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Bibles awarded to students

Receiving their Bibles on Sunday, Dec. 7,  are (L-R)  Kaylee Poff, Nickolas Hacker, and Alex Lordo. Photo/Special.

Each year Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City presents Bibles to third grade Sunday School students. Receiving their Bibles on Sunday, Dec. 7, are (L-R) Kaylee Poff, Nickolas Hacker, and Alex Lordo. Photo/Special.

Geraldine Clack, of Fayette County

Geraldine Clack, a long-time resident of Fayette County, Ga., passed away on December 12, 2014.

She was born April 9, 1934 in Atlanta, Ga.

She was predeceased by her parents, Thetus and Mary Tyson.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Don Clack; son Glenn and Dawn Clack, Albany, Ga.; grandchildren, Laura (Jon) Whittaker and Andrew Clack; brothers, Richard and Wayne Tyson. Read More»

Mary Mitchell Allen of Fayetteville

Mary Mitchell Allen

Mary Mitchell Allen of College Park and Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on December 12, 2014.

Born in Abbeville County, S.C., she was a teacher and counselor for over 30 years in Clayton County. An avid bridge player, master gardener and long-time member of College Park Presbyterian Church, she was dedicated to the community and always provided service to those in need.

She was predeceased by her only son, Joel Allen; and siblings George Mitchell, Jr., Tommy Mitchell, Emily Parks and Roy Mitchell. Read More»

Edna Fae Giordano, 90, of Fayetteville

Edna Fae Giordano, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away December 11, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gerard V. Giordano, her parents Albert and Ora Campbell and three brothers.

She is survived by her daughter Shirley (Michael) Martin of Lilburn; sons; Randy (Elizabeth) Giordano of LaGrange, GA and Johnny Giordano of Fayetteville.

A funeral service was held Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Peachtree City. Read More»

Doris Milam, age 89

Mrs. Doris Milam, age 89, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014.

She was a lifetime member of The Rock Baptist Church. Read More»

Ferrell Eugene Couch, 83, of Riverdale

Ferrell Eugene Couch, 83, of Riverdale, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

Mr. Couch was a decorated Veteran of the Korean War and retired from Kroger as a truck driver after 50 years. He was a member the First Baptist Church in Riverdale.

Mr. Couch is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Betty; sons Mike (Sherry) Couch and Greg (Aundrea) Couch; grandchildren John, Brandy, Braden & Natalie, and a sister Lavern Mask. Read More»

Dale Roger Wees, 94, of Peachtree City

Lt. Col. (ret) Dale Roger Wees, 94, of Peachtree City, passed away December 11, 2014.

He was born June 30, 1920 in Elkins, W.V.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Anna Lee Moore Wees and his son, Dale Roger Wees, II.

He is survived by his daughters Sue Ellen (Rick) LeBrun, Beverly Jo (Allen) Davis, Trudy Anne (Ken) Baker, and Debra Kaye (Jimmy) Brogdon; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Read More»

Honoring our veterans

Honoring our veterans

Maj. Art Capehart (U.S. Army-Ret.) of Fayetteville was one of many to take part in the Wreaths Across America observance honoring deceased veterans held Dec. 13 at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City. The local event was sponsored by American Legion Post 105 and the Civil Air Patrol. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Wreath ceremony in PTC on Dec. 13

American Legion Post 105 is again supporting the local Civil Air Patrol squadron as part of the Wreaths Across America program to lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of our military veterans in cemeteries all across the nation, including right here in Fayette County. Read More»

Muggles, cops & tupperware

Using satellite and phones to sleuth for hidden treasures

Over the past 10 years there is a new game being played in Fayette County and around the world.

It is called Geocaching.

It’s a GPS/Web-based treasure hunt where people hide containers and others look for them via GPS or a smart phone.

Geocachers commonly say they are using multi-million dollar satellites to find Tupperware in the woods.

Currently, there are over 2.5 million geocaches around the world and over six million people looking for them. Read More»

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