Community

Trip to Oberammergau planned

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play. The group will leave Atlanta on August 26.

There will be an informational meeting in the National Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Monday, March 15, at 10:30 a.m. presented by Collette Vacations. Details of the trip to see this once in a decade performance will be given. Read More»

Gospel singing set for March 26, 27

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. Refreshments will be available. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/10/10

Martin to speak at Lenten lunch
Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent ( March 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m. The March 11 lunch will be hosted by the Hope circle. Dr. Bob Martin will be the speaker. FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

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Jones-Turner

Jones-Turner

Delphina Banks Jones and Barry Turner have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is a contract manager for Panasonic and a resident of Peachtree City.

The groom-elect is a field service planner for ADT and a resident of Acworth.

The couple will be married in April, 2010, at Dogwood Church in Tyrone.

Following their honeymoon the couple will reside in Peachtree City.

Strickland-Brady

Sharon Theresa Strickland

Hal and Kathy Strickland of Brunswick announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Theresa Strickland, to William Michael Brady Jr., son of Bill and Keiren Brady of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of The University of Georgia with a bachelor of science, majoring in exercise and sports science, and a graduate of Clemson University with a master’s in business administration. She is currently working for Visiting Nurse Health System in Atlanta as a business financial manager. Read More»

Moore-Bangsboll

Mr. and Mrs. Bangsboll

Erin Daye Moore and Brandon Mark Bangsboll were married at Dunaway Gardens in Newnan on Oct. 10, 2009. The bride’s pastor, the Rev. Justin Kollmeyer, conducted the wedding.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moore of Brooks. She is the granddaughter of Lee Goddard of Lawrenceville and Jennie Mae Moore and the late Daye Moore of Old Fort, Tenn. She is a graduate of Fayette County High School with an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a master’s from Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a social science analyst for the Department of Defense. Read More»

Trust the covenant

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Read Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18.

Yitta Schwartz, aged 93, died a couple weeks ago. She left 15 children, 200 grandchildren, and enough great-grandchildren to number over 2,000. She had actually given birth to 18 children, but two were killed in the Holocaust and one in an accident here in the US.

Mrs. Schwartz was of the ultra-orthodox Chasidic Jewish sect. One of the beliefs of the Jewish people is that your immortality lies with your heirs. Read More»

Landmark teacher uses EMC grant for reading program

Landmark Christian School students in Mrs. Linda Riley's first grade class

Coweta-Fayette EMC awarded Landmark Christian School’s first grade teacher, Mrs. Linda Riley, a grant of $1500.00 and she has put it to good use in her classroom. Mrs. Riley put together themed literacy bags. Each bag has several books that match the “theme”, activities and journals. Read More»

Ralph Michael Rentz, 92, of Fayetteville, Ga

Ralph Michael Rentz, 92, of Fayetteville, Ga., died March 8, 2010.

He is survived by his wife Eleanor Stern Rentz; two daughters; one step-daughter; and two grandchildren. Read More»

PTC Rotary honors 2009 Firefighter of the Year

Rotary Club of Peachtree City president Doc Jaleel (right) congratulates the 2009 Fire Fighter of the Year recipient, Battalion Commander David Williamson at the Fire Fighters annual awards banquet held Jan. 30.

David Williamson, Battalion Commander for the Peachtree City Fire / Rescue Department was selected by his peers as the 2009 Fire Fighter of the Year.   He is noted as being a major force in the Department's 2009 success.

Williamson is described as a self motivated, enthusiastic and attention to detail type of person who has been instrumental in many aspects of  recent department improvements. Read More»