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Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City

Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City

Mrs. Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City, Georgia, passed away at her residence on September 11, 2010 after a courageous battle with breast cancer.  She was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on February 17, 1962, the daughter of Dr. John W. Merrick and Carol Hough Merrick.  Read More»

World Changers Youth Choir celebrates Music Fest at Our Lady of Mercy HS

World Changers Youth Choir celebrates Music Fest at Our Lady of Mercy HS

It was a day of non-stop music Saturday at MusicFest 2010 sponsored by Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. Members of the World Changers Youth Choir provided listeners with a taste of what was to come throughout the day. Other performers in the all-day event held on the school’s athletic field came from across the metro area. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Samuel R. Phillips, 95, of Peachtree City

Samuel R. Phillips, 95

 Samuel R. Phillips, 95, of Peachtree City died September 19, 2010.  Sam was born in Fairburn, GA in 1915. He received his B.S. in Textile Engineering from Georgia Tech and an advanced management degree from Harvard. He was Assistant Director of theTextile Division of Uniroyal in New York City, and then President of Latex Fiber Industries in Beaver Falls, New York, until retiring to Peachtree City in 1980.  Read More»

Sondra "Lynn" Reece

Sondra “Lynn” Reece ascended to the glorious presence of the Father Almighty through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ on September 18, 2010, as the result of a tragic automobile accident. Read More»

Come and sit with me ...

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Come and sit with me in the front row of a lecture at the Theological Conference I attended recently. The professor is about to begin. He’s the Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Hultgren, a Bible scholar from Fordham University in New York. He’s a solidly grounded young scholar with a brilliant mind and wonderful balance of tradition and modern methods for using and interpreting Holy Scripture. Read More»

The Grand Finale

The Grand Finale

“Jesus Feast” a local project which joined hundreds in the community in a 40-day focus on Jesus, his miracles and his parables, came to a conclusion last Saturday with a rally and gathering at the Fayetteville Amphitheater in Fayetteville. An estimated crowd of about 500 gathered for singing, praising, communion and celebration. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Some of the estimated 350-plus worshipers greet flag carriers as the old song, “His Banner Over Me is Love,” plays in The Village Amphitheater in Fayetteville Saturday night. The event featured a worship band, readings of the miracles of Jesus and shared communion. Photo/Ben Nelms.

St. Mary’ Magdalene’s ‘Friends of the Poor’ Walk set for this weekend at Carl Miller Park in Newnan

The first annual “Friends of the Poor® Walk” will get underway in Newnan in the form of a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Sept. 25, benefiting the St. Mary Magdalene Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The event is a major fundraiser for the local society which directly aids those in need in Coweta County.

“As Vincentians, we see the personal tragedy of poverty firsthand and do much to alleviate it,” said Liz Durand, chairperson of the event. Durand said they were seeking individuals to participate in the 5K as well as corporate sponsors and volunteers. Read More»

New Hope Baptist’s missions conference starts tonight, continues through Sunday

New Hope Baptist Church members are celebrating 10 years of mission work and invite the public to join them for their missions conference Sept. 22 - 26, as they celebrate “Send Me!”

The conference will begin at the North Campus, 551 New Hope Road, Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. with dinner highlighting an international menu. To make reservations call 770-461-4337.

Following dinner, Dr. Emir Caner, president of Truett McConnell College, will be the guest speaker for the opening service in the worship center. Read More»

No. Fayette’s BBQ, race, set for Sat.

North Fayette United Methodist Church is hosting its Annual 5K Run and Barbecue on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The church also is offering booth space, available at $ 25 for one space or $40 for two spaces.

For further information on the race or to rent a space, call Theresa McDonald, 770-716-5942, or email mcdonald5942@comcast.net. North Fayette is at the corner of New Hope Road and Kenwood Road.

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