Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Tyrone, Ga., native and 2012 Sandy Creek High school graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Stethem. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Jackson is an operations specialist aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. Stethem is one of eight destroyers […]

Betty Riley, 88, of Peachtree City

Betty Riley, 88, of Peachtree City, Ga. left her earthly home on November 16, 2017. She was surrounded by her family who had the privilege of being with her when she entered her new Heavenly home. Betty’s lifelong passion of teaching culminated in a career at Woodward Academy. Starting there in 1968, she retired after […]

Mary Hendrix Bagby, 66, of Tyrone

Mrs. Mary Hendrix Bagby, 66, of Tyrone, passed away on November 14, 2017. Born in Memphis, Tenn. to Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Hendrix, Mary graduated high school at Ensley High School in Birmingham, Ala. In April, 1967, she married Clifton G. Bagby. After giving birth to two daughters, she began her career with AT&T […]

Tommy Joe Chastain, age 76, of Tyrone

Mr. Tommy Joe Chastain, age 76, of Tyrone, Ga. passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Chastain of Tyrone, Ga.; sons, Tony Chastain (Leigh) of Sharpsburg, Ga., Troy Chastain (Diane) of Sharpsburg, Ga.; sister, Betty Stinchcomb; grandchildren, Hunter Chastain, Cody Chastain, Dakota Chastain, Brandon Chastain, Austin Chastain, Wyatt Chastain; […]

Janetta May Cumming, 81

Janetta May Cumming, 81, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Fayetteville passed away November 15, 2017.  She was born on July 19, 1936 in Norman, Okla. to the late Harley and Nettie Walker Davis. Janetta is survived by her husband, Charles Cumming; daughters, Terry Wright of Gay and Debbie (John) Merrels of Fayetteville; […]

Billy Joe Peacock, 78

Billy Joe Peacock, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla., long time resident of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away at home, surrounded by his family and friends on Monday Nov. 6, 2017.   He is survived by his wife of 58 years Barbara (Beanland) Peacock. Bill was born in Jeffersonville, Ga. on Feb. 16, 1939. He was […]

Robert William Newland, Sr., 87

Robert William “Bob” Newland, Sr., 87, of Eatonton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was born in Trout Lake, Mich. on February 23, 1930 to the late Martin William and Flaurence Bell House Newland. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He was a charter member and Deacon of Lake […]

It’s National Collection Week in Fayette, Coweta for Operation Christmas Child

It’s National Collection Week in Fayette, Coweta for Operation Christmas Child

Fayette and Coweta families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world, many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own. Above, excited children show […]

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