Fayette County

Aspiring producer is not chicken when it comes to making first film

I recently had the chance to see Peachtree City native Matthew Quandt’s first film “Dinner with Fred” at an early test screening a month before the official Los Angeles opening. Quandt, a graduate of Starr’s Mill High School, and a senior majoring in film studies at USC, has put a fine first rung on the ladder of his career. Read More»

Fayette Samaritans top 10 needs for January

The Fayette Samaritans is a non-profit organization dedicated to the food and clothing needs of Fayette Countians.

Their needs for January is as follows:
1. Tea
2. Juice
3. Dry Beans
4. Ketchup
5. Hand soap
6. Jelly
7. Pasta sauce
8. Toilet paper
9. Mayonnaise
10. Potatoes

The facility is located at 125 Hickory Rd., next to Fayetteville Christian Church. It is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to noon. Call them at 770-719-2707.

Mrs. Julie Ann Cathey, 69, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Julie Ann Cathey, 69, of Fayetteville, passed away on January 2, 2011.

Mrs. Cathey is preceded in death by her parents Lee Earl Jackson and Elaine Woods Jackson.

She is survived by her husband David N. Cathey; step-daughter Kelli Anderson and her husband Cary of California; step-son Matt Cathey and his wife Katherine of California; four grandchildren; brothers, Bobby Jackson and his wife Caroline of Greenville, SC and Ray Jackson and his wife Millie of Greenville. Read More»

Elizabeth Grace Cooke, 5

Elizabeth Grace Cooke, 5, passed away December 31, 2011.

Survivors include father & mother Peter & Jessica Cooke; maternal grandparents Larry & Wendy Miller; paternal grandparents David & Janet Cooke; and also great grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Read More»

Mrs. Sheryl (Sherry) Cochran Gibbons, 58, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Sheryl (Sherry) Cochran Gibbons, age 58, of Fayetteville, GA passed away December 31, 2010.

Sherry was born in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edward Gibbons and a brother, Kevin Cochran.

Sherry had been employed by the US District Court for 29 plus years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was an avid reader and a devoted Braves fan. Read More»

Mr. Ty Cobb McBrayer, 85, of Fayetteville

Mr. Ty Cobb McBrayer, 85, of Fayetteville, died January 2, 2011.

He proudly served in the US Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lester & Lilla McBrayer and two brothers Grady McBrayer and Troy McBrayer. Read More»

Mrs. Joy Linda Eidson, 64, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Joy Linda Eidson, 64, of Fayetteville, died January 1, 2011.

She is survived by her husband Kenneth W. Eidson of Fayetteville, GA; two sons Jeffrey Eidson and his wife Cindy of Concord, GA and Jody Eidson and his wife Christy of Dallas, GA; daughter Jennifer Davis and her husband Mark of Los Gatos, CA; six grandchildren; her brother Jack Kinman and his wife Betty of Conyers, GA; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Search still on for missing 12-year-old girl

Search still on for missing 12-year-old girl

Girl, 12, could now be in Mexico with 21-year-old man

Investigators with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are still searching for 12-year-old Isabeth Yanez who was last seen on Dec. 27. Investigators said the Fayette County girl may be with 20-year-old Simon Quintana Guiterrez near Acapulco, Mexico. Read More»

Mrs. Aline P. Verlander of Peachtree City

Mrs. Aline P. Verlander of Peachtree City died December 30, 2010.

Mrs. Verlander was a long-time member of Beecher Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta and is currently a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. She retired from the Atlanta Public School System.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Carl Verlander.

She is survived by her sons, Larry Verlander and his wife Ann of Johannesburg; Gene Verlander of Thomaston; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Clint Russell Smith, 17, of Peachtree City

Clint Russell Smith, 17, of Peachtree City, GA passed away on December 29, 2010.

Clint was preceded in death by his brother Carson Smith.

He is survived by his mother Stacy Smith and Bobby Royal of Peachtree City; father Bryan Smith & wife Barbara of Senoia; sister Chloe Smith of Peachtree City; grandparents Berry & Elaine Smith of Sparta, GA; Walter Jernigan of Sharpsburg and Dianne Jernigan of Maryville, TN. Read More»

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