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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»

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills, of Tyrone

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills of Tyrone passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Mrs. Hills was an employee of South Fulton Hospital for 24 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George E. Hills and is survived by her son, Glenn Hills of Tyrone; daughter, Kathy Sims of Tyrone; sisters, Sara Lee of Kansas, Pat Sams of Peachtree City; brother, W.E. Hanes, Jr. of Fairburn; grandchildren, Kaleigh Sims, Phillip Sims, Christopher Sims; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Charles Erwin Mathias of Fayetteville

Mr. Charles Erwin Mathias of Fayetteville died Monday, March 1, 2010.

Mr. Mathias was an IT consultant in Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his father Warren Mathias.

He is survived by his wife Brenda Mathias; sons, Clayton Ross Mathias, Casey Maxwell Mathias, Cory James Mathias, all of Fayetteville ; mother Lorene Mathias; brother Glenn Mathias, both of Plant City , FL.

Mr. Mathias was cremated and his remains will be carried to Plant City , FL for Memorial services at a later date. Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City www.mowellfuneralhome.com.

Eat pasta for kids charities

People of all ages enjoy all-you-can-eat spaghetti at last year's Kiwanis dinner. This year's will be March 19 at Booth Middle School from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 each. Under age 5 are free. All funds go to children's charities.

Pasta is not the first thing that comes to mind in giving back to the community. Friday, Mar. 19, pasta will be on the charity agenda and menu. Along with salad, rolls, homemade sauce and desserts, the Kiwanis of McIntosh Trail along with the Booth Middle School Builders Club is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4:30-8 p.m. Read More»

Mr. Dewey Fred Patterson, Jr., 79, of Peachtree City

Dewey Fredd Patterson, Jr., 79, died Sunday, March 7, 2010.

Born in Elkton, Maryland to Dewey & Elizabeth Patterson., he was a graduate of Elkton High School and the University of Maryland where he played trumpet for the university band.

During the early 50’s he served as a Captain in the US Army. He also enjoyed a successful career as a sales manager for Peterson Publishing Co. He was lifetime member of Kiwanis Club and served as vice president of Jaycees. Read More»

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