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Warren G. “Butch” Trantham Jr. of Peachtree City

Mr. Warren G. “Butch” Trantham Jr. of Peachtree City died July 18, 2010.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents Warren G. and Helen Owenby Trantham Sr. and father-in-law Wilbur Shaw. Butch was a member of Connection Church in Griffin and was employed with Delta Air Lines. Read More»

Summer Music Camp draws 100 ‘campers’

Emily Rocus displayed her talent with the violin in the All Saints music camp strings lab.Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City wrapped up its third annual Summer Music Camp 16 July as 100 children received certificates of completion from the the Rev. Michael Fry, rector.

Parents and staff enjoyed an end-of-camp musical finale by the participants, ages 5-12. Music director Shannon Bryan led the children in songs they had learned including: “Praise To The Lord, The Almighty,” and “All Creatures Of Our God and King.” Several children recited Bible verses and others accompanied songs with “praise-dancing.“ Read More»

Clearance sale is Saturday

The Second Chance Thrift Shop, an outreach of Brooks United Methodist Church, will have a giant clearance sale on Saturday, July 31, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the gym at Brooks UMC.

There will be a hamburger and hotdog lunch available (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.) for a donation, and a bake sale with homemade goodies.

Brooks UMC is at the corner of Ga. Highway 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road in Brooks, just three miles south of Starr’s Mill. Call the church office, 770-719-7593 for more information or visit the website, www.brooksumc.com.

Project Linus being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children,.

“Project Linus” volunteers provide new, handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill or tramatized children (ages 0 -18). These blankets are distributed to local hospitals, DEFACS offices, police, fire and sheriffs departments, homeless shelters or anywhere that a child needs a big hug. Read More»

PTCUMC Preschool has fall openings for 3-year-olds

The Peachtree City United Methodist Preschool currently has openings for the upcoming school year in the two-day, three-year-old class.

To be eligible, children must be three years old by Sept. 1, 2010, and potty trained. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – noon, beginning Aug. 24.

Registration fee is $110, with monthly tuition $110 as well.

A Lunch Bunch hour is offered from noon to 1 p.m. each day for an additional fee. Read More»

Excavations in Israel to be discussed at White Oak

White Oak Presbyterian Church will have special services Sunday through Tuesday, Aug. 1-3.

The guest speaker will be Dr. John Currid, an ARP minister and archaeologist who is the project director of Bethsaida Excavations Project in Israel.

“Dr. Currid brings unique archaeological insights tobiblical studies,” a spokesperson said.

Services will be Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and 6 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m.

White Oak Presbyterian Church is at 2796 Gordon Rd. at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54, south of Turin in Coweta County.

Religion Briefs 07/27/10

‘Radiance’women’s ministry starts in Aug.
Radiance, the Women’s Ministry at Dogwood Church, will start back up in August with an array of morning and evening Bible studies. Free childcare is provided. Dogwood Church is at 975 Ga. Hwy 74 N., Tyrone (770-487-6691). To find Bible Study information and register for classes visit theWomen’s Ministry website at www.dogwoodradiance.com.

Flat Creek to dedicate organ Read More»

Whitley-Edwards Engagement

Amanda Gaines Whitley enaged to Mark Alan Edwards

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gaines Whitley of Raleigh, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Gaines Whitley, to Mark Alan Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis William Edwards of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and is an industrial designer for The Aspen Brands Company. She resides in Atlanta.

The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently employed by Pond & Company and also resides in Atlanta.

The wedding will be Oct. 16, 2010, at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, N.C.

McCafferty-Milam Engagement

Kayla Rae McCafferty engaged to Jason Matthew Milam

Ray and Carol McCafferty of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Rae McCafferty, to Jason Matthew Milam, son of Aubry Milam and the late Marsha Milam.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Betty Hill and the late Watson Hill of Fayetteville, and Betty McCafferty and the late Robert McCafferty of Rogersville Ala. She is a 2000 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2004 graduate of Griffin Technical College. She is currently employed at ABC Pediatrics in Fayetteville. Read More»

Jones-Taylor Engagement

Amanda Paige Jones engaged to Matthew Chad Taylor

Fred Jones and Ms. Lana Jones of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Paige Jones, to Matthew Chad Taylor, son of Stan Taylor of Anderson, S.C. and Ms. Teresa Beals of Greenville, S.C.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Adams Sr. of Griffin and Claude Jones and the late Ruby Jones of Peachtree City. She is a graduate of Georgia State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in art with a concentration in photography. Read More»

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