Shirley Hazel Cook, 81, of Fayetteville

Shirley Hazel Cook, 81, of Fayetteville passed away February 19, 2017. Shirley was a devoted Christian who loved the Lord. She was a retired Registered Nurse and an enthusiastic Atlanta Braves fan. Shirley is survived by her daughter, Melissa Cosby; grandson, Doug Cosby; twin great-granddaughters, Lily and Kylie Cosby; brother, Paul Sandifer; sisters, Mary Hayes […]

Robert D. Longmeyer, age 82

Robert D. Longmeyer was born in Beebeetown, Iowa July 26, 1934 and died in Bluffton, South Carolina on Monday, February 20, 2017. Bob’s parents were Frank H. and Emma Longmeyer. Except for his sister, Florence Helmick, of Omaha, Neb., Bob’s other siblings, Jack and Butch, Helen, Alice and Dorothy, preceded him in death. Those who […]

Dorothy May Freeman Pierce

Mrs. Dorothy May (Nana) Freeman Pierce a long time resident of East Point, Ga. went to be with Jesus on February 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Parker B. Pierce, Sr. and her 6 siblings, Ben, Bud, Sara, Jenny, Jack and Betty Ann. She is survived by her […]

Barbara Eberle, age 71, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Barbara Eberle, age 71, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Eberle. She is survived by her son, Brian Eberle and his wife Christy of Newnan; grandchildren, Megan Eberle, and Mike Eberle. A memorial service will be held at the Chapel of […]

John Remer Singletary, 71

John Remer Singletary, 71, passed away at his home Monday, February 20, 2017. John was the son of the late Preston Remer and Katherine Jamerson Singletary. He was a lifelong resident of the Atlanta area and retired from the Delta Air Lines Sales Department.  John was an Eagle Scout. John was preceded in death by […]

James Theodore Odell, age 72

James Theodore “Ted” Odell, age 72, passed away  Sunday, February 19, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, February 25th at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Stephens officiating. He will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.  Interment with military honors will follow at Kennesaw […]

Schools observe Black History Month

Schools observe Black History Month

Schools across the county, elementary, middle and high, observed Black History Month throughout the month of February with a variety of programs and activities. From multicultural assemblies and performances of “Raising a President” by Joanna Maddox, to artwork focused on Martin Luther King’s dream for peace, and posters and morning broadcasts highlighting African-Americans who have […]

Blended Heritage Celebration is Friday

Blended Heritage Celebration is Friday

The Fayette County Public Library and the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library welcome the community to the 19th annual Blended Heritage Celebration, a free evening of performing arts entertainment at the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. As always, the Blended Heritage Celebration is open to all, free […]

Delta blankets school clinics with warmth

Delta blankets school clinics with warmth

Wrapping up in a warm blanket can help persons feel better when they are sick. That is why Delta Airlines donated blankets to each school clinic in the Fayette County School System; to help sick students who visit the clinics feel more comfortable.  This is the second consecutive year that Delta Airlines has donated blankets […]

Perfect peace comes from a perfect peace giver

It’s been over two weeks since our Super Bowl letdown, and hopefully we’ve moved on. The day after was tough, wasn’t it? One lady, describing her office on that Monday morning, said “It was like a funeral today … Everyone was gloomy …” Another lifelong Falcons fan said, “I am just numb.” (www.myajc.com, 2/6/17, “The […]

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