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.

Register for CTK VBS by June 17

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.” For more information and to register by June 17, […]

Susan Lee Bowden Taylor, of Sharpsburg

Susan Lee Bowden Taylor, of Sharpsburg, passed away May 29, 2016. Born in Columbus, Miss. to the late Warner and Jeannette Bowden. Susan grew up in Germantown, Tenn. She attended M.S.C.W. and worked for Delta Airlines for many years. Susan lived with her family in East Point, Ga. and worked as an educator in the […]

Bathroom politics: Let’s put it on ballot

Where is the public outcry by every citizen of the United States for the inane, amoral things that are being foisted onto us by the federal government for the benefit of tiny minorities? In this case I’m speaking about the Obama administration’s directive concerning transgenders and what bathrooms/locker rooms they may use. This administration has […]

Coweta’s Faith Lutheran Church will host soccer camp June 20-23

Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg will host its annual Soccer Camp for rising Kindergartners through rising sixth graders (fall 2016), Monday, June 20 – Thursday, June 23, from 9 a.m. until noon each day. The cost is $60 per participant. A wrap-up barbecue is planned for Sunday, June 26, following church.   Register by going […]

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 […]