Continuing academic excellence

Continuing academic excellence

Russell Cooks, Jr.   “Our students compete at high levels in athletics, academics, and the performing arts; however, our goal is for continuous improvement in every category,” said Dr. Robert Hunter, principal at Sandy Creek High School.  “We want to thoroughly prepare our students for post-secondary education, but also afford them the opportunity to excel […]

Christian City operates kids’ Safe Place

Christian City operates kids’ Safe Place

March 19-25 is on the calendar as National Safe Place Week. This nationally recognized week serves to increase awareness about the Safe Place program, which partners with businesses, civic organizations and volunteers to provide safety and shelter for youth ages 7 to 17 who are experiencing abuse, neglect, bullying or serious family problems. “Safe Place […]

Showing off their Irish

Showing off their Irish

Sharpsburg resident Wendy Foskey and her Teacup poodle, Mocha, were among the winners at the Paws for a Purpose and Irish Festival event held March 18 at Shamrock Park in Tyrone. The annual event is sponsored by the Fayette Daybreak Rotary Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Regatta on Lake Mac

Regatta on Lake Mac

The Peachtree City Rowing Club hosted the Lake McIntosh Sprints Regatta this past Saturday at Lake McIntosh Park, with the women’s teams shown here. Approximately 281 rowers from two states braved the weather and a significant crosswind to row in 13 events on a 2,000-meter, 5-lane sprint course, watched by approximately 400 spectators onshore and […]

Does God consider you faithful?

James Merritt tells about a member of the first church he pastored in the backwoods of Kentucky. The man’s name was Raleigh Matthews. He lived on the same farm and attended the same church his entire life. He was a soft-spoken, low-key humble man who, on the surface, wouldn’t seem to have a lot of […]

Lenten lunches continue each Thursday at FFUMC

Lenten Lunches continue at Fayetteville First UMC each Thursday at noon in the Fellowship Hall through April 13. Lenten Lunches, sponsored by the UMW, include a light meal ($3) followed by a devotional. This year’s study is based on Adam Hamilton’s book “Creed.” The speaker on March 22 will be the Rev. Allyson Lawrence.  A […]

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‘Why?’ series continues at COS The series of “Why?” questions continues this week at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. On Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m., Scott Jacobson will address “Why Church?” A manager for Delta Airlines, Scott has been a youth leader and Sunday School teacher. Next week’s question: “Why Lutheranism?” […]

PTC’s All Saints Anglican celebrates 10th anniversary

PTC’s All Saints Anglican celebrates 10th anniversary

The Rev. Don Hutchens, the Rev. Michael Fry, Rt. Rev. David Andersen and the Rev. Alan Hansen (L-R) following the blessing of All Saint’s Memorial Garden. Photo/Special Last month, All Saints Anglican Church held a celebration for its 10th Anniversary as a church. On Feb. 25, 2007, All Saints held its first service in the […]

‘The Shack’ discussions start tonight at FPC

Fayette Presbyterian Church will have a two-part discussion based on The Shack by William Paul Young, a best-selling yet controversial novel which wrestles with the age-old question, “Where is God in a world filled with unbearable tragedy?” It is a soul-searching story of one man’s encounter with the Divine after the abduction of his youngest […]

Olivet’s Women’s Emphasis Month ends Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville continues its Women’s Emphasis evening worship services each Wednesday in March, culminating with a Women’s Day celebration to be held this Sunday, March 26. This year’s theme is “Kingdom Builders for Christ,” Ephesians 2:20 (KJV). All Wednesday night services are at 7 p.m. Tonight, March 22, Minister Paulett Vernon, College […]

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