Moore-LaBrecque engagement

Mary Elizabeth Moore engaged to Brett Thomas LaBrecque

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Moore of Brooks, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Mary Elizabeth Moore to Mr. Brett Thomas LaBrecque, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan LaBrecque of Peachtree City Ga.

The bride-to-be is the grand-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Moore of Florence, Ala. and Bill Cobb and the late Betsy Cobb of Mobile, Ala. Read More»

Blessings by the basketful; Cokes Chapel supports Welcome House

Showing off their ‘blessing baskets,” front row (L-R) are Kaylee Moore, Kathy Schumacher and Pastor Mark Jordan. Back row (L-R) are Amanda Bryant, Jayme Cruz, Brenda Hanes, Freda Abraham, Madeline Cruz, Mike White, Esther Lyons, Crystal Bishop, Kathy Awbrey, and Wanda Moore.  Not pictured: Abe Abraham, Cynthia Myers, and Patty White. Photo/Special.

Residents of Community Welcome House, a women’s shelter in Newnan, will have a little more to smile about this Mother’s Day when they receive ‘Blessing Baskets’ prepared by the congregation of Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church. Read More»

Georgia Singers to perform at Fayetteville First UMC May 18

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women, will present the Requiem Mass by Francesco Brusa on Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Written in 1767 and originally performed in Venice, Italy, the Mass will be directed by Dr. Frank Green and accompanied by Rick Massengale and a string orchestra. In addition to the Mass, the Georgia Singers will share a variety of songs including folk, pop, jazz, and spirituals. Read More»

Registration deadline for PTC Presbyterian’s VBS is this Friday

Registration is open until this Friday, May 16, for the summer 2014 Vacation Bible School at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. VBS will take place June 16-20. The theme this year is “A Jungle Safari.”

Registration forms are available at the First Presbyterian Church Welcome Center, 206 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. The registration fee is $5 per child, payable on the first day. Contact the church office, 770-487-7757 for additional information.

Rising kindergarten through fifth grade students are welcome to join in the fun. Read More»

Old Testament musical

Front row (L-R), Ruth Nielsen, Katherine Shriner, Megan Irvin, Livvy Zimmerman, Marissa Hegrenes, Addison Taylor, Amelia Ellison, Molly Marland, and Ethan Hoellrich; second row (L-R), Jacob Nelson, Edie Nelson, Lauren Marland, Caroline Alford, Kieran Marland, Victoria Taylor, Tyler Jacobson, Christian Jubin, Seth Moan, and Addie Ellison; back row (L-R), ) Natalie Robichaux, McKay Byerly, Emily McDowell, Natalie Irvin, and Hannah Kelly. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church’s children’s ministry led in worship on Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 4, at 11 a.m. The Shepherd’s Flock Singers presented “Old Testament Fast Forward,” a musical which took a quick tour through the Old Testament. Since there were 75-plus roles, the singers each took on multiple parts. Read More»

Performing at FPC Spring Fling

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

Lutheroad Day Camp set for July

Registration is open for Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church’s 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp, scheduled for July 21-25, at the church.

Hours will be: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-noon.Children entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year are eligible.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Register at

Morning activities will take place at the church. Some afternoons are away for projects and activities. Registration is limited. Read More»

Joy Faye Schultz, 81, of Fayetteville

Joy Faye Schultz, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away May 6, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her son James “Jimmy” Walter Schultz and son-in-law Phil Rhoads. She is survived by her husband Larry Schultz of Fayetteville; daughter Peggy Rhoads of Fayetteville; son L.E. “Buddy” Schultz, Jr. of Fayetteville; 4 grandchildren; and sister Lola (Bob) Hecterbran of Dallas, Texas.

The family received friends Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Harps Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville.  A private burial took place Friday.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville Read More»

Clark Richard Gray, 80, of Fayetteville

Clark Richard "Dick" Gray, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away May 8, 2014.

He is survived by his wife Lillian Gray of Fayetteville; daughter Donna (John) Jenkins of Fayetteville; sons Richard (Valerie) Gray of Fayetteville, Wayne Gray of Fayetteville, and Robbie (Dottie) Gray of Fayetteville; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Pastor Dave Rogers and Dr. John Jenkins officiated. The burial followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery, College Park. Read More»

B.D. Luke, MD, 92, of Fayetteville

B.D. Luke, MD, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away at home May 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness. 

He was a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and interned at University Hospital, Augusta. Dr. Luke established the first medical practice in Morrow, Ga. and was a charter staff member at South Fulton Hospital. Additionally, he served as the staff physician at Clayton State College.

Dr. Luke always carried his black medical bag and was one of the few doctors who still made house calls. He delivered and treated many generations in Clayton County. Read More»

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