Ninety-seven-year-old Peachtree City resident Clarence “Pappy” Boynton was helped to the ground by pilot Tim Newton after taking to the skies on Sept. 16 at Falcon Field. Boynton one of several people treated to a flight over the city by the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. Photo/Ben Nelms.
For 20 years, Flying Change Equine Therapy and horse rescue near Fairburn has helped those with requiring all types of therapy needs. Now Flying Change needs help after Tropical Storm Irma caused more than $20,000 in damages. Executive Director Lissa Corcoran on Friday said the storm damaged fencing in the arenas and pastures and tore […]
Patriot Park in Fayetteville was the setting for the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony held Sept. 15. It was a time to remember those who never returned to their families, friends and homes. The occasion marked the first time the annual observance was held at Patriot Park, and was sponsored by local veterans’ groups and attended […]
Oct. 31 of this year will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, begun when Martin Luther, a Roman Catholic Monk, nailed his “95 theses,” or complaints with the Church, to the door of the Church in Wittenberg, Germany. We asked local pastors to send us their thoughts on the reformation. Our first response […]
Holy Trinity’s Fr. John Murphy to speak at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran as part of reformation celebration
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will welcome Father John Murphy of Holy Trinity Catholic Church to worship services Sept. 23-24. Fr. Murphy, who has served Holy Trinity since 2011, will speak on Saturday at 6 p.m.; on Sunday at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m. These special services are part of Christ Our […]
First Presbyterian Church in PTC is busy helping hurricane victims. Members collected and packed about 100 emergency hygiene kits to be taken to hurricane sites by Midwest Food Bank, one of First Presbyterian’s local charities. Midwest will transport the kits along with their trucks of food and supplies to areas hit by hurricanes. Pictured packing […]
Two local Jewish organizations will celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days beginning tonight. Chabad of Peachtree City and Congregation B’Nai Israel both invite the community to participate. Rosh Hashana at Chabad of PTC begins Wednesday, Sept. 20, with a service at 7:30 p.m. Morning services will be held Thursday and Friday, Sept. 21 and 22 […]
Families and friends of Peachtree City United Methodist Church’s Preschool and Kindergarten collected over 3,000 diapers and over 200 packages of baby wipes for those families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Photo/Special.
As part of the remembrance the terror attacks of 9/11, the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg recognized the church’s First Responders — those who run into danger when everyone else is running out. — who serve or have served in the past. They were: (L – R) James Taylor, law enforcement chaplain, 10 […]
Ebenezer UMC plans revival Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 680 Ebenezer Church Rd., will host a revival Sunday through Tuesday, Sept. 24-26, with services each night at 7 p.m. Speakers include the Rev. Bert Maude, the Rev. Fred Kolshorn and the Rev. Gary Parrish. The Rev. Sandra Fendley will assist with music. For more information, contact […]