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Women’s Day program set for Aug. 29

Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Women’s Day Program Sunday, Aug. 29, with several services and guest speakers lined up.

The theme is “Called to be a blessing.”

The Rev. J.T. Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairburn will speak at 8:45 a.m., Minister Regina Belle-Battle of New Shield of Faith Christian Ministries in Atlanta will speak at 10 a.m., and Bishop Dianne Collins of Faith Walk Ministries in College Park will speak at 3 p.m.

There is no admission charge and suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white. Read More»

Harp’s Crossing to present ‘Baggage Claim’ Sept. 17

Harp’s Crossing Community Theater will present “Baggage Claim,” a modern parable, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church.

The play revolves around the D’Baquel family, who, after receiving an invitation for a complimentary night out at a scenic canyon Bed and Breakfast, arrives to find nothing is going according to their plan.

They find themselves surrounded by goofballs and a screwy bellhop who has his own agenda for the family’s luggage.

The producation includes a diverse cast and promises to be an entertaining evening. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/18/10

Flint Ridge revival starts tonight Read More»

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City

Richard Wayne Albers, age 56 of Peachtree City, GA passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010. Read More»

Crowley-Kilgore Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Kilgore

Mr. and Mrs. David T. Crowley of Peachtree City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Natalie Michelle Crowley, to Dr. James Marvin Kilgore, son of Mrs. Dorothy C. Tangren of Athens, Ga., and Mr. Samuel E. Kilgore of Greensboro. The double ring ceremony was held Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Athens First United Methodist Church in Athens. The Rev. Clay Jacobs officiated. Read More»

Smelley-Martin Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Martin

Megan Colleen Smelley and Wyatt Stanley Martin were married at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church on May 22, 2010. The Rev. Nathan Nix of Dahlonega officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Phil and Bonnie Smelley of Fayetteville and the grandaughter of Peggy G. Freeman of Peachtree City and the late James Thomas McDaniel, and Betty W. Smelley of Atlanta and the late C. A. Smelley Jr. She is a 2005 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and completed her bachelor of science degree in international affairs with highest honors at Georgia Institute of Technology. Read More»

Widtfeldt-King Engagement

Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt engaged to Taylor Andrew Brooks King

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Widtfeldt of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Eva Jane (Janie) Widtfeldt, to Taylor Andrew Brooks King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jared King of Provo, Utah.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of McIntosh High School and is currently attending LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she will earn her associate degree in medical applied science in April 2011before transferring to Brigham Young University. She is currently residing in Provo, Utah. Read More»

PTC couple attends son-in-law's promotion to Brigadier General

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City unroll their son-in-law’s outdoor general officer flag during the promotion ceremony. This flag is placed outside the general’s headquarters and signifies his or her presence. Photo/Special.

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, promoted Col. Paul E. Funk II to the rank of Brigadier General in an Aug. 9 ceremony at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Funk is the son-in-law of Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John J. Yeosock and Betta Yeosock of Peachtree City, Ga. Yeosock was Commander of the U.S. Third Army during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Read More»

American Legion Post 50 hosting meeting about VA Health Care Program

US Veterans, young & old, will have the opportunity to enroll in the US Veterans Administration Health Care Program in an expedited and fast track manner. Peachtree City American Legion Post 50, with the support of Peachtree City VFW Post 9949, Fayetteville American Legion Post 105 and the Marine Corps League, will present a help session for all local area veterans. If you have not enrolled with the VA, please do so. Read More»

Tyrone seeks nominees for 'Hero of the Year'

Tyrone Founders Day is looking for those who have exhibited acts of courage and is looking for submissions for the “Hero of the Year.”

Rules & regulations:
1. All nominations are to be submitted on the ‘official entry form”. The forms may be augmented with clippings or other evidentiary materials.
You may use back of form if additional space is needed.
2. Nominations must be received no later than August 20, 2010 to be eligible.
3. The review board will be made up of three impartial judges.
4. The review board will meet the week of Aug. 22 to make their decision. Read More»

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