Lowe-Howell engagement

Amy Louise Lowe engaged to Matthew Lee Howell

Jeff & Ann Lowe, of Fayetteville, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Louise Lowe, to Matthew Lee Howell, son of Don & Peggy Howell of Mableton, Ga.

Amy is the granddaughter of the late Judge & Mrs. Sam Lowe, Helen Galloway and Dudley Galloway. Matt is the grandson of Inez Rawlins, Sarah Mozley and the late Edwin Mozley. Read More»

Thacker-Trantham engagement

Christine Annalese Thacker engaged to Warren Glenn "Trey" Trantham III

Ben and Cindy Thacker of Fayetteville, Ga. joyfully announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Christine Annalese Thacker to Warren Glenn "Trey" Trantham III, son of Katie and the late "Butch" Trantham of Peachtree City, Ga.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Dillard and Florence Thacker of Atlanta, Ga. and Arthur and the late Betty Jean Walker of Toccoa, Ga. Read More»

Apsite-Pruitt engagement

Monika Sandra Apsite engaged to Robert Steven Pruitt Jr.

Aivars and Eva-Marie Apsite of Grandville, Mich. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Monika Sandra Apsite, to Robert Steven Pruitt Jr., son of Steve and Becky Pruitt of Auburn, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Janis and Dzidra Apsite of Grandville, Mich. and of Hans and Sieglinde Tausend of Murnau, Germany.

Monika is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and employed as an orchestra director at Fayette County Public Schools. Read More»

Garage sale is this Saturday

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann, display some of the items to be featured at the All Saints Anglican Church Garage Sale this Saturday, May 10, in the Peachtree City Colonnade subdivision at 233 Columns Lane, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. At 11:30, all items will be sold at half price. Items include electronics, furniture, plants, jewelry, kids toys, and kitchen items. There also is a free section. Call the church office to contribute, 770-486-5374.

Hopewell UMC congregation bids farewell to Candler intern

The Rev. Billy Beard, left, senior minister at Hopewell UMC, presents a cake to intern Cassie Light at a farewell reception given in her honor. Following her graduation from Candler School of Theology, she will become a minister in the Lutheran church. Photo/Special.

On Sunday, April 27, Hopewell United Methodist Church bid farewell to Cassie Light, a Candler School of Theology student who has spent the past nine months in an internship at Hopewell. Light will now head for graduation and ordination as a minister in the Lutheran church.

While at Hopewell, Light was given the opportunity to preach several sermons, led a bi-monthly Bible study, and performed a variety of jobs to familiarize herself with church work.

She endeared herself to the congregation and they presented her with a beautiful white ministerial robe to wear in her new profession. Read More»

Georgia Singers to perform free concert at F’ville 1st UMC

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women.

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. Read More»

Anniversary green-out

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.”

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.” In honor of the occasion “gifts” of personal care items and Comfort Quilts were donated to Southwest Christian Hospice. Evergreen Church, a Presbyterian Fellowship, offers a traditional service Sundays at 9 a.m. at the Methodist Windgate Annex, South Peachtree Parkway, and a modern service Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in the brick building at Heritage Christian Church on Bernhard Road. Photo/Special.

PTC Presbyterian announces Jungle Safari VBS for 2014

Registration is now open 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 is open through Friday, May 16. Registration forms are available at the church welcome center, 206 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. The registration fee is $5 per child, payable on the first day. Call 770-487-7757 for additional information.

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

St. Andrew's plans Crawfish Boil

St. Andrew's in the Pines Episcopal Church will offer the community a taste of Louisiana with its first annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 17, from 5-8 p.m. Meals are just $20 each and include three pounds of crawfish, with corn, potatoes and jambalaya, a beverage and dessert. Child's plates are $10 and include a hotdog, sides, beverage and dessert (kids are welcome to try the crawfish and jambalaya). Meal tickets must be purchased by May 12. To purchase tickets, contact the church office at 770-487-8415. St. Andrew's is located at 316 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away May 2, 2014.

Mr. Christiansen worked for 45 years at Georgia Pacific Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his parents Terence & Geneva Christiansen. Read More»