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Michael Allen Naber, 55

Michael Allen Naber

Michael Allen Naber, 55, went home to the Lord on May 24, 2014.

Michael is survived by his wife, Sondra, and sons Andrew Michael and Benjamin Edward. Mike is the son of John and Nancy Naber of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is also survived by a sister, Pam Knox (John) of Athens, Ga., and brothers Steve Naber (Marcie) of Columbus, Ohio, and Tom Naber (Lisa) of Sacramento, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Robert Naber (Karen) of Bloomington, Ind. Read More»

Rachael Faye Smith, 70

Rachael Faye Smith

Rachael Faye Smith, 70 of Franklin, Tenn, May 22, 2014.

Proud mother, grandmother & great grandmother who loved her family. She enjoyed the outdoors and animals. She had an infectious smile and she never met a stranger. Read More»

Patricia Anne Meyer, 88

Patricia Anne Meyer, 88, of Fairhope, Ala., passed away on April 17, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

Pat was born in Lima, Ohio and was raised in Montezuma, Iowa. She proudly served as a WAC in WWII and spent her working life as a legal secretary. Pat enjoyed music and sang in "The Sweet Adelines." While living in Peachtree City, she loved golf and was an active member of the "Nine& Eighteen Holers." Pat moved to Alabama two years ago to be near her family and enjoy the Gulf Coast. Read More»

Lauren S. Vettel, 37, of Peachtree City

Lauren S. Vettel, 37, of Peachtree City, passed away May 20, 2014.

She is survived by her mother Barbara (Charles) Vickery of Peachtree City; sisters Claudia Levy of Nashville, Tenn. and Alexis Luck of London, England and brother Michael Ilnicki of Atlanta.

A memorial service was held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. Dr. Steve Dodson and Reverend Sean Robinson officiated. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens. Read More»

Gladys Cathy Garr, 98, of Union City

Gladys Cathy Garr

Gladys Cathy Garr, 98, of Union City passed away May 22, 2014.

Mrs. Garr was the retired owner of The Dwarf House of Gifts at Greenbrier Mall. She was also a retired Officer of Cascade Garden Club, and a member of Fayette Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Garr was preceded in death by her husband William Lamar Garr, and a daughter Lamartine Garr Peevy. Read More»

Kiwanis recognizes fifth-graders

Kiwanis recognizes fifth-graders

The Metro Fayette Kiwanis Club annually honors an Improved Fifth-Grader. Each receives a plaque and a gift certificate. Seated from left: Nico Gautschi, Olivia Stronach, Liam Rietschier, Devin Reyburne, Juan Lara, Twonyala Dawson, and Zackery Abraham. Standing from left: Manahil Khan, Autumn Gibson, Caroline Conner, Isabella Campuzano, Cameron Mathis, Jordan Kelley, and Bailey Teare. Photo/Carolyn Cary.

Nice horsey

Nice horsey

Callie Hernandez, 4, of Fayetteville pets a miniature horse she rode during the Spring Fling hosted by Fayette Presbyterian Church recently at the Fayette County government complex in downtown Fayetteville. There were plenty of kids’ activities, food and a wealth of music from artists including the church’s praise band. Photo/John Munford.

Are you taking a trip or enjoying the journey?

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Jesus came to help us live a full and meaningful life that comes from having a personal relationship with Him (John 10:10).

Our lives should be filled with abundance and purpose. We should make every day count. We should live like we’re thankful for every moment. We should enjoy the journey, and not just endure the trip. We should open our eyes to the joy of today.

Max Lucado tells the story about sitting next to a rather interesting lady as he flew one time. He said, “She was rural and I was urban. She was homey and I was professional. But she could see and I was blind. Read More»

Lunsford-Faulkner engagement

Laura Anne Lunsford engaged to R. Phillip Faulkner

Ms. Sandra Lunsford and Mr. John E. Lunsford of Fayetteville, Ga. proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Anne, to R. Phillip Faulkner, son of Mrs. Betty Faulkner Ivie of Commerce, Ga. and the late Mr. Jimmy Faulkner.

Miss Lunsford is a graduate of Fayette County High School. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Western Governors University. She is employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as a substitute teacher. Read More»

Colon-Baker Engagement

Laura Elizabeth Colon engaged to Lucas John Baker

Ms. Kathryn Colon of Fayetteville and Mr. and Mrs. Hector L. Colon of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Colon to Lucas John Baker, son of John and Joanne Baker of Bolingbrook, Ill.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Merle Lewis and the late Frank Lewis of Austin, Texas and the late Lucila and Luis Colon of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read More»

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