Fayette County

PTC announces plans for 2011 Memorial Day observance

Last year’s golf cart procession is led into City Hall/Library Plaza by the Civil Air Patrol color guard as members of the Sons of the American Revolution welcome them. Photo/Special.

Roy Mooney is a man who understands the importance of remembering history; on Memorial Day in Peachtree City this year, Mooney will share history that he lived as one of the few remaining survivors of the Day of Infamy, Pearl Harbor.

“The longest day of my life was December 7, 1941,” Roy Mooney recalls vividly, remembering how he narrowly survived the Japanese sneak attack that officially drew America into WWII. Mooney, now well into his 80s, is one of only about 30 known Pearl Harbor survivors in Georgia and less than 3,000 nationwide. Read More»

Arrests made for cruelty to children, burglary, other offenses

Arrests in four separate cases reported May 5 by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office involved incidents pertaining to cruelty to children, burglary, attempting to influence a witness and identity fraud.

Sheriff’s spokesperson Brent Rowan said 43 year-old Peachtree City resident Richard Chris Munoz was arrested April 27 in connection with a cruelty to children case that had been reported on April 22. Munoz was charged with first degree cruelty to children, third degree cruelty to children and battery (family violence), said Rowan. Read More»

Dumping old pills for the environment's sake

Dumping old pills for the environment's sake

Peachtree City Police Lt. Jason Epps (right) and a fellow officer and DEA agent were front and center April 30 as area residents arrived at Shakerag on McIntosh Trail to drop off out-of-date prescription and over-the-counter medications for the department’s “Pill Drop” program. Residents dropped off approximately 170 pounds of medications, the vast majority of which were old prescription meds. Officials then safely dispose of the medications in an environmentally friendly manner. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Do pass GO and do collect ... uh... $100

Do pass GO and do collect ... uh... $100

Chris Allesio, right, won the third annual Peachtree City Monopoly Tournament April 30 over Michael Marchand, left, and two other competitors in the championship round. Allesio took home the $100 cash prize with cash, gift certificates and other prizes also divvied out to the participants. The event was hosted by Towne Club luxury senior apartments. Photo/John Munford.

Touring the gardens of Fayette

Touring the gardens of Fayette

More than 200 guests toured six gardens April 30 as part of the Fayette Master Gardener Association’s Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale. Marilyn Frazar (L-R), Jo Ellen Carter, Janyce Johnson, Sue Memmer and David and Rhonda Eich tour the garden of Dan and Bonnie Helander. The Eich’s garden was also on the tour. The combined fund-raisers raised funds to support local horticulture programs including the Plant a Row for the Hungry Garden that donates fresh produce to local non-profits. Photo/Bonnie Helander, Fayette Master Gardener.

Ronald Michael “Mickey” Odom, 69, of Fayetteville

Ronald Michael “Mickey” Odom, 69, of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Charles and Doris Catherine Chandler Odom and a brother, Tommie Lee Odom.

Mickey took pride in holding the oldest business license in Peachtree City for his barbershop, which his son operates. He was retired due to health, but very much enjoyed the time with family, especially, his grandsons. He served the United States Army Reserve as a Staff Sergeant. He was a member of Fayetteville Masonic lodge 711. Read More»

Mr. Thomas Howard Elliott, Sr., 55, of Fayetteville

Mr. Thomas Howard Elliott, Sr., 55, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 4, 2011 due to complications of ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

Mr. Elliott was a loving father, devoted husband, dependable friend and a warrior in the fight against ALS. He retired after working 34 years with Delta Air Lines. He was an avid Studebaker aficionado and member of the North GA and National Studebaker Drivers Clubs and the Avanti Owners Association.

He is preceded in death by his first wife Cathy Brigmon Elliott; father Howard A. Elliott; sister Teresa Ann Elliott. Read More»

Louie Larry of Jonesboro

Mr. Louie Larry of Jonesboro passed away May 6, 2011. He is survived by his sons, Michael Larry and his wife Gina of LaGrange; Christopher Larry of Fayetteville; sisters, Pat King and her husband Mickey of Fayetteville; Sheila Chambers and her husband Mike of Palmetto; brothers, Ronnie Larry and his wife, Jackie of Stone Mountain; Tommy Larry and his wife, Terry of Gay; grandsons, Andrew Larry and Cameron Larry. Read More»

Mrs. Annie Elmina Moody, 103, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Annie Elmina Moody, 103, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 4, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband Comer Edward Moody and daughter Doris Patrick.

She is survived by her daughter Frances (Don) McKee; son Edward (Camille) Moody; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sister Ellen Moody; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Marvin Harold “Buss” Hill, 91, of Fayetteville

Mr. Marvin Harold “Buss” Hill, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 3, 2011.

Mr. Hill proudly served in the U.S. Army and is a Veteran of WWII. He was a recipient of a Purple Heart Medal and a Bronze Star Medal.

He is preceded in death by his parents James Edward Hill and Emma Estelle Evans; eleven brothers and sisters. Read More»

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