Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Ellison and her husband, Calvin; son, James White; brother, Eugene Slaton; grandchildren, Johnny, Jennifer, Jim,  Beth, Walt, Theresa, Tara, Joey; great grandchildren, Will, Ben, John, Natalie, Addie, Amelia, Emily, Christopher, Elizabeth. The family […]

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Students at Robert J. Burch Elementary are enjoying a larger selection of milk thanks to a new milk cooler that was purchased by a grant from the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). Worth nearly $3,000, the cooler holds 12 cases of milk, offering students a choice of skim, and fat-free chocolate, vanilla and strawberry […]

Kedron Elementary places at the state Science Olympiad

Kedron Elementary places at  the state Science Olympiad

The Kedron Elementary Science Olympiad team won a top placement at the Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad after going up against some of the best teams in the state. The school’s team took third place at the competition that was hosted by Kennesaw State University on May 13. Georgia’s Elementary Science Olympiad is one of the […]

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Three McIntosh students have been named winners in the Laws of Life Essay Contest sponsored by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City and the Georgia Rotary Clubs. Catherine Quarles was the overall school winner, and finished fourth in the state competition. Mateo Rodriquez was the 11th grade winner, and Mattie Wortman was the 9th grade […]

CAP squad completes training session

CAP squad completes training session

The Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron held the spring Basic Cadet Training (BCT) at Cochran Mill Park over the weekend. Cadet Second Lieutenant Davis Laughlin was in command of 17 cadets that pitched their tents, set up sanitation and cooking stations with the guidance of six senior members trained in ground team and emergency services. […]

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

Pre-K Commissioner Amy Jacobs, center, and Assistant Commissioner Susan Adams, left, made a special visit to Spring Hill Elementary on May 9 to officially announce that Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders is one of six statewide finalists under consideration for Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2017-2018.

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has selected Spring Hill Elementary Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders as one of three finalists statewide under consideration for Georgia Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Sanders is one of three finalists selected from public school system nominations made across the state. The winner will […]

Religion Briefs 051717

Friendship UMC plans basement sale Friendship United Methodist Church, 1004 Ga. Highway 314, Fayetteville, is having a “basement sale” Saturday May 20, beginning at 9 a.m. A variety of items will be available including glassware, kitchen items, office items, and storage items. COS schedule change Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church announces a change in the […]

Graduating seniors will be honored Sunday at COS

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate graduating seniors at the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 21. Special music at that service will feature senior instrumentalists: Kassidy Goodwin and Sarah Wampler, flutes; Claire Avery and Elizabeth Wampler, clarinets; and Alex Dohany, trumpet and flugelhorn. The selections range from American folk hymn tunes to […]

All Saints Anglican gears up for annual music camp

All Saints Anglican gears up for annual music camp

Last year’s music camp instructors at All Saints (L -R),  Christopher Murphy, Gavin Bryan, Emma Bryan, Camillia Felton and LeeLee Hunter. Photo/Special. All Saints Anglican Church will conduct its annual free children’s Christian Music Camp June 19 – 23. The featured theme, “Digging For Treasure,” will be evident in traditional hymns and praise songs, as […]

FFUMC offers modern service Sundays at 5 p.m.

FFUMC offers modern service Sundays at 5 p.m.

A recent Food and Fellowship: A Modern Worship Gathering at Fayetteville First UMC featured music by Mary Katherine Keaton. Photo/Special. The community is invited to get to know friends better, meet new people and worship in an informal setting at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church in the new Food and Fellowship: A Modern Worship Gathering. […]

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