UPDATED | 2-4 inches of snow forecast for Fayette, Coweta Friday night

UPDATED | 2-4 inches of snow forecast for Fayette, Coweta Friday night

UPDATED FORECAST, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. — There’s a winter storm warning for Fayette and Coweta counties and most of north-central Georgia beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City. The NWS is predicting from 2 to 4 inches of snowfall beginning Friday evening, with […]

James Lloyd Chaille, Jr., of Georgetown, Texas

James (Jim) Lloyd Chaille, Jr., of Georgetown, Texas, passed away on December 23, 2016 in Round Rock, Texas. He was born December 30, 1930 in Miami, Florida to James Lloyd and Martha Evans Chaille.  He was married to Doris Reagin on December l6, 1951 in Macon, Georgia. James attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where […]

William Eddie Burnette, of Brooks

Mr. William Eddie Burnette, of Brooks, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Pearl Burnette;  son, Karl Burnette and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Hazel Burnette; children, Connie Brown and her husband, Tommy of Newnan, Phillip Burnette and his wife, Mona Lisa of […]

Kathleen May Rutlind, 79, of Rex

Kathleen May Rutlind, 79, of Rex, Ga., passed away December 11, 2016.   She was born in Atlanta, Ga. on August 10, 1937 to the late Marvin and Ruby West.  She was raised in Fayette County and graduated from Fayette County High School in 1955. She was Past Grand Royal Matron Order of the Amaranth […]

Col. Vernon Olin Darley, 91, of Morrow

Col. Vernon Olin Darley, 91, of Morrow, passed away December 11, 2016.   He was born on May 29, 1925 in Harlem, Ga. to Ellis and Evelyn Darley. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.  He continued his service in the United States Air Force Reserves for […]

2 good neighbors aid a stranger

Thank you to Owen and Garland, two men who live on Plantation Drive in Fayetteville. These two men recently acted as a good neighbor and pulled a lady out of a ditch. They cared. They were available. They offered to help, expecting no payment in return. They were exceedingly kind. What a blessing it was […]

Chad Alan Buckhalt, 41, of Palmetto

Chad Alan Buckhalt, 41, of Palmetto, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016. He is survived by his parents, William Deral & Shirley Buckhalt of Westminster, S.C.  (formerly of Fayetteville);  brother,  Brandon (Lisa) Buckhalt of Canton,  Miss.;  sister, Amanda (Jonathan) Anderson of Westminster, S.C.; nephews, Finn and Evan; nieces, Ava and Elise; several aunts, uncles […]

Dr. Henry Raymaker, Jr., age 89

A graveside service for Dr. Henry Raymaker, Jr., age 89, of Dublin, was held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Dublin Memorial Gardens.  Dr. Cliff Morris officiated.  The family received friends prior to the service from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home.  Dr. Raymaker died Tuesday, November […]

Republicans sweep local races: Maxwell, Marchman, Anderson, King win

Republicans sweep local races: Maxwell, Marchman, Anderson, King win

Fayette contests County Commission, District 1 12 of 12 precincts reporting Eric Maxwell (R) — 8,871 (66.07%) Pam Reid (D) — 4,555 (33.93%) Board of Education, District 1 12 of 12 precincts reporting Barry Marchman (R) — 8,402 (62.68%) Melissa Lohr (D) — 5,003 (37.32%) Board of Education, District 5 10 of 38 precincts reporting […]

Lieutenant Colonel William Howard Fielder, 82

Lieutenant Colonel William Howard Fielder, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, Ga. He was born August 3, 1934 in Springfield, Ohio, to Howard Grant Fielder and Dorothy Whall Fielder. LTC Fielder served in Vietnam as an Intelligence Officer and was awarded the Bronze Star for his […]

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