Community

New Hope South opens Student Center and Cafe

New Hope Baptist Church recently held a Grand Opening for its new Student Center and Cafe on the South Campus near Starr’s Mill.

The new facility includes a new student auditorium, student lounge, restrooms, offices and a new cafe, along with landscaped outdoor areas with a patio, fire pit and basketball goals. A wide range of activities for students has been planned in addition to the normal Sunday morning and Wednesday events. All students in grades 7-12 are invited to come and see the new resource. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian offers FPU, other programs on Wednesdays

Fayette Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will offer a number of programs this fall as part of its Wednesday night activities.

The church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University on Wednesdays from 6:15-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 8. This is a biblically based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt, build wealth, and give like never before.

Registration and one $99.51 FPU kit is required per family. To register and/or order, visit www.fayettepcusa.org/fpu.htm.

For more information, contact the class leader Will Stone, at 678-787-2332. Read More»

GreekFest coming Sept. 18

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church of Peachtree City will host its 6th Annual Building Fundraiser, GreekFest 2010, Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Seymour Hangar Falcon Field Airport in Peachtree City.

The event will feature live music and dancing with Greek dancing lessons, too.

Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with appetizers. Dinner begins at 7:30.

The “All you can eat and drink” menu includes such Greek delicacies as Dolmathes, Tirpopites, Spanakopites, Greek salad, lemon chicken, Greek potatoes, Pastitsio, Baklava, and Kourambiethes. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/25/10

Liberty Hill revival set for Aug. 25-27 Read More»

Meaders-Toliver engagement

Heather Allison Meaders engaged to Dustin Kevin Toliver

Mr. and Mrs. David Meaders of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Allison Meaders, to Dustin Kevin Toliver, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Toliver of Bainbridge. Read More»

Charping anniversary

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping of Fayetteville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

The Charpings were married Aug. 6, 1960 in Andersonville, S.C.

Celebrating with them were daughters, Deborah C. Mitchell, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Sherry Annette Taylor, McDonough, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Rotz anniversary

Roy and Jane Rotz of Peachtree City

Roy and Jane Rotz of Peachtree City will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on August 31, 2010.

Originally from central Illinois, they were married in 1940 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Rotz worked for Douglas Aircraft Company for 37 years, which required many moves across the country. Following his retirement, the couple moved to Peachtree City in 1985 to be near family and golf courses. Read More»

Earl Newton Thomas, 88

Earl Newton Thomas, 88

    Earl Newton Thomas, 88, died on August 20th after an extended illness at his home in Peachtree City surrounded by members of his family. 

  Thomas was a retired airline pilot and a decorated combat veteran of World War II. He and his family settled in the Atlanta metro area when he took a position with Delta Airlines in 1949.

 Born in Bluefield, West Virginia on November 16th, 1921, Thomas grew up in Roanoke, Virginia where he was a high school athlete with considerable talent; he played football, basketball and baseball. Read More»

Girl Scout creates Math Boot Camp

Girl Scout creates Math Boot Camp

Cadette Girl Scout Emily Bunker hosted a Math Boot Camp for 4th, 5th and 6th graders to improve basic math skills.  The camp was a Silver Girl Scout Award Project which requires scouts to identifying a need in the community, make a plan to address it, and then implement it.  Bunker was mentored by Kimberly Fisher, math teacher at J.C.Booth Middle School.  The week long camp was attended by 28 students and 13 volunteers helped make it possible.  Bunker is a member of Girl Scout Troop 19153, led by Laura Mullen and Cathy Moore. Photo/Special.

Mr. Thomas Edward “Tom” Hunt, 57, formerly of Peachtree City

Mr. Thomas Edward “Tom” Hunt, age 57, of Woodbury, MN (formerly of Peachtree City) died Monday, August 23, 2010.

Mr. Hunt’s passion was information technology and was currently employed with Ecolab located in St. Paul, MN. He previously worked at Delta Air Lines for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife Deborah Hunt; children Tommy Hunt of Tuscaloosa, AL and Michelle Hunt of Woodbury, MN; sister, Kathy Strobel and her husband Mark of Tyrone; brothers Jerry Hunt of Wayne, MI; Daniel Hunt and his wife Linda of Sharpsburg; many nieces and nephews. Read More»