Charles Edward Young

Charles Edward Young, 58, Fayetteville, died Jan. 17, 2010. He had served in the United States Air Force. He was a sales manager for Bairstow Lifting Products and was an active member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Memorial services were at Harps Crossing Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Alison and Michael Welckum, Newnan, Jessica and Patrick Massey, Warner Robins, Jennifer Young, Smyrna, and Jaclyn Young, Cumming; grandchildren, Hunter and Kristin Welckum; and sisters, Lynn Musarra and Reda McCoy, both of Birmingham, Ala.

Bradford Lee McCollum Sr.

Bradford Lee McCollum Sr., 69, Fayetteville, died Jan. 21, 2010. He coached for several years in Fayette County Little League where he was known as "Coach Brad." He was always active in sports with his sons and grandchildren and loved to watch them play. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Jim Willis officiating. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Forest Park. Read More»

Carolyn Lee Clark

Carolyn Lee Clark, 61, Fayetteville, died Jan. 22, 2010. She was retired with 30 years of teaching at the Church Street Elementary School in Riverdale. She was a member of the Riverdale Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, 30th Infantry Division of the Ladies Auxiliary, the Ethel Taylor Circle at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Kappa Kappa IOTA National Teacher Sorority, MU Conclave, and was a retired member of the NEA and GAE, Fayette County Retired Educators and the Georgia Retired Educators. Read More»

Crosswalks: Laid-off teachers could use the money

[Recently] I wrote on the waste and worthless projects our government creates in the name of “your tax dollars at work.”

Since it was published, I have received several calls from concerned citizens agreeing that this project should never have been started. I also received a letter from one of our county commissioners, and that is what i would like to address. Read More»

FFUMC will offer four FPU classes in February, March

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13 week course) in early 2010. The course benefits couples/individuals of all ages — those with or without debt.

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a life-changing program that shows how to reach financial goals by eliminating debt, saving for the future, and giving like never before. More than one million families have attended FPU. Read More»


Meredith Ashley Fox and Matthew Cain McClure

Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Joseph Fox of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Ashley, to Matthew Cain McClure, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gary McClure of Columbus. Read More»

Mary Elizabeth Housch and Bradford James Waggoner

Mary Elizabeth Housch and Bradford James Waggoner

Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Dale Housch of Summerville announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Housch, to Bradford James Waggoner, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Waggoner of Fayetteville. Read More»

National Heights Baptist plans community pancake breakfast

National Heights Baptist Church is preparing a Community Pancake Breakfast on Saturday morning, Jan. 23, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. as an opportunity to meet more of the community surrounding the church.

“The area around the church has grown significantly in recent years and the congregation would like to offer its help, prayers and fellowship to all their neighbors — as well as anyone new to the Fayetteville-Peachtree City area,” a spokesperson said. Read More»

FFUMC’s 2009 Tour of Homes raises $12,500 for counseling center build

(L-R) are: Gary Wood, Cleve Kiser, the Rev. Mark Westmoreland presenting check; and Craig Wiley. Photo/Special.

United Methodist Church (FFUMC), presented a $12,500 check to Craig Wiley, chair for the Counseling Center Legacy Build, to support the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center.

Funds for the donation were generated from the recent 2009 Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored by FFUMC, and chaired by Cleve Kiser.

Work was initiated by Square Foot Ministries in February 2009 to develop a new 3,800 square foot counseling center. Wiley reminded the group that Square Foot Ministries — a nondenominational charity — was initiated a number of years back within FFUMC. Read More»


Lindsey Jordan and Randy Pettyjohn Jr.

Richard and Sheila Jordan of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Jordan, to Randy Pettyjohn Jr., son of Randy Pettyjohn Sr. of Martin, Ga., and Kathy Bentley of Fayetteville.

The bride - to - be is a graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in marketing. She is employed with AGCO Corporation in Duluth as a communications specialist. Read More»

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