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Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Sr. Elwyn Holt Jr. a 2006 graduate of Sandy Creek High School enlisted in the United States Navy in 2009. He was awarded the The Military Excellence Award by the Captain of the Great Lakes Naval Base in a private ceremony. He was honored as the most deserving graduating recruit out of over a thousand recruits, because of his superlative leadership performance and athletic ability. He led his squad (division 298) in numerous accomplishments and together they were awarded many flags of achievement. Read More»

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City, died October 30, 2010.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife Pat Ormsby of Peachtree City; son Mike Ormsby of Newnan, GA; Jeff & Traci Ormsby of Tipton, Iowa; daughter Penny & Craig Steingraber of Sharpsburg, GA; son Todd & Stephani Ormsby of LaGrange, GA; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother Roger Ormsby and sisters Priscilla Kraft and Patty Essex, all of Davenport, Iowa. Read More»

Dashing to PTC's Doggie Dash 2010

Dashing to PTC's Doggie Dash 2010

Cold temperatures Saturday morning were no match for the chance for a large group of four-legged critters to dress up for Halloween and get their owners out for a walk for the annual Doggie Dash at Shakerag in Peachtree City. The event was sponsored by the Georgia Heartland Humane Society. Here are more photos from Doggie Dash 2010. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mrs. Peggy Naomi Moss of Fayetteville

Mrs. Peggy Naomi Moss, of Fayetteville, died October 30, 2010.

She was born in 1927 in Ensley, AL to the late Art & Martha Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. “Pete” Moss.

She is survived by her daughter Kathie Moss Daniel and her husband Jeffrey Daniel of Newnan; sons Larry Moss of Fayetteville and Barry Moss of McDonough; 4 grandchildren Bryan, Brent, and Reid Moss, and LaRee Moss Bradford; great granddaughter Bailee Bradford; and close friend Betty Hundley. Read More»

(Irish) Spring in their step

Dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dancing performed at the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge last Saturday. The group wowed the audience with their energy, intricate footwork and dazzling costumes. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dancing performed at the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge last Saturday. The group wowed the audience with their energy, intricate footwork and dazzling costumes. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Nathan Ryan Mills, 23, of Carrollton

Nathan Ryan Mills, 23, of Carrollton, died October 25, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his father Daryl W. Mills.

He is survived by his brother Daryl L. Mills of Killeen, Texas; nephew Jason Hall of Killeen; niece Emily Mills of Killeen; uncle James and Lisa Mills of Fayettevill ; aunt Sandy and Paul Mandall of Eatonton; aunt Kim Mills; and grand-parents Deloris and James Flournoy of Wedowee, AL . Read More»

Starr’s of chili

Students from the Starr’s Mill Community Junior Civitan Club competed in the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge in Peachtree City last Saturday, hoping to win the either the judge’s award or the people’s choice. They were the Judge’s Choice for Best Junior Contestants (Grades 6-12). Photo/Michael Boylan.

A Fayetteville ‘ghost’ speaks

A Fayetteville ‘ghost’ speaks

It was more than the usual Halloween festivities last weekend in Fayetteville. The annual Cemetery Walk featured ghosts (historically speaking) from Fayette County’s past who were all decked out in period costumes. The record-breaking 260 people taking the tour spent time with the likes of the now-departed Lucy Redwine, Prof. George Looney, Doc Holliday, Capt. W.P. Redwine, Tabitha Gilbert, Margaret Mitchell, Saphronia North, Blake Gilbert, Willie Kate Travis and, last but not least the ravishing Beauty Griggs (pictured above). Photo/Ben Nelms.

Real men love their wives, and they say it

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

New neighbors moved in across the street from this couple, and the wife started watching these newcomers. Every evening she looked out the window and noticed the husband come home after work. She couldn’t miss the fact that nearly every night, this man would bring home flowers or a little gift for his lady.

She’d run greet him as he got out of the car, and he’d hand her a gift. They’d kiss and hug and then walk in the house and close the door behind them. Read More»

Bethany’s Perlieu Stew sale set for this Saturday, noon- 5 p.m.

Members of Bethany United Methodist Church in north Fayette County are gearing up for a yearly tradition that dates back to 1908 — the annual cooking of the Perlieu Stew. This years cooking will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, from noon until 5 p.m. — or until the stew is sold out.

Served with pickles, potato chips, and bread, adult plates are $8 and children’s plates are $5. Pints of stew are $6 and quarts are $10. Read More»

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