Juanita Gibson Bush of Barnesville, GA, died Friday, June 12, 2015, at Heritage Inn Nursing Home in Barnesville, GA. Funeral services for Ms. Bush were held Monday, June 15, at 11:00 in the chapel of Fletcher-Day Funeral Home. Burial was in South View Cemetery.
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Funeral services for Carey Fogarty were held Friday at First Baptist Church in Barnesville. Fogarty, 46, was Lamar County's first paid firefighter. He was also an arson investigator and former investigator with the Lamar County sheriff's office.
Fogarty was found dead at his home Tuesday.
Survivors include his father, Robert Fogarty; wife, Stephanie Fogarty; daughter, Lauren Fogarty; and son, Dalton Fogarty.
Through the tears, pride, history and sentiment of last week’s rededication ceremonies at Greenwood Cemetery, a lone mockingbird offered a song of gladness to accompany the many words.
What has been accomplished at the cemetery, with the help of many people, sets the path for the continued protection and beautification of Greenwood, said Hedy Cauthen in welcoming remarks. Cauthen is president of the Greenwood Cemetery Preservation Association Inc., which grew out of projects began in 2010 by the Azalea Garden Club.
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In Washington, they had to turn the lights on in the U.S. Senate last Sunday for senators to get their work done at the last minute on the expiring Patriot Act.
They still didn’t get it done. They work overtime, costing us more money to operate the Capitol, and they routinely spend more money than we can send them in taxes, and they still can’t get their work done. [Full Story »]
United Bank announced today that the latest version of its mobile app now includes SecureSwipe, a new feature that adds another level of protection against fraud by putting control of debit and credit cards directly into the hands of United Bank customers.
Customers who enroll in SecureSwipe have the power to lock their cards, preventing any unwanted transaction.
When customers are ready to make purchases with their cards, they can easily “unlock” their cards using the app, and then they can select the length of time for their cards to remain unlocked. Cards enrolled in SecureSwipe will automatically return to a locked status after the selected time period is over or number of transactions has been reached. United Bank customers can enroll all United Bank debit and credit cards in Secure-Swipe through the mobile app.
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Local restaurants and food service providers - including caterers and school cafeterias - are inspected at random each year by the Lamar County Health Department. Based on hundreds of requirements for storing and preparing food items as well as keeping equipment and food contact surfaces clean, each food service provider can receive a score of up to 100. Restaurants who receive a score of 79 or below are notified of the issues that need correction and re-inspected within 8 to 10 days. [Full Story »]