Fayetteville

Shrove Tuesday supper planned

Young people at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will serve a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at the church parish hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

A free-will offering will be received. Funds raised will help finance a mission trip June 19-25. Six young people and four adults will spend that time in Lexington, N.C., repairing homes of elderly and disabled residents. Last summer, a group from Church of the Nativity spent a week on a similar project in southern Illinois. Read More»

Lenten services begin with Ash Wednesday at Church of Nativity

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will mark the beginning of Lent with three special services Wednesday, March 9.

The Holy Eucharist, including the liturgy for Ash Wednesday with imposition of ashes, will be celebrated at 7 a.m., noon, and 7 p.m. that day.

Beginning on March 16 and running through April 13, Church of the Nativity will conduct special Wednesday night Lenten programs. They will include a brief worship service at 7 p.m., a soup and bread supper at 7:30 p.m., followed by discussions on the theme of “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts.” Read More»

‘Life Groups’ are for all ages at FFC

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, and several more.

Signups may be done on the church website, fayettefamilychurch.org, or by phone, 770-461-6235.

Gaissert-Braley engagement

Melanie Claire engaged to Ronald Brian Braley

Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn L. Gaissert II of Alpharetta announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Claire, to Ronald Brian Braley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Braley of Fayetteville. Read More»

Kalins-DeMuth engagement

Rachel Nicole Kalins engaged to Joshua Kyle DeMuth

Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Kalins of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Nicole Kalins, to Joshua Kyle DeMuth, son of Mr. and Mrs. John DeMuth of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Gumble of Pennsylvania and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kalins of Florida. She is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and a 2010 graduate of the State University of West Georgia where she received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. Read More»

Gaddis-Linn engagement

Haleigh Amanda Gaddis engaged to Christopher Gary Linn

Mr. and Mrs. Randall C. Gaddis of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Haleigh Amanda Gaddis, to Christopher Gary Linn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Linn of Dalton.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Catherine Sarah Gaddis of Christian City and Mrs. Hester Huggins and the late Carlis Huggins of Morrow. She is also a 2003 graduate of Fayette County High School. She is currently employed at Academy Mortgage Corporation in Sandy Springs. Read More»

Lane Greene, 86, of Fayetteville

Lane Greene, 86, of Fayetteville, GA passed away February 25, 2011.

Mr. Greene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fayetteville.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years Betty Greene; son and daughter-in-law Tim & Tricia Greene of Safety Harbor , FL ; daughter and son-in-law Cathy & John Kegley of Fayetteville , GA.; grandchildren Allie, Molly, Claire, and John. Read More»

Jan Mann, 72, of Fayetteville

Jan Mann, 72, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011 after a hard-fought battle with illness.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Bob D. Mann, Sr.; sons, Dino Mann and his wife Robyn, and Dennis Mann; daughters, Dana Odell and her husband Rusty, Darlene Smith and her husband Johnny, and Debbie Gullivan and her husband Chuck; thirteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mr. James “Bonnie” Richardson, 93, of Fayetteville

Mr. James “Bonnie” Richardson, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 24, 2011.

Mr. Richardson is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Richardson and his daughters, Kathy Chapman and Carolyn Richardson.

He is survived by his daughter Cheryl Woods and her husband Gene; grandchildren, Melissa King Read More»

Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. C. Harold Joiner, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 21, 2011.

He was born in Laurens County, GA, to the late Cordie and Vera Gilder Joiner. He is preceded in death by his brother Charles Joiner. Read More»

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