Boyd Williams, a Meridian private pilot and realtor, had to make an emergency landing after his aircraft malfunctioned on Oct. 5. Williams spent less than four minutes coordinating that landing with Navy Air Traffic Controller First Class Jonathan Epperson, totaling his plane but walking away without a scratch. We brought the two strangers together to discuss private flying and those life-saving four minutes above Highway 45.
The literal flip of a coin set Jonathan Epperson's naval career in motion.
QUITMAN -- Just above the lettering on her Ford Explorer's right sideview mirror, which rea…
This Week's Circulars
Services for Mr. Wilbur Jack Walters will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at 11 a.m. from Sandtown United Methodist Church with the Revs. John Branning and Hal Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Sandtown Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, from 5-8…
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Ms. Sallie Lacey, 57, of Meridian, who died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mrs. Joan Garrett Clay will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Druid Hills United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jonathan Tullos and Gerald Chaney officiating. Interment will follow at Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is ho…
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Mattie L. Hardy, 91, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at her residence.
TUCKER, Ga. - Charles Edward Swann "Chuck," 87, of Tucker, Ga., died Feb. 17, 2020. He proudly served in the Marine Corp and later in the Naval Reserves. He was an ordained Presbyterian minister at churches in Tennessee and Georgia. He also served as Vice President of Union Theological Semin…
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