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Beth Moore study begins

The Beth Moore Bible study, Daniel, will start Sept. 16 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. Book cost is $19.

Register online at www.ptcumc.org or call Karen Hunt, 770-487-6499. for more info. Book payments are due at least two weeks prior to the start date.

Tickets for Christian City’s Chair-ity event now availabl

Ticket sales for Christian City’s annual Chair-ity event, a major fund raiser, have now begun and tickets may be purchased online for $25 at www.christiancity.org.

This year’s event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree in Peachtree City.

Dress is casual for the drop-in event and ticket prices cover both food and drink.

Proceeds from the event support the homeless children who live at The Children’s Village.

For more information, or to find out about becoming a sponsor contact Ashley Bonner at 678-466-1093.

Religion Briefs 09/03/14

ESL classes start Sept. 5
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults begin Friday, Sept. 5, at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, and meet weekly through May 15, 2015.  Classes are free and students can join any time.  Classes are held on Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Childcare is provided.  The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

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Irvin R. Vicknair, 84, of Peachtree City

Irvin R. Vicknair

Irvin "Irv" R. Vicknair, 84, a 38-year resident of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on August 28, 2014. "To make a long story short," he was born on August 3, 1930 in Norco, La. to Mr. and Mrs. Wilton D. Vicknair. He was the second born of three children, W.J. Vicknair and Sybil Vicknair Retif.

In December 1950, he married his beloved wife and sweetheart of 63 years, Eva Jane Goudeau of Baton Rouge before joining the Armed forces in 1951 and attending the Korean War. He returned to Baton Rouge in 1953 and began his 36-year career with Delta Airlines. Read More»

Evelyn Newton Pyke, age 79, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Evelyn Newton Pyke, age 79, of Fayetteville passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charles B. Pyke, Sr. and is survived by her daughter, Anne Pyke Miller and her husband Kevin of Tyrone; son, Charles B. Pyke, Jr. and his wife Lane of McDonough; grandchildren, Brandon Charles Miller and his wife Jessica, Caitlin Marie Miller, Charles (Chad) B. Pyke, III, Chandler Robert Pyke, Emily Anne Miller; brother, Gene Newton and his wife Doris of Gay; sister, Joyce Newton Hutcheson and her husband Wayne of Senoia. Read More»

John Edward Crain, Jr., 69, of Fayetteville

John Edward Crain, Jr., 69, of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a graduate of the University of Memphis and retired after 35 years with Pitney Bowes. Mr. Crain was a loving Papa to his girls.

He was preceded in death by his parents Verna & John E. Crain, Sr.; brother William Crain; and sisters Joanne Nellis, Carolyn McCormick, and Janet Crain. Read More»

Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn

Mrs. Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn, died August 31, 2014.

She was born January 19, 1921 in Tyrone, Ga. and was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Fairburn.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Beasley Brown. Read More»

DAR members head to Forsyth

DAR members head to Forsyth

Several members of the Fayette-Starr's Mill Chapter of the DAR attended the State DAR Summer Workshop in Forsyth Aug. 21. Attendees from left to right are; Marge Lechner, Linda McBride, Sylvia Nolde, Susan Pericht, Judy Hughes, Regent, Ginger Deraney, Susan Morrison, and Rebecca West. Photo/Submitted.

Slow pokes, round-abouts, and good ol’ kindness

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I don’t know about this new law that went into effect July 1. The “Slow Poke” law, House Bill 459, is designed to reduce tailgating, road rage and traffic congestion. If you’re driving in the left lane of a Georgia highway or expressway and some motorist speeds up behind you, quickly move over and let him pass or you could be ticketed. Read More»

Enjoy piano recital, gospel music at COS this week

Pam Martin

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City invites everyone to two events this week.

Pamela Martin will play a piano recital on Thurs., Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at the church. Admission is free.

A former resident of Peachtree City, Martin maintained a piano studio for more than a decade.

The recital includes works by Mozart, Grieg, Shubert, and Mompou. Martin has been invited to present this recital at Agnes Scott College in September. Read More»

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