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Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 21, 2011.

He was born in Laurens County, GA, to the late Cordie and Vera Gilder Joiner. He is preceded in death by his brother Charles Joiner. Read More»

Ernest “Bud” Douglas Hand, 70, of College Park

Ernest “Bud” Douglas Hand, 70, of College Park, died February 20, 2011.

He served proudly in the U. S. Army.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Dianne Hand; daughter Elizabeth Dianne McCall of Griffin; son Timothy Cahoon Hand of Jonesboro; daughters, Wanda Hand Christian of College Park, Pamela Duncan of Jackson, Rhonda Rae Hand of Kentucky; grandchildren, Angel Priest of Fayette County, Joshua Christian and also a host of additional grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother David Hand of Sautte; sister Johnette Hand Peek of Coweta County. Read More»

Daniel “Scott” Morton, 52, of Peachtree City

Daniel “Scott” Morton, 52, of Peachtree City, GA died February 20, 2011.

Scott was born in Englewood, NJ to David D. Morton & Janet T. Morton. He earned a Bachelor’s degree and was transportation manager of a logistics distribution service.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years Joy A. Morton of Peachtree City; sons Andrew Morton and Ryan Morton & his fiancé Kristin Edwards, all of Peachtree City; parents David & Joy Morton, Peachtree City; sisters Deidre Manole & husband Mike of Montvale, NJ and Diana Brady & husband Phil of Monassas, VA. Read More»

'Angles Among Us' dinner dance a great success

The Fayette Youth Protection Home Board of Directors at the recent Angels Among Us dinner dance. Photo/Special.

There were plenty of angels in attendance at the Fayette Youth Protection Homes “Angels Among Us” Dinner-Dance which was held at Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree on Saturday, Feb. 12. The angel theme fit right in with the Valentine’s Day weekend event.  Local artist, and art teacher at Starr’s Mill High School, Todd Little, created a beautiful angel painting during the dinner hour, and the patrons who bid and purchased over a hundred live, and silent auction items, were angelic in doing so.  Read More»

Local church to be featured in movie

Local church to be featured in movie

When Bethany United Methodist Church was formed in 1855, it was many years before the phenominem known as ‘movies’ would be on the scene.

This charming country church, located in the northeast corner of Fayette County, was chosen as the site of  movie, “Joyful Noise”. Several sites in the county are being used, including the Fred Brown Amphitheater in Peachtree City.

Some 150 members have been temporarily displaced, using the Parrott Funeral Home chapel for their Sunday services. Read More»

Ask Father Paul - 02/23/11

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people they meet and people in their congregations. Here are a few that I have gotten during my ministry and via e-mail for this column. Read More»

Marriage seminar

Christ Our Shepherd Pastor Fritz Wiese (upper left) waves to the camera during the seminar. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, recently hosted a Making Marriage Work Seminar for 59 couples. Organized by pastors Fritz Wiese and Miriam Beecher, the seminar used materials by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott. Participants had a wide range of ages and backgrounds. One table boasted a combined total of 183 years of marriage. Christ Our Shepherd Pastor Fritz Wiese (upper left) waves to the camera during the seminar. Photo/Special.

‘Life Groups’ continue through May 7 at Fayette Family Church

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they will run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, an activity group for adults and singles 18-35, and a helps service for shut-ins, the homebound and the sick. Read More»

PTC UMM will deliver pine straw, fertilizer next week

The United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church are still taking orders for their annual fertilizer and pine straw sales. Delivery will be next week, Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12.

For the last 32 years the Peachtree City United Methodist Men have been selling fertilizer, lime and pinestraw to help various charities and ministries. This year a complete army of men, more than 100, are ready for the door to door campaign. Chairman of the event is Butch Hill. Read More»

Truett-McConnell choir to perform

The college choir from Truett- McConnell College in Cleveland, Ga., will join members of the Flat Creek Baptist combined youth and adult choirs for a performance the weekend of March 19 and 20. Ben Caston will direct.

Dr. Emir Caner, president at Truett-McConnell, will be the guest speaker at the morning worship service on Sunday, March 20.

Flat Creek Baptist is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road.

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