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GMC, Southern Crescent Tech agree to partner

Ga. Military College (GMC) President Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, left, and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) President Randall Peters signed an agreement on Sept. 29 signifying that GMC will guarantee admission to SCTC graduates with an Associate of Applied Science degree into GMC’s new four-year Bachelor of Applied Science program. The new four-year program will be offered at GMC’s Fayetteville campus expected to open in August 2015. Photo/Submitted.

A Sept. 29 agreement between Ga. Military College (GMC) and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) will pave the way for SCTC students graduating with an associate’s degree in Applied Science to be guaranteed acceptance to GMC’s new four-year program which will lead to a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science.

GMC is expected to break ground on its new West Fayetteville campus on Oct. 16. The new 26,000 sq. ft. classroom building is expected to open for classes next August. The four-year Applied Science program will be one of GMC’s academic offerings in Fayetteville. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/08/14

Woolsey’s AWANA event set for tonight
Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville, will have AWANA Parent’s Night on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m.  A Chick-fil-A dinner will be served for $2 per person. Contact the church office, 770- 461- 9618 or visit  http://www.woolseybaptist.org/ for more info.

Fall Gospel Meetings start tomorrow Read More»

Hall-Hollis engagement

Ashley Elizabeth engaged to Jeffrey Wilson Hollis

Kirk and Becky Hall of Brooks, Ga. announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth to Jeffrey Wilson Hollis, son of Eric and Cheryl Hollis of Savannah, Ga.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Frances and Jerry Brown of Milton, Fla. and the late Bill Holland of Longwood, Fla. and Janice and George Hall of Evergreen, Colo.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of Frank and the late Jean Fox of Carrollton, Ga. and Winn and Jean Hollis of Rumney, N. H.

Ashley is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance. Read More»

Power struggle at ARC: Board delays controversial vote

A move to adopt proposed bylaw changes by the Atlanta Regional Commission board that has raised the ire of some Fayette County leaders was postponed for a month. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/01/14

Holy Trinity will have Memorial Mass
Embrace Ministry of Holy Trinity will host a Memorial Mass in honor of all babies lost during pregnancy, stillbirth or first year of life, to be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. Attendees can honor their child, inscribe their baby’s name in the book of  life, and gather with other families that have gone through the same suffering. RSVP to marciapoynter@gmail.com.

Woolsey to host family lunch Read More»

Lawanda Jean Corley, 65, of Roswell

Lawanda Jean Corley, 65, of Roswell, Ga. passed away on September 23, 2014 following a lengthy illness.

She was born on October 17, 1948 in St. Petersburg, Fla. to Herman Otto and Margie Eugenia DuBose. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Allan Corley of Birmingham, Ala. and second husband, William Bonds of Docena, Ala. Read More»

'Could you be more specific?'

'Could you be more specific?'

Glenn McCoy editorial cartoon — Secret Service radio call: "Agent Smith, do you see anyone at the White House that doesn't belong there?" Agent relies, "Could you be more specific?"

'I can help you throw away your medal'

'I can help you throw away your medal'

Cip Bok editorial cartoon — Secretary of State John Kerry to President Barack Obama: "I can help you throw away your medal."

Religion Briefs 09/24/14

National Heights plans yard sale
National Heights Baptist Church in Fayetteville will have a yard sale  Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning  at 9 a.m. and continuing into early afternoon. Furniture and household items, as well as other yard sale items will be available. National Heights is at 103 Old Norton Rd. (corner of Old Norton and Ga. Hwy. 54), Fayetteville.

Hopewell UMC changes schedule Read More»

Mary Jo Kachman of Jonesboro

Mary Jo Kachman of 237 Cedar Trail, Jonesboro Ga. in Fayette county passed away September 16, 2014.

She was born in Kansas City, Mo. August 22, 1945.

Mary Jo lived in Fayette County for 31 years and worked for attorney Larry M. Melnick in Jonesboro, Ga. She enjoyed fishing and camping and spending time with her children.

She is survived by husband Richard Kachman, daughter April Denise Boham, Richard Joseph Kachman, grandson Joshua Boham and granddaughter Rayn Elizabeth Cooper.

There will be a private family service in the future. Read More»