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Marjorie M. Minton, Sharpsburg

Marjorie M. Minton, Sharpsburg

Marjorie M. Minton, Sharpsburg, died peacefully in her sleep January 16, 2015, with family present.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William John Orth, parents, Josephine and Clarence Russell, sister, Barbara Smith and stepson, Jerry Minton.

She played and taught organ and piano for many years and always had family dogs and raised their puppies, thus instilling a love of animals in her children. Read More»

Line Creek Baptist to host Jubalheirs in concert Jan. 30

Line Creek Baptist Church will host The Jubalheirs in concert Friday, Jan. 30, at 4 and 7 p.m., at the church on Bob Smith Road in Sharpsburg.

Jubalheirs is a female chorus for ministers of music, organists, pianists and others who are involved in the music programs of Baptist Churches. The group sings under the direction of Jon Duncan, the specialist for music and worship ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The varied program consists of hymns, spirituals and anthems. Read More»

Refresh skills, review road rules in driving class

All ages welcome to AARP event

AARP is presenting a Drivers Safety Class at the Central Library on Literary Lane in Sharpsburg.

The class will be held on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants can refresh driving skills and review new rules of the road. The class is open to all ages.

Costs are $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers.

To register call 770-683-2052. Attendees should bring drivers’ license, AARP card if applicable, and a brown bag lunch.

Helping out

Helping out

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CTK ladies luncheon

 (left to right) Dorothy Fawley, Union City; Lois Caputo, Senoia; Donna Turner, Sharpsburg;  Peggy Nelson, Peachtree City;  Roberta Furlong, Fayetteville; Nancy Handley, Peachtree City; Susanne Dickinson, Sharpsburg;  Virginia Fretwell, Sallie Metzger, and Karen Romano-Taylor, Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

A mid-week Christmas luncheon was held recently by the women’s ministries of The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Attending were (left to right) Dorothy Fawley, Union City; Lois Caputo, Senoia; Donna Turner, Sharpsburg; Peggy Nelson, Peachtree City; Roberta Furlong, Fayetteville; Nancy Handley, Peachtree City; Susanne Dickinson, Sharpsburg; Virginia Fretwell, Sallie Metzger, and Karen Romano-Taylor, Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Vandals extinguish Xmas decorations

For years the kind people who live on 206 Raintree Bend have been putting out their inflatable yard decorations to the delight of many, including my family. My daughter is 7 and cannot recall a Christmas without seeing the inflatables in their yard.

Although we no longer live in the neighborhood, we have family that does. We look forward to seeing the decorations every year, as usually a new one is added each year — Winnie the Pooh, Mickey and Minnie, even Yoda. We were so excited to see them out last week. Read More»

John Joseph Agramonte, 83, of Sharpsburg

John Joseph Agramonte, 83, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away December 8, 2014 at his Coweta County home. Mr. Agramonte was born on December 17, 1930 in New York City, N.Y. to Mercedes and Bolivar Agramonte.

He attended Stuyvesant High School in N.Y. He continued his education at Georgia Institution of Technology graduating in 1952 with a degree in Industrial Management. He enjoyed managing his business Fayette Cleaning Service; spending time with his family and his treasured dog PePe.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Teresa Lori Agramonte. Read More»

Andy Ellis ordained at CTK

Bishop David Epps presides over the ordination ceremony of Philip Andrew Ellis at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Philip Andrew Ellis was ordained to the ministry at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg on Sunday, Nov. 16.

Born in the U.K. and fluent in English, French and German , Ellis attended Oxford and Leicester Universities, graduating with dual master’s degrees and a PhD. He developed a career initially working for local and then central government in the UK, ultimately working for Margaret Thatcher’s Cabinet as a special advisor on European policy and environmental law. Read More»

Exploring the solar system

From left, Alexandria McClements, Karis Myers, Wesley Weldon, Hudson Earley, Jakson Mayer. Photo/Submitted

Students of Legacy Preparatory Academy (LPA) in Sharpsburg spent the month of October creating models of the solar system.

They presented their creations to teachers and fellow students Oct. 30.

Students in first through fifth grades learned the names and characteristics of all eight planets in the solar system. LPA also went to Fernbank to look inside the Planetarium and learn more about man’s first trips into space exploration.

Elder care workshop planned

The Division of Diocesan Ministry Development of the Charismatic Episcopal Church will host a free Elder Care Workshop, Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Cathedral of Christ the King Family Life Center to provide vital information regarding elder care. The workshop will last from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

“All of us will probably need elder care information either for ourselves or a loved one at sometime in our lives,” said Dr. Judy Massey, contact person for the event. “A wonderful slate of professionals will be available at the workshop to discuss major aspects of caring for the elderly.” Read More»

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