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Religion Briefs 02/01/12

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King-Schaller wedding

Tracey Marie King engaged to Brian Arthur Schaller

Mr. and Mrs. John Gerard King of Atlanta announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracey Marie King, to Brian Arthur Schaller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Patrick Schaller, senior of Lawrenceville.
 
Miss King is a 1998 graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2002 graduate of Georgia Tech.  In 2007, she received a doctorate degree in marketing from Georgia Tech.
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Oscar B. Harper, age 91, of College Park

Oscar B. Harper, age 91, of College Park

Mr. Oscar B. (O.B.) Harper, a longtime resident of College Park, Ga., passed away Jan, 25, 2012 at the age of 91.

O.B. was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Infantry. After the war, he was employed by the United States Postal Service. He retired from the Post Office after many years of service. Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/25/12

Seniors head for Columbus Jan. 27
The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will travel to Columbus (Ga.) to visit The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park, view an IMAX movie, and have lunch at the Fife & Drum Restaurant on Friday, Jan. 27. The group will leave the church at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. The cost is $15 and includes the museum. guided tour and IMAX movie, plus lich at the Fife & Drum. For information, call the church office, 770-461-4313. Read More»

Christian City asks the community for help

Kids at The Children’s Village enjoying cereal donated by individuals in the community. Photo/Special.

The Children’s Village at Christian City is in need of the following items and would appreciate any help the community can provide:

• Sponsor A Child: Choose a boy or a girl to sponsor and receive a photo, profile and regular updates. $30 a month helps to pay for basic needs such as food, clothing and education.

• Donations to Graceland Thrift Shop. Proceeds help to pay for the education of the children who live in the cottages. Volunteers are needed to work in the Thrift Shop to accept donations, sort, and help with customers. Read More»

Airport GM: New terminal to add jobs

Rotary President Joel Norris, left, thanks Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport General Manager Luis Miller for making his presentation to the club recently. Photo/Special.

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport’s new International terminal was the focus at a recent luncheon of The Rotary Club of Peachtree City. Luis Miller, the general manager of one of the busiest airports in the world was the guest speaker.

Currently there are approximately 950,000 flights a year with an average of 250,000 daily passengers. The forecast for the International terminal is 13 million passengers by 2015. Read More»

The right to grow our own food

The United States Constitution as well as the Georgia Constitution lists the rights of citizens. Among the rights listed are the right of personal security, personal liberty, and the right of private property.

The definition of “personal security” is “The legal and uninterrupted enjoyment by a man of his life, his body, his health and his reputation.”

Furthermore, the definition of “private property” is “The tangible and intangible things owned by individuals.” Read More»

Flat Creek Baptist to host Sunday School training event next week

Each year Flat Creek Baptist Church and The Fairburn Baptist Association provide training for all Sunday School/Small Group workers. This year the theme will be “A Light Unto My Path,” taken from Psalms 119:105. The training event will be held Friday, Jan. 27, at the church.

Supper will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the training event from 7-10 p.m. Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/18/12

GriefShare starts Jan. 19 at PTCUMC
GriefShare, A 14-week series open to anyone in the community grieving the loss of a friend or loved one, will begin on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in Room 308 at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd.  The program is Christ-centered and uses a video, workbook, and open discussion format. A minimal fee covers the cost of the workbook; scholarships are available. For information, contact the church office, 770-487-6499.

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Hiram Edwin Bell, 82

In loving memory of
Hiram Edwin Bell

Hiram Edwin Bell, 82, passed away Jan. 5, 2012. Mr. Bell was born Oct. 2, 1929 in Waycross, Ga.

He was a simple, small town southern man, a hard working honorable man. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and went on to own a very successful painting business.

He was a loving father and wonderful grandfather. He taught us all to keep your word and do your best no matter what.

He will be greatly missed by all who had the honor to know him.

We will love you forever. Read More»

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