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Fleming-Perrin Engagement

Carrol Fleming engaged to Timothy Daniel Perrin

Mrs. Julee Fleming of Fernandina Beach, Fla. announces the engagement of her daughter, Carrol Fleming, to Timothy Daniel Perrin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Perrin of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late C. Roy Fleming Jr. of Atlanta. She is the granddaughter of the late Judge and Mrs. John Sammons Bell and Mrs. and Mrs. C. Roy Fleming Sr. She is a graduate of Mercer Law School and is currently employed by the Piedmont Circuit Public Defender’s Office. Read More»

Adkisson 50th wedding anniversary

George and Suzanne Adkisson of Fayetteville.

George and Suzanne Adkisson of Fayetteville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 3, 2010.

They were graduated from Brown High School and were married on July 2, 1960 at West End Baptist Church in Atlanta. They lived in the Metro Atlanta area before moving to Fayetteville in 1987.

George, a graduate of Georgia Tech, is a retired mechanical engineer and Suzanne is a retired church secretary.

They have three children, Iris (John Harris), Matthew (deceased) and Steve (Joy); and five grandchildren, Phillip and George Harris, and Keeley, Alanna, and Amelia Adkisson.

Mr. Ralph Lawrence Thompson of Peachtree City

Mr. Ralph Lawrence Thompson of Peachtree City died June 18, 2010.

Mr. Thompson was retired from Delta Air Lines. He is a member of Legacy Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife Kara Thompson of Peachtree City; sons Sgt Aaron Thompson, U. S. Army; Matt Thompson of Peachtree City; mother Jayne Barnes of Albuquerque, N.M.; stepfather Jim O’Neil of Durango, Co.; sister Gidget Hall of Albuquerque; and brother Carl O’Neil of Durango. Read More»

Let Freedom Ring in Fayetteville, July 4

The annual Let Freedom Ring Ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at the Old Courthouse Lawn in Fayetteville. During this short but meaningful ceremony, the signers of the Declaration of Independence will be read, and a bell will be rung in their honor. The event is free and open to the public.  Bring lawn chairs for seating. 
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Local veterans to hand out flags at parade, July 3

Local veterans to hand out flags at parade, July 3

Who better than our veterans to hand out American flags at an Independence Day Parade? As is their tradition, the veterans organizations of Fayette County will be at the front of the Peachtree City parade and have again joined together to present flags along the parade route. Members of The American Legion Post 105, American Legion Post 50 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9949 are shown with just a few of the thousands of flags, made in America, they will be handing out. Read More»

Barry L. Howard, 50, of Fayetteville

West Palm Beach, Florida native Barry L. Howard, 50, of Fayetteville, GA died June 18, 2010 at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City, GA following a long battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on June 22nd at Carl J. Mowell & Sons Funeral Home in Fayetteville , GA.

Barry Lee Howard was born September 17, 1959, in West Palm Beach, FL to Carlisle and Lourdes (Dumond) Howard. He graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in 1977 and later earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Bellevue University in Omaha, NE. Read More»

William “Everette” Webb, 92, of Fayetteville

William “Everette” Webb, 92, of Fayetteville, died June 18, 2010.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was retired after 32 years with Ford Motor Company. Mr. Webb was a very active and long-time member and deacon at McDonough Road Baptist Church. He was ordained as a deacon at the age of 16. He held many positions in Second Baptist Church at College Park and McDonough Road Baptist. Read More»

Doris S. Meier, 97, of Fayetteville

Doris S. Meier, 97, of Fayetteville, died June 18, 2010.

She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl F. Meier, Jr.

She is survived by her sons Harry Jay and Brenda Meier of Fayetteville and Carl F. Meier III of Griffin; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; 1 great-granddog; brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Evelen Spivey of Marietta; sister-in-law Laura Spivey of Smyrna; and various nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mildred Smyser, 77, of Kokomo, Ind.

Mildred Smyser

Mildred (Mickie) Smyser, 77, of Kokomo, died on Tuesday June 15th, 2010, after a brief illness while visiting her daughter’s home in Georgia. She was born in Clinton County, TN on December 19, 1932 to Floyd and Stella (Turner) Foust.

Mildred married Billy J. Smyser on March 17, 1950, in Kokomo. She graduated from Kokomo High School and had been employed at First National Bank and for the Nassar Cardiology Group in Indianapolis. Read More»

ESL students collect Pennies for Peace

ESL students collect Pennies for Peace

Recently the Fayette Adult Education, ESL class, read “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson, a book about building schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Upon finishing the book, Yon-Sook Dickinson, an ESL student in the class, started a donation for Pennies for Peace, Mortenson's organization for school building fund raising. The class was able to collect over $50. Photo/Special.