Earline Bates, 88, of Sharpsburg

Ms. Earline Bates, 88, of Sharpsburg passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. She was born May 22, 1928 in Brookhaven, Miss. The funeral is Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1 p.m. at South Metro Ministries, 3935 Hwy 34 East, Sharpsburg, Ga. with Pastor Allan Mathura officiating. Interment will follow at Forest […]

Donald Franklin Bradford, Jr., 67, of Sharpsburg

Donald Franklin Bradford, Jr., 67, of Sharpsburg, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 14, 2016.   He was born on January 15, 1949 to Donald Franklin, Sr. and Ruth Grovesnor in Washington, D. C.  He was a native Virginian.  Don graduated from the University of Nebraska, taught high school history for 37 years, coached football, and […]

Getting a makeover

Getting a makeover

As Christ the King Church prepares for its 20th anniversary this fall, a number of repairs, refurbishing projects, and upgrades are in the works, including a new coat of paint for the church steeple. CTK is located on Ga. Highway 34, Sharpsburg, and is the Cathedral Church for the Diocese of the Mid-South. Photo/Special.

Fischer Crossing is now headed for a Tuesday vote

Fischer Crossing is now headed for a Tuesday vote

The Coweta County Commission on June 28 will hear a previously continued proposal to establish office and retail space on a portion of a 29-acre parcel at the Fischer Crossing retail development on Fischer Road and Ga. Highway 34 in east Coweta. As presented on June 14, the 28.96-acre parcel located on the southwest corner […]

Registration deadline is June 17 for VBS at CTK

Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church, 4881 Ga. Highway 34 East, Sharpsburg, will host its fifth annual Vacation Bible School June 20-24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Children 4-12 years old are invited to attend, and there is no fee to come. This year’s theme is “Get Submerged” as we dive in to God’s Word. For more […]

Larry S. Moore, 70, of Sharpsburg

Larry S. Moore, 70, of Sharpsburg, Ga., formerly of Tennessee, passed away June 10, 2016. Family will receive friends at Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Peachtree City, Ga. on June 17, 2016, at 2 p.m. followed by a Celebration of His Life at 3 p.m. Larry is survived by his sweetheart, best […]

Mini-roundabout coming to busy road intersection

Mini-roundabout coming to busy road intersection

The intersection of Ga. highways 54 and 16 on Shaprsburg’s south side has long been a traffic-clogged area. the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is about the change that with the installation of a mini-roundabout beginning in late June. The Towns of Turin, Sharpsburg and surrounding areas in eastern Coweta County have experienced significant population […]

Memorial Day at Christ the King

Memorial Day at Christ the King

Memorial Day weekend services were held at Christ the King Church in Sharpsburg. The message, brought by Father David Epps, was “Always Remember.” At the end of the sermon, members of the congregation were invited to come forward and name those killed in the line of duty that they wished to remember. Afterwards, Holy Eucharist […]

High achiever

High achiever

Sharpsburg resident Aidan Digby, 14, recently received the Superintendent’s Award from his school for organizing the Best Buddies Club that works with mentally and physically-impaired children. Aidan is active in his church, plays the saxophone and loves to work out at the Summit YMCA. Photo/Ben Nelms.