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Tea party meeting and bus trip later today

The South Atlanta Tea Party Patriots will be holding a meeting tonight, March 15, featuring gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry who will be speaking on States’ Rights. The meeting will be held at 800 Commerce Drive in Peachtree City at 7 p.m.

On another issue, the organization is issuing a last call for a bus trip from Atlanta to Washington, D.C. At last count there were 12 seat available. The bus will leave from Atlanta at 7 p.m. and arrive in Washington Tuesday morning for the “Say NO to Obamacare” rally at the Capitol. Read More»

Mr. Ralph Van Hicks, 57, of Fayetteville

Mr. Ralph Van Hicks, 57, of Fayetteville, died on March 13, 2010 following a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

Van was a loving husband, father, brother and son and was the “ultimate family man.” He was active for many years in youth sports leagues in the Morrow and Lake City area. He is still affectionately known to many as “Coach Van.” He and his wife Karen owned and operated Karavan Doors for 27 years. He was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church and enjoyed photography and film making in his spare time. Read More»

Venice LaVerne “Muzzie” Carroll, 72, of Fayetteville

Venice LaVerne “Muzzie” Carroll, 72, of Fayetteville, died March 11, 2010.

She retired in 2003 after working over 30 years in the library at Hood Avenue Elementary School. She was preceded in death by her son Hoke Carroll. Read More»

Mrs. Myra Vincent, of Riverdale

Mrs. Myra Vincent of Riverdale passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010. Mrs. Vincent was a retired mail carrier for the Fayetteville Post Office.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy Vincent of Riverdale; sons, Mike Vincent and wife Michelle of Ava, MO; Tony Vincent and wife Alice of Independence, MO; Denny Vincent and wife Debbie of Lynchburg, TN; Jason Vincent and wife Kerri of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren and a great granddaughter. Read More»

Daniels graduates from basic military training

John-Adam Daniels

Air Force Airman John-Adam Daniels graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Read More»

PTC ladies run Princess Half Marathon

Jennifer Ward, Mindy Hooper, Jennifer Ponseigo, Jeannine Logan, Kristi Lutz, Brooke Clem, and Ellen Wilwerding

A group of Peachtree City moms traveled to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the 2nd annual Princess ½ Marathon at Disney World. All of the women completed the 13.1 mile run on Sunday March 7, 2010. Over 13,000 participants ran to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Read More»

Mrs. Janet Warren, 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Janet Warren, 86, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 12, 2010.

Mrs. Warren was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Fentress Warren; her parents, Thomas Alexander and Corinne Nolan; her brother, Billy Nolan and her sister, Sarah N. Waldrop. She is survived by her sister, Lucile M. Ballard and her husband Joseph; brother-in-law, John W. Warren; many nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews; also several great-great-nieces and nephews. Read More»

Walter James Waggoner, 94, of Brooks

Walter James Waggoner, 94, of Brooks, died March 10, 2010.

He was a simple kind of man who loved to tell stories and was affectionately known as “ Boom Pa.” He retired from General Motors after 35 years of service.

Mr. Waggoner is survived by his son James Edwin and Wanda Waggoner of Fayetteville; daughter Patricia Ann Stephens of Brooks; grandchildren Kimberly Ann Stephens of Panama City, FL, Bradford James Waggoner of Summerville, GA, Clinton Ray and Leah Waggoner of Huntsville, AL, and Keely Brooke and Jeff Schmidlkofer of Fayetteville; and 7 great-grandchildren. Read More»

Calling all bargain hunters

One of the booths at the last community yard sale. Photo/Special

Visit over 50 yard sales at one location during the ninth annual spring yard sale on Apr. 3.  This community yard sale will be held at Kiwanis Park (980 Redwine Road, Fayetteville).  With over 14,000 square feet of bargains, this special event will be open to the public from 8 a.m-3 p.m. Read More»

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