Edward Avery, 81, of Peachtree City

CW3 (Ret) Edward (Richard) Avery, 81, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away June 19, 2017. He was born in Griffin, Ga. on September 14, 1935 to the late Willis and Polly Avery. Mr. Avery retired from the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW3). He worked as a Prudential agent afterwards for nine years […]

Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone

Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone Ga. passed away June 19, 2017. Fred was born in Roanoke, Ala., the son of Emmett and Pearl Birdsong. He graduated from Handley High School in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II from 1944-1946 in the 200th Infantry Regiment. After his service, he […]

The violent political left

By Michael Barone Violence is in the air these days. It was visible to the world in Manchester, Birmingham and London in the days before the British general election June 8. It was visible on the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., on a Wednesday morning as a Donald Trump hater and Bernie Sanders volunteer took […]

Style workshop set for Wednesday

The Real Life Center will host a free workshop “Style with confidence 101,” Wednesday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Real Life Center Store, 400 North Glynn Street in Fayetteville. Local style consultant JoJo St. Claire will share tried-and-true styling dos and don’ts for dressing the ever-changing bodies of modern women. Enter a raffle to […]

Religion Briefs 06-21-17

NHBC to hold final service June 25 National Heights Baptist Church will celebrate 145 years of ministry and have its final service on June 25, 2017. The service begins at 11 a.m. with lunch immediately after the service.  At 5 p.m., The Revelations, a gospel music trio, will present a free concert of gospel music. […]

John Weber to preach at God and Country weekend at COS

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will celebrate God and Country weekend Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2. Appropriate music and readings from the nation’s heritage will be included, along with meaningful scripture. Christ Our Shepherd’s founding pastor, John Weber, now retired, will return to conduct the services and preach. Weber led the church […]

Shirer Bible study offered at PUMC

Providence United Methodist Church’s Women’s Ministry is offering a Priscilla Shirer Bible study each Sunday from 5-7 p.m. Classes will meet June 25, July 9, July 16, and July 23. Lessons are standalone so there is no pressure to attend every class. Books are $8 each for parts 1 and 2. The class is led […]

Dr. Ravi Zacharias is featured speaker at Fayette PRC Gala

Dr. Ravi Zacharias is featured speaker at Fayette PRC Gala

More than 700 attended the Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center’s Gala, held in April in Peachtree City, and heard Dr. Ravi Zacharias, founder and president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), challenge the audience to teach children to think and encourage them to read. Zacharias commented that if we are to engage the massive issues and […]

Gloria Belle Plummer Birdsong, 95, of Fayetteville

Gloria Belle Plummer Birdsong, 95, of Fayetteville, passed away June 8, 2017. Gloria was born on October 31, 1921 in Meridian, Miss. to the late William and Jimmie Plummer. She was a brilliant student and graduated with honors from high school in Meridian, Miss. She continued a lifetime of learning. Immediately after high school she […]

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