Hazel Martha Bissell, 87, of Peachtree City

Hazel Martha Bissell, 87, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away January 24, 2015.

Born April 12, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio to Guy and Clara (Lorig) Braumiller, she lived in Salem, Ohio and later Pueblo, Col. before moving to Peachtree City in 1997.

Ms. Bissell was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Elvin; her son Louis Warren; daughter Pamela Gail and sisters Patricia Ann Brown of Colorado and Lucille Doris Kainu of South Carolina. Read More»

Phyllis Gerard Allan

Phyllis Gerard Allan passed away on January 19, 2015.

She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. to parents, William and Josephine Damelio. She holds a BA in psychology from Hunter College in New York City, a Master's in Education (plus 65 credits) from Hofstra University, and a Master's in Divinity from Immaculate Conception Seminary in New York. Read More»

Accomplish it all at Senoia United Methodist Church

Give blood, donate food, and have special lunch

Give blood to save lives, donate food to sustain the needy, and have lunch all in one stop at the Senoia United Methodist Church.

The church and the Senoia Optimist Club are co-sponsoring the blood drive on Monday, Feb. 2, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church’s Fellowship Hall in the back of the church building.

Senoia United Methodist Church is located at 229 Bridge Street, at the intersection of Bridge and Seavy streets. Read More»

Date for Piedmont Fayette blood drive changes

Donors report on Feb. 11

The Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary will host the next Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note that the blood drive was originally scheduled for Feb. 9, but a change was made.

The event will be held in the 1279 Building, third floor, Conference Room C. To give blood, a donor must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. To make an appointment visit and use sponsor key pfh or call 770-719-7098.

'Southside Soirée' to benefit Southside Support

Enjoy dinner, dancing and a show

The “Southside Soirée,” a winter fundraising event for Southside Support, a nonprofit group that helps families of children with special needs, is set for Valentine’s Day in Peachtree City.

The soirée will feature a three-course meal, a comedian, live music, dancing, silent auction, and premium open bar. It begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Flat Creek Country Club, 100 Flat Creek Road in Peachtree City. Read More»

Valdosta State announces area graduates

Valdosta State University has announced the names of area students who recently graduated.

The list includes students from Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Senoia and Newnan.

The listed Peachtree City graduates are;
Anna Nutt,
Zachary Hildebrand.

The Fayetteville students are;
Clairice Contevita,
Gabrielle Coccia,
Kristine Allgood,
Kyndall Grayson,
Jessica Mahn.

The Senoia students are;
Angela Foerster,
Deanise Myers.

And from Newnan, Joshua Neese.

How resilient are you, and how do you handle failure?

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I hope the Super Bowl is not a blow-out. I like watching a close game, or seeing a great comeback victory. The Seattle-Green Bay playoff game was a classic. The Seattle Seahawks, plagued by turnovers, were down 19-14 with around four minutes to go.

It was rainy and cold and the Packers had outplayed the Seahawks all afternoon. Then quarterback Russell Wilson led the Seahawks to two dramatic scores and a three-point lead; then the Packers tied it with Mason Crosby’s fifth field goal, sending the game into overtime. Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/28/15

COS will host Hope service Monday
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will host a Hope Service on Monday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. Karl Dietmeyer will offer his insights into Christian Love, working around the theme “Uncomfortable Comfortableness.” He will also conduct the Christ Our Shepherd Flute Choir and Joyful Noise Ringers as they provide special music. Holy Communion and prayers for healing anchor this service.

PTCUMC plans free preview of FPU Read More»

Peachtree City UMC’s 2nd annual GIC starts next week

Peachtree City United Methodist Church (PTCUMC) is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Global Impact Celebration (GIC), a major event for the church, which starts Thursday, Feb. 5.

Led by the Rev. Tamlyn Collins, associate pastor of Serve Ministries, and the GIC Planning Team, the extended weekend is planned for Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 5-8. Read More»

Happy 100th!

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

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