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Fayette honors Vietnam veterans

More than a dozen local veterans who served in the Vietnam War were recognized by the Fayette County Commission Thursday night. A proclamation was presented declaring it to be “Vietnam Veterans Day” in Fayette County. Alison Chambers also put out a call for volunteers to help plan and execute a special event including a parade to honor Vietnam veterans to give them the true welcome home they deserved instead of the vitriolic protests and scorn they returned to when combat troops withdrew from the country some 40 years ago. Photo/John Munford.

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Community

David Swanagan
During a surprise ceremony on March 27, David Swanagan, RN, a nurse in the intensive care unit of Piedmont Newnan Hospital, learned that he is the winner of the prestigious DAISY Award for Extraord

Sports

The Starr’s Mill track team traveled to Florida this past weekend to compete in the Disney High School Track and Field Showcase. Both the boys and girls teams won first place.

Lifestyle

Calling all bargain hunters. Visit over 50 yard sales in one location at the Annual Spring Yard Sale on Saturday, April 4, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.