Monthly Archives: March 2017

City Lights

Returning from a wedding in Ft. Valley, Georgia, Saturday night, we turned off Hwy 16 and traveled up Main Street into our hometown of Senoia. It was as though our little city had been touched by a fairy wand; lights twinkled up and down not one street but two! “Oh my!” I gasped. “When did…

Mir H. Abdi

Beloved Fayetteville, GA resident Mir H. Abdi , 78, affectionately called “Dr. Mike” or aka “Doc,” has entered into paradise on March 18, 2017. He was a medical doctor, professor, and advocate for social issues. “Doc” viewed death as a transition from one state of being to another, and per his final wishes, he will be…

William Charles Dukes

William Charles Dukes, 70, of Jonesboro, GA passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017.  He was born in Atlanta, GA on September 16, 1946 to the late Charles and Eldna Dukes.  He proudly served his country as a United States Marine in Vietnam. William was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Rabold in February,…

Noah’s Arc

Ed. Note: This story appears in our most recent issue of Game Day magazine. Less than 45 seconds had elapsed since tip-off in a rivalry game between Fayette County and Sandy Creek, and Noah Gurley had already blocked a shot and hammered down a dunk that brought a sea of fans to their feet. There’s…

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