Peachtree City

Holly Grove AME will serve up BBQ, turkey lunch Sept. 14

Holly Grove AME Missionary Society Group will serve a takeout lunch consisting of turkey and dressing or barbecued chicken this Sunday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. at the church. The cost is $7 and includes one meat, one vegetable and one side dish, dessert and roll. The turkey dinner comes with dressing, cranberry sauce and one vegetable or side dish. The other choice is a barbecue chicken leg quarter with side dishes, roll and dessert.

Sides and veggies include macaroni and cheese, yellow rice, cabbage and green beans. Read More»

Moving to Coweta

(L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has purchased 17 acres of property on Ga. Hwy. 34 in Sharpsburg for a future church home. Erecting a new sign recently on the property were Property Committee members (L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity will offer end of life seminar next month

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will offer a free End of Life seminar in two sessions next month, a program that “will empower individuals, families and caregivers with an understanding of the respect and dignity of life in light of church teaching.”

The program will examine the legal, medical, liturgical, spiritual and emotional issues surrounding end of life events.

Those attending may choose from a morning session which to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. until noon, or the evening session to be offered on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7-9 p.m. Read More»

Ackerson joins staff of COS

Kerry Ackerson

Kerry Ackerson has joined the staff at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church as director of Equipping Ministries.

After a career in marketing, she served as director of ministry at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marietta from 2005-2014.

At Christ Our Shepherd her responsibilities will include equipping volunteers for ministry, incorporating new members into congregational life, and supporting small group ministry.

She and her husband Peter live “in the country” with their cows, dogs, cats, and chickens.

Eula Mae Thombley, 89, of Peachtree City

Eula Mae Thombley, 89, passed away on September 6, 2014 at her home in Peachtree City, Ga.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Clark Funeral Home in Hawkinsville, Ga. with Layman Kenneth Gregory officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. before the service. Interment will follow at Friendship Baptist Church. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Robert. Read More»

An explanation of the $3 leak fee

In an effort to ensure the details on the Fayette County Water System’s Leak Protection Program are properly scrutinized in public view, I wanted to give you some specifics.

The Leak Protection Program is a three-dollar per month add-on to your water bill. For $36 per year, you are covered in the event you have a major line leak on your property, which is your responsibility. Read More»

Garlock’s advice to black sons colored by his prejudice

Several months ago, while reading a book by the late Christian theologian, Krister Stendahl, I came across an influential quote that said, “Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge.” Read More»

A touch of Vegas comes to The Fred Saturday

It will feel like old-school Las Vegas in Peachtree City Saturday night. Photo/Submitted.

What happens in Vegas...all started with The Rat Pack. This spirited show recreates one of the famous “Summit at the Sands” nights when swingin’, ring-a-ding group known as “The Rat Pack” was creating hipster legend with a free-wheeling, no-holds-barred nightclub act starring Vegas’ four favorite sons: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. Read More»

Judith Ann Plank Artzberger, 73, of Peachtree City

Artzberger, Judith Ann Plank, 73, of Peachtree City, Ga., formally of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, in Emory Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.

She was born on November 11, 1940, in Wheeling, W.Va., daughter of the late Louis and Helen Krim Plank.

Judie was a 1958 Mount de Chantal graduate, attended the University of Cincinnati and completed her nursing education in 1976, graduating from the nursing program at WVNCC on May 4, 1976, the same day she became Mrs. John Artzberger. Read More»

Split vote OKs 100 housing starts on MacDuff

The Peachtree City Council on a 3-2 vote agreed to up to 100 certificates of occupancy prior to the completion of MacDuff Parkway. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The Peachtree City Council on Sept. 4 agreed by a 3-2 vote to allow Kolter Homes no more than 100 certificates of occupancy Read More»

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