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Curtiss Fredrick Ross, age 96, of Peachtree City

He was born Dec. 4, 1914, in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Ross was a World War II Veteran, serving as Private 1st Class 31st Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, M-1 rifle sharpshooter, from 1943 to 1945, in the South Pacific Islands.

He was discharged from the war with a serious back injury. Shortly after the War, he and his wife Arlene, moved to south Florida and raised five children. In 1998 they moved to Peachtree City. During most of his life he worked as an automobile mechanic and later in life he was a real estate agent. Read More»

Shakerag hosts KidzFest

Shakerag hosts KidzFest

The inflatable slide was just one of the free attractions that brought hundreds of children and their parents to KidzFest at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City last Saturday. The event was also combined with FoodFest and HelpFest, giving local citizens some food to taste and some non-profit and volunteer organizations to learn about. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Twelve reasons we don’t get more done

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I heard about a man who visited Uncertain, Texas, population 273. I don’t know whether Uncertain is near Muleshoe and Lazboddie, or closer to North Zulch and Dime Box. This poor man had car trouble and found himself stranded in a small, unfamiliar place. The people were friendly enough, but he became frustrated with them rather quickly. Every time he asked someone where he was, they would answer, “Uncertain.” After several “Uncertain” replies, he threw his arms up in the air and screamed, “Doesn’t anybody in this town know where they are?” Read More»

Woolsey Baptist to present 9/11 tenth anniversary tribute

The Celebration Choir of Woolsey Baptist Church will present “America We Must Not Forget, A Patriotic Call for Revival in America,” as a tenth Anniversary tribute of 9/11 on Sunday night Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The musical was created by, Mike Harland with Chris Machen and Luke Garrett, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore. Read More»

Prince of Peace plans special service for home-schoolers

Home-school families are invited to a Community Chapel Service and Fellowship to be offered at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Hwy. 314 in Fayetteville.

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m., Pastor Justin Kollmeyer will offer a community non-denominational daytime Children’s Chapel Service for students and parents of home-Sschooling families.

Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for these students will highlight this 30-minute service. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist will host barbecue, craft sales Sept. 24

Sharpsburg Baptist Church and the women’s service group, the Olive Branch, will host the annual Chicken Q and Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 6413 Ga. Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg.

Space for selling arts and crafts and food items is available for $15.

In addition, chicken barbecue is available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a cost of $8 per plate, including 1/2 chicken, slaw, potato chips, bread and tea. Tickets are available by calling 770-251-6963 or walk-up.

For addition questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com

Religion Briefs 08/31//11

Holly Grove AME’s revival starts tonight
Holly Grove African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church will hold revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, at 7:15 p.m. nightly. Wednesday’s guest preacher will be the Rev. Ed Johnson from Flat Rock AME Church in Fayetteville. Thursday night’s message will be delivered by Elder Michael Phillips. The revival will conclude Friday with the Rev. James Miller. Holly Grove is at 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City. The senior pastor is the Rev. Larry Ervin.

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Jozan-Bowlden engaged

April Michelle Jozan engaged to Nicholas Robert Bowlden

Mr. and Mrs. Gus Jozan of Woolsey announce the engagement of their daughter, April Michelle Jozan, to Nicholas Robert Bowlden, son of Barry Bowlden and Denise Bowlden of Woolsey.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Betty Buehl of Riverdale and the late Max Buehl and Jolan Jozan of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and the late Laszlo Jozan. She is a 2007 graduate of Whitewater High School and a 2010 cum laude graduate of The University of West Georgia where she earned a bachelors degree in early childhood education. She is now pursing her M.S in elementary reading and math from Walden University. Read More»

Brooker-Durm engaged

Laura Beth Brooker engaged to Joshua Lee Durm

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brooker of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Beth Brooker, to Joshua Lee Durm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Durm of Franklin, N.C.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School. She is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Brevard College where she earned a bachelors degree in health science studies and in 2010 graduated from Western Carolina University with an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing degree. She currently works as a registered nurse in neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Read More»

Davis-Bringuel engaged

Emily Dale Davis engaged to Jonathan Michael Bringuel

Mr. and Mrs Dale Maxwell Davis of Fayetteville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dale Davis, to Jonathan Michael Bringuel, son of John and Amanda Bringuel of Fayetteville.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr, and Mrs William Parham Davis of Macon, and the late Mr. and Mrs Wilbur Lamar Greer. She is a 2007 graduate of Whitewater High School and is currently a senior nursing student at Gordan College, with plans for graduation in December 2011. Read More»

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