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Hanson-Durham engagement

Jennifer Lynn Hanson engaged to Tyler Jonathan Durham

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hanson II of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Hanson, to Tyler Jonathan Durham, son of Corrine and the late Bill Culbreth of Fayetteville, N.C. and William Durham of Loris, S.C.

The bride-to-be works as a Senior Program Manager for the New York City Dept. of Education. She is a graduate of Woodward Academy, graduated from Colby College, with a Bachelor of Arts, and graduated with a Master's in Education Policy and Management from Harvard University. Read More»

American Legion anniversary observed

American Legion anniversary observed

Fayette County Post 105 celebrated the founding of The American Legion at their March meeting. March 15 was the 93rd anniversary of the nation’s largest veterans organization in 1919. As is their tradition, the honor of cutting the cake was shared by the longest serving Legionnaire present and the most recent veteran to join up. Denny Leander, left, member for over 42 years, is joined by Willie Dulaney, who joined three months ago. Fayette County Post 105 meets the second Monday of each month at the Log Cabin in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

PTC Library hosts stories about women

PTC Library hosts stories about women

On Saturday, March 17, The Southside Cluster of the Southern Order of Storytellers, members of the Women’s Imaginative Guild of Storytellers, and the Friends of the Peachtree City Library presented a program of “stories about women, told by women,” in celebration of Women’s History Month. The program featured Storytellers (front row, L-R) Josie Bailey, Anne Wallace (Mistress of Ceremonies), Esther Culver, and Mary Apps; (back row, L-R) Lucille Campbell, Janice Butt, Verna Muthoni, Casey Wallace, Kathy Bonner (flautist), and Kate Saville (artist). Read More»

Fayette Charity Classic run/walk this Sat. in F’ville

Fayette Senior Services will be putting the “unity” back in “community” this weekend in Fayetteville when the annual March for Meals fundraiser will be re-named the Fayette Charity Classic that will feature a 10K Run, a 5K Run/Walk and a 2K Run/Walk.

The re-named event provides an opportunity for non-profits across the county to participate in a collaborative fundraising effort, said FSS Director Debbie Britt. Read More»

God really knows us! And He’s right here with us!

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Harry was a retiree who had a daily routine that began with breakfast every morning with his buddies at the local greasy spoon. One morning, the waitresses were short-handed and service was moving slower than normal and the man was getting impatient.

“Hey, can you go ahead and bring me my coffee and breakfast?” He ordered the same thing every morning, so the waitress knew exactly what he wanted: two eggs over medium, bacon strips and grits.

His buddy across the table said, “Harry, what’s your hurry?”
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‘Intelligent Design’ series starts tonight at Covenant

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host a free three-session lecture series on “Intelligent Design” with Dr. Charles Thaxton during Wednesday Night Ministry on March 14, 21 and 28 at 7 p.m.

The lecture series will address the history, the case for, and frequently asked questions about “Intelligent Design.”

Thaxton is co-author of The Mystery of Life’s Origin and The Soul of Science, and academic editor of Of Pandas and People. Read More»

Planting Day

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard. Photo/Special.

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard, which will serve everyone in the community. The orchard is on the property of Dogwood Church in Tyrone and is a project of the Real Life Center which operates a food pantry and thrift store in Tyrone. The center provides food and household items for needy families. For more information on getting involved or for those who are in need of help, call 770-631-9334 or email ric@reallifecenter.org. Photo/Special.

Lenten lunches continue at FFUMC

Members of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) invite the community to their Lenten Lunch series which began on Ash Wednesday. Lunches are served at noon each Thursday in the fellowship hall. A light lunch is served followed by an inspirational speaker. The lunch is hosted by each of FFUMC’s United Methodist Women’s Circle groups. The cost of the lunch is $2.

Speakers for the Thursday Lenten Lunches are: March 15, Gary Wood; March 22, the Rev. Jennie Andone; March 29 the Rev. Ed Steil; and April 5 the Rev. Bob Partridge. Read More»

Suffering’ seminar starts Sat.

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host a three- week seminar entitled, “Building a Theology of Suffering” led by the Rev. Dr. Brian Cosby,

This seminar, which will be held on March 18, 25 and April 1, is part of the ongoing Bible Institute hosted by Covenant Presbyterian on Sunday evenings, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Cosby will be exploring the biblical theology of suffering — “understanding where suffering came from, why God ordains it, how to rightly respond to it, and how to minister to those experiencing it.” Cosby is on staff at Carriage Lane Presbyterian in Peachtree City. Read More»

PTC’s Metzger is new women’s leader at Christ the King church

Sallie Metzger

Sallie Metzger of Peachtree City, is the new leader of The Women of Christ the King at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Metzger is also involved with The Order of St. Luke healing ministry and is a prayer minister on Sunday mornings. She says she feels a very strong call to Jesus’ healing ministry and is especially pulled to inner healing. Sallie is also involved, along with Deacon Tony McGee, in Monday night Prayer and Praise at Christ the King. Read More»

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