Community

St. Christopher sets Holy Week events

St. Christopher Hellenic (Greek) Orthodox Church at 313 Dividend Dr. in Peachtree City invites the community to participate in its complete Easter Holy Week schedule as follows:

March 28, Palm Sunday: Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. and Service of the Bridegroom at 7 p.m;

Evening services Holy Monday through Friday (March 29-April 2) at 7 p.m. with daytime services on Thursday and Friday at 7 a.m.;

Saturday, April 3: Vesperal Liturgy at 9 a.m. and Resurrection Services at 11 p.m.;

Easter Sunday, April 4: Agape at 11 a.m. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/24/10

Grantville gospel sing is this weekend
Two free nights of “Old Fashioned Southern Gospel Singing” will be featured at the Old Train Depot in downtown Grantville Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27, beginning at 7 p.m. Featured groups for Friday’s performance will be Kingdom Express, Mona Gayle Presly, Amazing Grace and One Accord, all from Columbus. Saturday’s performance will feature the Cleghorns from Warner Robins and the Hall Sisters from Soperton.

Brooks UMC thrift shop holds clearance Read More»

Bray-Barnaby

Jennifer Marie Bray engaged to Robert Todd Barnaby

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony D. Bray of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Bray, to Robert Todd Barnaby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Barnaby II of Dunwoody. Read More»

Devine-Adam

Jennifer Courtney Devine engaged to Flint Casey Adam

Cynthia Sharer-Berkley and Michael Devine, and William Berkley and Susan Devine, all of Brentwood, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Courtney Devine, to Flint Casey Adam, son of Fritz and Colleen Adam of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tenn. and a 2004 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. She works as a sales representative for Simplex Grinnell in Nashville. Read More»

Clean Air Campaign recognizes Christian City

(From left) Heidi Becker, Christian City Director of Marketing & Development, Hannah Bowles, The Clean Air Campaign Employer Program Manager, Christian City President/CEO Bob Crutchfield, and Daniel Jessee of  The Clean Air Campaign

Christian City’s President/CEO Bob Crutchfield accepted a Silver Level Partnership award by The Clean Air Campaign and Governor Sonny Perdue.

The award was granted to show appreciation for Christian City’s continued participation and support of their programs. Read More»

Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton

Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton, formerly of Atlanta, died on March 19, 2010.

He was a veteran of WWII, having proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps and was an amateur radio enthusiast for many years with the call sign of W4PIM. Mr. Bramlett was a “Railroad Man” whose career lasted over 30 years. Prior to his retirement, he served as the Station Master with the Atlanta Terminal Company, which later became Southern Railroad. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lovejoy. Read More»

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City, GA passed away March 16, 2010.

She was a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Ruth Circle. Ms. Ingram was a homemaker and enjoyed Duplicate Bridge, playing in tournaments as far away as China where she became a Silver Master. Read More»

Rebecca (Becky) Hilliard Carl, 82, of Peachtree City

Rebecca (Becky) Hilliard Carl, 82, of Peachtree City, passed away March 14, 2010 from complications following a stroke suffered over the summer.

Becky was born on August 30, 1927 in Memphis, TN, daughter of D. Moss and Iris Wilson Hilliard, both natives of Obion, TN and life-long Memphis educators. In 1946, she married Ralph L. Carl and moved to his home state of New York. After 40 years spent mostly in Corning, NY they retired and moved to Peachtree City, GA. Read More»

James “Jimmy” Edgar Cox, 70, of Peachtree City

James “Jimmy” Edgar Cox, 70, of Peachtree City, GA died March 18, 2010.

Mr. Cox was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

Mr. Cox is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Pat Cox of Peachtree City, GA; daughters Angela Mendola & husband Joe of Peachtree City, GA and Cindy Cox Ott of Peachtree City, GA; grandchildren Brandon Jasper Ott & Ariana Justin Mendola of Peachtree City, GA; brothers & sisters Donald Cox, Harold Cox & wife Sandra, Larry Jameson Cox, Kathy Lillard, Janet Tyler & husband Dan, Jeff Cox , Danny Cox & wife Lori; also nieces and nephews. Read More»

Army Spec. McDonald returns from Afghan deployment

Army Spec. Jonathan M. McDonald has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.

The soldier is one of 3,500 members of the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Richardson. Airborne combat team members included soldiers assigned to one of six battalions and regiments of the 25th Infantry Division. Read More»