Sharpsburg

Metzger will serve as ‘Boy Bishop’ this Sunday at CTK

Thomas Metzger

Thomas Metzger, 15, of Peachtree City, will serve as “St. Nicholas Bishop,” also known as “Boy Bishop,” at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg during both the 8:30 and the 10 a.m. services on Sunday, Dec. 9. Bishop David Epps, who serves as the pastor of Christ the King and as the bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-South appointed Metzger. Epps will vacate the bishop’s chair to the “boy bishop.” Metzger will preach the sermon in both services and will be attired in the garments of the bishop. Read More»

Word to Life Ministries’ ‘The Joy of Christmas’ presented at Line Creek

Word to Life Ministries will present “The Joy of Christmas” Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at Line Creek Baptist Church, 1488 Bob Smith Rd., Sharpsburg.The production was created, written and produced by members of Word to Life Ministries. It is a contemporary drama, spiced with just enough comedy for the whole family to enjoy.There is no charge and the public is invited.

An encore will be presented during the Sunday morning service Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. Seating is limited.

For more information contact Word to Life Ministries, 678-876-5500, or call Line Creek Baptist, 678-423-0390.

Lois Thurman Wyrick of Sharpsburg

Lois Thurman Wyrick

Lois Thurman Wyrick of Sharpsburg passed away Nov. 24, 2012 at the age of 88.

Lois was born in Pahuska, Okla. on April 10, 1924 to Charles and Frances Thurman.While growing up during the Great Depression, her family moved often in the Oklahoma/Missouri area as her father worked hard to support the family. Read More»

COS announces Advent activities

In celebration of Christ the King Sunday, Nov. 25, the last Sunday of the church year’s cycle, “one50,” the high school worship band at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, will lead the 10:50 service in the Fellowship Hall. In anticipation of the beginning of Advent a week later (and thus a new church year), people of all ages are invited to take part in a Family Advent-ure at 9:40 a.m. on Nov. 25. Those who are unable to attend on Nov. 25 may do so on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m. Read More»

Mary Ellis, age 74, of Sharpsburg

Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis, age 74, of Sharpsburg, GA passed away November 7, 2012. Mrs. Ellis grew up in Lansing, MI where she met and married her husband of 47 years, Clarence (Bud) Ellis. A loving wife and mother of 3, Mrs. Ellis went on to become a Real Estate agent after moving to Georgia in 1986. Loved by all who knew her, she was once active in New Neighbors and the Red Hat Society. She was also a member of American Legion Women's Auxiliary Post 50. She loved her gardening and book clubs and was especially fond of playing bridge and bunko.  Read More»

Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Dog owners from as far away as Maryland and Missouri met at East Coweta Middle School over the weekend for the LV/DVG National Championship. The competition tested the dogs’ skills in obedience, protection and tracking. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mission accomplished

A team of 18 adults and college/high school students from Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently was involved in building a home for a missionary family in Juarez, Mexico. Photo/Special.

A team of 18 adults and college/high school students from Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently was involved in building a home for a missionary family in Juarez, Mexico. The building team included (front, sitting, L-R) Laura Kulp, Grandfather Solis, Joe Camp, and Renee Lebby; (middle row L-R) Lauren Hughes, Marilyn Davis, Marianna Solis, Elaina Solis, Mrs. Read More»

Warriors take a ride

Pictured (L-R) are Dawn McCook, Newnan; Gary Cramer, Newnan; Jessica Epps, Tori Epps, and Jason Epps, Senoia; C. Michael Howell, Sharpsburg; Chris Hyatt, Senoia; Jordan Bland, Kingsport, Tenn.; Bonnie Bar, Carrollton; Jackie Epps, Senoia; Gerhard Bar, Carrollton; A. Michael Howell, Brooks. Not pictured but also making the trip was David Epps, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

The Warriors Motorcycle Club, sponsored by the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg, took advantage of the beautiful weather on Sunday, Sept. 9, and took an extended ride of over 120 miles. The Warriors stopped in Thomaston and enjoyed lunch at Chili’s Restaurant before returning home. Jason Epps is the president of the Warriors. Pictured (L-R) are Dawn McCook, Newnan; Gary Cramer, Newnan; Jessica Epps, Tori Epps, and Jason Epps, Senoia; C. Read More»

A little help, Mr. V.P.

Politico.com and other news media report that Vice President Joe Biden criticized GOP veep nominee Paul Ryan’s Medicare proposal, warning that Republicans would turn the healthcare system for seniors into “Vouchercare.”

Biden said, “My mom was a smart woman. But, my mom, I can’t picture handing her a voucher at age 80 and saying — you go out in the insurance market and you figure out what’s best for you.” Read More»

Rolling Hills Baptist Church team builds house in Juarez, Mexico

Shown above (L-R) are Renee Lebby, Savannah Stout, Guy Hester, an unknown helper, Ashley Hughes, Dave Lebby, Lauren Hughes, Josh Hughes, and David Lebby raising one of the walls that will become the Solis home in Juarez. Photo/Special.

A team of 18 adults and college/high school-aged youth from Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently returned from Juarez, Mexico where they built a house for a young missionary couple named Mariana and Marco Antonio Sanches Solis, their three children, and the couple’s parents. Read More»