Darwin Pelley, Jr., 82, of Sharpsburg

Mr. Darwin “Pat” Pelley, Jr., 82, of Sharpsburg passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016. He was born on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1934, in Waterloo, Iowa. Pat served in the Army and the National Guard where he was a Chief Warrant Officer. After his active duty military service, he was a civil servant and […]

Cokes Chapel will host Grow Day Camp in June

Grow Day Camp is coming to Sharpsburg again this summer. Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church on Lower Fayetteville Road is a 2016 host site for Grow Day Camp.   Beginning Monday, June 13 thru Friday, June 17, rising first thru sixth graders will have an opportunity to enjoy a time of spiritual growth and social […]

Sharpsburg Baptist will host 6-hour prayer event

Sharpsburg Baptist Church will host a prayer event, “God Save America,” on Friday evening April 15, from 6 p.m. until midnight in the sanctuary at 6413 Ga Highway 54. The congregation invites members of the community to “drop in” at any time during this six hour candlelight prayer vigil. “God Save America” is the third […]

Charles Michael Conner of Sharpsburg, 65

Charles Michael Conner of Sharpsburg, 65, died March 13, 2016 after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer. Mike, a 1968 graduate of Forest Park High School, worked over 35 years at Georgia Power Company where he started as a meter-reader and rose to supervisor. He was a gifted guitar player and singer in his younger […]

Jim Taylor recognized for community mission work

Jim Taylor recognized for community mission work

The Rev. Jim Taylor, a chaplain at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, was recently recognized by the Cathedral of Christ the King, the church in Sharpsburg where he serves as a member of the assisting clergy, for his community mission work. Taylor is not only a hospital chaplain, but also a state-certified voluntary police chaplain with the […]

Horace Eugene Elliott, of Sharpsburg

On January 7, 2016, at 12 noon, Horace Eugene Elliott, of Sharpsburg, Ga., passed from this earth to be in the presence of Christ Jesus for eternity. Horace, also known as H.E., was born on August 18, 1928, and with the exception of a few years in Pittsburgh, Pa., was a long time native of […]

Stay safe as you shop

Stay safe as you shop

Christmas is around the corner and with it comes visits to local stores in search of the perfect gift for everyone on the list. With all the shopping the Fayetteville Police Department has a number of safety tips for the holiday season. There are some in any community who haven’t quite mustered the Christmas spirit. […]

Two chosen as Nicholas Bishop at CTK

Two chosen as Nicholas Bishop at CTK

At the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg,  on Sunday, Dec. 6, two young men served as the St. Nicholas Bishop, (also known as “boy bishop”) for the early and later services. The St. Nicholas Bishop for the 8:30 a.m. service was 12-year-old Evan Cerniga, son of Ed and Yolly Cerniga. The St. Nicholas […]