Monthly Archives: March 2016

Piedmont Fayette’s Dr. Brathwaite honored with national recognition

Paula Brathwaite, M.D., the assistant medical director of emergency services at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, was recently recognized by EmCare as the 2016 Commitment to Care Award winner. EmCare is a leading national physician practice management company and singles out a sole emergency medicine physician for the honor each year. “I am honored to receive this…

Sarah Elizabeth Rivers

Sarah Elizabeth Rivers, 97, of Fayetteville passed away on March 27, 2016.  She was born in Fayetteville, GA on September 10, 1918 to Benjamin Wyatt Adams and Pearlie Ethyl Mae Chapman Adams and lived there all of her life.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Clarence Rivers; her son, Charles…

Will Disney leave Fayetteville over HB 757?

Fayetteville, Georgia is making international news again thanks to its links to the film and television industry, and this time in particular thanks to reports that heavy-hitters like Disney may bail out of Fayette and out of Georgia entirely if Governor Nathan Deal signs the recently passed Georgia House Bill 757 into law. Officially called…

Dredging of Lake Peachtree completed

A short Fayette County Commission meeting heading into the long weekend brought some much-anticipated news. During commissioners’ reports at the closing of the meeting Thursday night, Chairman Charles Oddo announced that dredging on Lake Peachtree was finally completed earlier in the afternoon. “We’re officially out of the lake. There’s still work to be done, but…

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