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Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton

Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton, formerly of Atlanta, died on March 19, 2010.

He was a veteran of WWII, having proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps and was an amateur radio enthusiast for many years with the call sign of W4PIM. Mr. Bramlett was a “Railroad Man” whose career lasted over 30 years. Prior to his retirement, he served as the Station Master with the Atlanta Terminal Company, which later became Southern Railroad. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lovejoy. Read More»

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City, GA passed away March 16, 2010.

She was a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Ruth Circle. Ms. Ingram was a homemaker and enjoyed Duplicate Bridge, playing in tournaments as far away as China where she became a Silver Master. Read More»

Rebecca (Becky) Hilliard Carl, 82, of Peachtree City

Rebecca (Becky) Hilliard Carl, 82, of Peachtree City, passed away March 14, 2010 from complications following a stroke suffered over the summer.

Becky was born on August 30, 1927 in Memphis, TN, daughter of D. Moss and Iris Wilson Hilliard, both natives of Obion, TN and life-long Memphis educators. In 1946, she married Ralph L. Carl and moved to his home state of New York. After 40 years spent mostly in Corning, NY they retired and moved to Peachtree City, GA. Read More»

James “Jimmy” Edgar Cox, 70, of Peachtree City

James “Jimmy” Edgar Cox, 70, of Peachtree City, GA died March 18, 2010.

Mr. Cox was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

Mr. Cox is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Pat Cox of Peachtree City, GA; daughters Angela Mendola & husband Joe of Peachtree City, GA and Cindy Cox Ott of Peachtree City, GA; grandchildren Brandon Jasper Ott & Ariana Justin Mendola of Peachtree City, GA; brothers & sisters Donald Cox, Harold Cox & wife Sandra, Larry Jameson Cox, Kathy Lillard, Janet Tyler & husband Dan, Jeff Cox , Danny Cox & wife Lori; also nieces and nephews. Read More»

Army Spec. McDonald returns from Afghan deployment

Army Spec. Jonathan M. McDonald has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.

The soldier is one of 3,500 members of the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Richardson. Airborne combat team members included soldiers assigned to one of six battalions and regiments of the 25th Infantry Division. Read More»

Airman Ernest Clayton completes basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Ernest Clayton

Air Force Reserve Airman Ernest Clayton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Ernest and Flora Clayton of Milam Road, Fayetteville, Ga. Read More»

Fayette's got talent – See for yourself Monday

2009 Finalists in Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City Art and Music Showcase

America's got talent....and so does our Fayette County youth! Come see for yourself. On Monday, March 22 the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City presents the final competition for its 25th Annual Art and Music Showcase.

The competition is open to all Fayette County students from the 1st through 12th grades. The music auditions are complete and the finalists selected. Read More»

PTC Kiwanis Club honors distinguished guests

From left: Mick Maguire - Past Kiwanis Georgia Governor; Willie Boyd - Past Lt. Governor; Nancy Walden - current Kiwanis Georgia Governor;  Bill Lieber; Tom Beckham - current Lt. Governor; and Terry Wheeler - President of the 90-member Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City.

Numerous distinguished guests were present at a recent weekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City.

The special club guest speaker was Past International President Bill Lieber from Macon who detailed his past 40+ years as a Kiwanian. Read More»

Providence UMC cancels tonight's Marketplace

Providence United Methodist Church is cancelling The Marketplace this evening only, March 17, due to bad weather. The Marketplace will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 18-20, 6-9 p.m. as previously planned.

Milledgeville is more than CSH, partying coeds

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Thanks to Ben Roethlisberger’s alleged sexual assault on a Georgia College and State University coed two Thursday nights ago, Milledgeville has been in the national news. The Pittsburg Steelers quarterback has a home in Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee, about 45 minutes north.

Ben must have been bored at Reynolds, so he and friends drove to this small college town to bar-hop on a cool March night. Read More»

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