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Tornado rips through Newnan; one fatality

By John Thompson John@fayette-news.net   According to local officials, an early morning tornado ripped through historic downtown Newnan shortly after...

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My trip to the largest stadium in the world

  In 2007, I saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in the delightful movie “Bucket List.” I instinctively knew I...

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The End of the Great Cataclysm

  After more than 60 million people had died, World War II ended and peace came in 1945 with the...

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McIntosh repeats as state cheer champions

The McIntosh High School Varsity Competition Cheerleaders won the GHSA State 5A Cheerleading Championship title for the second year in...

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Listen: Rev. Vance opens hearts to hear God’s message

Everything could have been different for Rev. James D.S. Vance. He had heard the message before, but he wasn’t willing...

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Community servant: Alice Matthews Jones lives to make a difference

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1957...

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My road trip through four West African countries

  With a population that exceeds that of the USA, the 17 countries that are frequently lumped together and referred...

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Piedmont Fayette named one of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for seventh straight year

Piedmont Fayette announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award. Piedmont Fayette is among the...

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Rene Victor Bidez was destined for photography

By Brian Wellmeier Growing up in DeKalb County, Rene Victor Bidez was always the smallest kid in school. Most of...

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“In the heavens above” – Meteora, Greece

  High in the plains of central Greece, about 5 hours by train from Athens, once stood 24 Byzantine monasteries,...

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Fayette County crime, arrests down in 2020

By Brian Wellmeier According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, the number of Part 1 offenses committed in 2020 had...

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Art of Landscaping remains a local staple in the Fayette County community

By Brian Wellmeier Fayette County business owner Robbi Martin has witnessed her landscaping company sprout and bloom like the seedlings...

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