Fayette County

Partying for a good cause

Partying for a good cause

Fayette County resident Mike Flynn wouldn't have it any other way. As he did five years ago, Flynn for his 75th birthday threw a party Aug. 10 where guests brought gifts for the Fayette County Humane Society. Taking a minute out from the festivities were, from left, Mike Flynn, Fayette County Humane Society representative Leah Thomson and Debbie Flynn. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Arrest report: Aug. 5-11

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, Aug. 5 - Monday, Aug. 11

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Tristen G. Allen, born in 1990, of Ashley Trail, Griffin, for revoked or suspended license.

Charles H. Arnold, III, born in 1966, of Veranda Way, Mount Dora, Fl., for probation/parole violation. Read More»

GriefShare starts tonight at Tyrone’s Dogwood Church

Dogwood Church, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 South in Tyrone, will offer a GriefShare support group Wednesday evenings beginning tonight, Aug. 13, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The group will meet in the Atrium area of the church office.

“GriefShare is a Bible-based support group with friendly, caring people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.” Read More»

Paul and Judy Massey complete visit to all 50 states

Judy and Paul Massey

In a quest taking 49 years, Dr. Judy Massey and Father Paul Massey this summer completed their goal of visiting all 50 states plus the U. S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Recent visits to North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin completed the circuit.

Judy Massey is the author of three books and is a popular Christian speaker. Paul Massey is Pastor Emeritus of Fayetteville’s Church of the Holy Cross and authors the Citizen’s “Ask Father Paul” column. Read More»

New Bible studies begin Sept. 7 at PTCUMC

Registration is underway for new Adult Bible Study classes offered at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. Everyone is invited to sign up for one or more classes.

Short Term Bible Studies include:

• Fresh Encounter, classes begin Sept. 9 and continue each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Book cost: $13.

• Stepping Up: A Journey Through the Psalms of Ascent, classes begin Sept. 10 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Cost: none.

• Daniel by Beth Moore, Classes begin Sept. 16 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Book cost: $19. Read More»

Car show at High Museum is destination of S.A.G.E.

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will visit the High Museum in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to view the Dream Cars special exhibit of 17 concept cars built from the early 1930s to the 21st century. These cars pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design. The group will then enjoy lunch at the High Café and explore other exhibits at their leisure.

The cost is $10 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. The outing will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More»

Heritage Christian hosts appreciation luncheon for Inman Elementary faculty

The tables were loaded with donated school supplies for the coming year at Inman Elementary after a recent luncheon hosted by Heritage Christian Church. Heritage also provides food for needy children through the Backpack Buddy Ministry. Photo/Special.

Heritage Christian Church recently hosted a teacher appreciation luncheon for the faculty of Inman Elementary School. The cookout, held at the outdoor pavilion by Lake Heritage, was hosted to support the teachers for the upcoming school year. Several needed supplies which the congregation donated were presented to the teachers.

“Our involvement with Inman stems from a relationship that has been built through the backpack buddy ministry,” said to Mike Conaway, discipleship pastor. Read More»

FFUMC’s Titus II group will host musical program Sept. 2

Titus II at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church kicks off the 2014 – 2015 year on Tuesday, Sept. 2, with a musical program presented by Cordially Yours, an a cappella vocal trio led by Ms. Cathy Wright.

Lunch will include a low country boil featuring shrimp, kielbasa, corn and potatoes plus a green salad, cheddar cheese biscuits, and apple cobbler.

Make reservations by calling Martha Turner at 770-461-2802 by noon on Thursday, Aug. 28. The cost is $6.

The October program will feature Carolyn Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas. Read More»

Evergreen Church backpack blitz

Pictured (L-R)are Abby Akins, Evergreen’s director of Children and Family Ministries and Bryan Tatum, counselor at Huddleston Elementary. Photo/Special

Sixty backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies were presented to Huddleston Elementary School by Evergreen Church of Peachtree City just in time for the first day of school. The congregation donated the supply-filled backpacks as part of the church’s most recent community service project. Pictured (L-R)are Abby Akins, Evergreen’s director of Children and Family Ministries and Bryan Tatum, counselor at Huddleston Elementary. Photo/Special

Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville

Mr. Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville, Ga. (formerly of Chester Pa.) passed Friday, 8/8/2014.

His services will be held Wed, Aug 13 at 11 a.m., Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, 212 Riverside Pkwy, Austell 30168.

Bishop Dale C. Bronner, and Pastor. Rev. John Williams, officiating. Remains will lie in state 10 a.m. until hour of service. Family to assemble at the residence at 10 a.m.

Griner-Ellison Funeral Home, 186 Hwy 279, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. Call 404-366-1111 for information.

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