Ortho Atlanta introduces Kevin Park, Spine Specialist

Ortho Atlanta introduces Kevin Park, Spine Specialist

Sponsored Feature With locations in Fayetteville, Stockbridge, Newnan, and around the metro area, Ortho Atlanta’s practice includes physicians and therapists with extensive training and experience in a broad range of orthopedic specialties, techniques, conditions, and surgeries. Newest addition Dr. Kevin Park brings spinal specialty to the practice’s south side offices. Dr. Kevin Park is fascinated […]

Coker wins DA runoff, Ferguson beats Crane for Congress

Coker wins DA runoff, Ferguson beats Crane for Congress

Fayette County overwhelmingly voted for Mike Crane to be the next 3rd District congressman and Rudjard Hayes to be the next district attorney for the Griffin Judicial Circuit in the Republican primary runoff July 26. The problem for the two candidates was that the other counties involved in those races voted overwhelmingly for their opponents. […]

Alice M. Ovrevik, 84, of Brooks

Alice M. Ovrevik, 84, of Brooks, passed away July 21, 2016. Alice was preceded in death by her parents Sverre & Marie Ovrevik. She is survived by her brothers Glenn Ovrevik and Russel Ovrevik and six nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 10 a.m., at Brooks Memorial […]

Krista Leigh Bradford, of Hinesville

Krista Leigh Bradford, of Hinesville, returned to her heavenly father, July 3, 2016. She is survived by her parents, Brenda and James Crosby; son, SPC Kyle Bradford and his girlfriend, SPC Heather Misquez; twin daughters, Samantha and Stephanie Bradford; fiancé, Jason Wayne Bishop; niece, Addisyn Edge; many aunts, uncles and cousins. A funeral service was […]

Split our judicial circuit? D.A. candidates disagree

Split our judicial circuit? D.A. candidates disagree

Assistant DA Coker, an Upson resident, favors splitting Fayette from other 3 counties; Hayes, a Fayette resident, said costs of 2 new circuits would be prohibitive There has been some campaign talk recently about the number of cases tried by district attorney candidates Rudjard Hayes and Ben Coker. Both candidates were asked about that issue […]

Deputy Chad Wallace forms charity to aid families of fallen law officers

Deputy Chad Wallace forms charity to aid families of fallen law officers

‘I race for those who can’t’   Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Chad Wallace has an outlook that has been fading from the American society. He views himself as his “brother’s keeper.” To that end, Wallace recently founded the nonprofit Team BlueLine to raise funds for the families of officers who lost their lives in […]

James Earle Donaldson, III age 85

Mr. James Earle Donaldson, III age 85 of Brooks, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Eternal Hope Hospice. Mr. Donaldson was born in Memphis, Tenn. on August 30, 1930.  He is preceded in death by his parents, James Earle Donaldson, Jr., and Edith Forbes Donaldson; step father, Dennis Mobley; great grandchild, Taylor Thompson. […]

4 runoffs emerge from Fayette primary voting; incumbents see mixed results

4 runoffs emerge from Fayette primary voting; incumbents see mixed results

Fayette’s Pace comes in 3rd in congressional race; in a rarity, a sitting superior court judge falls Primary winners: Oddo, Ognio, Maxwell, Hollowell, Anderson, Crawford, Ballard, Babb, Jackson Facing runoffs: Crane and Ferguson, Coker and Hayes, Yates and Mathiak, Bazemore and Pritchett   The May 24 ballot was packed with the largest number of candidates […]

Brooks Christian VBS starts June 6

Brooks Christian Church will have VBS June 6-10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Register at pre-registration and Carnival Day on Saturday, June 4,  from 2-5 p.m. at the church, or register at www.brookschristian.org. VBS will feature crafts, music, snacks, learning about missions and Bible study. Celebration Day will be on Saturday, June 11,  from 6-8 p.m. to […]