Monthly Archives: October 2017

Edith Wooten Ryan

Edith Wooten Ryan passed away Friday, October 27, 2017 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, after being in intensive care. Edith was born March 20, 1926 at home in East Atlanta. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, James (Jim) Ryan. They were married in East Atlanta at Epworth Methodist Church on June 10, 1955….

Halloween Comes A Haunting

Halloween is quickly approaching and next week you will see goblins, ghosts, princesses, and superheroes roaming the neighborhoods in search of the ever elusive candy. Though there are lots of exciting Halloween events around town and in downtown Atlanta all month long, the actual night of Halloween brings the most excitement for us all. I…

Lt. Governor Cagle talks growth in Fayette, statewide

Municipal elections come early next month, but eyes are always focused on the future. For a state booming, the governorship is coming open at a very crucial time. Looking ahead to the November 2018 election, early frontrunner and current Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle returned to Fayette County Tuesday night to meet with supporters and keep…

Dreams Incorporated

The giant grey, steel door swung away on silent hinges and I experienced a rush of cold, perfumed air as I pushed aside floor to ceiling plastic slats. I felt like Alice, immediately surrounded by a wonderland of blossoms, blooms, and flower stalks taller than my head. The giant gallery flooded my senses with a…

Writing Fayette County’s story

by Riley Hicks “Fayette County is like a good book. It’s a story you never want to end,” moderator Gina Martin said in closing Friday morning’s gathering at the Fayette County Public Library. “Hot off the press: Coffee, conversation, and community” brought together local leaders to talk about the direction of Fayette County, especially its…

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