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Holy Trinity plans retreat February 7-9

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will host a parish retreat/mission Feb. 7-9 at 6:30 p.m. each evening.

Leading the event will be Fr. James Friedel, an Augustinian from the Archdiocese of Chicago.

“This event is designed to allow us to turn off our engines, slow down and reflect upon some of the things in our lives which our day-to-day activities just do not allow,” a spokesperson said.

Friedel will also conduct a mini-series for seniors at 9 a.m. which will be open to others who prefer a morning session. Read More»

Boy Scout applications sought

Boy Scout Troop 175, sponsored by Peachtree City United Methodist Church, is accepting applications for new scouts for 2011.

Troop 175 is a large, active troop with a 12 month program of weekly meetings and monthly outings.

Boys can experience the outdoors while learning how to be a better citizen and a good leader.

Meetings are on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the Scout Lodge, a realized vision of Troop 175’s adult leadership.

For information, visit www.ptctroop175.org or call Danny McCranie, Scoutmaster, 678-364-0315.

McKinney-Pitman engagement

Nicole J. McKinney engaged to Andrew W. Pitman Jr.

Charles C. McKinney of Fayetteville and Mrs. Joyce S. McKinney of Hampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole J. McKinney, to Andrew W. Pitman Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Pitman Sr. of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cicero A. Swinney of Atlanta and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. McKinney of Douglasville. She is a 2007 graduate of Whitewater High School and a 2010 graduate of Gordon College where she received her associate’s degree in nursing. Read More»

Foster-Story - engagement

Candace Rose Foster engaged to James Michael Story

Mr. and Mrs. Kendall G. Foster of Ringgold announce the engagement of their daughter, Candace Rose Foster, to James Michael Story, son of Ms. Carol Story of Fayetteville.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fuller Blackwood of Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of Berry College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations. He is currently employed as a management trainee at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Read More»

Waller-Cline - engagement

Heather Genae Waller engaged to Kevin Davis Cline

Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Waller of Abilene, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Genae Waller, to Kevin Davis Cline, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kim Cline of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Waller of Overbrook, Kan. and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simpson of Phoenix, Ariz. She is a 2005 graduate of Merkel High School, in Merkel, Texas and a 2010 graduate of Faulkner University, where she earned two bachelor’s degrees in English and vocational Christian ministry. She currently is employed by Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. Read More»

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»

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