Monthly Archives: June 2018

County’s 2019 budget process continues with public hearing

The process of finalizing the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget for Fayette County continued with the first public hearing at Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Chief Financial Officer Mary Parrott led the presentation. The general fund balance is expected to see an increase of more than $540,000, and the property tax millage rate rollback will…

Jack Allen Babb

Jack Babb was born in Cassville, MO. He served honorably in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Jack worked for Motorola at Cape Canaveral and Patrick AFB before moving to Atlanta in 1964. He retired from Racing Radios in 1998. He resided in Fayetteville, GA since 1988. Jack was a member of Fayette Presbyterian…

Fun, flexibility, and felines

It wasn’t your usual yoga class. Saturday morning’s first Kitten Yoga session brought together health-conscious fitness seekers with some adorable feline partners. The event presented by Whiskers-n-Paws brought together adoptable kittens from Fayette Humane Society and animal lovers for a fun morning. The Southern Conservation Trust offices in Peachtree City played host to the class…

The Simple Life

It was high noon—really hot; already 93 degrees. The young girl wore a long denim dress buttoned haphazardly from the high neckline to the ankle length hem. The dress was worn under a linen apron. It was not the crisp clorox white you see in the movies, and the pretty teen’s black cotton cap, its…

Johnny Henderson Cochran

Johnny Henderson Cochran, 81, of Fayetteville passed away on June 7, 2018. He was born on May 18, 1937 to Oliver and Nellie Cochran. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Lee (Jim) Miller and Betty Self; and several nieces and nephews, Jason “Oliver” Self, Dr. Rachel…

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