Fayette County

Carl Edward DeLaney, 53, of Peachtree City

Carl Edward DeLaney, 53, of Peachtree City, GA died April 25, 2010.

Mr. DeLaney was the owner/operator of a “Sir Speedy” Print Shop in Atlanta for over 10 years. He was most recently employed with Home Depot in Peachtree City. He was known for his great work ethic, enjoyment of conversations and dedication to Christ and his family. He was a loving husband, wonderful father and caring brother. Read More»

Jo Anne Holt of Peachtree City

Jo Anne Holt of Peachtree City died April 25, 2010.

Jo was born in Richfield, Kansas October 15, 1942, the third of four children of Ray and Frances Boekhaus.

She attended Southwestern College in Winfield, KS where she majored in music. When she was 13, Jo began playing the piano for her church, a ministry which she continued for 50 years. Read More»

Laura Gladys Scott, 90, of Fayetteville

Laura Gladys Scott, 90, of Fayetteville, died April 23, 2010.

Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband Lester Scott Sr. and a sister Wynnelle Bray.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law Lester and Gail Scott; grandsons and fiancées Chase and Danielle and Kevin and Heather.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, April 26, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Rev. Ken Helms officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday 4-7 PM at the funeral home. The interment will be held at 3:30 PM Monday at Snows United Methodist Church in Unadilla GA. Read More»

PTC senior apartment proposal up tonight

A company wanting to build age-restricted senior apartments in Peachtree City has its sights on a new location.

NorSouth Companies wants to rezone a 5.62-acre tract on Newgate Road to make room for 110 apartment units in a three-story building. Read More»

Oak Ridge Boys in Fayetteville Saturday

As summer approaches, so do the much anticipated summer nights at The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. This year’s lineup offers a wide variety of groups that should have something for just about every musical taste. Kicking off the season this Saturday (May 1 ) are country music legends, The Oak Ridge Boys, who will offer up 50 years of tradition on the stage as they perform an evening of their classic hits. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to kick off the spring season with its first outdoor event of the year. This Friday, the first Lunch on the Lawn program of 2010 will provide a wonderful opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the beautiful weather and music on the Old Courthouse lawn.

Lunch on the Lawn will take place from 11.30am – 1.30pm, and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event. PiesOn Pizza will be selling pizza lunch combos for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

Community leaders double as servers for fund-raiser tonight

The pressure will be on Monday night when two dozen community leaders from around Fayette County will do their best to measure up to the occasion; and get the orders right. Far from the confines of law enforcement, legal issues or the business of running businesses or local government, the 24 will be volunteer servers for what should be a packed house at a charity dinner supporting child abuse prevention. Read More»

Massive law enforcement procession to move through county Saturday morning

Residents of Fayette County Saturday morning will see a procession that includes a very large number of law enforcement vehicles and motorcycles. The procession for the Georgia Police Memorial Ride will begin at the state Capitol and arrive at Falcon Field in Peachtree City shortly after noon. Read More»

Judge’s sex talk swept under the robe?

Chief Judge English fails to act on complaint

A Peachtree City attorney Friday said Chief Superior Court Judge Paschal A. English Jr. failed to intervene when she informed him in fall 2008 of sexually inappropriate comments made to her by Superior Court Judge Johnnie L. Caldwell in 2007 and 2008. Read More»

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