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Students from Fayette inducted into the UGA Chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society

Paul Trinquero, Justin Mann, David Ballard, Jillian Turner, Joshua Delaney and Andrey Henry have been inducted into the University of Georgia Chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society. The Blue Key National Honor Society recognizes men and women of outstanding character and ability who have achieved distinction for their leadership abilities as well as recognition for scholarship and service. The University of Georgia Blue Key chapter was established in 1926, and for 84 years, membership in this organization has been considered one of the highest honors on campus. Read More»

Cattle Baron's Ball, benefit for ACS, returns Nov. 6

Pictured are 2010 Cattle Baron’s Ball co-chairs, Dorrie Marsh and Krista Burruss. Photo/Special.

The 2010 Cattle Barons’ Ball plans to kick up its’ heels again this year at the Dolce Atlanta -Peachtree on Saturday, Nov. 6. This will be the eight year for the annual Western-style ball that to date has raised over a million dollars for the local office of the American Cancer Society. The office in Peachtree City serves over 1,400 newly diagnosed patients each year in the 12 county area of the Southern Crescent. Read More»

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL , died October 7, 2010. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Scott and brother Richard Scott. He is survived by his son Tommy Scott of Sharpsburg ; daughters Kelsey Scott of Sharpsburg and Jordon Scott of Sharpsburg ; mother Ann Scott of Fayetteville ; brothers Ray and Kitty Scott of Maitland, FL and Stuart Scott of Louisville , KY ; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Preschool kids learn about Constitution

Preschool kids learn about Constitution

The four year old class of the First United Methodist Church Preschool and Mother's Morning Out of Fayetteville joined in the recent patriotic celebration of the U.S. Constitution.  The class was eager to show the James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution their patriotic spirit as they rang bells in honor of the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.  Pictured are members of the 4 year old class with James Waldrop Chapter DAR member Phyllis King.  The James Waldrop Chapter DAR is chartered in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville — Mary Evelyn was precious not only to her family and people who knew her, but also to the thousands of people she never met, whose lives she touched through sharing her story on our blog as she graciously lived a beautiful life by bringing joy to others while under the hardship of being a cancer patient. Her tender, sweet spirit loved other people in everything she did and she was patient, sweet and thoughtful of her family’s needs even in her final days. Read More»

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia, died October 8, 2010.

She was born May 8, 1936 in Morgan County, Kentucky, the youngest daughter of ten children. Her love for children was exhibited by her thirty years of service as a nationally certified preschool teacher. Most recently, she also an AWANA leader and Vacation Bible School volunteer at Woolsey Baptist Church. Read More»

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, 77, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, of Peachtree City, died October 8, 2010.

He was born in Danvers, MA on December 19, 1932. He enjoyed a career as a pilot in the United States Air Force, serving for a year in Vietnam. After retiring from the Air Force, he flew for FedEx for 20 more years. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family. Read More»

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City, passed away on October 7, 2010. Mr. Renfroe enjoyed collecting knives, baseball cards and cigars. He practiced judo, loved bodybuilding, as well as riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Linda Renfroe, of Fayetteville ; his brother Chuck Renfroe and his wife Erin of Jefferson, TN; his sister April Renfroe of Fayetteville ; his grandmother Betty Scoggins of Newport , TN ; as well as several nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. Read More»

Colonel James Charles Cannon, age 65

Colonel James Charles Cannon

Colonel James Charles Cannon, a Signal Corps decorated communications officer, passed away on Saturday, September 25th. The retired US Army officer proudly served his country for 27 years and was 65 years old when he died.

Jim, “Jeeves” to his daughter, was born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin August 12, 1945 and was the second oldest of four children. Jim’s father and youngest brother were also Army men so it was no surprise he would follow suit. He ate, slept and breathed the Army and would do anything to help a fellow soldier, or any person or animal in trouble. Read More»

Mrs. Annie Grace Sanders, 81, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Annie Grace Sanders, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 6, 2010.

Mrs. Sanders is preceded in death by her parents George David Denney and Frances Truiett Denney; two brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Emmett Sanders, Jr.; son Larry D. Morgan, Sr. of Maryland ; step-daughter Geraldine Cline and her husband Larry of Cartersville; step-son Steven Wayne Sanders and his wife Cathy of Ball Ground; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Read More»