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Gossett-York - engagement

Jana Gossett engaged to Tyler York

Bruce and Jan Gossett of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana Gossett, to Tyler York, son of David and Wanda York of Senoia.

The wedding will be March 19, 2011, at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Following a honeymoon in Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic, the couple will reside in Newnan.

Watts - birth

John and Tammi (Larson) Watts of Newnan announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Watts, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital. Kylie weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Nancy Larson of Stevens Point, Wis., Becky Watts of Tempe, Ariz., and John and Robin Watts of Springfield, Mo. Kylie was welcomed home by her step brothers, Tim, age 18 and Brandon, age 13.

Commander visits local American Legion post

Commander visits local American Legion post

Jimmie Foster, the National Commander of The American Legion just completed a visit to Georgia.  During his visit, Commander Foster met with government officials, toured VA facilities and briefed his fellow Legionnaires on the many issues affecting veterans.  The American Legion is the nation’s largest veterans organization with over 2.5 million members, all former veterans or currently serving in the military.  Commander Foster, left, served in both the Marine Corps and the Army, is shown with Denny Leander, Fayette County Post 105 Commander.  Also pictured is Larry Newsome, Post Adjutant and Read More»

Troop 279's Eagle Scouts

Troop 279's Eagle Scouts

Fifteen young men from Boy Scout Troop 279 in Peachtree City achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 2010. In an era in which typically two percent of scouts worldwide reach Eagle, Scouting’s highest rank and award, these 15 Scouts represent 20 percent of Troop 279, which is sponsored by Holy Trinity Catholic Church. The Eagle class of 2010 includes, front row left to right, Stephen Dolan, Robert Worley, D.J. Read More»

Troop 175 helps children of deployed soldiers

Members of Boy Scout Troop 175, Photo/Special.

Thanks to the efforts of PTC Boy Scout Troop 175, 734 children of soldiers from a battalion at Fort Benning deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan may have had a little more to smile about this past Christmas.   Read More»

Mr. Stanley W. Feaster Sr., 58, of Peachtree City

Mr. Stanley W. Feaster Sr., 58, of Peachtree City, GA died January 27, 2011.

Stanley is preceded in death by his father Samuel W. Feaster, Sr. and sister Cidney O. Terry.

He is survived by his wife Cathy Feaster of Peachtree City; children, Stephanie Thornton and her husband Garrett of Lizella, GA and Stanley W. Feaster, Jr. of Peachtree City; mother Mrs. Charlotte Cole of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters Rudine A. Feaster and Jennie D. Malik; brothers Steven W. Feaster and Sterling B. Feaster. Read More»

Mr. Johnny B. Duncan, 80, formerly of Fayetteville

Mr. Johnny B. Duncan, 80, of Stockbridge, formerly of Fayetteville, died January 29, 2011.

Mr. Duncan was preceded in death by his daughter Jeanne Bauman. Read More»

Priscilla Morison Smith, 83, of Peachtree City

Priscilla Morison Smith, 83, of Peachtree City, GA went to be with the Lord on the evening of January 28th , 2011.

She was born to the late George and Eleanor Morison, Jan. 7, 1928, in Arlington, MA. Priscilla graduated from Arlington High School in 1945 and received an Associate’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising from Edgewood Park School in Briarcliff , NY . Read More»

Scouts stepping up efforts to meet great need

Members of Boy Scout Troop 73, sponsored by Inman United Methodist Church.  This group is led by Scoutmaster Rich Carmichael. In the front row, from left, are Tristan Davis, Torin Stott, Chris Akin, Dylan Brackett, Sean Micklus, Andrew Aycock, Ian Williams and David Carmichael. In the back row are Austin Turner, Trenton Turner, Kevin Schachle, Christopher Messina, Ryan Jordan, Charlie Austin and Josh Tillman. Photo/Special.

Many of us enjoy plenty of food- -especially during the holidays. But, the latest statistics by worldhunger.org show that approximately 17 million United States households experienced uncertainty regarding having food for their families in 2008. That’s approximately one in seven homes, the highest number ever recorded in this country. With these staggering statistics in mind, local Boy Scouts are gearing up for their annual Scouting For Food Program. Read More»

Johnson earns his Eagle rank

Johnson earns his Eagle rank

Seth Johnson, 17, of Peachtree City, advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout in a court of honor ceremony Jan. 18 at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran. The award was presented by Phil Carson, Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 181, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City.

Seth began his Scouting adventures as a Bear Scout with Pack 409 at Braelinn Elementary. He moved through the ranks of Webelos I and II, where he earned the God and Family Award and the Arrow of Light. Read More»