Mrs. Olga Jean Mask, 79, of McDonough

Mrs. Olga Jean Mask, 79, of McDonough died Thursday, April 14, 2011.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Bessie Smith; brothers, Al, Sam and Ed Smith; sisters Frances McMichen and Helen Newton. Read More»

Mrs. Betty M. Charters, 65, of Acworth

Mrs. Betty M. Charters, 65, of Acworth, GA, formerly of Chamblee, passed away on April 15, 2011.

Mrs. Charters is survived by her husband Charles “Charley” Charters; four children, Yvette Hogan of Fayetteville, Collette Mandich of Fayetteville, Bryan Jenkins of Cumming, Mark Jenkins of Gainesville; father Bill Miller of Phillits, WI; mother Helen Strand of Downers Grove, IL; grandchildren, Barry, Brandon and Jacquelyn Jenkins, all of Cumming, Erin and Al “Boo” Hogan, III, and Samantha, Alexandra, and Emily Mandich, all of Fayetteville; great-granddaughter Victoria Jenkins. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/13/11

Mount Olive will host Men’s Revival Read More»

Katie Juanita Howard Turner, age 87, of College Park/Riverdale

Katie Juanita Howard Turner, age 87, of College Park/Riverdale, GA, passed away on April 8, 2011.

Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. Turner is preceded in death by her husband Cecil M. Turner; parents Jessie and Ollie Howard; two sisters and three brothers. Read More»

Ride to support ‘Wall That Heals’

If you haven’t visited the iconic Vietnam Veterans Wall in Washington, D.C., you’ll get your chance to see a replica of the monument in neighboring Coweta County in October.

A motorcycle benefit ride on April 23 will raise money to bring “The Wall That Heals,” a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, to the Coweta County Fairgrounds this fall.

A function of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), the benefit ride is open to all motorcycle enthusiasts, with donations accepted at the time of registration. Read More»

Annual Jobs Fair, April 29

Congressman David Scott will host the 8th annual 13th Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, April 29. This event will take place at the Georgia International Convention Center, located right off the I-85 and I-285 Camp Creek Parkway exits near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Read More»

Add color to your yard with Carol’s Green Thumb

Spring is here! Celebrate by splashing your yard with color surrounded by a lush green lawn. 

You do not have to spend a lot of money to have your spring and summer in color.

Behind any successful small business is an extraordinary person and Carol’s Green Thumb is no exception. Carol Gilbert has a proven ability with 27 years in the landscaping business. Read More»

How do you know if your tree is diseased?

The Leigh family, Brandi, Jackson and Jeremy. Jeremy is the owner of Southern Scapes Tree and Outdoor Services. Photo/Special.

As the owner and operator of Southern Scapes Tree & Outdoor Services I am here to help you figure out what could possibly be a diseased and dangerous tree in your yard or even over your house.

There are five indicators to help you diagnose your tree. Dead wood would be an obvious indicator. It will look dry and lifeless but most importantly it breaks very easily which makes it a safety hazard. Read More»

Made in America by Americans

Newnan Home Improvement has been serving homes in Coweta and Fayette County for 50 years. Mike Hayes carries on the tradition of quality customer service that his father started in 1961. Newnan Home Improvement is proud to use Simonton Windows, ranked number one by J.D. Power and Associates in their 2010 Builder and Remodeler Residential Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study as well as in their 2010 Consumer Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study. Read More»

Ambassadors say thanks to F’ville

On March 4, 2011, the Advo-Kids CASA hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious comedy, and feel-good family entertainment.

The Harlem Ambassadors would like to extend a special “thank you” to event organizers Natalie Milner and Adrian Willis, who planned and promoted the game. Read More»

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