Fayetteville

‘Mad Violinist’ to be featured in musical evening at Providence

Ashanti Floyd

Providence United Methodist Church invites the community to an evening filled with a mix of live gospel and contemporary music this Friday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. The candlelit acoustic evening includes piano, guitars, mandolin, banjo, and special guest musician, “The Mad Violinist,” Ashanti Floyd. Free coffee and dessert will be provided.

Event tickets and childcare are both free, but space is limited, so reservations are needed. Read More»

Olivet concludes month-long anniversary celebration Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will culminate its four-week 23rd Church Anniversary celebration this Sunday with a final Sunday Anniversary Service. The theme this year was “We’ve Come This Far by Faith — Let Us Rise Up and Build.”

The preacher on Sunday will be Dr. Calvin McFadden, senior pastor of St. John’s Congregational Church in Springfield, Mass.

Olivet worship services are open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

The Olivet Church was founded in 1991. It is located in the heart of North Fayetteville, 877 Ga. Hwy. 314 North between Ga. Hwys. 138 and 85. Read More»

Community Christian will offer Life Line Screening

Community Christian Church on Kenwood Road will offer a preventive health screening event on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host its affordable, noninvasive and painless health screenings by appointment from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the church, 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to stroke, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Read More»

Covenant Presbyterian hosts annual picnic for public safety personnel

Jene Burdin, Mary Clark and Celeste Dirickson serve up lunch to a member of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.  Photo/Special.
Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb (L) and Covenant Presbyterian’s senior pastor, Jamie Lambert engage in lively conversation during the church’s annual picnic.  Photo/Special.

Members of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville held their Third Annual Public Safety Picnic on Saturday, Sept. 6, to honor the men and women who serve and protect the community. The picnic was for Public Safety personnel and their families.

Jamie Lambert, senior pastor of Covenant, said, “Our church family is thankful for the excellent service these men and women provide for this community.”

To see more pictures of the Public Safety picnic, visit the church website, www.covenantpres.net/pictures. Read More»

LDS Church will offer help with resumes, job searches

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 2021 Redwine Road in Fayetteville will host a career resource center beginning in October. The center will be open to the public on Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Individuals may use computers for job searches and receive assistance with resume, cover letters, interview tips, etc. All services are free. Participants are encouraged to bring their work history or an existing resume if they have one.

Attendees should bring a flash/thumb drive to save work or they can email the completed work to themselves for review later. Read More»

North Fayette will host 5K run, craft fair, barbecue this Saturday

orth Fayette United Methodist Church will hold its eighth annual “Find Your Way 5K,” craft fair, and chicken barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 27.

The 5K event is officially timed and trophies are awarded based on age classes.

There is also a provision for walkers (5K and one mile) and a kids’ fun run. Phantom runners are also accepted.

Crafts will be displayed in tents around the church yard and barbecue chicken (1/2 or 1/4 chicken) will be available.

Proceeds will fund the various ministries for the North Fayette community. Read More»

Registration now open for Woolsey 5k run for missions

The fourth annual 5k for missions at Woolsey Baptist Church will be held Saturday, Dec. 6. Registration is now open and continues through Friday, Dec. 5 (2-4 p.m.) and until 7:30 a.m. on race day.

A 1k (kid’s fun run) begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5k at 9 a.m. The cost is $10 for the 1k and $25 for the 5k with a family max of $60. The family max is not available with online registration or with registrations after Nov. 23.

Hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, water and breakfast items will be served afterwards. Read More»

F’ville’s Barnett in running for American Legion’s U.S. chief

Fayetteville resident Dale Barnett. Photo/Submitted.

Dale Barnett is crisscrossing the country on a whirlwind schedule this year in preparation for what would be an influential position on the national stage. Read More»

Our challenge: Repent, ask God to forgive us

We are a proud people and rightly so. America has always been at the forefront of all nations, but that position is now challenged. We, as a nation, attained that position because our forefathers were smart enough to realize that strength comes from God. Because of this belief, America was established on biblical principles.

Some will argue, “ain’t so,” but their argument is oh so weak. The truth is explicitly revealed in our founding documents. If a reasonable person will just take the time to peruse these documents, I find it hard to imagine they will not agree. “In God we Trust.” Read More»

Mary Evelyn Finlon of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn (Perry) Finlon passed away on September 21, 2014.

She was born in Tifton, Ga. on November 14, 1920. She is preceded in death by her husband, of 53 years, Robert L. Finlon, Sr. Read More»

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