Graduates — the six best questions

I have not been asked to deliver a commencement address this year, but if I were, here is what I would say. You might share this with your graduate. Wise decisions. You graduates here today have obviously made some very wise decisions already, decisions that have brought you to this day of accomplishment. Congratulations. But […]

Cynthia Lorene Baltzegar Hair, 71

We will be celebrating the life of Cynthia Lorene Baltzegar Hair, 71, of Jackson, Ga. who passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her home with her family at her side. This rebirth marks the end of her love story that spanned 55 years with her husband, Jim, and included a daughter, three sons […]

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville passed away May 21, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cossman Gasper; sons, John Gasper, Jr. and Bruce Gasper. He is survived by his daughters, Jacqualyn (Dr. Earl) Walker and Ann (Larry Painter) Abbott; sons, Paul (Dixie) Gasper and Mark (Donna) Gasper; twenty-four grandchildren; […]

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away May 19, 2017 from Parkinson’s. Truman was born July 7, 1945 in Covington, Ga. and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he […]

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz, of Peachtree City

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz passed away on May 20th, 2017 after a short illness. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th at H.M. Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Rd. NE, Brookhaven, Ga. 30319. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Debra was born in Morganton N.C. She was a […]

The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The 2016-2017 school year in Fayette County has come to a close. And with the end of the school year it is time to take a look at the valedictorians and salutatorians at each of Fayette’s five public high schools. Each of the valedictorians and salutatorians were asked a number of questions by the school […]

Mercy announces top two

Mercy announces top two

Cathy Tran is the valedictorian at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. She is the daughter of Hung Cao and Uyen Vu and plans to attend Augusta University. She is part of the Professional Scholars Program and will major in cellular and molecular biology. At the beginning of her fourth year, she will matriculate […]

Yacht Rock Revue sails into The Fred Saturday

Yacht Rock Revue sails into The Fred Saturday

The Yacht Rock Revue is the greatest show on surf and the finest tribute to 70s light rock to ever perform anywhere and head to Peachtree City Saturday. Their spot-on renditions of Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Steely Dan and the rest of the Time-Life Infomercial Catalog have enthralled their fans across the U.S. It […]

Promise Place gets a lift

Promise Place gets a lift

Members of the Fayette County Democratic Committee (FCDC) and Fayette Democratic Women (FDW) recently teamed up to collect donations for Promise Place.  Also known as the Fayette County Council on Domestic Violence, Promise Place, exists to prevent domestic violence through awareness programs, educational training and providing safe environments for the victims and their families, utilizing […]

Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy had its graduation May 20. Pictured are front row: Carsyn Buchanan, Charis Bettis; John Lee, Joanne Lee, Charles Thaxton, Carole Thaxton, Emma Neal, Jacquelyn Wesley; second row: Jacob Foster, Amelia Delorenzo, Nick Macaluso, Andrew Wollenhaupt, Jackson Edwards, Jon-Luke Hawk, Marcus Dorsey, Hannah Thompson, Jake Milanowski. Not pictured are Chloe Artim, Nathan Tripp. Photo/Submitted.

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