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Smith - Born May 15

Andrew Smith and Nicole Huff of Fayetteville announce the birth of their son, William Parker Smith, born in Tift Regional Hospital in Tifton, at 5 p.m., Saturday May 15, 2010. Parker weighed 6 lbs 10.9 oz, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Allen and Tracey Smith of Fayetteville, Paula Huff of Tifton, and Denis Huff of LaJunta, Colo.

Fuller - Born May 30

Johnathon Fuller of Cleveland, Ga., and Madison Lovelace of Peachtree City announce the birth of their daughter, Cali Love Fuller, at 6:33 p.m., May 30, 2010, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Cali weighed 7 lbs., 1 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Tommy and Cindi Lovelace of Peachtree City and Ronnie and Deanna Fuller of Cleveland.

William Melvin Duvall, 72, of Peachtree City

William Melvin Duvall, 72, of Peachtree City, GA, formerly of Indian Harbour Beach, FL, died June 10, 2010.

Mr. Duvall was retired from the United States Air Force with 23 years service. He was also a master scuba diver & instructor for over 50 years. Read More»

Mr. Clifford “Cliff” Preston Sheffield, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville

Mr. Clifford “Cliff” Preston Sheffield, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 9, 2010.

Mr. Sheffield is preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Sheffield.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Dean (Edmondson) Sheffield; daughters, Brenda Jennings and her husband Jim, Phyllis Abbott and her husband Steve, Kelly Krekemeyer, Kathy Sheffield, and Karen Sheffield and her husband Bobby; son, Timothy Sheffield and his wife Paulette; fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mr. Lee Hunter, 100, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lee Hunter, 100, of Peachtree City, died Saturday June 5, 2010.

He is survived by his brother George Hunter of Fayetteville ; 2 nephews and numerous cousins.

Graveside services were held Monday, June 7, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Westminster Memorial Gardens.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City

Mrs. Maureen Loretta Fernandez, 79, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Maureen Loretta Fernandez, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 6, 2010.

Mrs. Fernandez is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew A. Fernandez. Read More»

Lowe's helps renovate YMCA day camp

Campers at YMCA’s Day Camp enjoy colorfully-painted picnic tables courtesy of Lowe’s and volunteers. Photo/Special.

The first week of Y-Day camp is over, and kids are making memories and friends while learning and exploring through activities designed to build honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility. Over 150 kids from Coweta, Fayette and Henry counties were greeted by smiling, friendly staff, and saw all the hard work and effort from recent renovations. Read More»

Action of Faith Ministries expands to Tyrone

Action of Faith Ministries expands to Tyrone

There seems to be no end to the diversity of community service by Action of Faith Ministries. The new location in Tyrone provides space to expand those services and gives the ministry needed warehouse space for the 20 ministries that utilize the large food bank facility.

Action of Faith’s new 10,500 square-foot location at 1550 Senoia Road in Tyrone is outfitted with classrooms, offices and a large event room and warehouse area for food bank storage. Read More»

Reminder: fly your American flag June 14 for Flag Day

Those beautiful red and white broad stripes and the 50 white stars on a blue background are about to celebrate a birthday.

Our flag, the American flag, the symbol of our great country, was adopted by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution passed by our founding fathers described our flag with the following words; “White signifies purity and innocence; red hardiness and valor; blue signifies vigilance, perseverance and Justice”.

The James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Fayetteville reminds everyone to fly your flag on June 14.

UDC honors veterans with service awards

Frankie Lyle Chapter #2074, United Daughters of the Confederacy observed Confederate Memorial Day with a Ceremony of Bestowal of Military Service Awards to veterans who served our country during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict and the Dominican Republic Operation.

The ceremony was held on April 24, 2010 at the historic Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park with a reception honoring the recipients and guests. Read More»

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