Who’s responsible for kid’s bad behavior? Parent or child?

By John Rosemond I call it “psychological thinking,” referring to the tendency among parents of the last 50 years or so to attribute bad behavior on the part of a child to so-called “issues” that are thought to be causing emotional tensions of one sort or another. That is, in fact, precisely what my graduate […]

Fayette OKs 3 Sumner Road residential lots

Fayette OKs 3 Sumner Road residential lots

A triangular-shaped parcel near the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Sumner Road east of Peachtree City was approved for three residential lots on June 28 by the Fayette County Commission. The 4-0 vote came after a brief discussion. Chairman Eric Maxwell was not at the meeting. At 3.4 acres, the owner requested rezoning from […]

Evelyn Christine Strickland, 90, of Peachtree City

Evelyn Christine Strickland, 90, of Peachtree City, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on July 11, 2018. She was born on June 30, 1928 to Marvin and Agnes McArthur in Brentwood, Tenn. Evelyn enjoyed flowers and plants, exercise, reading the morning paper, horses, country music, and dancing. She was even nicknamed, “Happy Feet.” Evelyn was preceded […]

Audrey Marian Hutlas, 90, of Peachtree City

Audrey Marian Hutlas, 90, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at home in the company of her family. She was born in Erie, Penn., to Archibald and Margaret Shaefer on September 24, 1927. She graduated from Edison High School in Miami, Fla. Audrey married the love of her life, Bernard […]

James R. Dowell, Jr.

Legacy is about life and living. It’s about learning from the past, living in the present, and building for the future. Mr. James (Jim) R. Dowell, Jr., 88, of Newnan, Ga. left a legacy of servant leadership, perseverance, and faith when he went to be with our Lord on July 12, 2018. Born in Little […]

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville passed away on July 12, 2018.  She was born in Riverdale, Ga. on June 23, 1997. Lindsey was a Team Lead at Sam’s Club.  She was an animal lover, especially cats. She attended Whitewater High School.  Lindsey was deeply loved by her family, her friends and all who knew […]

Granton Corbett Johnson, age 20

Granton Corbett Johnson, 20, of Coffeyville, Kan. formerly of Peachtree City, Ga.   passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born on July 19, 1997 at Joplin, Mo. to Steve D. and Angela Diane (Palmer) Johnson. Granton spent his early years in Carthage, Mo. where he started grade school. His family moved to Peachtree […]

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

GOP to choose nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state; Democrats to pick nominee for state school chief Early voting for the July 24 runoff election has begun and features only a handful of state races on the ballot. Voters for the July 24 runoff will see few contests on the local ballot. For […]

Overcoming the toilet training ‘crisis’

By John Rosemond Strolling through my go-to grocery store the other day, I happened down the baby products aisle where I spied packages of toilet-training pants featuring pictures of happy children who looked at least 3, some as old as 5. The first question that came to mind: Why would a 5-year-old who is continuing […]

Oweeda McCullough Seay, 93

Oweeda McCullough Seay, 93, died July 2, 2018. She was a lifetime resident of Fayetteville. She worked with the Federal Government most of her working years and retired from the National Park Service. She also served as a secretary at Fayetteville First Baptist for Mr. Davis and Mr. Overton. Oweeda was preceded in death by […]

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