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Sciera-Snyder engagement

Katherine Sciera engaged to Eric Snyder

John and Mary Sciera of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Sciera, to Eric Snyder, son of Percy Snyder of Greencastle, Ind. and Ms. Deborah Snyder, of Orlando, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2001 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in natural resources and environmental science. She is a 2003 and 2008 graduate of Clemson University with both master’s and doctorate degrees in environmental toxicology. She currently works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta. Read More»

Bartels-Buller wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Buller

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Bartels of Peachtree City announce the marriage of their daughter, Erin Diane Bartels, to Thomas Stanley Buller, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buller of Billings, Mont. The wedding took place at a Nuptial Mass on June 12, 2010 at the Newman Catholic Student Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monsignor John Wall officiated. Read More»

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Sr. Elwyn Holt Jr. a 2006 graduate of Sandy Creek High School enlisted in the United States Navy in 2009. He was awarded the The Military Excellence Award by the Captain of the Great Lakes Naval Base in a private ceremony. He was honored as the most deserving graduating recruit out of over a thousand recruits, because of his superlative leadership performance and athletic ability. He led his squad (division 298) in numerous accomplishments and together they were awarded many flags of achievement. Read More»

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City, died October 30, 2010.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife Pat Ormsby of Peachtree City; son Mike Ormsby of Newnan, GA; Jeff & Traci Ormsby of Tipton, Iowa; daughter Penny & Craig Steingraber of Sharpsburg, GA; son Todd & Stephani Ormsby of LaGrange, GA; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother Roger Ormsby and sisters Priscilla Kraft and Patty Essex, all of Davenport, Iowa. Read More»

Dashing to PTC's Doggie Dash 2010

Dashing to PTC's Doggie Dash 2010

Cold temperatures Saturday morning were no match for the chance for a large group of four-legged critters to dress up for Halloween and get their owners out for a walk for the annual Doggie Dash at Shakerag in Peachtree City. The event was sponsored by the Georgia Heartland Humane Society. Here are more photos from Doggie Dash 2010. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mrs. Peggy Naomi Moss of Fayetteville

Mrs. Peggy Naomi Moss, of Fayetteville, died October 30, 2010.

She was born in 1927 in Ensley, AL to the late Art & Martha Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. “Pete” Moss.

She is survived by her daughter Kathie Moss Daniel and her husband Jeffrey Daniel of Newnan; sons Larry Moss of Fayetteville and Barry Moss of McDonough; 4 grandchildren Bryan, Brent, and Reid Moss, and LaRee Moss Bradford; great granddaughter Bailee Bradford; and close friend Betty Hundley. Read More»

(Irish) Spring in their step

Dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dancing performed at the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge last Saturday. The group wowed the audience with their energy, intricate footwork and dazzling costumes. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dancing performed at the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge last Saturday. The group wowed the audience with their energy, intricate footwork and dazzling costumes. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Nathan Ryan Mills, 23, of Carrollton

Nathan Ryan Mills, 23, of Carrollton, died October 25, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his father Daryl W. Mills.

He is survived by his brother Daryl L. Mills of Killeen, Texas; nephew Jason Hall of Killeen; niece Emily Mills of Killeen; uncle James and Lisa Mills of Fayettevill ; aunt Sandy and Paul Mandall of Eatonton; aunt Kim Mills; and grand-parents Deloris and James Flournoy of Wedowee, AL . Read More»

Starr’s of chili

Students from the Starr’s Mill Community Junior Civitan Club competed in the 2010 Line Creek Civitans Great Chili Challenge in Peachtree City last Saturday, hoping to win the either the judge’s award or the people’s choice. They were the Judge’s Choice for Best Junior Contestants (Grades 6-12). Photo/Michael Boylan.

A Fayetteville ‘ghost’ speaks

A Fayetteville ‘ghost’ speaks

It was more than the usual Halloween festivities last weekend in Fayetteville. The annual Cemetery Walk featured ghosts (historically speaking) from Fayette County’s past who were all decked out in period costumes. The record-breaking 260 people taking the tour spent time with the likes of the now-departed Lucy Redwine, Prof. George Looney, Doc Holliday, Capt. W.P. Redwine, Tabitha Gilbert, Margaret Mitchell, Saphronia North, Blake Gilbert, Willie Kate Travis and, last but not least the ravishing Beauty Griggs (pictured above). Photo/Ben Nelms.