Sharpsburg

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»

Christ the King will offer 2-day healing conference June 25, 26

A Conference on Healing, featuring the teaching and ministry of the Most Rev. Charles Jones, archbishop of the Southeast Province of the International Charismatic Episcopal Church, will be held Friday evening, June 25, beginning at 7 p.m. The conference will continue Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The conference, whose theme is, “He Makes All Things New,” is sponsored by the local chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. Prayer for those suffering from physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual conditions will be offered. Read More»

Healing service planned at Sharpsburg’s Christ the King

A special Healing Service will be conducted at Christ the King Church Monday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. by members of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician who come from several area churches.

The International Order of St. Luke the Physician is an ecumenical organization dedicated to the Christian healing ministry. Members meet together in local chapters to study Scripture, especially the biblical stories of the healing miracles, as well as other books on Christian healing. Members also engage in healing prayer, often with the laying-on of hands. Read More»

James Taylor will be installed as deacon at CTK

James C. Taylor, a native of Hogansville and current resident of Peachtree City, will be ordained as a deacon Saturday, May 8, at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Taylor holds several college degrees from Auburn University and Northern Virginia Community College, a master of science in group and organizational behavior from Marymount University, and a doctor of pastoral counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He also completed all requirements, except for the dissertation, for the doctor of science from George Washington University. Read More»

Liturgical dance workshop held at Christ the King

Shown seated (L-R) are  Linda Fitzpatrick, Pawlette Fowler, Judy Garner, Tara Aquirre, Nancy Mas, and Chanda Bourgeois. Second row (L-R) Heidi Kampras, Dawn Clark, Dede Ellison, Katherine Kampras, Sharon Wills, Rainee L. Head, and Dr Judy Massey. Back row (L-R) Taylor Alfred, Penny Phillips , Anna Bunn, April Bunn, Annie Hoffman, Patty Roethel,and Christi Thompson. Photo/Special.

A liturgical dance workshop was held recently at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

The Fellowship of Living Praise Dance Ministry Team from Clermont, Ga., served as the instructors for the day-long event. The objective was to encourage the workshop participants to “... dance for an audience of one and to bring him glory ...” and to “dance prophetically with fire and passion.”

The workshop was interactive and included a time of prayer and spiritual impartation. Read More»

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