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Obituary: Hamelean Chester Jr.

Hamelean Chester Jr. passed away at the age of 64 on Friday, October 25, 2013. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at 2nd St. Paul Baptist Church, 2611 VFW Lane, Athens Highway, Madison. Family and friends please assemble at Jones and Turner

Obituary: Lenwood Charles Peoples Sr.

Deacon Lenwood Charles Peoples Sr. passed away at the age of 71 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at First St. Paul Baptist Church in Apalachee. Visitation was Tuesday, October 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jones

Obituary: Dorothy Mae Conner Herbert

Dorothy Herbert, 88, died October 27, 2013. She was a native of South Boston, Virginia. She was born February 6, 1925 to the late James and Flossie Booth Conner. She was married to the late Samuel Herbert and spent her career as a nurse. She enjoyed gardening,

Obituary: Mrs. Inez B. Lee

Inez B. Lee, 88 of Hampton, passed away, October 25, 2013.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Watson B. Lee.  She is survived by her children, Shirley (Doc) Kinney of Hampton, Steve (Patty) Lee of McDonough, Butch (Cindy) Lee of Madison, Beverley Martin of Hampton,

Obituary: Martha “Mott” Pearson

Martha “Mott” Pinson Pearson, 72, of Rutledge, died Sunday, Oct.27, 2013. She was born December 9, 1940 to Robert and Effie Taylor Pinson. She was married to Timothy Pearson. She lived most of her life in Rutledge where she was a hairdresser. She was a member of

Obituary: Grady Gill

Grady Gill, 71 of Madison, passed away October 26, 2013 while engaging in one of his favorite pastimes, gardening in his backyard. Mr. Gill was born June 2, 1942 to Thurman Northern and Sadie Williams Gill of Millerville, Ala. On June 2, 1963 he married his high

Best of the Best: Beyond pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness

By Cathy Best Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Wikipedia states the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries partnered to create the NBCAM “to promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against

Deer hunt is food for the soul

By Tim Ferguson Autumn, what a great time of year. The air is crisp and clean, humidity and temperatures are down, leaves are beginning to change colors, and it’s football season. Oct. 19, another beautiful morning, was met with the sound of distant gunfire signaling the beginning

Congratulations to newlyweds Cody and Kandice

By Mae Buice, Columnist Where did October go? Can’t believe how the time passes as you get older. It seems only yesterday it was beginning of summer. Now fall is here and it will be November the next time I write. Weather is not too much to

Pastor’s Appreciation Day celebrates ministry

By T. Adrenne Terrell, Columnist Where did October go? Can’t believe how the time passes as you get older. It seems only yesterday it was beginning of summer. Now fall is here and it will be November the next time I write. Weather is not too much