2 good neighbors aid a stranger

Thank you to Owen and Garland, two men who live on Plantation Drive in Fayetteville. These two men recently acted as a good neighbor and pulled a lady out of a ditch. They cared. They were available. They offered to help, expecting no payment in return. They were exceedingly kind. What a blessing it was […]

Chad Alan Buckhalt, 41, of Palmetto

Chad Alan Buckhalt, 41, of Palmetto, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016. He is survived by his parents, William Deral & Shirley Buckhalt of Westminster, S.C.  (formerly of Fayetteville);  brother,  Brandon (Lisa) Buckhalt of Canton,  Miss.;  sister, Amanda (Jonathan) Anderson of Westminster, S.C.; nephews, Finn and Evan; nieces, Ava and Elise; several aunts, uncles […]

Dr. Henry Raymaker, Jr., age 89

A graveside service for Dr. Henry Raymaker, Jr., age 89, of Dublin, was held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Dublin Memorial Gardens.  Dr. Cliff Morris officiated.  The family received friends prior to the service from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home.  Dr. Raymaker died Tuesday, November […]

Republicans sweep local races: Maxwell, Marchman, Anderson, King win

Republicans sweep local races: Maxwell, Marchman, Anderson, King win

Fayette contests County Commission, District 1 12 of 12 precincts reporting Eric Maxwell (R) — 8,871 (66.07%) Pam Reid (D) — 4,555 (33.93%) Board of Education, District 1 12 of 12 precincts reporting Barry Marchman (R) — 8,402 (62.68%) Melissa Lohr (D) — 5,003 (37.32%) Board of Education, District 5 10 of 38 precincts reporting […]

Lieutenant Colonel William Howard Fielder, 82

Lieutenant Colonel William Howard Fielder, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, Ga. He was born August 3, 1934 in Springfield, Ohio, to Howard Grant Fielder and Dorothy Whall Fielder. LTC Fielder served in Vietnam as an Intelligence Officer and was awarded the Bronze Star for his […]

John Wendell Merrick, DVM

John Wendell Merrick, DVM passed away in the presence of his family on September 5, 2016. Born December 6, 1929 in West Jefferson Ohio, he was a loving husband and devoted father of six children, grandfather of twelve and great grandfather of five. John displayed a deep and genuine sense of caring in all aspects […]

Lt Col. Warren Charles Boyes, Jr., 63

Lt Col. Warren Charles Boyes, Jr., 63, passed away on September 14, 2016. Born to Warren Charles and Margaret Louise Frantz Boyes on March 31, 1953 in Kingston, Pa., Warren was the oldest of three sons. A lifelong lover of aviation, Warren graduated from Lehigh University in the ROTC program and was commissioned as an […]

Larry Jarvis Borton, 85, of Jonesboro

Mr. Larry Jarvis Borton, 85, of Jonesboro, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, August 20, 2016. He was born in Warsaw, Ind. to the late George L. and Pauline Workman Borton. He grew up in the Mentone, Ind. and spent four years serving his country in the Air Force. He was a graduate of Indiana […]

Piedmont Hospital response to United contract stalemate

It’s no secret that healthcare is incredibly complex. While we wish the complexities only existed around our expert physicians thoughtfully diagnosing and caring for our patients, there is a whole other layer of complexity when it comes to the complicated world of health insurance coverage and health plan networks. These complexities are magnified when UnitedHealthcare […]