Community

Fitzgibbon birth

Scotty and Heidi Fitzgibbon of Fayetteville announce the birth of their son, Asher Daniel, on Nov. 16, 2010. He was born at Piedmont Fayette hospital, weighing 8 lbs., 7 oz. Grandparents are Gary and Becky Fitzgibbon of Jackson, Scott and Sally Simon of Peachtree City, and Ken Webb of Halls, Tenn.

Payless Shoes and Holiday Helpers grant wishes of angels

Helen Rickman of Fayette Holiday Helpers (left) and Karen Spangler with the school system’s CARE program accepted the donation of 150 gift coupons at the Payless Shoe Source in Fayetteville from store manager Johnathan Dennis. Photo/Special.

Thanks to Payless Shoe Source in Fayetteville and Helen Rickman of Fayette Holiday Helpers, 150 students in need of shoes on the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) Angel Tree will have their requests granted.

The 2010 Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids program is a grass roots campaign to deliver $1.2 million in free shoes to children of families in need. Read More»

Group donates quilts to PTCPD

Group donates quilts to PTCPD

First Presbyterian Church Peachtree City Comfort Quilters representative JoAnn Lutes transfers this year’s Christmas Quilts to Lt. Crider of the Peachtree City Police Department.  The quilts are placed in the back of the Police Department’s cruisers for distribution as needed.  Comfort Quilters will distribute more than 100 quilts this holiday season to benefit those in need.  To find out more about Comfort Quilters contact 770-487-7757 or visit us on Facebook. Photo/Special.

Martha Ann Yarbrough Pendley

On December 10, 2010, Martha Ann Yarbrough Pendley, widow of David M. Pendley, Sr., went to be with the Lord and her deceased loved ones.

She leaves behind to join her later, her children, Susie Ferguson, David M. Pendley, Jr. and wife Angela; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Larry, Ashley Ferguson, Tommy, Jackie, Skylar and Kylie Ferguson, Holly, Rick and Dominic Steiskal, Adam Pendley and Carter Potts. Read More»

Annie “Opal” Carter, 86, of Fayetteville

Annie “Opal” Carter, 86, of Fayetteville passed away December 10, 2010.

Survivors include daughters Barbara & Richard Fogg of Sharpsburg and Brenda & Russell Bowman of Fayetteville, sons William R. & Susan Carter of Jackson , GA. and Richard Carter of Fayetteville ; 5 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, December 13, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Rev. Lynn McClain officiating. The burial will follow at Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery .

The family will receive friends Sunday 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Mrs. Fanny Joiner, 87, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Fanny Joiner, of Fayetteville, passed away on December 8, 2010 at the age of 87.

Mrs. Joiner was a loving wife, mother and grandmother whose favorite times were spent reading her Bible, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. Fanny had a green thumb. She was known for her beautiful caladiums among other flowers, which once allowed her garden to be chosen as “garden of the month.” She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City. Read More»

Local American Legion chapters hold oratorical contests early next year

Each year, local American Legion posts across the nation host a constitutional speech contest referred to as the "Oratorical Contest.” The High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is a public speaking contest for high school students designed to develop a deeper knowledge of the US Constitution. Other objectives include development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently and preparation for American citizenship. Read More»

'Operation Sandbox Georgia' delivers the goods for America’s troops

Vernon Lynch (C) hands over the money to Operation Sandbox co-founder Virginia Pearson (R)  as Vivian Snyder, associate editor of Southland’s Full Throttle Magazine, looks on at their Anniversary party Dec. 5 at Fat Cats in Austell. Photo/Special.

On Dec. 5, Santa Claus came early when Vernon Lynch delivered a truckload and car-full of items to Operation Sandbox Georgia headquarters for packing and mailing to troops for the holidays.

In addition to the items collected in Fayette County, Lynch, a cook at Mimi’s restaurant in Peachtree City, handed over $1,060 that was donated to help with packaging and shipping costs. Read More»

Ellie Mae McElroy, 96, of Fayetteville

Ellie Mae McElroy, born June 8, 1914, went to be with the Lord December 9, 2010 at the age of 96.

She is preceded in death by her husband Henry McElroy, Sr., grandson Dennis McElroy, granddaughter Nicki McElroy and all her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by sons Hugh McElroy, Jr. and Julia McElroy, Perry Davis McElroy and Barbara McElroy, daughter Dot Sanders and Charles Sanders, eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren and two nieces living in California. Read More»

Norman S. “Norm” Davis, 81, of Senoia

Norman S. “Norm” Davis, 81, of Senoia, GA died December 5, 2010.

Norm was born in Waukegan, IN to Silas Edward Davis & Lucille Van Treeck Davis. He was a college graduate and served his country in the Armed Forces during World War II. Mr. Davis was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents Silas & Lucy Davis; brother William Davis; sister Dorothy Clark & daughter-in-law Janie Davis. Read More»

Recent Comments