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Obama skis through Congress

Obama skis through Congress

Editoral cartoon by Glenn McCoy. Copyright 2014 Tribune Content Agency. "Obama skis through Congress."

Kenneth Mitchell, 50, of Jackson, Ga.

Kenneth Mitchell, age 50, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

Funeral services was held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 12 p.m. Interment followed at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge. Read More»

Unemployment rate becomes ‘liberation from work’ rate

Unemployment rate becomes ‘liberation from work’ rate

Unemployment rate becomes ‘liberation from work’ rate

Editorial cartoon by Chip Bok. Copyright 2014 by Creators Syndicate.

17-year cooling trend ‘the elephant in the room’

17-year cooling trend ‘the elephant in the room’
Global warming scientist at podium: “Why’s everyone snickering?”
Editorial cartoon by Glenn McCoy. Copyright 2014 by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

17-year cooling trend ‘the elephant in the room’

Global warming scientist at podium: “Why’s everyone snickering?”

Editorial cartoon by Glenn McCoy. Copyright 2014 by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

Religion Briefs 02/12/14

Family and Friends Day planned
New Hope United Methodist Church’s Annual Family and Friends Day will  be Sunday,  Feb. 16,  at 2:30 p.m.. The guest speaker will be  the Rev. Tamarkus Cook of St. Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan. New Hope is at 272 Weldon Rd. Fayetteville. The Rev. Dr. Aubrey Thompson is the pastor.

Genealogy fair offered at LDS church Read More»

Muniz 50th Anniversary

Leo and Claudia Muniz

Leo and Claudia Muniz 50th Wedding Anniversary

Leo and Claudia Muniz, formerly of Fayetteville, and now residing in Williston, N.D., will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on February 14, 2014.

Religion Briefs 02/05/14

LDS plans Valentine Dance
The Peachtree City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) will host an Adult (ages 18 and up) Valentines Dance Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 – 10 p.m., at the church, 101, Peachtree Pkwy. South. There is  no charge; everyone is welcome.

COS will have ‘soul music’ service Read More»

Ga. hospitals say thanks to Gov. Deal

On behalf of all 170 hospitals across Georgia, I want to express appreciation to Governor Deal for his steadfast resolve and determination to ensure the safety and welfare of hospital patients and caregivers during last week’s icy road traffic jam.

His office proactively reached out to me early in the afternoon of the first day to ask if any of Georgia’s hospitals needed help with road access to the emergency room.

Thankfully, our Emergency Preparedness Center reported that all was reasonably accessible. Read More»

David Herrin Sr., 70, of Griffin

David Herrin Sr.

October 18, 1943 - February 2, 2014

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, Mr. David Herrin Sr., 70, of Griffin, Ga., passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Somerby Assisted Living of Senoia.

He was born in Nahunta, Ga. on October 18, 1943. Read More»

Ashleigh Webster memorial 2014

Ashleigh Webster

1988 - 2006

Days of sadness still come over us
Tears in silence often flow,
For memories keep you near us
Though you died eight years ago

Dad, Mom, Rox, Lex and Kris