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OBB band to play at SDA Church Jan. 28

Shown (L-R) are band members Jacob Oswald, Zach Oswald and Nich Oswald. Photo/Special.

OBB, a contemporary Christian band, will perform at Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church, on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance (groups of 10 or more are only $6 in advance) and $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ptcsda.com. For more information about OBB, go to www.obbmusic.com. Peachtree City SDA Church is at 4957 East Ga. Highway 34, Sharpsburg. Shown (L-R) are band members Jacob Oswald, Zach Oswald and Nich Oswald. Photo/Special.

Line Creek Baptist to host Jubalheirs in concert Jan. 30

Line Creek Baptist Church will host The Jubalheirs in concert Friday, Jan. 30, at 4 and 7 p.m., at the church on Bob Smith Road in Sharpsburg.

Jubalheirs is a female chorus for ministers of music, organists, pianists and others who are involved in the music programs of Baptist Churches. The group sings under the direction of Jon Duncan, the specialist for music and worship ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The varied program consists of hymns, spirituals and anthems. Read More»

Providence to host Winshape marriage retreat next month

Providence United Methodist Church will host a marriage retreat, “Wholehearted Marriage,” led by Matt and Nicole Turvey of Winshape Marriage, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7. The retreat is for couples of all ages and in all stages of marriage.

The cost is $25 per couple and childcare is included.

Friday’s session will meet from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with coffee and dessert included.

Saturday’s session will meet from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. with continental breakfast included. Read More»

Wilcox book nominated for several publishing awards

New book is second in a trilogy

Peachtree City resident and author Victoria Wilcox is garnering critical acclaim in the form of prestigious book award nominations for “Gone West,” the second title in her historical fiction trilogy, “Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday.”

“Gone West” was published in May 2014 by Knox Robinson Publishing and explores how a southern son named John Henry Holliday become a Western legend called Doc Holliday. Read More»

PTC warns of possible road hazards

Some projects could slow traffic

Peachtree City officials are reminding residents of several ongoing and new projects that may interfere with regular travel or cause safety hazards.

The projects include;

1. Highway 54 East Median Maintenance, an ongoing project for several weeks. Crews will work on the Highway 54 East median between Highway 74 and the eastern city limits between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Some lanes may be closed, but the work will be done mainly Tuesday through Thursday. Read More»

Miss Starr's Mill is crowned

Miss Starr's Mill High School 2015

Two will go on to state pageant

Yuri-Grace Ohashi, a sophomore at Starr’s Mill High School, was crowned Miss Starr’s Mill 2015 on Jan. 10 after a scholarship pageant that featured 29 young women.

The pageant is an annual fundraiser for the school’s drama department and has grown to be the largest high school scholarship pageant of its kind in the nation, according to school officials. Read More»

Art with Heart is Feb. 7

Art with Heart volunteers, artists

More than 30 artists to exhibit wares

The 5th Annual Art with Heart Fine Arts and Crafts Show is set for Feb. 7.

More than 30 fine arts and crafters from all across Georgia will showcase their talents at the show, which will be held at the St. Andrews in the Pines Episcopal Church.
Members of the Fine Arts and Crafts Entrepreneurs (FAACE) group and others will be giving demonstrations and also selling stained glass, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, wood and more from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the free show. Read More»

Refresh skills, review road rules in driving class

All ages welcome to AARP event

AARP is presenting a Drivers Safety Class at the Central Library on Literary Lane in Sharpsburg.

The class will be held on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants can refresh driving skills and review new rules of the road. The class is open to all ages.

Costs are $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers.

To register call 770-683-2052. Attendees should bring drivers’ license, AARP card if applicable, and a brown bag lunch.

Christian City celebrates 50 years of service

Original sign for Christian City

'Golden Anniversary' celebration is gala event

Christian City is hosting a special celebration to honor its 50th anniversary of service to society's most vulnerable groups -- children and seniors.

“This is going to be a major event in the life of Christian City,” said Bob Crutchfield, president and CEO. “We’ll reflect on our past and look towards our future, as we celebrate 50 years of service to children and seniors.”

The golden anniversary celebration is scheduled for Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Delta Flight Museum at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Read More»

American Legion presents flag display case

Post 105 presents display case

Gift is tradition at Post 105

Following a post tradition, Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion recently presented a display case for the burial flag for one of their members, Jim Moss, to his widow Glenna.

Moss served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. Post 105 member Ray Willcocks, Glenna Moss and Post 105 member Larry Newsome are shown with the flag. Also participating in the presentation were Bill Cain, Art Capehart, Pat Hale, and Pat Hicks.

Post 105 meets at the Log Cabin in Fayetteville on the second Monday of each month.