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Veterans ready for July 4th parade

Veterans ready for July 4th parade

Who better than a veteran to hand out American flags on the 4th of July? As is their tradition, all five military veterans groups in Fayette County are banding together to distribute thousands of American flags during the Peachtree City 4th of July Parade. The flags are made in America and represent the financial commitment of our veterans to patriotism in our community. Read More»

God’s picture of success Is different

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

George Barnard Shaw said, “There are two sources of unhappiness in life. One is not getting what you want; the other is getting it.”

America is obsessed with success. We work hard to get what we want. From the early days of our youth, we are encouraged to compete to be number one, whether it’s winning the spelling bee or ranking at the top of our graduating class. Setting our minds on a goal and driving until we reach that goal makes us a success, we think. Success is a destination. Read More»

St. Paul Lutheran will welcome new pastor this Sunday

St. Paul Lutheran Church will welcome its new pastor, Paul Stark, with a combined service on July 6 at 10 a.m. The service will serve to welcome Stark as well as to celebrate the Fourth of July.

A family picnic will follow the service at 11:30.

Chef Preble will prepare hot dogs, hamburgers, and all sides.

Other features will include a 12-foot water slide, large bounce house, snow cone machine, face painting for the kids along with water balloon toss and egg toss, and other competitive games.

A kickball game will begin at 12:15 and field games will begin at 1 p.m.. Read More»

Holy rollers

Seated (L-R) are: Rayna Dickerson, Newnan; Aiden Northrup, Senoia; Lila and Jocelyn McGee, Peachtree City; Rebecca and Chris Northrup, Senoia; Tori Epps, Senoia; Ruth Dickinson, Sharpsburg; and Angela Northrup, Senoia. Standing (L-R) are: Joy and Seth McGee, Peachtree City; Robert Lowrie, Sharpsburg;  Jackie Epps, Senoia; Mackenzie Bond-McGee, Newnan; Isaac and Peyton Epps, Senoia; and David and Isaac Dickinson, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

A number of youth and sponsors from Christ the King Church, Sharpsburg, enjoyed a night of roller skating and laser tag at the Starlight Skating Rink in Newnan recently. Seated (L-R) are: Rayna Dickerson, Newnan; Aiden Northrup, Senoia; Lila and Jocelyn McGee, Peachtree City; Rebecca and Chris Northrup, Senoia; Tori Epps, Senoia; Ruth Dickinson, Sharpsburg; and Angela Northrup, Senoia. Standing (L-R) are: Joy and Seth McGee, Peachtree City; Robert Lowrie, Sharpsburg; Jackie Epps, Senoia; Mackenzie Bond-McGee, Newnan; Isaac and Peyton Epps, Senoia; and David and Isaac Dickinson, Sharpsburg. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/02/14

Family history class is tonight
The Fayetteville Family History Lab will present a lesson on Military Record Sources of the United States Wednesday, July 2 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2021 Redwine Road. The class is free, but an RSVP is appreciated. Email questions and responses to ffhlab@gmail.com.

FFUMC music camp starts next week Read More»

Jimenez-Harris engagement

Kimberly Ann Jiménez engaged to Christopher Michael Harris

Obed Jiménez and Marcia Crespo of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, are pleased to announce the engagement & upcoming wedding of their daughter Kimberly Ann Jiménez to Christopher Michael Harris, son of Michael and Vicki Harris of Peachtree City, Ga.

Kimberly is a 2008 graduate of Western Adventist Academy (Puerto Rico). She studied Pre-Nutrition at Antillean Adventist University in Puerto Rico as well as Nutrition & Dietetics at Life University in Atlanta, Ga. Kimberly is the founder/owner of Kimberley Ann Jiménez, a firm that specializes in Social Media Marketing. Read More»

Stevens 50th anniversary

Richard and Barbara Stevens

Richard (Dick) and Barbara Stevens, of Fayetteville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a vacation to Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. They were married on June 20, 1964, by the Rev. Edwin Endicott at Trinity United Methodist Church in Van Wert, Ohio.

Dick retired in 2001 from Chrysler Corporation after a 35 year career. Barbara retired in 2012 from Heritage Bank after a career in the banking industry. They have resided in Fayetteville since 1992. They are members of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Read More»

Lawrence D. Abbott, 75, of Peachtree City

Lawrence D. Abbott, 75, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away June 27, 2014.

He was a Power Plant Supervisor with Union Electric in St. Louis, Mo. and served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Abbott was a member of Fayette Senior Services and enjoyed shooting pool in "The Cave."

He was preceded in death by his parents Elwood and Ona Abbott. Read More»

George Robert Mortati, of Peachtree City

George Robert Mortati, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away June 30, 2014. He was born November 29, 1926 in Corona, N.Y. to the Late Angelo Mortati and Carmela (Bruno) Mortati.

Mr. Mortati was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Arline Lucille (Comenzo) Mortati and his only brother Franklin Mortati. Read More»

Newest Eagle Scouts

Newest Eagle Scouts

Four Boy Scouts from Troop 73 at Inman United Methodist Church achieved their Eagle Scout rank in a recent ceremony. From left are Troop 73 Scoutmaster Jimmy Jones, new Eagle Scouts Zach Birkhead, Josh Tillman, Patrick Neuner, and Chris Akin along with previous Scoutmaster Rich Carmichael. The boys were recognized during their Eagle Court of Honor which was held at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Photo/Special.