Monthly Archives: July 2016

Coker, Ferguson, Mathiak, Bazemore win

Assistant District Attorney Ben Coker with 57 percent of the vote has been elected district attorney for the Griffin Judicial Circuit after defeating Fayette County lawyer and former assistant district attorney Rudjard Hayes in Tuesday’s Republican Primary Election runoff. There is no Democratic district attorney challenger on the November ballot. Hayes won 5,524, or about…

Jannifer Gaston Burris

Jannifer Gaston Burris, 65, of Fayetteville passed away on July 24, 2016.  She was born in Columbia, South Carolina to Roy and Eloise Gaston.  Mrs. Burris is survived by her daughters, Barbara Dudley and Stephanie Burris, both of Fayetteville. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Mowell…

Joan Jackson Brown

Born in 1933 in Bibb County, Ga, Joan Jackson Brown passed away Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 in College Park, Ga. Beloved mother and grandmother, she is preceded in death by her parents, James H. Jackson and Odell Stokes Jackson of Macon. Married for sixty years to Fayette native Dean Brown, Joan is survived by two…

Developers unveil new Pinewood Forrest plans

Pinewood Forrest developers wowed the media and special guests Thursday morning as they unveiled not only the latest visual rendering of what the 234-acre property will look like across the street from Pinewood Atlanta Studios, but also what their vision is for who will be served by the massive project. While previous versions of Pinewood…

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