Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg man struck by vehicle, dies

A Sharpsburg man died early Monday night after being struck by a vehicle traveling on Ga. Highway 154 at Malvern Hill near Willis Road. No charges have been filed at this time.

Coweta Sheriff’s Lt. John LaChance said Sharpsburg resident Shane McCreery, 33, was hit by a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Whitesburg resident James Green at approximately 7:34 p.m. Monday. Read More»

CTK celebrates anniversary, welcomes new members

New members (L-R, first row) Rhianna Benson; Rainee Lyn Head; Angela Northrup; Marie Safreed; Ruth Dickinson, Leta Dickinson, Seth Dickinson, Susanne Dickinson, and Isaac Dickinson. SEcond row (L-R) Melissa Benson, Kyle Benson; Chris Northrup, Senoia; Steve Safreed; Paul Dickinson, and David Dickinson. Third row, clergy (L-R) Deacon Bill Shelton; Deacon Jim Gardner, Tyrone; Deacon David Neece, Bishop David Epps; Deacon Scott Quinn; Deacon Tony McGee; Deacon James Taylor.

The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg celebrated the church’s 14th anniversary by confirming or receiving several new members.

The church began in a living room with 19 people in 1996 and relocated to the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City for six years.

The congregation then occupied its new sanctuary and a fellowship hall and classroom were later added at the location on Ga. Highway 34 in Coweta County.

Services are held every Sunday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Read More»

An evening out ...

The NTO group at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

The NTO group at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, (NTO stands for “not too old”) for those 60 and up, enjoyed a recent night out with several participating. The group shared a meal at a Fayetteville restaurant. The group frequently gathers for fellowship and activities. Attending were (L-R) Teresa Handley, Dr Cindy Epps, Bishop David Epps, all of Sharpsburg; William Handley of Peachtree City, Don and Lois Caputo of Senoia, Ed and Moneen Behlke of Fayetteville, Nancy Handley, Canon Paul Massey, Dr. Judy Massey of Peachtree City, and Lee Handley of Sharpsburg. Read More»

Dr. Gerald Calvin Webb, D.D.S., of Sharpsburg

Dr. Gerald Calvin Webb, D.D.S., of Sharpsburg, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Dr. Webb is preceded in death by his parents, Ballard Gerome Webb and Mary Etta Price Webb.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Webb; three sons, Stephen Webb of Forest Park, Allan (Debbie) Webb of Fayetteville and Barry (Brenda) Webb of Auburn, GA; daughter Laura (Jim) Hurst of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Read More»

Sharpsburg looks to annex for commercial/retail development

It’s back. What was a proposal before the Coweta County Commission in November 2009 to establish a residential and commercial development at Ga. Highway 16 and Ga. Highway 54 just south of Sharpsburg made its way back to the commission last week. But with a twist. Though denied by the board last year, the re-scaled development came back to the commission again, but in the form of an annexation request by Sharpsburg to annex the property for the development into the city. In the end the commission voted not to object. Read More»

A personal tribute at Patriot Day

A personal tribute at Patriot Day

Sharpsburg resident Bud Ellis is front and center with a salute at the opening ceremonies of Patriot Day held last Saturday at Falcon Field in Peachtree City. Ellis is a member of American Legion Post 50, VFW Post 9949 and the Korean War Veterans Association.

School looking for votes to secure needed laptops

The Shoal Creek Adventist School in Sharpsburg is looking for some help in securing 50 needed laptop computers. The effort is being supported by Eva Fegarido, wife of Joel Fegarido who lost his life earlier this summer saving his 10 year-old son in the Snake River Rapids in Wyoming.

Joel was the school’s board chairman, and Eva wants to carry on Joel’s vision to update the school’s technology. She entered the Charter Communications Laptop Giveaway through an essay honoring her husband, the school said in a recent press release. Read More»

Vincent James Friscia, 87, of Sharpsburg

Vincent James Friscia, 87, of Sharpsburg passed away September 6, 2010.

Mr. Friscia served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.; he then went on to manage hotels from Hong Kong to the Bahamas. He was also an exceptional cook. Mr. Friscia was preceded in death by his wife Cynthia Mary Friscia.

Survivors include daughter Alison Friscia; grandchildren Michael and Victoria; sister Diania Camble, and also a niece & cousins. Read More»

Tyrone rape verdict overturned

Court of Appeals rules that evidence may have prejudiced jury

The Georgia Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a Sharpsburg man for raping a 16-year-old girl at her Tyrone home in 2005. Read More»

McGee installed as OSL chaplain

Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan

The Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan was recently installed as the chaplain for the Jehovah Rapha Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. McGee was installed at an OSL Healing Conference by the Rev. William De Arteaga of Canton, Ga., who represented the larger OSL organization. Read More»

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