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Daniel Lee Williams, 88, of Riverdale

Daniel Lee Williams, 88, of Riverdale passed away on April 20, 2011.

Mr. Williams was born in Woolsey, GA. He served his country as a decorated Army Veteran of World War II serving in 5 European campaigns including the Normandy invasion. He is retired from Ft. Gillem and AAFES. He also served his community as a City Councilman for the City of Riverdale, Master of Riverdale Masonic Lodge and Deacon of Riverdale First Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Margie Mae “Trixie” Williams, who passed away on February 8, 2011 and by his son Douglas Williams. Read More»

CDM to host free seminar

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) will host a free seminar called The Power and Purpose of the Average Church, Saturday, April 30, from 1 -3 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Jack Eldred. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/20/11

PTC Presbyterian plans rummage sale
First Presbyterian Church will have a rummage sale to help the youth go on a mission trip to Chattanooga for the second year in a row. The sale will be held Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. First Presbyterian is at 206 Willowbend Rd., near City Hall and the Peachtree City Library.

St. Christopher’s will host tea Read More»

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»

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