Regional

Brown warns about unelected bosses in ARC’s ‘regionalism’

Fayette County Commission Chairman Steve Brown. File photo.

Concerns about the potential unchecked power of regional governmental organizations have sparked no small amount of discussion among elected officials and Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/17/14

Women’s Day
The women of Flipper Chapel A. M. E. Church will celebrate their annual Women’s Day Sunday, Sept. 21,   at 2:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Tracey Fletcher and the Wesley Chapel A. M. E. Church family. The theme is “Women Walking With Purpose. The church is at 175 Booker Ave., Fayetteville, the Rev. Kimberly Lyons, pastor.

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Harlan Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough

Mr. Harlan "Hop" Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough, Ga. passed away September 9, 2014.

Hop was born at Fort Benning, Ga., was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR and Georgia football and coaching softball with Poppy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald McFall. Read More»

PTC warbirds to converge on Atlanta

PTC warbirds to converge on Atlanta

One of the last flying Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bombers, Sentimental Journey, will lead a squadron of vintage World War II aircraft to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK) located in Chamblee, Ga., for the first-ever Atlanta Warbird Weekend. Hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing based in Peachtree City, the weekend will also feature iconic fighters from WWII, including a Goodyear FG-1 Corsair, a Supermarine Spitfire, several North American P-51 Mustangs and a very rare Douglas SBD Dauntless Navy dive bomber. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/10/14

COS seniors plan ‘rah rah’ evening
Senior Go-Getters at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host a “Rah Rah Evening” on Sept. 12. All are encouraged to wear school colors, wave collegiate banners, and compete for bragging rights. Chef Matt Preble will provide dinner of “comfort food” at a cost of $10. To make reservations or ask questions, email djmorris1@gmail.com.  All post-55 seniors are welcome.


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Music legend showcased by Southside

Patty Richardson as Patsy Cline. Photo/Submitted.

Back by popular demand is Patty Richardson of Peachtree City as the Legendary Patsy Cline. The Southside Theater in Fairburn will really be “swinging” this September when Patty Richardson and Susan Gillespie return to the stage for an encore production of “Always... Patsy Cline.” Read More»

Joe W. Eidson, age 74, of Douglasville

Mr. Joe W. Eidson, age 74, of Douglasville passed away on September 2, 2014.

Joe was the owner of Joe's Barber Shop in Tyrone for the past 25 years and was a veteran of the US Army. He was a karate instructor for many years where he achieved 7th degree Black Belt and was a member of the National Martial Arts Association. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/03/14

ESL classes start Sept. 5
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults begin Friday, Sept. 5, at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, and meet weekly through May 15, 2015.  Classes are free and students can join any time.  Classes are held on Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Childcare is provided.  The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

Line Creek to host singing this Friday Read More»

Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn

Mrs. Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn, died August 31, 2014.

She was born January 19, 1921 in Tyrone, Ga. and was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Fairburn.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Beasley Brown. Read More»

'Oklahoma' opens this week

Jakson Mulhall (Will Parker), Brian Walsh (Ali Hakim) and Alison Chambers (Ado Annie). Photo/Submitted.

The Front Porch Players stage will come alive on September 5, 6, 7, 12,13, & 14 with some hootin’ and a hollerin’ as they proudly present the perennial classic, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s” Oklahoma! “Featuring a 23-person cast and crew comprised of residents from Henry, Clayton, Fulton, Fayette, and even Gwinnett counties, the production will take place at the Family Center of the First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro. Read More»