Warm clothing needed for foster care children

Gracie’s Closet, the clothing and supply resource center of Fayette Youth Protection Homes, Inc. (FYPH), is in need of new or gently used children’s clothing (babies through teenage sizes).  The clothing will be given to local children living in foster care and the organization’s residential group home, the Friday-Johnson Home. Read More»

Scouts have rededication service

Scouts have rededication service

Girl Scout Troop 11315 of Service Unit 617 from Peachtree City participated in a rededication and investiture service. Cadettes pictured are Christina Cortes, (Junior) Jana Hust, Julie Lim, Josephine Nelson, Lacee Link, Isabella Adcock and Josephina Reeder. Troop Leaders are Lisa Reeder, Donna Cortes and Kathy Hust. The Troop Host is Hot Spring Spas of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville, died October 15, 2010.

He retired from the Georgia Army National Guard. Mr. McNair worked 13 years for Boise Cascade and then was a 17-year employee of Fayette County Board of Education as a maintenance supervisor.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette McNair; son James R. McNair of Shalimar , FL ; and brother Howard Pierce McNair and wife Anne of Florence, SC. Read More»

Lady Chiefs JV Volleyball dominate this season with 24-1 record

Lady Chiefs JV Volleyball dominate this season with 24-1 record

The McIntosh Lady Chiefs Junior Varsity Volleyball team ended their season in style by going undefeated at the Columbus Playdate. They continued their strong play by defeating Shaw High School, Columbus High School, OLA, and Harris County twice on their way to a 5-0 record. In addition to winning the Columbus Playdate, they also won the Fayette County Sweet 16 Tournament earlier this season with a similar undefeated record of 6-0. Their balanced attack, with dominant offensive and defensive play this season, assisted them in beating their regional opponents. Read More»

Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville

Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville, died October 16, 2010.

He retired after 22 years with Eastern Airlines, and he always loved to farm.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years Martha Mask Richardson of Fayetteville; four sons Eugene & Kim Richardson of Fayetteville, Jerry Glenn Richardson of Gay, GA, David & Ann Richardson of Fayetteville, and Ronnie & Jenny Richardson of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one brother and three sisters. Read More»

Mary Agnes Holt, 80, of Peachtree City

Mary Agnes Holt of Peachtree City, GA, died peacefully Thursday, October 14, 2010, surrounded by her family.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Saint Gabriel Church in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

She was born June 27, 1930 in Dubuque , Iowa , daughter of D.J. and Mary (McGrath) Kenneally.

She married Raymond Holt on July 4, 1964; he preceded her in death.

She graduated from St. Columbkille's and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital school of Nursing. She was an Air Force nurse for five years stationed in California . Read More»

Mr. Travis Lamar Smith, 87, of Fayetteville

Mr. Travis Lamar Smith, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

Mr. Smith proudly served in the U.S. Army and received a Purple Heart medal.

He is survived by his son Lee Blackstone; three grandchildren, Shannon, Ivy and Lindsay; five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Jonesboro with Dr. George Freeman officiating. For those desiring, please make donations to the American Cancer Society, 310 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269, in memory of Mr. Smith. Read More»

Mr. Cleburn “Dick” Durward Tyree, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Cleburn “Dick” Durward Tyree, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

Mr. Tyree proudly served his country in the USAF. After 32 years, he retired from Delta Air Lines as a foreman in the engine shop.

He is preceded in death by his daughter Brenda Smith. Read More»

Mr. James Arthur Buck II, 55, of Fayetteville

Mr. James Arthur Buck II, 55, of Fayetteville, died Monday October 11, 2010. Read More»

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville, died October 11, 2010.

His family and flying were his passions in life. Mr. Steen was a Navy pilot for 7 years. Following his military service, he was a flight trainer for Burnsaid-Ott before beginning a career in commercial aviation flying for People Express and then American Airlines.

Mr. Steen is survived by Jeanne Steen of Fayetteville; sons Stephen Steen of Dawsonville and Sean Steen of Auburn, AL; sister Patty Trinkle and husband Mike of Fallbrook, CA; brother Brian Steen of Gordon, GA; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

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