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Ben and Shannon (Murphy) Helton of Peachtree City announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Rose Helton, at 12:42 p.m. on Jan. 15, 2010, at Fayette Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville. Lily weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz., and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Lil Jones of Peachtree City and Ray Helton of Peachtree City and Bonnie Helton of Peachtree City. Great-grandmother is Gertrude Murphy of Fayetteville.

Kostuch

Brent and Tiffany(Naler) Kostuch of Senoia announce the birth of their son, Henry Alan Kostuch, at 3:31 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2010, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville. Henry weighed 4 lbs., 12 oz., and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Norman and Helen Naler of Brooks and Ray and Darlene Kostuch of Fayetteville.

Pine straw fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 279

Boy Scout Troop 279, sponsored by Holy Trinity in Peachtree City, is accepting orders through Apr. 5 for its Spring 2010 Pine Straw Fundraiser, just in time for landscaping projects and to spruce up your yard. The cost per bale is $3.00 if you pick up your order, $3.50 per bale if the troop delivers your order, though delivery is available only within the Peachtree City limits.

The bales of pine straw will be available for pickup at McIntosh High School from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Apr. 10. The troop will drop off orders for delivery between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. that same day. Read More»

Fayetteville native receives national honor from the American Society of Engineering Education

Anthony Schwartz

Anthony Schwartz, a senior biomedical engineering major at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been named the 2009 Co-op Student of the Year by the Cooperative and Experiential Education Division (CEED) of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).  Schwartz, a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School, received the award at a ceremony in Palm Springs, CA, earlier this month. Read More»

'No dog left behind' at Towne Club show

Ed Potts with “Buddy”, Nate Schuh with “Zoe”, Sara Chaknis with “Rambo”, Eve Chaknis-Vaughn, Wyndell Bush with “Louie”, Sylvia Mallette with “Tweetie Pie”, Alexis Powell with “Doodles”, Dr. Brian Mann with “Crash”, Mary Kay Rudd, Jim Coe with “Smokey”, Vivienne Bell with “Penny”, Sherry Vernick with “Baxley”, and Michelle Phillips

Towne Club at Peachtree City hosted a dog show for Monday, March 15 with dogs of resident’s family & friends as candidates.

Judges were representatives from PetSmart, Braelinn Village Animal Hospital, Fayette County Humane Society and Michelle Phillips, special needs teacher and also a daughter of Towne Club resident Vivian Pontius. Read More»

Michael Keplinger, 49, of Hampton

Mr. Michael Keplinger, age 49, of Hampton, died March 16, 2010. 

The funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 18, in the Jonesboro Chapel of Pope Dickson & Son with Rev. Tom Shannon officiating. 

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Keplinger; biological children, Michael Dylan, Taylor D’Marie, Timothy Hunter; step-son, Christopher Miller; step-daughter, Kelli Jordan; three step-grandchildren; mother and father, Oscar and June Keplinger; sisters, Karen Keplinger, Teresa Snider; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Daphna Odell Scott, 86, of Peachtree City

Daphna Odell Scott, 86, of Peachtree City died March 15, 2010.

Mrs. Scott had resided at Southland Nursing & Rehab for a year and a half when she passed away. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Ford Scott & her daughter Priscilla.  She is survived by her son Philip Scott & his wife LaDonna of  Peachtree City; grandchildren Paula Hardy of Carrollton, Steve Partain of Ellenwood, Ryan Scott & Tyler Scott, both of Peachtree City, and four great-grandchildren. Read More»

Jean O'Bryan, 82, of Peachtree City

Jean O’Bryan, age 82, of Peachtree City , GA peacefully passed away Friday, March 12, 2010.  Originally from Cleveland, Ohio , Jean lived in New York, New Jersey, and Florida and for the past year resided at Heritage of Peachtree where she made many lasting friendships. Read More»

Windel W. Norton, 66, of Fayetteville

After a long and brave battle against Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and lung cancer, Windel W. Norton, 66, passed away at his residence on March 12, 2010 with his wife, daughter, and youngest brother by his side.

Born Nov. 21, 1943, in Pelham, Ga., to the late Curtis and Ruth Norton, Windel joined the United States Army in 1962. He was stationed in Augsburg, Germany where he met his wife, Monika. Upon completion of his enlistment in the Army, he received an Honorable Discharge and they returned to Georgia in 1965. Read More»

Judith Sundloff, 49, of Fayetteville

Judith Sundloff

After a heroic three-year battle with cancer, Judith J. Sundloff mercifully passed away on March 13, 2010. Her treasure of loving family surrounded her as she succumbed to Brain Cancer.

Judy was the second of five children born in September 1960 to John and Margeret Jakuback in New Rochelle, New York. She attended New Rochelle High School, Westechester College, and moved to Central Florida in 1980. She attended The Florida Institute of Technology and met her husband, Fred Sundloff, in 1986. Read More»

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