Fayette County

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»

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»

Things to do-Oct.18-Dec.13


October 18

The Midwest Food Bank dinner and silent auction is today at the Midwest Food Bank Warehouse, 220 Parkade Court. in Peachtree City.  Cost is $50 per person, and all proceeds benefit the Midwest Food Bank – Georgia Division.  For tickets, visit https://mfbga.wufoo.com/forms/2014-georgia-division-dinner-and-silent-au....

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Get ready for spooky tales this weekend

Get ready for spooky tales this weekend

Storytelling and history will once again intermingle at the historic cemetery in Fayetteville when spirit guides lead visitors down the cemetery path to hear personal stories from the “ghosts” of Fayette’s historic residents. Read More»

Get ready to pony up at Cattle Barons' Ball

Committee members include: front row, from left-- Steve Forsyth, Paula Goodman, Kim  Detwiller , Chris Allessio, Chair Sarah Palmer, Susan Stitt and Meg Burke. Back row, from left-- Kelly Penny, Kay Norton, Judy Hall, Susan Osborne and Tracey Bergmann. Photo/Submitted

A new committee saddled up to organize the 2014 Cattle Barons’ Ball for the American Cancer Society. The committee has lined up a fun-filled array of games, dinner, a silent auction and a night of dancing music, all adding up to an inspiring event to benefit cancer research. Read More»

Book signing next week

Book signing next week

Award winning author Debby Giusti will sign copies of “Holiday Defenders,” which features her novella, “Mission: Christmas Rescue,” Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Omega Book Center in Peachtree City. Proceeds from the signing will benefit Wounded Warriors at Atlanta’s Shepherd Spinal Center, in conjunction with their SHARE Military Initiative. The event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Orders can also be phoned in at 770-487-3977, and autographed copies can be held for pickup or mailed. Photo/Submitted.

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»

Musician looks to make her mark

Ashley Collins has used her musical gifts around the world. Photo/Bethan Adams.


Straight, blonde hair, precisely parted and brushed to the side, lies on her left shoulder. Her rosy lipstick surrounds a white-toothed, continuous smile, and her hands emphasize her words with strong fingers, fitting for a harpist. She opens and closes her hands, demonstrating the proper technique of how to play a harp. Harpists pull, not pluck, the strings. 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.

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