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Richards-Matthews engagement

Lyndsey Mae Richards engaged to Daryl Wayne Matthews

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Richards of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsey Mae Richards, to Daryl Wayne Matthews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Matthews of Brooks.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Wayne Richards of Fayetteville and the late Jean Richards, and Ralph Bedley of Greensboro and the late Eleanor Bedley. She is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and will graduate from Georgia College and State University in May 2011 with a bachelor of science degree in middle grades education, concentrating in science and language arts. Read More»

Swimming with 'Shark's

Peachtree City couple gets investment in ‘Ride On Carry On’

ABC’s “Shark Tank” puts entrepreneurs in front of five investors. They get a chance to pitch their product and the investors, or “sharks” grill them and will invest if they like what they hear. Peachtree City residents Darryl Lenz and her husband, Randy, pitched their product, the “Ride On Carry On” in a recent episode and got what exactly what they were asking for, a 25 percent equity in the business for an investment of $50,000. The shark that liked the idea was Barbara Corcoran.

“I can see these things selling like hot cakes,” she said after hearing about the product. 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»

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Charles Clemens Beisel, 75, of Fayetteville

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Charles Clemens Beisel of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away on April 15, 2011 at the age of 75. Read More»

Mrs. Gloria May, 81, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Gloria May, 81, of Fayetteville, died April 15, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles Massey and Tessie Drew and her husband Joel C. May.

She is survived by her son Michael May of Fayetteville; daughters Kathy & Charles Ginn of Fayetteville and Karen & Anthony Hicks of Senoia; grandchildren Allison Barnes of Buffalo, WY, Amy Ginn of Atlanta, Kyle May of Tyrone, Tyler May of Fayetteville, Joel Hicks of Hampton, and Riley Hicks of Senoia; brother Charles Massey of Tifton as well as several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. George H. Huddleston, Jr., 73, of Fayetteville

Mr. George H. Huddleston, Jr., 73, of Fayetteville, died April 15, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ann Huddleston.

He is survived by his daughter Vickie & Buddy Hooper of Hollonville, GA; sons David & Tana Huddleston of Fayetteville, Daniel & Jan Huddleston of Senoia, and Douglas and Blanche Huddleston of Molena; 7 grandchildren, Brandie Griffeth, Jake Huddleston, Melissa Wood, Bo Huddleston, Lee Huddleston, Kaydie Huddleston, and Laney Huddleston; 2 great-grandchildren Kate Griffeth and Wyatt Wood. 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»

Booth Science Olympiad team wins state title

Booth Science Olympiad team wins state title

The JC Booth Science Olympiad team took first place in the state competition held in Augusta. The team is now busy preparing for the national competition to be held in Madison, Wisc. on May 21. The team consists of 15 students in grades 7-9 and are supervised by Booth's gifted Science teacher, Tammy Pakulski. Photo/Special.

Gamma Nu collects items for Fayette Samaritans

Gamma Nu collects items for Fayette Samaritans

Gamma Nu offocers Sue Paggen, Kim Fisher, Brandy Cochran and Kay Seabolt with the items collected for Fayette Samaritans. Members collected over 75 food items in honor of Delta Kappa Gamma's Psi State(Georgia) organization celebrating it's 75th birthday. Photo/Special.

American legion Post 105 recognizes public safety figures

American legion Post 105 recognizes public safety figures

Pictured at the 2011 Public Safety Recognition Dinner, from the left is Officer Joanna Macpherson, Fayetteville Police Dept, Deputy Marshal Travis Caldwell, Fayette County Marshal's Office,  Lt Scott Roberts, Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services, B.I. Murrell, Post 105 Public Safety Awards Chairman, Capt Karen Corsetti, Peachtree City Fire Dept, Investigator Toby Spencer, Fayette County Sheriff's Office, Lt Michael Perry, Fayetteville Fire Dept and Denny Leander, Post 105 Commander. Photo/Special.