Fayette County

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City, GA died December 23, 2010.

Mrs. Peterson, formerly of Worcester , was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Elizabeth (Kennedy) Callan of Worcester, her brother Francis X. Callan of Shrewsbury , and her husband of 54 years, Kenneth R. Peterson.

She was a graduate of Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing and worked as an RN for the City of Worcester Health Department. She was licensed in the states of MA and IL. She retired after moving to Georgia and devoted her life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Read More»

Jesse C. Kennemore, Fayetteville

Mr. Jesse C. Kennemore of Fayetteville passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Kennemore of Fayetteville; daughter, Trina Croley and husband Tim of Greenville, Ala.; brother, Ruben Kennemore and wife Retta of Hampton; sister, Wanda Hicks and husband Patrick of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Lisa Oster and husband Jonathan; Lacy Thompson; great grandchildren, Alyssa Tucker Oster; Logan Oster and three step great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mary Ann Passafiume, Peachtree City

Ms. Mary Ann Passafiume of Peachtree City passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.
She is survived by her sisters, Bernadette Amis and husband, Robert, of Fayetteville; Donna Lee Cole of Fayetteville; uncle, Anthony Passafiume; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Sybil Ferguson, Fayetteville

Mrs. Sybil Ferguson of Fayetteville passed away Dec. 24, 2010. Read More»

PTC kids sell mistletoe to help Salvation Army kettle drive

PTC kids sell mistletoe to help Salvation Army kettle drive

These Peachtree City children sold mistletoe on Christmas Eve at the Braelinn Kroger store, with all donations going to the Salvation Army. They received $263 which they stuffed into the big red bucket located at the store. Pictured from left to right are Joe, James and Thomas Jackson, Garrot Toles of the Salvation Army, Marina Haldopolous, Olivia Curtis and EJ Haldopolous. Photo/Special.

Services for Fayette Chief Public Defender Joe Saia to be held in Zebulon Thursday

Funeral services for long-time defense attorney Joe Saia of Peachtree City will be held Thursday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Pike County Courthouse in Zebulon.

The Pike County Courthouse is located on Main Street in downtown Zebulon. A visitation will be held across the street at the Chandler Building at the conclusion of the service.

Saia, who most recently served as the chief public defender for Fayette County, recently passed away after falling ill while on vacation in June in North Carolina. He was hospitalized for treatment of heart congestion; he had quadruple bypass surgery. Read More»

F’ville’s Gold Wing bikers bring gifts to firefighters for kids

F’ville’s Gold Wing bikers bring gifts to firefighters for kids

Members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Motorcycle Club, Chapter P, Fayetteville, collected over 500 small stuffed animals to donate to the Fayette County Fire Station No. 4. Among the firemen accepting them to give to children at the various kinds of scenes they cover were firefighters Chris Atsalis, Clay Redman, Brad Boemanns, Daniel Vieira, Robbie Moore, Lt. Norman Gibby, and Capt. Randy Hitch. Linda Ruddy is the chapter president and the group meets each second Saturday evening at the IHOP in Fayetteville at 6 p.m. Photo/Special.

F’ville arrests 2 in botched Christmas Eve burglary

Fayetteville Police arrested two men on Christmas Eve for the attempted burglary of the Radio Shack store at the Fayette Pavilion. One of the men had been sought for the Dec. 18 burglary of the Sprint store at the Uptown Shopping Center on North Glynn Street. Read More»

Mailbox-checking burglars get guns, electronics in Kedron, Smokerise

Peachtree City Police are investigating three residential burglaries that occurred between Dec. 18-28 in subdivisions along North Peachtree Parkway. Read More»

PTC’s McMullen looks back

CUTLINE: Bernard McMullen (L), Peachtree City’s retiring city manager, enjoys a momento presented by Councilwoman Vanessa Fleisch at a reception in his honor at City Hall. Photo/John Munford.

As he wound down his tenure as city manager, Bernie McMullen said he is “looking forward to enjoying the city again.” His last official day is Dec. 31.

As part of his separation package, McMullen will be paid through the end of April 2011.

“I’m leaving a happy person,” McMullen said, noting his good fortune to have not only served as city manager, but the chance to make this his final job before retirement. Read More»

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