Monthly Archives: February 2017

This is only a test: Piedmont Fayette stresses preparation with mass casualty drill

You don’t get to be ranked one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by resting on your laurels. Preparation is key in healthcare, as hospitals must make sure they are ready for any situation. Thursday morning Piedmont Fayette Hospital took part in a regional mass casualty drill testing the ability to handle a large influx of…

Fayette native Maynard Griggs Brown celebrates 108th birthday

Longtime Fayette County resident Mrs. Maynard Griggs Brown celebrated her 108th birthday on February 7, 2017. Her daughter, Sandra, and Sandra’s husband, Buddy Duncan, and her son, Therol and Therol’s wife, Judy, joined by grandchildren Susie Kocsis and Chris Mote (Glenice), provided a delicious lunch highlighted with birthday cake for desert for Mrs. Brown and…

Ode to Joy

There is such sweetness on this earth if one will simply look, listen, and taste the buffet God has presented for our joy, our comfort, our delight, and our edification. This week alone He has put some of the loveliest people in my way; people I sought out, people that were introduced to me by…

911, first responders honored for lifesaving efforts

At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, those involved in the successful resuscitation of a resident were honored for their efforts. “We’re here to celebrate a life and a system that works,” said Chief David Scarbrough with the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services. Lewis Harper suffered cardiac arrest at his home…

Adele M. McPherson

Adele M. McPherson, 80, of East Point passed away at her home on February 8, 2017.  She was born on July 6, 1936 in Fayetteville, GA to Benny and Susie Williams.  She was previously employed by Wachovia Bank. Ms. McPherson was preceded in death by her parents, and survived by two brothers, Gordon Williams and…

Lady Patriots continue turnaround with region title romp

Sandy Creek is bringing a new trophy back to Tyrone after battling the LaGrange Grangers on their home court Saturday night. The Lady Patriots continued their tremendous turnaround under first-year coach Janie Hodges, rearranging the Grangers 62-45 to claim the region championship. “Before the season, the girls made a sign that said ‘Road to the…

Fayette Co. rallies for revenge, region crown at Starr’s Mill

It felt like déjà vu. The underdog Starr’s Mill Panthers seized control against the region favorite Fayette County Tigers, and the game began to unfold exactly like the Jan. 27 Panthers’ upset victory over the Tigers. This time, however, there was a region championship on the line, so Fayette County finished like champions. The Fayette County…

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