Fayette County Newswire

Fayette County Newswire

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  1. 'The Art of Nature' Annual Gala to Benefit Caring For OthersRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Aug. 26, 2015 - PRLog -- Atlanta - Human services organization Caring For Others, Inc. is delighted to announce The Art of Nature Gala will be held again this year at the Georgia Aquarium. An evening of celebration and philanthropy, the event welcomes the many guests who support Caring For Others' mission to eradicate poverty locally and globally.

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  2. Former Georgia deputy sheriff killed in Afghanistan suicide bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Alabama Live

    Afghan security forces and British soldiers inspect the site of a suicide attack in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. The suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 10 people, including three NATO contractors, authorities said.

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  3. North Brookfield man killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A North Brookfield man working as a defense contractor in Afghanistan was killed by a car bomb in Kabul over the weekend. Richard P. McEvoy, 57, who was listed by his company as a resident of Peachtree City, Georgia, but is from North Brookfield, according to a report by WCVB-TV , died along with two other members of DynCorp International when their convoy was attacked on Saturday.

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  4. Microscan Announces Acquisition of Label Vision SystemsRead the original story

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    Microscan Systems, Inc. confirms that it has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems Inc., a manufacturer of label inspection, print inspection, and barcode verification technology headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia. Microscan Systems, Inc., an leader in industrial barcode reading and machine vision technology, confirmed today that it has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems Inc., a pioneer in label inspection, print inspection, and barcode verification.

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  5. Troup County mother pleads not guilty in fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LaGrange Daily News

    A Troup County mother who is accused of DUI when her teenage daughter died in a car wreck in October pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide charges Monday in Troup County Superior Court.

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  6. Georgia Needs 10 Cops to Arrest 84 YO Korean War 4 Star GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Kos

    WSB-TV broadcast about the arrest of General William Livsey . General Livsey served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

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  7. Council members weigh in on Greentop projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Times-Herald

    When Newnan attorney George Rosenzweig asked the Newnan City Council in an off-agenda item to reconsider his annexation request for property on Greentop Road, it sparked a debate among the council members. In the last off-agenda item at the July 21 city council meeting, Rosenzweig asked the city council, on behalf of the Ellis Estate family and Barron family, to reconsider the previous denial of the annexation request for 169 acres on Greentop Road, which would include 161 residential lots.

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  8. Retired general, NC officials dealing with fallout over arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Stars and Stripes

    Instead, it ended up in the arrest of a highly-decorated retired general and evolved into an embarrassing ordeal for Fayette County law enforcement officials who are still dealing with the fallout. Retired four-star general William "Bill" Livsey said Friday he's still trying to make sense of his arrest over an $80.60 delivery bill for Chinese food.

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  9. Athens-Clarke gets just one bid for downtown Athens streetscape workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County received just one bid in its latest attempt to find a contractor for the first phase of a $7 million project to revamp the streetscape of downtown Athens with wider sidewalks, larger shade trees, storm drainage improvements and a host of other enhancements. The project, approved by voters in a 2004 referendum, is being funded with proceeds of a 1 percent special-purpose local option sales tax.

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  10. DePrincea s life moves from war to artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Michaela DePrince, right, leads Leonora Graham through a stance while teaching in July at a ballet studio in Miami Gardens, Fla. DePrince rose to ballet acclaim after a hard young life as the orphaned victim of mistreatment and war in her native Sierra Leone.

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  11. Georgia Plastic Surgery Practice Hosts 'Skin, Chins & DJ Spins' Launch PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SBWire

    The Skin Care Centre at Renaissance Plastic Surgery, is excited to host 'Skin, Chins & DJ Spins' , a launch party for Kybellaa and ZOA Skin Health , on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm. The Skin Care Centre is managed by Trisha Kennedy, MSN, FNP-BC, NP-C and Pam Riede, LE, CMS, and they are pleased to provide this event for current and potential patients.

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  12. Five Star Coffee "Crowdfunds" Recyclable Single CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SBWire

    Entrepreneurial Atlanta company to fill new 100% recyclable single cup design that brews fresh, full-flavored 10 oz. cup in Keurig type brewers.

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  13. "I feel like I could wipe a tiger's a*s with sandpaper,"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Daily Kos

    "It's the first time in my life I'm ashamed to be an American," 84-year-old William J. Livsey told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "They took me away without my shoes, glasses or medicine.

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  14. Retired Army general 'ashamed to be an American' after rough arrest by Georgia copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Raw Story

    A retired four-star Army general and his neighbors accused police in Fayetteville, Georgia of using excessive force to arrest him following an alleged dispute with a food delivery driver. "It's the first time in my life I'm ashamed to be an American," 84-year-old William J. Livsey told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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  15. Fayette couple gives back to community by driving school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A retired couple in Fayette County is giving back to the community, in an unexpected way, by becoming bus drivers. They wanted to spend the next phase of their lives together, doing something meaningful.

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  16. MacKinnon: Tour of Alberta switches to lower-priced TV production companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Edmonton Journal

    Cyclists head down a steep hill entering a sharp corner during a rural stage of the Tour of Alberta race on Sept. 5, 2014.

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  17. Flash Flood Warning Issued in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    The National Weather Service said the warned area, including east-central Douglas, has had up to 3 inches of rain, with more expected. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flash Flood Warning for east-central Douglas County and southwestern Fulton County.

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  18. In Loving Memory of Wynson L. Hope, 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    Retired Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Wynson L. Hope of Marietta, Georgia, passed away at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the age of 91. Hope was born in Buford, Georgia, on June 1, 1924, and he and his wife, Janice, resided in Marietta for the past 26 years. Hope was a WWII Veteran and retired after a 34 year career.

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  19. 'Godzilla' El Nino Likely Means Wetter and Cooler WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    Climatologists are monitoring what could become the strongest El NiA o ever recorded, a change in Pacific water temperatures that could cause flooding, landslides and perhaps the warmest winter ever in the United States. The National Weather Service issued an advisory giving a 90 percent chance that El NiA o - a weather pattern that begins with warming waters in the Pacific Ocean and carries with it the threat of severe weather and natural disasters - continues into the winter.

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  20. Retired 4-star general jailed in Georgia over Chinese takeout order, paper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    An 84-year-old retired four-star general in the Atlanta area for whom a Georgia highway was renamed was released on bond Tuesday after his arrest for allegedly ordering Chinese food without paying for it and then assaulting a delivery driver, according to AJC.com. William J. Livsey, who was a platoon leader in the Korean War, led an infantry battalion in Vietnam and commanded U.S. forces in South Korea in the mid-1980s, was jailed in Fayette County on charges of robbery, misdemeanor obstruction, theft of services, simple assault and terroristic threats.

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