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 […]

David B. Kerlin, Sr., age 64

Funeral services for David B. Kerlin, Sr., age 64, of St. Simons Island, Ga., formerly of Woodland, was held on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at 1 p.m. from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tony Lankford officiating.  Burial followed at Randolph Memory Gardens. Mr. Kerlin passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Hospice of Golden Isles […]

Ortho Atlanta offers innovative, rare procedure

Ortho Atlanta offers innovative, rare procedure

Sponsored Feature With a dozen locations across the metro area, including one in Fayetteville, Ortho Atlanta specializes in orthopaedics and sports medicine. Services include on-site physical therapy, pain management, five imaging centers and two AAAHC surgical centers. The Fayetteville location also offers OrthoQUICK Urgent Care services. Dr. Sharrona Williams practices in Fayettville, Newnan, and Stockbridge. […]

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 […]