Fayette County

Earle-Healey engagement

Jenna Marie Earle engaged to Sean Patrick Healey

Mr. and Mrs. Greg (Cheryl) Earle of Tyrone announce the upcoming nuptials of their daughter, Jenna Marie Earle, to Sean Patrick Healey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Peggy) Healey of Fayetteville. Read More»

Walker-Maggioni engagement

Lori Katherine engaged to Alexander Reid Maggioni

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Carlton Walker announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori Katherine, to Alexander Reid Maggioni, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Anthony Maggioni. Read More»

Lera Perkins, 88, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Lera Perkins, 88, of Fayetteville, Ga., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. She fought a long battle with heart disease.

She was born Jan. 21, 1923 in Sabine County, Texas. She was the salutatorian of the 1940 class of Alto High School, and retired from Texas Industries in 1989. Lera was a member of FUMC, Beford, Texas.

She moved to Fayetteville in 2001. She was a member of Bridge Club groups of The Gathering Place. Lera was proudly a Certified Bridge Life Master. Read More»

Marilyn Dyar Mansch, 56, of Tyrone

On Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, Marilyn Dyar Mansch passed away at her residence in Tyrone, Ga., surrounded in love by family and friends. 

Marilyn was 56 years old and had fought a courageous battle with cancer. She is now at peace in the loving arms of Jesus.  Read More»

Martha McWhorter, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Martha McWhorter, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sept. 19, 2011, at the age of 85. 

She was a 42-year employee of White Electric Company. Mrs. McWhorter was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby McWhorter, and daughter, Patty Sutton. 

She is survived by her nephews, William F. Evans of Fayetteville, Olin R. “Randy” Evans (Maria Mackas) of Decatur, Don S. Evans (Debbie) of McDonough, daughter-in-law, Betty McWhorter, and many grandchildren, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Read More»

Raymond C. Harris, 90, of Fayetteville

Raymond C. Harris, 90, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Thelma Brannon Harris, and his brother Walter Harris. Left to celebrate his life is his son, Wayne Harris (Marilyn) of Fayetteville, many nieces and nephews, family members and friends earned over a lifetime.  Read More»

Bond throws himself into role

Casey Bond. Photo/Special.

Starr’s Mill grad appears in ‘Moneyball,’ in theaters Friday

Casey Bond has seen “Moneyball” and says it is a great movie. He may be a little biased. After all, the Starr’s Mill High School graduate and former draft pick of the San Francisco Giants is in the film as Oakland A’s relief pitcher Chad Bradford. You don’t need to take his word for it though. There are 20 reviews on RottenTomatoes.com and 17 consider the film fresh, giving it an average of 7.8 out of 10. Read More»

Fayetteville’s Willis ready to spread the love with ‘Songs from the Love Ship’

Chris Willis. Photo/Special.

Chris Willis is kind of famous in the world of house music. He was a frequent collaborator with French DJ David Guetta and their songs have been played in clubs all over the world. Songs like “Love is Gone,” “Just a Little More Love,” “Gettin’ Over You,” helped sell millions of albums and soared to the top of the charts. Willis, who has lived in New York City and Atlanta, moved to Fayette County last January and is now about to release his first solo EP, “Premium (Songs from the Love Ship) Part 1. Read More»

Gena Turner, 71, of Fayetteville

Gena Turner (Mary Eugenia Wright Turner), 71, of Fayetteville, Ga., went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after a courageous and hard-fought battle with myelofibrosis and leukemia. She is preceded in death by her husband, John E. Turner, and by her parents, Martha Duke Wright and W. E. Wright, and a host of friends and relatives. Read More»

Chevrolet Fireball Run Adventurally rolls into PTC Sept. 27

Space Shuttle Astronaut Winston Scott. Photo/Special.

The 2011 Chevrolet Fireball Run Adventurally and Race to Recover America’s Missing Children will be pulling in to Peachtree City on Tuesday, September 27. The Road Rally is an event filmed over eight days with participants stopping along the over 2,500 miles they travel to solve clues and complete missions, driving everything from Lamborghini’s to Camaro’s to the Time Car from Back to the Future. Think of it as Amazing Race meets motoring. Read More»

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