Regional

Partial cloverleaf now favored for Hwy. 74-I-85 interchange

Every motorist using the Ga. Highway 74 exit at Interstate 85 knows that traffic congestion is an unfortunate way of life. And while plans to mitigate that congestion have been in place for some time, some relief may be in sight.

It appears that the potential for installing a partial cloverleaf rather than modifying the intersection using a diverging diamond might be in the offing once work is approved in the coming years. Read More»

Mrs. Leona Werner of Cloudland, Ga.

Mrs. Leona Werner of Cloudland, Ga. passed away September 15, 2013.

She is survived by her husband, Dale Werner of Cloudland, Ga.; children, Darlene Katterhenry of Peachtree City, Ga.; Dale Werner, Jr. of Folsom, Calif.; Susan Werner of Dawsonville, Ga.; Deborah Rowe of Fayetteville, Ga.; Sharon Reeder of Scattoose, Ore.; Stephen Werner of Cloudland, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Read More»

Mrs. Sueanne L. Bauer of Jonesboro

Mrs. Sueanne L. Bauer of Jonesboro passed away September 15, 2013.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Steve Bauer of Jonesboro; son, Brian Bauer and his wife, Denise of Sharpsburg; daughter, Deena Attia and her husband, Magdy of Peachtree City; brother, Fred Thies and his wife, Delores of Mineral Bluff; grandchildren, Kaleigh Bauer, Annaliese Bauer and Amira Attia. Read More»

Wayne Ferrell Kuhne, 69, of Wilmington, N.C.

Wayne Ferrell Kuhne

Wayne Ferrell Kuhne, 69, of Wilmington, N.C. passed away on Tuesday September 10, 2013 after a very short battle with esophageal cancer.

A service celebrating his life and legacy will be held on Saturday September 14th at 11:00am at Port City Community Church where he both attended and served as a staff member. Read More»

Photo exhibit to open

SlowExposures Photography Festival opens this weekend with a myriad of activities and events. Friday evening at A Novel Experience in Zebulon is the scene of the opening reception for Rob MacDonald’s series, Native Ground photographs celebrating icons of Southern literature. Rob is partnered with Kevin Miller, Director and Curator of the Southeast Museum of Read More»

Smashing bricks, Univ. of West Ga. starts renovation for Newnan campus

Stakeholders involved with bringing the new University of West Georgia-Newnan Center to the site of the old Newnan Hospital on Jackson Street took a swing at “building breaking” Sept. 9 as part of the ceremonies that will lead to the new campus opening in January 2015. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The old Newnan Hospital on Jackson Street in Newnan is about to get a new look for the 21st century. Rather than a customary groundbreaking, a “building breaking” ceremony was held Sept. 9 to announce the beginning of the project that will transform the old hospital into the University of West Georgia-Newnan Center that will open in January 2015. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/11/13

Cornerstone Baptist plans Men’s Day
Cornerstone Baptist Church of Peachtree City will have its Annual Men’s Day worship service, “Man Up,” Sunday, Sept. 15, from 9  - 10 a.m. Guest speaker is Congressman David Scott. Cornerstone is at 640 Ebenezer Church Road, Fayetteville. For more information, call the church, 770-631-0777.

Middle school fellowship starts at WOG Read More»

Honoring community volunteers

Representatives from the following churches:  Holy Trinity Catholic, St. Gabriel’s Catholic, St. Matthew’s Catholic, Christ our Shepherd Lutheran, Fayetteville First United Methodist, Peachtree City First Presbyterian,  and the Islamic Community Center. Photo/Special.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints recently held a luncheon, “A Summer made Sweeter by Service,” to honor and thank the many volunteers who worked in the 2013 summer lunch program. Representatives from the following churches attended: Holy Trinity Catholic, St. Gabriel’s Catholic, St. Matthew’s Catholic, Christ our Shepherd Lutheran, Fayetteville First United Methodist, Peachtree City First Presbyterian, and the Islamic Community Center. Photo/Special.

Religion Briefs 09/04/13

ESL classes begin at Carriage Lane
Free ESL (English as a Second Language) classes for adults begin Friday, Sept. 6, and meet weekly through May 16, 2014 at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA,  in Peachtree City.  Students can join at any time.  Classes are held on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Childcare is provided. Carriage Lane is at 101 Carriage Lane just off  Ga. Hwy. 54. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.’’

COS will commission teachers Read More»

Spivey Hall bringing in big names for the fall

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall (www.spiveyhall.org), the Southeast’s premier recital hall renowned internationally for its superior acoustics and the excellence of its classical, jazz and world music artists, today announced details of its October and November 2013 programming. Read More»