Johnnie Wayne Rodgers, age 61, of Sharpsburg

Mr. Johnnie Wayne Rodgers, age 61, of Sharpsburg, passed away June 18, 2018, at his residence. Johnnie was born on June 10, 1957, in Big Spring, Texas, son of John Rodgers and the late Mary Patterson Rodgers. As a children’s/youth pastor, he mentored countless people throughout the years. He was a member of South Metro […]

William Andrew Helvig, 50, of Newnan

William (Bill) Andrew Helvig, 50, of Newnan, Ga. passed away Tuesday, June 12th. He was born in Kingston, Pa. on October 4, 1967 to Thomas and Judith Helvig. Bill Helvig, a resident of Peachtree City, Ga.  since 1978, graduated from McIntosh High School and went on to receive a BS from Auburn University, a Masters Degree […]

Tommie Franklin Carr, 74, of Senoia

Tommie Franklin Carr, 74, of Senoia passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Piedmont-Newnan Hospital. He was born on June 28, 1943 in Summerville, Ga. to the late James and Duffie Gallaway Carr.  He was retired from the City of Atlanta Fire Department, where he achieved the rank of Captain.  Tommie was of Methodist […]

Wilton Otis Garrett, 87

Wilton Otis Garrett, 87, of Senoia passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  He was born in Arlington, Ga. on January 19, 1931 to the late Marzene and Otis Garrett. Wilton proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, where he retired as a pilot.  He also retired from the State of Georgia […]

Coweta Sheriff Yeager tapped as Ga.’s top U.S. marshal by Pres. Trump

Coweta Sheriff Yeager tapped as Ga.’s top U.S. marshal by Pres. Trump

Longtime Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager is up for nomination by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy for the chief U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia. U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., on June 7 support the appointment. “Sheriff Yeager’s experience throughout so many facets of law enforcement demonstrates […]

Phyllis Kay Williams O’Neal of Sharpsburg

Phyllis Kay Williams O’Neal of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away in the arms of Jesus on June 5, 2018, after a 7 year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert O’Neal; parents, William H. (Bill) and Golda Ruth Smith Williams, and an infant brother, Ronald Howard Williams. Phyllis was […]

Senoia is richest town in Georgia

Senoia is richest town in Georgia

A report by USA Today on towns with a population of 1,000-25,000 has named Senoia the Richest Town in Georgia. The report noted that Senoia, with a population of 3,889 and just west across Line Creek from Peachtree City, has a median household income of $82,485, compared to the state average of $51,037. Homes in […]

Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Fayette County residents can participate in several activities next Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Above, last year’s Peachtree City Memorial Day observance featured a big crowd and a big flag. File photo. In Peachtree City, the 20th annual Memorial Day Ceremony takes place Monday at the Veterans’ Memorial at City Hall Plaza, and will pay […]

Ann Elizabeth Foy, age 59, of Newnan

Ms. Ann Elizabeth Foy, age 59, of Newnan, passed away on May 11, 2018. Ms. Foy was born in Montclair, N.J. on May 8, 1959 to the late John and Marilyn Ryerson. She married her beloved husband, Joel Foy, in 1979 and the two settled in Peachtree City. After Mr. Foy’s passing, Ms. Foy remained […]

Jon Robert Clayton, age 80, of Newnan

Mr. Jon Robert Clayton, age 80, of Newnan, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2018. Mr. Clayton was born in Escanaba, Mich. on October 23, 1937 to the late Robert and Alma Clayton. He grew up in Escanaba alongside his 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He left his hometown in 1954 when he joined the […]

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