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William Thomas Tomlin

Mr. William Thomas Tomlin, of Peachtree City, passed away June 10, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Tom graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1961 and then from the University of Georgia in 1965, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.  He then began a career in the mortgage banking industry.  After…

Helen Swafford

Helen Swafford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother was born on February 15, 1927 in Dalton, Georgia to Clifford (Red) and Ethel M. Caldwell.  She graduated from Dalton High School on May 22, 1944, and worked at the United States Rubber Company (UNIROYAL) from 1960-1988, until she retired.  She was an active member of…

Thack You: Allergic to you

I suppose it’s allergy season again, but, then again, if you know what you’re doing it’s always allergy season. I have a sophisticated catalog of ailments I use to help me avoid or escape valueless social situations. Once considered the domain of the nerd, I would roll my eyes at various geeks and clods who…

Liar, Leaker, Lordy!

18 U.S. Code § 4 – Misprision of felony Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony cognizable by a court of the United States, conceals and does not as soon as possible make known the same to some judge or other person in civil or military authority under the United States, shall…

Darrell Clay Hatton

Darrell Clay Hatton, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to anyone who ever met him, went home peacefully to be in the presence of his Savior on June 6, 2017. He was born in Newport, Kentucky on February 5, 1941. He was a gentle and quiet spirit who enjoyed his family, his friends, and…

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