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Widtfeldt-King Engagement

Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt engaged to Taylor Andrew Brooks King

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Widtfeldt of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt, to Taylor Andrew Brooks King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jared King of Provo, Utah.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of McIntosh High School and is currently attending LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she will earn her associate degree in medical applied science in April 2011before transferring to Brigham Young University. She is currently residing in Provo, Utah. Read More»

PTC couple attends son-in-law's promotion to Brigadier General

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City unroll their son-in-law’s outdoor general officer flag during the promotion ceremony. This flag is placed outside the general’s headquarters and signifies his or her presence. Photo/Special.

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, promoted Col. Paul E. Funk II to the rank of Brigadier General in an Aug. 9 ceremony at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Funk is the son-in-law of Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John J. Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City, Ga. Yeosock was Commander of the U.S. Third Army during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Read More»

American Legion Post 50 hosting meeting about VA Health Care Program

US Veterans, young & old, will have the opportunity to enroll in the US Veterans Administration Health Care Program in an expedited and fast track manner. Peachtree City American Legion Post 50, with the support of Peachtree City VFW Post 9949, Fayetteville American Legion Post 105 and the Marine Corps League, will present a help session for all local area veterans. If you have not enrolled with the VA, please do so. Read More»

Tyrone seeks nominees for 'Hero of the Year'

Tyrone Founders Day is looking for those who have exhibited acts of courage and is looking for submissions for the “Hero of the Year.”

Rules & regulations:
1. All nominations are to be submitted on the ‘official entry form”. The forms may be augmented with clippings or other evidentiary materials.
You may use back of form if additional space is needed.
2. Nominations must be received no later than August 20, 2010 to be eligible.
3. The review board will be made up of three impartial judges.
4. The review board will meet the week of Aug. 22 to make their decision. Read More»

Charles Edward Brooks, Sr., age 77, Fayetteville

Charles Edward Brooks, Sr., age 77, Fayetteville, GA, passed away on August 10, 2010.

He was born in 1933 in Atlanta to the late Jewel and Nannie G. Brooks. In 1951, he served in the U.S. Navy. On Dec. 4, 1954, he married the love of his life, Edith Smith Brooks. Read More»

Ada Lee Little McDonald, 82, of Peachtree City

Ada Lee Little McDonald of Peachtree City, age 82, passed away peacefully in the early morning on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010 at her home in Peachtree City. Ada was born in Atlanta on July 8, 1928. She was the daughter of the late John Callaway Little and Minnie Ellan Little of Atlanta. She retired from Wal-Mart in Fayetteville, Ga., and worked part-time after her retirement for many years at Publix Supermarket in Peachtree City, Ga. Mrs. McDonald was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to many. Read More»

Hill Parks “H.P.” Huddleston, 97, of Peachtree City

Hill Parks “H.P.” Huddleston, 97, of Peachtree City, died August 10, 2010.

Mr.Huddleston was born and raised in Fayetteville. He was the youngest of ten children of John Calvin Huddleston & Roxie Ana Hall Huddleston.

He retired from Delta Air Lines as a mechanic after 26 years of service. Read More»

Brooks Christian celebrates 100 years of service

Left inset, Brooks Christian as it appears today in downtown Brooks, Ga. Right inset, an undated photo of the same building in the same location. Note the absence of the tree.

Brooks Christian Church will host a Centennial Celebration weekend on Aug. 14 and 15 to celebrate the church’s 100th anniversary. Events include a free Gospel Singing Saturday night, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. featuring Four-Given Quartet, Dodie Ramsey, and The Barkers.

On Sunday, Aug. 15, the 11 a.m. worship will be led by the Celebration Women’s Sextet and will include a brief history video of the church, along with testimonials and a brief devotional. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 08/11/10

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Pastors get the most interesting questions from people in their congregations and people they meet. Here are a few that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column.

Dear Father Paul: A very close friend of mine is a very dedicated vegetarian. She often urges me to adopt this eating style, but I love a good hamburger or steak. Does the Bible speak to this question? — No Name Please

Dear Friend: Whether or not we should or should not eat meat is not a moral or religious issue for Christians. The Bible does not specifically endorse or forbid one or the other. Read More»

Hugo-Kimsey engagement

Hugo-Kimsey engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hugo of San Jose, Calif., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanne Hugo, to Thomas Andrew Kimsey, son of Mrs. Rebecca Kimsey of Fayetteville, and the late Timothy Kimsey.

The bride-to-be is currently studying at Biola University. She plans to graduate in December of 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership. She is originally from Stellenbosch, South Africa and presently lives in San Diego, Calif. Read More»

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