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Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome, 90, of Peachtree City

Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome

Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome had retired from the blue skies of his airplanes, the sparkling sea of his yachts, the ski slopes of Colorado and the golf courses of Peachtree City, Ga., and on Aug. 7, 2011, in Peachtree City, Fayette County, Ga., he retired a final time to heaven. Read More»

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, 77, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville, passed away on August 16, 2011.

She was born on April 23, 1934 to the late Worley and Lillian Millard of Mendota, Virginia. Read More»

PTC couple ‘had a ball’ on 11,000 mile trip to Alaska

Peachtree City resident Ray Besch (red cap) and Marietta resident Jim Donaldson take a minute to chat and admire Bear Glacier near Steward, British Columbia, during an intercontinental trek earlier this summer that took Ray and Teri Besch and Jim and Rose Donaldson on an 11,609-mile journey through 19 states and three provinces, all in a matter of 44 days. The  couples made the trip in their fully restored 1931 Model A coupes. Photo/Special.

It was not like a walk in the park but it was just as much fun. The difference was that, unlike a stroll across the grass and around a pond, Peachtree City residents Ray and Teri Besch in their fully restored 1931 Ford Model A Deluxe Coupe traveled 11,609 miles and visited 19 states in the United States and three provinces in Canada in 44 days.

“Every day was fun. If we had not done the trip and left tomorrow we’d do it again with few changes,” Ray said. “We had a ball.” Read More»

Properly attending to Old Glory’s last day

Properly attending to Old Glory’s last day

Keeping his distance from the flames, Fayetteville Cub Scout John Krmpotich cautiously places a worn U.S. flag in a barrel of fire during a ceremony Saturday to properly dispose of well-used American flags. American Legion Post 105 collects worn flags in a drop box at the log cabin in downtown Fayetteville and oversees the disposal process. This time organizers were able to save about 17 flags that were in good enough condition to be cleaned and re-used. Photo/John Munford.

These eyes are watching you, and you do have influence

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A man took the bus to work. Since rain was predicted, he went to get the umbrella, but his wife stopped him.

“You have taken every umbrella we have and haven’t brought a single one back. I need that umbrella for my running around today. Just hope it doesn’t rain before you get to work.”

So he caught his bus, and by the time he was approaching his stop, the bottom fell out. It was pouring and he had a two-block walk to his office. Then he noticed a gentle Quaker sitting across from him with an umbrella propped in his seat. Read More»

Heritage, Providence Divorce Care classes start tonight

Heritage Christian Church will once again partner withProvidence United Methodist Church to offer Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids this fall.

Group meetings will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 17 and run through Nov. 9. Meeting times are from 6:30 – 8 p.m. and will be at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville.

“DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You do not have to go through separation or divorce alone.” Read More»

Chime choir to make debut Sept. 11

Shown rehearsing with Patricia Hamilton, director, are (L-R), Inemesit Ibanga, Utibea Ibanga, Breahna McNeirney, Erin McNeirney, Stella Simpson, Kealyn Hutslander and Ibara Ibanga. An adults’ chime choir is also being formed. Photo/Special.

Episcopal Church of the Nativity has organized a children’s chime choir that will perform for the first time at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 11, which will be Rally Day to mark the beginning of a new Christian education year. Shown rehearsing with Patricia Hamilton, director, are (L-R), Inemesit Ibanga, Utibea Ibanga, Breahna McNeirney, Erin McNeirney, Stella Simpson, Kealyn Hutslander and Ibara Ibanga. An adults’ chime choir is also being formed. Photo/Special.

Baskin to lead services at The Center, New Gate

On Aug. 27 and 28, New Gate Church will host Paul Baskin for worship and prophetic ministry. Baskin served several years as the worship leader at IHOP in Kansas City.Baskin will lead in worship and will also minister to individuals prophetically — and often that comes out as a song for or over that person.

New Gate Church, has partnered with Get Real Ministries for two venues for Baskin, which will allow for more people to benefit from his ministry. Read More»

FUMC’s S.A.G.E. heads for St. Simons Island September 26

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is planning a trip to St. Simons Island Sept. 26 through 29 for an “Autumn Adventure: Tracing footsteps From the Past.” The group will stay at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island.

The cost is $349.40 per person and includes lodging, eight meals, entrance fees plus $50 bus fee. The deadline to register is Aug. 26 and trip is contingent on a 15 person minimum. Read More»

No. Fayette UMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church. Read More»

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