Toth-Fleider engagement

Sydney Margaret Catherine Toth engaged to Tyler David Fleider

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Toth of Peachtree City, Ga. are delighted to announce the engagement of their daugher, Sydney Margaret Catherine Toth, to Tyler David Fleider, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fleider of Duluth, Ga.

The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Starr's Mill High School and a 2013 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a bachelor in sociology. Read More»

Debbie Harbin to speak at ladies’ Christmas tea

 The Harbin family (L-R), Michael Harbin, Gracie Harbin (child), Cayllr Harbin, Daniel Harbin (standing), Sophie Harbin (baby), Hayley Harbin, Marty Harbin, Debbie Harbin, Matthew Harbin, Holly Harbin, Clayton (baby), Heather McDaniel, Ellie (baby), David Harbin (standing), Ryan McMichael. Photo/Special.

Heritage Reformed Baptist Church’s annual Ladies Christmas Tea will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 at the church. This year’s speaker will be Debbie Harbin, the wife of newly elected state senator Marty Harbin. Debbie’s message will be “Treasuring The Christ of Christmas.”

Debbie grew up in Jacksonville, Fla. and after graduating from high school attended Georgia Baptist School of Nursing in Atlanta. She became an R.N. in 1977 and worked as a nurse for the next seven years. Read More»

‘A Threshold Christmas’ set for Dec. 11 in Newnan

Threshold Church, an up and coming church forming in Newnan, invites the community to its first public event, “A Threshold Christmas, planned for Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Ashley Park in Newnan.

The free event will feature live reindeer, cupcakes, hot cocoa and Christmas carols.

Heading up the new church is seasoned pastor and Newnan resident, Quincy Brown, a long-time pastoral leader in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference, who announced the new church last summer. Read More»

Hopewell celebrates life of 103-year-old member

103-year-old Lamar Wallace (center) flanked by David and Debbie Hamby.

Members of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone celebrated the amazing life of their 103-year-old member, Lamar Wallace (center), on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The theme for the event was”Oklahoma,” because that is his home state. Wallace is flanked by David and Debbie Hamby who were instrumental in organizing the event. Debbie co-chaired the event with Marilyn Ellis and Sharon Collins, all of Tyrone. A Delta Air Lines employee group, called “Cabin Jammers” provided some toe tapping Bluegrass music for the evening that included a meal, entertainment, and a huge birthday cake. 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»

Religion Briefs 11/26/14

COS’s chili supper is tonight
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City invites all to the annual Thanksgiving Eve Chili  Supper and Worship Service on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. Worship will follow the supper.  Worship will feature three lay speakers, Pat Rach, Brad Jubin, and Stefan Welch (via videotape). There is  no charge. The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.

St. Paul plans Pie Fellowship tonight Read More»

Dressed up for the Thanksgiving feast

Students Max Thurman (left) and Bo Hayes (right) participate in feast day activities. Photos/ Submitted.

Kindergartners from Huddleston Elementary School dress as pilgrims and Native Americans for their class’ reenactment of the first Thanksgiving feast. Student Jessica Felker dances dressed in Native American garb. Photos/ Submitted. Read More»

Anthony Adam Chesney, Sr., 71, of Peachtree City

Anthony "Tony" Adam Chesney, Sr., 71, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away November 14, 2014. Read More»

Habitat helps build communities

Fayette’s Jack and Jill group helped out Habitat for Humanity. Photo/Submitted.

Newnan- Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (NCHFH) partnered with Jack and Jill of Fayette County on various projects Nov.1 to fulfill the mission of building better homes, communities and Hope.

One project the staff and volunteers with Jack and Jill implemented was a Neighborhood Cleanup day in Corn Crib subdivision, one of NCHFH’s target neighborhoods in which it focuses its revitalization efforts. Read More»

Christmas with the Chorale nears

Christmas with the Southern Crescent Chorale has become a treasured holiday tradition for the community.

Sponsored by Bruce Dickerson of Edward Jones Investments, this year’s concert will again be a treat for the whole family. Special guests will be the Rising Starr Middle School Chorus under the direction of Christy Todd. The concert is Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City at 206 Willow Bend Rd. Read More»

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