McIntosh SkillsUSA headed to nationals

McIntosh SkillsUSA headed to nationals

Four students from McIntosh High will represent Georgia at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Missouri in June after having won gold medals at the state competition.

Gold medalists Dean Chan and Richard Lasher (3D Visualization and Animation), Nicole Schwensen (Pin Design,) and Alanna Timmins (Tee Shirt Design) will try to add more medals to their repertoire at the national competition following their first place victories in nationally recognized competitive events at the SkillsUSA Georgia State Leadership and Skills Conference in March. Read More»

Gene A. Baker of Peachtree City

Gene A. Baker of Peachtree City, and a longtime resident of Dunwoody, Ga. passed away on March 19, 2014.

He was born in Tallapoosa County Alabama near the community of Hackneyville, and was preceded in death by his parents Hershel and Thelma Campbell Baker, three brothers, and his beloved wife of 50 years, Mary Sharpe Baker. Read More»

Freddie Lamar Carr, 70, of Sharpsburg

Freddie Lamar Carr, 70, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away March 14, 2014.

Born on October 25, 1943 to Frances and Johnnie Carr, he grew up on a farm in LaGrange, Ga. and continued to remain active at the farm his entire adult life. He graduated from Georgia State University. He retired from IBM after 30+ years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Mountville, Ga.; and a member of the Delta Hunting Club in South Georgia. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, tennis, and farming. Read More»

Pirates and Princess help out MOMS Club

Pirates and Princess help out MOMS Club

The Dwarf House in Fayetteville was packed with moms, dads and kids March 6 as the Fayetteville MOMS Club hosted a “Princesses and Pirates” fundraiser to help the club continue its work on the Church Street Park near downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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The meaning of life?

Dear Father Paul:  I am a 64-year-old man who lately has been obsessed with looking back over my life in search of meaning. As I review the years and decades, I am finding it very hard to find any real meaning for my existence on planet earth. Why was I born … what’s my purpose for being here … what’s the meaning of life … etc? How would you answer these questions?— G. L.
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Religion Briefs 03/19/14

Lenten services continue tonight
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold midweek Lenten services (no Communion) on March 19, March 26, April 2, and April  9 at  7 p.m. in the cafeteria. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway in Peachtree City. For information, call 770-487-0339 or visit

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Childers-Brown engagement

Caitlin Ruth Childers engaged to Ethan Michael Brown

Mr. & Mrs. William Childers of Peachtree City, Ga. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Ruth Childers to Ethan Michael Brown, son of Rev. & Mrs. Kenneth Brown of Sharpsburg, Ga.

Caitlin is the granddaughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Jackson of DeRidder, La., Col. (Ret) & Mrs. Jerry Childers of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the great-granddaughter of Mrs. William B. Cummings of DeRidder, La.

Ethan is the grandson of Mr. & Mrs. James S. Brown of Fayetteville, Ga., Mr. & Mrs. Tommy Carroll of Fayetteville, Ga., and Ms. Lynda Johnson of Sharpsburg, Ga. Read More»

Davis-Williams Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Williams

Lauren Rose Davis and Jeffrey Earl Williams were married on June 13, 2013 at the Cator Woolford Gardens in Decatur, Ga.

Lauren is the daughter of Michael and Karen Davis of Peachtree City, Ga. Lauren is a 2005 graduate from McIntosh High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Science and a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education at the The University of Georgia. Read More»

Steiner-Quandt engagement

Rebecca Faith Steiner engaged to Matthew Jacob Quandt

Beat and Barbara Steiner, Boulder, Colo., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Faith Steiner, to Matthew Jacob Quandt, son of Greg and Teresa Quandt of Peachtree City, Ga.

The future bride graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colo. and received a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Seattle Pacific University. She is employed as a residential interior designer in Los Angeles. Read More»

COS welcomes Georgia Singers

The Georgia Singers

The Georgia Singers will appear at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church at the 11 a.m. worship service on March 23. Directed by Dr. Franklin Green, the group is made up of older high school girls, college women, and young adult women. They have presented concerts at Spivey Hall and Woodruff Arts Center, as well as at regional and national locations. The public is invited. Photo/Special.

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