Eggs-ellent Egg Hunters

Photo/Ben Nelms.

There was no shortage of eggs, or fun, at the annual Tyrone Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday at Shamrock Park. Sponsored by the Way of Life Church in Tyrone, the kids had a virtual field day scooping up handfuls of tasty eggs and showing them off to their parents. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mr. William Edward Landrum, of Tyrone

Mr. William Edward Landrum of Tyrone, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010.

In the early 1960’s Mr. Landrum was drafted into the U.S. Army and achieved the rank of Sergeant in the First Armored Division. He retired as President of C.A. Rafter Company Inc. in East Point after 43 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie Landrum; son, Chuck Landrum and his wife LaVann of Newnan; sister, Linda Geer and her husband Terry of Eatonton; grandchildren, Andrew Landrum, Ansley Landrum, Jack Weaver and Sam Weaver. Read More»


Jennifer Marie Bray engaged to Robert Todd Barnaby

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony D. Bray of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Bray, to Robert Todd Barnaby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Barnaby II of Dunwoody. Read More»

Our Lady of Victory Science Olympiad team going to state competition

Our Lady of Victory High School's Science Olympiad team. Photo/Special.

Our Lady of Victory’s Science Olympiad team fared extremely well in the regional competition at Gordon College in Barnesville recently. They placed second overall in Division B (Grades 6-9) and qualified for the state tournament on March 27 at Augusta State University. Read More»

Tyrone resident among Gov. Perdue's recent executive appointments

Governor Sonny Perdue announced several executive appointments on Thursday and Rev. William C. Bacon, DMIN of Tyrone was one of them. Bacon was named to the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists. Read More»

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills, of Tyrone

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills of Tyrone passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Mrs. Hills was an employee of South Fulton Hospital for 24 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George E. Hills and is survived by her son, Glenn Hills of Tyrone; daughter, Kathy Sims of Tyrone; sisters, Sara Lee of Kansas, Pat Sams of Peachtree City; brother, W.E. Hanes, Jr. of Fairburn; grandchildren, Kaleigh Sims, Phillip Sims, Christopher Sims; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Jesse “Allen” Flowers, 82, of Tyrone

Jesse “Allen” Flowers, 82, of Tyrone, died March 8, 2010.

He was a 23-year employee of Vulcan Materials Company and a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bobbie Flowers; sister Lula V. Hillhouse of Cartersville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville with Rev. Philip Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery , Tyrone. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Read More»

Hopewell’s financial Peace class starts tomorrow night

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will begin Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) class on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.

FPU is a 13-week program with the goal of not just information, but transformation. More than one million families have attended FPU. On average, they pay off $5,300 in debt and save $2,700 in just 90 days.

The program is for everyone, regardless of age, regardless of income, and regardless of marital status. Read More»

SCHS stages 'Les Miserables School Edition'

A rehearsal of "Les Miserables School Edition."

“Do you hear the people sing?” Fifty talented Sandy Creek High School Fine Arts Department students are singing out that and other famous lines this weekend just north of Tyrone.

“Les Miserables School Edition” is being presented in Patriot Hall, the school’s auditiorium, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Read More»

Tyrone students share favorite Suess books

Tyrone students share favorite Suess books

Tyrone Elementary is celebrating Read Across America this week honoring author/illustrator: Dr. Seuss. Pictured is the entire first grade at Tyrone Elementary holding up their favorite Dr. Seuss book.Tyrone Elementary loves to read. Photo/Special.