutheroad Day Camp, July 17- 21, for rising  first-sixth graders. All are invited. Camp hours will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. – noon Friday.  Early drop off and after care can be arranged if needed. Counselors from Camp […]

Wortham Anniversary

Wortham Anniversary

Joe and Fairy Wortham of Peachtree City will celebrate their 50th (golden) anniversary July 1. They both graduated from Heard County High School and were married on July 1, 1967, at Franklin Baptist Church in Franklin. They lived on various military posts while Joe served in the United States Army and lived in Carrollton while […]

Adams-Holland engagement

Adams-Holland engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Adams of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Stefani Leigh Adams, to Justin Allen Holland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Holland of Clinton, S.C. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and the University of West Georgia and is employed at Soliant Health in Tucker […]

Kozak-Loeffl engagement

Kozak-Loeffl engagement

Thomas and Patricia Kozak of Libertyville, Illinois and Jim and Gini Ann Loeffler of Fayetteville, Georgia announce the engagement of their children, Carolyn Kozak and Benjamin Loeffler. Carolyn graduated from Libertyville High School, Libertyville, Ill., in 2005. She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2009 with a B.A. in art history. She […]

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 […]

College recognizes first responders

Georgia Military College Executive Director Scott F. “Rock” Donahue meets with Fayetteville and Fayette County public safety staff at the school’s First Responders Day event held June 15 at the Fayetteville campus. Photo/Ben Nelms.

College recognizes first responders

Georgia Military College in Fayetteville on June 15 held its inaugural First Responder Day Recognition and Appreciation event. GMC Executive Director Scott F. “Rock” Donahue said the occasion will become an annual event. The event served a dual-purpose that combined the recognition day with a mock drill scenario for training purposes. “Since our opening on […]

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 […]

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