Keeping watch over the balloons

Keeping watch over the balloons

Operating behind the scenes at the June 17 Fayette County Balloon Festival at Whitewater High School were those keeping an eye on the weather. Among those were, clockwise, Fayette County Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, county EMA Director Mike Singleton, school system staff Katherine Michael, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Maj. Brian Eubanks and ARES Radio […]

Dr. Wheeler-Hall opens HighPoint Endodontics in Newnan

Dr. Wheeler-Hall opens HighPoint Endodontics in Newnan

Sponsored Content HighPoint Endodontics, the private practice of Dr. Tameika Wheeler-Hall, DMD, specializes in root canal treatment, root canal surgery, cracked teeth, and traumatic dental injuries. The practice uses cutting-edge technology to ensure better diagnoses and up-to-date specialty treatments. Many forms of insurance are accepted. Most people know they can see specialty physicians for many […]

Tips to tame mosquito menace in your yard

Tips to tame mosquito menace in your yard

Avoiding mosquito bites protects you and your family from mosquito-borne illness and helps prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illness in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recommends the use of EPA-registered insect repellents containing DEET (20 to 30 percent) or Picaridin, IR3535 or Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus. Follow all label instructions for safe […]

Ageless Wellness treats arthritis with your own stem cells in Peachtree City

Ageless Wellness treats arthritis with your own stem cells in Peachtree City

Sponsored Feature People suffering from chronic joint pain and facing the prospect of surgery have an alternative treatment option with SVF (Stromal Vascular Fraction) stem cell therapy at Stem Cell Center of Georgia offered exclusively by Ageless Wellness Center of Peachtree City. Stem cells are baby cells that can turn into any tissue in the body, […]

Got some chickens? Watch out for avian flu

Got some chickens? Watch out for avian flu

Fayette County Extension Agent Kim Toal had advised Fayette residents with backyard poultry to be aware of a report of an avian flu pathogen in a north Georgia poultry operation. Toal said a presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was confirmed on March 27 at a commercial poultry operation in Chattooga County. Officials are testing and […]

Piedmont Healthcare, Humana agree to new contract

New Humana contract will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021.

Piedmont Healthcare, Humana agree to new contract

Piedmont Healthcare and Humana have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021. The new contract will be effective March 1, 2017. The agreement ensures that plan participants enrolled in Humana employer-sponsored and individual plans, including Medicare Advantage, will have in-network access to the 1,600 […]

Fayette author nominated for Ga. Book of the Year

Fayette author nominated for Ga. Book of the Year

Fayette County resident Mark Wallace Maguire and his novel “Alexandria Rising” have been nominated for the 53rd Georgia Author of the Year Award (GAYA) in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category. The banquet, winners and finalists will be announced in June at an event at Kennesaw State University. The novel was independently published in October 2016 and […]

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