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Piribek-Team wedding

Mrs. Rachel Team

Courtney Rachel Piribek of Peachtree City, GA. and Robert Alston Team III of Newport Beach, CA. were united in marriage on April 9, 2011 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C. Reverend Daniel Flessas conducted the service.

The bride is the daughter of Col. John Martin Piribek of Peachtree City, GA and Ms. Susan Howes Piribek of Lexington, VA. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Karen Constantine Howes of Cocoa, FL; the late Dr. Thomas Howes of Morgantown, WV; and the late Mr. Martin Piribek and Mrs. Rachel Cadzow Piribek of Morgantown, WV. Read More»

Pastor, pilot and author Barron signing copies of his book Saturday

Don Barron, a resident of Peachtree City since 1976 has written and published a book called “The Skypilot.” Born in a family of 40 ministers on his mother’s side and seven airline pilots on his father’s side, Barron became a preaching pilot, ordained with the Assemblies of God and flying 747 captain for TWA.

Shorty after moving to Peachtree City, Barron became the founding pastor of the Fayette Fellowship Church of Peachtree City, which later changed its name to Trinity Fellowship and moved to Sharpsburg. He later founded and pastored Calvary Temple, located on Robinson Rd. Read More»

Margaret Lucile Burdette, 91, of Fayetteville

Margaret Lucile Burdette, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 12, 2011.

Mrs. Burdette was born in Fayette County, Georgia on August 17, 1919 to the late Earnest Bogan Williams and Sally Elizabeth Harris. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Preacher Chester W. Burdette; sisters, Dorothy Burdette and Kathleen Bray; brother Leonard Williams. Read More»

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 11, 2011 at the age of 86.

Lovingly known as “Oma,” she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who believed in the importance of family. Emmi came to the United States from her home in Germany on December 12, 1999 and the family celebrated that occasion each year. She was a music lover who taught herself how to play the harmonica and accordion. She is described as one who was easy going, and who was always willing to help others. Read More»

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City, Ga., died May 31.

She was born in Nahant, Mass., on Nov. 2, 1930 and raised in Lynn. Married 60 years to her husband, Will, who preceded her in death 2 1/2 years ago, she saw the world as a young military wife and mother raising her children, Donna Groover of Peachtree City and Steven Landry of Lynn, MA.

She is survived also by her three grandchildren, Brian, Keith and Lauren Groover, who reside in Texas and six great grandchildren: Trevin, Corbin, Anderson, Breslyn, Bennett and Hayes, who all knew her as Nonnie. Read More»

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 9, 2011.

Mr. Dixon is preceded in death by his parents Shaltoe and Bonnie Palmour Dixon; brother Sherman Dixon; sisters Mildred Campbell and Ruth Anderson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Eloise Dixon; daughter Nancy Stanley and her husband Rick of Fayetteville; granddaughter Megan White and her husband Matt of Rome; great-grandchild Harper White; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Enjoying an upgrade

Enjoying an upgrade

Luke and Matthew Jones are enjoying the new personal computers that are now in the Children's Department of the Peachtree City Library. The three new personal computers and software were purchased and donated to the library by The Friends of the Peachtree City Library. The Friends raised funds for this donation through their ongoing book sale at the library and from several large sales held throughout the year. For more information, or to sign up for emails about library events, contact ptc.library.friends@gmail.com. Photo/Special.

Getting ‘tired’ at football camp

Getting ‘tired’ at football camp

Over a hundred area kids and teens gathered at the Starr’s Mill football complex for the annual Starr’s Mill football camp. Coaches and former players guided the campers through a variety of drills each morning. These campers lifted the tires on their way to hitting the tackling dummies. For more pictures, see the gallery here. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Anna Elizabeth Van Horn, 9, of Peachtree City

Anna Elizabeth Van Horn, 9, of Peachtree City, GA was involved in a tragic accident on June 3, 2011 that sent her to Heaven.

Anna was a very beautiful, outgoing and intelligent girl with an “old soul.” She loved animals, art, music, and to ride horses. Justin Bieber and Bon Jovi are among her favorite musicians. She adopted Phoenix, a right whale from the New England Aquarium. Anna was taking guitar lessons and preparing to audition for chorus. She loved the environment and participated in the “Green Team” at Braelinn Elementary School in Peachtree City. Read More»

Mrs. Lorraine Marie Marciano, 84, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Lorraine Marie Marciano, 84, of Peachtree City, passed away on June 8, 2011.

Mrs. Marciano is survived by her son, Stephen Marciano and his wife Eileen; daughter Joan Schloegel and her husband George; son Joseph Marciano and his wife Deborah; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com