Frances Elizabeth Lynn, 51, of Ocala Fla.

Frances Elizabeth Lynn, 51, of Ocala Fla., formally of Tyrone, Ga. peacefully passed away at her home February 12, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. “Liz” was born October 11, 1965 in Nashville Tennessee. She was an avid equestrian and loved to care for and ride her horses. She will be greatly missed by her […]

Jerry Bradley Thomason

Mr. Jerry Bradley (Brad) Thomason, age 47, of Tyrone, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Thomason; children, Aaron Thomason, Kelsey Thomason; sister, Tracy Thomason; nieces, Kaylee, Nicole; nephew, Zachary. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Parrott Funeral […]

William Franklin Walters, 85, of Peachtree City

William “Bill” Franklin Walters, 85, of Peachtree City, passed away February 15, 2017. Bill served in the US Marine Corp from 1950 – 1953. He then worked for the US Government Printing Office for 30 years. He was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Bill loved cars, plants, and […]

Ora Jean Porter Gunnin, 91, of Fayetteville

Ora Jean Porter Gunnin, 91, of Fayetteville and East Point, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2017 at Christian City, surrounded by family and friends. She was born August 18, 1925 to Arthur Newton Porter, Sr. and Ora Bell Wood Porter in Statham, Ga. She was the last survivor of seven daughters and two sons […]

Peeples Elementary celebrates Kindness Week in a big way

Peeples Elementary celebrates Kindness Week in a big way

Students and staff from Peeples Elementary School in Fayetteville participated in the national Great Kindness Challenge for the third year in a row! Peeples chose the theme “KINDNESS ROCKS” and enjoyed a week full of assemblies, activities and information! The week was kicked off with a magic show that focused on positivity and kindness. The […]

Fayette County teacher wins state LEGO League Coach of the Year

Fayette County teacher wins state LEGO League Coach of the Year

J.C. Booth Middle STEM and engineering teacher Jason Bingel was awarded Coach/Mentor of the Year honors at the state FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Championship that took place at Georgia Gwinnett College on February 4. Under Bingel’s direction, the robotics program at J.C. Booth Middle has grown substantially over the last several years with the school […]

SkillsUSA students headed to state

A total of 17 students from Fayette County High, McIntosh High, and Sandy Creek High schools took first and second place honors at the 2017 SkillsUSA Georgia Region 5 Competition at Southern Crescent Technical College and are advancing to the state conference in March. Placing first and receiving gold medals at the competition were (Fayette […]

The Fred announces summer concert schedule

The Fred announces summer concert schedule

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, is proud to announce the 2017 Butler Lexus and Audi of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. May 13-Smash Mouth June 24- Paul Anka July 1- Melissa Etheridge July 15- Brian McKnight August 5-Richard Marx performing with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra September 10- Toto, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Series ticket […]

Miss Pride is Saturday

Miss Pride is Saturday

The 48th annual Miss Pride of Fayette County pageant, returning to the community after a one-year hiatus, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, at Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville.   Applications are now being accepted. The pageant allows young ladies from ages 3 to 18 who are residents of Fayette County to compete for the titles of […]

Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Narrowing the field from 26 of Fayette’s top teachers down to only three was not an easy task for the judges of the 2017 Fayette County Teacher of the Year. After carefully reading and scoring each essay-style application over a period of two days, three teachers rose to the top, receiving the highest combined scores […]

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