Sharpsburg

Dave Hubbard, fitness guru, to speak at SDA Church March 23

Dave Hubbard, America’s Fitness Coach®, will be the featured speaker at Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) on Saturday, March 23 during the 11:10 a.m. service. Hubbard specializes in helping people improve their quality of life by enhancing their daily well-being with better fitness and less stress.

Basing his talk on on his bestselling book, Hubbard shares what he learned, following a near fatal parachuting accident, about overcoming the obstacles and excuses preventing most people from getting and staying fit for life. Read More»

Helping out Herobox

Helping out Herobox

Future leaders from Mrs. Dillard’s Jr. Beta Club at Canongate Elementary in Sharpsburg picked HeroBox as a service project this month. The students collected items and created handmade letters for the troops. Their HeroBoxes are headed to Afghanistan and the class will get to see their impact first hand through pictures sent back from the service members. Photo/Special.

WLS Chorus to appear in concert at Coweta’s Faith Lutheran Church

The Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Chorus of Mequon, Wis., will present a free sacred concert for the community on Saturday, March 2, at Faith Lutheran Church, located at 575 Fischer Rd, Sharpsburg. The 49-member chorus will present its concert at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.

The Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is a post-secondary school offering theological training that prepares men to enter the pastoral ministry of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod of churches within its confessional fellowship. Read More»

Pat Pealor of Sharpsburg

Mrs. Pat Pealor of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away Feb. 13, 2013.

She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Turner and her husband Richard of Mt. Airy, Ga.; sons, Mike Pealor and his wife Diane of St. Augustine, Fla.; Terry Pealor and his wife Sandi of Newnan; sister, Flossie Dooley of Cornelia, Ga.; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church of Tyrone with remains placed in state at 12 p.m.

Ministers Billy Rowe, Ralph Warren, Dan Roberts and Howard Taylor officiated. Read More»

Betty P. Campbell, age 93, of Sharpsburg

Betty P. Campbell

Ms. Betty P. Campbell was born in Samson, Ala. on Jan. 24, 1920 and passed away at home peacefully on Feb. 6, 2013.

As a teen, she played the guitar and sang on the radio. At the age of sixteen, she married Porter Campbell and a year later had a son. Then three years later, a daughter was born and her family was complete. Read More»

Parenteen seminar will give insights on raising teenagers

Trinity Fellowship Church in Sharpsburg will host a free Parenteen seminar led by Chap Clark this Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. on the campus of Trinity Fellowship Church just west of Peachtree City, 8814 Ga. Highway 54, Sharpsburg. The church is near the intersection of Ga. Highways 54 and 34.

Although admission is free, registration is requested. To register, go to tri-church.com.

Clark is a professor and author with over 30 years of experience of guiding teenagers and the adults who influence them. Read More»

Parenteen seminar should give insights on raising teenagers

Trinity Fellowship Church in Sharpsburg will host a free Parenteen seminar led by Chap Clark Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. on the campus of Trinity Fellowship just west of Peachtree City, 8814 Highway 54, Sharpsburg. Although admission is free, registration is requested. To register, go to tri-church.com.

Clark is a professor and author with over 30 years of experience of guiding teenagers and the adults who influence them.

“He’s the kind of guy you’ll have fun listening to and will really appreciate the insight into the mind and heart of your teen,” a spokesperson said. Read More»

Braves ace pitches against texting and driving

Braves ace pitches against texting and driving

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tim Hudson appeared at East Coweta High School recently, warning students against texting and driving as a part of AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign. Hudson’s appearance was thanks to ECHS student Adriana Williams, who signed up for AT&T’s no texting and driving pledge at a recent Braves’ game and won the visit. Photo/Special.

Sharpsburg’s Connie Bratcher named Poet Laureate at IBTS

Dr. James Stewart, Connie Bratcher

Dr. James Stewart and the board of trustees at Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary recently named Connie Campbell Bratcher of Sharpsburg Poet Laureate and presented her with a plaque. Read More»

Memorial paraments dedicated at Christ the King

Shown with the new paraments at Christ the King are (L-R) Richard and Sallie Metzger, Peachtree City; Ned Fretwell, North Carolina; Mrs. Virginia Fretwell, Charlie, Georgie, and Thomas Metzger, Peachtree City, and David Epps, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

New paraments were presented to the congregation of Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church, Sharpsburg, by Virginia Fretwell, Peachtree City, and were dedicated during morning services on The Feast of the Epiphany.

The new paraments, which include an altar hanging, two lectern hangings, a veil, and a burse, are primarily green and will be displayed during the seasons of Epiphany and Kingdomtide, also known as Ordinary Time.

The gift was in memory of Marvin “Bud” Fretwell, Mrs. Fretwell’s late husband. Read More»

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