Arthur William Stephens

Arthur William Stephens, 77, Jonesboro, died Dec. 23, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jeanette Stephens. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Whitlock officiating. Interment was at Flat Creek Baptist Church cemetery, Fayetteville. Survivors include his sons, Jerry Stephens, Hampton, and Joey Stephens, Snellville; daughters, […]

Kids’ museum hosts exhibit on book character Curious George

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for over 65 years – comes to life at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and […]

Eloise Stephens Crenshaw

Eloise Stephens Crenshaw, formerly of East Point, Palmetto, and Christian City, died Dec. 18, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, James G. Crenshaw Sr., a daughter Karen Eloise Knowles, three brothers; and one sister. In World War II she served her country by riveting ships and spent her life serving others. She […]

Leadfeet, beware: SuperSpeeder law begins Jan. 1

Cases of lead-foot on Georgia highways will come with additional costs beginning Jan. 1. The state’s “SuperSpeeder” law will bring additional fines for high-speed travel on two-lane and multiple-lane roads. The new SuperSpeeder law discourages trauma-causing behavior by increasing fines for dangerous drivers, according to Jim Shuler of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The […]

Smith says 1-cent transportation tax not likely

It was a discussion the first week of December at a meeting of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) about a possible 1-cent sales tax for regional or statewide transportation projects being included on the November 2010 ballot. ARC member and Fayette County Commission Chairman Jack Smith said issues exist with both ideas and that neither […]

Trendell-Nation

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Trendell of Oregon, Ohio announce the marriage of their daughter, Molly Frances Trendell, to Blake Anthony Nation, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy D. Nation of Brooks. The wedding was Oct. 24, 2009 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Statesboro. The bride wore a vintage gown with a long train and […]

TubaChristmas in Fairburn, Dec. 5

TubaChristmas will be held for the first time in Fairburn on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. at the campus of Georgia Military College on Highway 29.  Tuba and euphonium players of all ages gather to perform Christmas carols and music of the season with a warm, rich organ-like sound. The concert is free and […]