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Walter George Trancynger, 64, of Fayetteville

Walter George Trancynger, 64, of Fayetteville, passed away October 9, 2014.

He was born in Yonkers, New York on August 10, 1950 of Scottish/Polish descent. He graduated from Yonkers High School on June 24, 1968. He passed away in his home under Hospice care after complications from Congestive Heart Failure. He has been a resident of Fayetteville, Georgia for 8 years upon retirement from the Yonkers Water Department.  Walt has moved on to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, in God’s kingdom, of which he spoke of passionately and often.  Read More»

James Robert Clarke, Jr of Newnan

Mr. James Robert Clarke, Jr of Newnan passed away October 10, 2014.

He served his country in the United States Army from 1959-1963 and did tours in Korea and Germany. Mr. Clarke retired from Delta Airlines after 31 years of service and previously served as a deacon at Southwest Christian Church. Read More»

Lillian Elizabeth Helms McCay, Age 89 of Fayetteville

Lillian Elizabeth Helms McCay, Age 89 of Fayetteville, Ga. died Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Mrs. McCay was born March 18, 1925 in Glencoe, Ala.

An avid fisherman much of her life, "Miss Lil" and her sisters, Evelyn and Mildred "Sit" spent many hours together on lakes and rivers making fish lives miserable. Gardening was her other love. In her day she was quite a jitterbugger, also. Read More»

Rodney H Joyner, 55, Peachtree City

Rodney H Joyner, 55, Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Monday, October 13, 2014.

He is preceded in death by his parents Woody and Ginny Joyner.

He is survived by his brothers Greg (Anne) Joyner of Peachtree City, Ga. and Jeff (Sherry) Joyner of Canby, Ore.; aunt: Lovelle Frank of Bay City, Mich. He had several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held Friday October 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends on Friday 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Read More»

More than $36,000 raised for Christian City

Photo from left;  Ashton Pellicano, Brent Shearer, Collin Ho, and Tommy Forrestal - the foursome from Mauldin & Jenkins - were this year’s first place overall tournament winners. Photo/Submitted.

It was a great day at beautiful Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge when over 100 golfers, sponsors, and Consumer Investigator, Dale Cardwell (a Gold Sponsor) came together to have fun while helping children in need.

This year’s “Golf Fore Kids” Classic raised over $36,000 to support the abandoned, abused, and neglected children who make their home at The Children’s Village at Christian City. Read More»

A good read

A good read

The Titus ll Seniors of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church invited Carolyn Curry, wife of former football coach, Bill Curry, to attend its luncheon meeting and autograph her new book, “Suffer & Grow Strong.” Church member Eleanor Wiley waits to get her book autographed. Photo/Submitted.

Wellspring Living’s 5K set for Nov. 1

Participants in a past Wellspring race. Photo/Submitted.

Wellspring Living is looking forward to hosting its 10th annual 5K, Run for ONE Nov. 1 from 8:30 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center in Peachtree City. Following the success and growth of their previous 5K races they are expecting their biggest turnout to date.

Wellspring Living has a vibrant history of engaging communities in the issues of sexual exploitation. During their previous eleven 5K races, Wellspring Living have attracted more than 3,500 cumulative runners and volunteers, raising over $250k to support women and girls who have been sexually exploited. Read More»

Getting a jump on the future

Getting a jump on the future

WBL (Work-Based Learning) Healthcare Explorers held their first meeting at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. During the 18-week program, these Coweta County high school students will be introduced to various healthcare and healthcare science-related career choices to help them decide if a health care career fits into their future. The students will learn about hyperbarics, surgical services, nursing, emergency medicine, sleep disorder treatment, emergency medicine, forensics, women’s services, diagnostic imaging and pharmacology, among other things. Read More»

Rotarians get an inside look at zombies

Mike Riley explained the intricacies of the film business. Photo/Ben Nelms.

There were no zombies at the Sept. 6 meeting of the Rotary Club of Coweta-Fayette, but “The Walking Dead” location manager Mike Riley with Stalwart Films spoke about the job of a location manager and offered a glimpse into the world of movie and television production.

The Atlanta native began work as a photojournalist and later worked with the emerging Ga. Dept. of Economic Development. Read More»

John Louis Brittis, 88

John Louis Brittis, 88, passed away on October 7, 2014 in Enfield, New Hampshire, where he had lived with his daughter and her family.

John was born on April 1, 1926 in Yonkers, N.Y.; the son of Nicola and Mary Brittis. John grew up in Yonkers, New York. He later served in World War II along with his brother Nicholas. In 1949, John graduated from New York University and on September 10,1950 he married the love of his life, Catherine Gallo. John went on to get another degree in Pharmacy from St. Johns University in 1952. Read More»

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