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Fayetteville mayor to speak to Historical Society, Mar. 20

Fayetteville Mayor Ken Steele will speak to the Fayette County Historical Society this Sunday, Mar. 20 at 3 p.m. It is located in the Margaret Mitchell Research Center, 195 Lee Street.

Refreshments will be served along with a photo slide show of the great homes and points of interest in Fayetteville.

Steele is currently serving his third term as mayor of Fayettevile, and also serves the president of the Georgia Municipal Association.

Visitors are welcome to the meeting, you do not have to be a member to attend. Read More»

Isaac-Richstone engagement

Isaac-Richstone engagement

Ms. Malia B. Isaac of Peachtree City and Mr. Keith P. Isaac of Moreland announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Brooke Isaac, to Robert Soule’ Richstone, son of Jeff and Ruth Heggen and Gregg and Marsha Richstone, all of Tallahassee, Fla. Read More»

Toastmasters host special meeting

Toastmasters host special meeting

The Fayetteville High Noon Toastmasters Club recently held a special meeting to help members get more proficient at impromptu speaking. Valarie Boone and Deborah Wuerslin tied for first place in the Advanced Speaker round. First place in the New Member round went to Zain Syed. For more information on the High Noon Toastmasters Club call 770-461-7492. Photo/Special.

Baker-Ludeke wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Ludecke

Kelly Lee Baker and Joshua David Ludecke were married on Feb. 24, 2011. Judge Hugh Robinson conducted the private ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Grant and Joanne Baker of Fayetteville, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Heath and the late Lt. Col. and Mrs. Wallace I. Baker, all of Enterprise, Ala. She is a graduate of Woodward Academy and Georgia Southern University where she received a bachelor of science in hotel and restaurant management. She is currently employed by Hyatt Place Atlanta Downtown. Read More»

Ronald McDonald gets a hand from F’ville cops

The Fayetteville Police Department will be serving as a drop-off point for aluminum can tabs which will be turned over to the Ronald McDonald House to benefit their charity. The mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Read More»

Patricia Ann “Pat” Gunny, 69, formerly of Fayetteville

Patricia Ann “Pat” Gunny, 69, of Newnan, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away March 11, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mrs. Gunny retired from JC Penny after 35 years. She loved bird watching, especially hummingbirds. She also enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Gunny loved her grandchildren, dogs, and grand-dogs, and she especially loved her great-grandson Bentley. Read More»

Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville

Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville, died March 9, 2011.

She was employed by Coca-Cola for 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents Olin and Ibera Howell, and her sister Carol Simon.

She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Russell Dusenbury; son Jody Dusenbury of Fayetteville; sister Kathy (Milton) Fisher of Fayetteville; loving nieces Laurie (Joey) Baker of McDonough and Kristy (Kim) Alley of Locust Grove, and several other nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. McEachern was a member of Lisbon Baptist Church and retired from Ford Motor Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, L.V. “Jim” and Velma Williams McEachern and his brother Lowell McEachern. Read More»

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. Ison was a member of Christ Church at Whitewater.

He is survived by his beloved wife Jean Ison; daughter, Judy Cochran and her husband Kevin of Williamson; four grandchildren; brothers, Charles Ison and his wife Peggy of Fayetteville, and Bobby Ison and his wife Susie of Brooks; sister, Annie Lou Fisher of Brooks; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant goers and participants enjoyed a day of beauty and fun while helping support one of Fayette’s largest cancer research and prevention fundraising events.

The sixth annual Miss South Fayette County Beauty Pageant, held at Brooks Elementary on Mar. 5, raised $1,500 to benefit Relay for Life. Each year the pageant’s proceeds are donated to a worthy cause; this marks the first year the funds have gone to Relay for Life. Read More»

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