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Charles Clifford Nabors, 73, Peachtree City

Charles Clifford "Cliff" Nabors, 73, Peachtree City, passed away December 17, 2014.

He retired as vice president of Wachovia Bank, after 37 years of service. He was active in the Peachtree City United Methodist Church.

Cliff is survived by his son, Chuck Nabors; daughter Pam Nabors; niece Jeannie (Lou) Leitenberger; and great-niece, Kelly White. Read More»

Julius Porter Gwin, age 76

Julius Porter Gwin

Delta Air Lines Executive, Sunday School Teacher, Air Force Officer Julius Porter Gwin died Dec. 13 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. He was 76.

It wasn’t until near the end of his life that Julius told his family about the night he kissed his wife goodbye and boarded the doomsday plane. It was late October 1962, during the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the 24-year-old Lieutenant Gwin was urgently called out of bed to report to Ent Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. Read More»

Evelyn Lingerfelt Milton, age 84 of Roswell

Evelyn Lingerfelt Milton

Evelyn Lingerfelt Milton, age 84 of Roswell formerly of Mableton passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Janet Milton of Roswell, Teresa M. Odell of Lost Mountain formerly of Peachtree City; sisters, Helen Anderson of Smyrna, Dora Strain of Kennesaw and Violet Barrett of Gainesville; brothers, Phil, Roy, Ray, Bob and Lawrence Lingerfelt; grandchildren, Becky Godbee, Julia Scott and Joy Goodenough; great grandchildren, Christian Godbee, Peyton Godbee, Grant Scott and Bryson Goodenough. Read More»

Lois P. Jones of Peachtree City

Mrs. Lois P. Jones of Peachtree City passed away December 15, 2014. Read More»

Gwendolyn West of Royston

Mrs. Gwendolyn West of Royston passed away December 18, 2014.

She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Smith and her husband Bill of Royston; sons, Mike West and his wife Ruth of Fayetteville; Britt West and his wife Kelly of Winder; grandchildren, William Smith and his wife Alison; Joe Smith and his wife Amanda; Brad West; Steven West; Katie West Barto and her husband Burt; Carson West; Taylor West; great grandchildren, Will Smith; CJ Smith; Sarah Smith; Reese Smith and Landry Barto. Read More»

Books for the children

Monse Morgan, Hailey Brown and Johnnah Haskew (not pictured) are three Girl Scouts who have spent over 50 hours combined on their Silver Award Girl Scout Project. They collected gently used toys and books from their neighbors to fill the three bins and one toy box they decorated. These toys and books will help keep children entertained while their parents are receiving assistance at the Real Life Center. Photo/Submitted.

Monse Morgan, Hailey Brown and Johnnah Haskew (not pictured) are three Girl Scouts who have spent over 50 hours combined on their Silver Award Girl Scout Project. They collected gently used toys and books from their neighbors to fill the three bins and one toy box they decorated. These toys and books will help keep children entertained while their parents are receiving assistance at the Real Life Center. Photo/Submitted.

Giving up her presents

In spite of having only lived in Fayette County for a few months, Taylor Burrell has a heart for the teens and children in this community. She asked her parents if she could create toiletry kits filled with shampoo, soap, toothbrushes and deodorant to donate to the Real Life Center instead of receiving Christmas gifts from them this year. Photo/Submitted.

In spite of having only lived in Fayette County for a few months, Taylor Burrell has a heart for the teens and children in this community. She asked her parents if she could create toiletry kits filled with shampoo, soap, toothbrushes and deodorant to donate to the Real Life Center instead of receiving Christmas gifts from them this year. Photo/Submitted.

Two scouts earn high honor

Pictured (left to right):  Evan Roberts, Patrick O’Toole, Nino Young, Ricky Macke, Kyle Grisamore, Louis Kriel. All six young men began with Troop 211 in 2009, experienced a two-week adventure to Philmont together, and have all earned the rank of Eagle in the last twelve months. Photo/Submitted.

Pictured (left to right):  Evan Roberts, Patrick O’Toole, Nino Young, Ricky Macke, Kyle Grisamore, Louis Kriel. On Dec. 7, PTC Boys Scout Troop 211 honored its two newest Eagle Scouts, Ricky Macke and Nino Young.  Joining in the celebration were fellow Troop 211 Eagle Scouts, Evan Roberts, Patrick O’Toole, Kyle Grisamore and Louis Kriel.  All six young men began with Troop 211 in 2009, experienced a two-week adventure to Philmont together, and have all earned the rank of Eagle in the last twelve months. Photo/Submitted.

New Year’s resolution: give up the blood

National Blood Donor Month begins in January

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Piedmont collects thousands of toys for Toys for Tots

Piedmont’s medical community collected 2,525 toys as part of their Marine Toys for Tots Foundation campaign in Fayette and Coweta counties. Photo/Submitted.

Piedmont’s medical community collected 2,525 toys as part of their Marine Toys for Tots Foundation campaign in Fayette and Coweta counties. Toys were collected at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Piedmont Newnan Hospital and physician practices throughout the two counties in order to provide a better Christmas for disadvantaged children in the area. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, the collected toys were delivered to Piedmont Heart on Francis Way in Sharpsburg for a “Collection Celebration,” where several members of the U.S. Marine Corps visited with participants. Photo/Submitted.

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