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Girl Scouts stand up for clean kids

Girl Scouts stand up for clean kids

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 19341 of Service Unit 618 is collecting travel size hygiene items to benefit Stand Up for Kids, a center that serves homeless teenagers in Metro Altanta. The Girl Scouts are collecting items such as travel size shampoo, conditioner, soap, combs, brushes, etc., to create toiletry packets. The packets will be given to Stand Up for Kids, which serves more than 300 kids ages 8-18. The center offers kids a safe place to shower, do laundry, perhaps get a meal, and connect with other kids. Read More»

Omega Books selling tickets for Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House

Rene Mittenzwei, Store Manager Omega Books is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Decorators' Show House & Gardens again this year. Photo/Special.

Omega Books, Peachtree City is selling advance tickets to the Atlanta Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House & Gardens. If purchased by Friday, April 15, tickets are $20. Beginning Saturday, April 16 tickets are $25.     Read More»

GED Recogntion Night at Southern Crescent Technical College

GED Recogntion Night at Southern Crescent Technical College

S.C. Tech. College (Southern Crescent Technical College) in Peachtree City, held a GED Recognition Night for its 2010/2011 graduates. In attendance were Pascasio Perez, Willie Prather, Katherine Roberts, Mary Green and Jessika Monita.

Congratulations to their academic accomplishments.

To find out more about the free GED Preparation Classes, please call Nancy at 770-487-8910.

Starr's Mill chapter of DAR learn about Louisville

Starr's Mill chapter of DAR learn about Louisville

Starr’s Mill Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met April 11 in the Peachtree City home of Jeanie Bradshaw.  Pictured left to right are Susie Morrison, Chapter Regent, Joyce Beverly and Liz Fuentes, Chapter Vice Regent.  Mrs. Beverly presented a program on her hometown, Louisville, which was Georgia’s first capitol during the American Revolutionary War. Photo/Special.

Joyce Delores Entrekin Harris, 74, of Peachtree City

Joyce Delores Entrekin Harris, 74, of Peachtree City

Joyce Delores Entrekin Harris, 74, of Peachtree City, Georgia, became an angel on Sunday, April 10, 2011, after a courageous ten year battle with Ovarian Cancer.   The daughter of Margaret and Clifford Gartrell (C.G.) Entrekin, Jr., Joyce was born on November 7, 1936, in Carrollton, Georgia.  In 1955, Joyce graduated from Carrollton High School, where she was a varsity cheerleader. 

      Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Margaret and C. G. Entrekin, Jr. and by her grandson, David Loyd Harris, Jr.  Read More»

Holy Week points to the ultimate sacrifice, then good news of Easter

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Last Wednesday, the processional carrying the body of fallen soldier Jeremy Faulkner passed our church on the way to the funeral home in McDonough. Faulkner was killed March 29 when his unit came under enemy fire in the Konar Province of Afghanistan.

Faulkner’s body was flown to Falcon Field in Peachtree City, arriving around 11 a.m. Then Patriot Guard Riders and law enforcement officials escorted his body through Fayetteville and Lovejoy and into McDonough. Citizens lined the route to wave flags and show respect for this Griffin High School graduate. Read More»

‘Walk where Jesus walked’ at PTCUMC’s Journey to the Tomb

Caroline Ginder and Jennifer Ginder get into character for the Journey To The Tomb. Photo/Special.

Peachtree City United Methodist Church is sponsoring an interactive event call “Journey To The Tomb” Saturday, April 16, that will allow people to witness a recreation of the final days of Jesus.

Set in a wooded area behind the church, the event will include interactive stations that depict the actions of Jesus on Palm Sunday, in the Garden of Gethsemane, during the Last Supper, during His crucifixion and His resurrection. Read More»

NHBC choirs to present selections from‘The Messiah’ this Sunday

The Sanctuary Choir and Friends of National Heights Baptist Church will sing Passion selections from Handel’s “Messiah” along with Joseph Martin’s “Whispers of the Passion” this Sunday evening, April 17 at 7 p.m. followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.

Other events scheduled for the week include a Maundy Thirsday service at 7 p.m. April 21, an Easter Egg Hunt and Community Car show on Saturday, April 23, and Easter Sunday service at 10:55 a.m. Sunday morning.

National Heights Baptist Church is at the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 54 west and Sandy Creek Road.

Providence Palm Sunday service features unusual art presentation

Providence begins Holy Week with a special day on Palm Sunday when children proceed up the aisle with palms at all three services.

At the 9 and 11:11 a.m. Contemporary Services, Todd Little, art teacher at Starr’s Mill High School, will begin worship painting during the opening music set.

Little, who shares his art at private and church functions, paints with his hands rather than brushes and takes about 30 minutes to complete artwork in the theme of the message and the music.

The traditional worship service at 10 a.m. includes choir, liturgy and piano. Read More»

COS Holy Week includes Crosswalk

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will start Holy Week services with Sunday of the Passion, on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, April 16-17. The Saturday service will be at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m.

Maundy Thursday, April 21, will be observed at two separate times: at a 12:15 p.m. midday worship service and at a 7 p.m. joint worship with First Presbyterian Church (at COS), featuring a combined choir from both churches. Dr. David Miller will preach. Read More»