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Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks

Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Mr. DeMine was the owner/operator of Bob DeMine Heating and Air. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post in Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty DeMine. He is survived by daughters Barbara (Keith) Wills of Gainesville and Brenda (Rodney) McCranie of Lawrenceville; son Robert M. (Carole) DeMine, Jr. of Brooks; 8 grandchildren; sister Dolly Becton of Savannah; brother Thomas (Rose) DeMine of Savannah. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/20/14

Final revival service is tonight
True Love Christian Ministries in Fayetteville concludes its summer revival tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 20, with the final service at 7 p.m. The host pastor is Elder Nathaniel Livingston. TLCM is a leadership church in the Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF), which seeks unity among area churches.  TLCM is located in Fayette County at 192 Graves Road, just off of Gingercake Road.

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Arlene L. Harris of Nebraska

Arlene was born in Bruning, Neb. and graduated from Nebraska Weslyan University as a theater major. After touring with the theater company, Arlene went to Alaska to visit her sister and started working in television. She met and married T. W. "Bill" Harris and had two sons, Tad and Mike, and moved to Georgia and then Illinois. Arlene and Bill ran their own business in Illinois for several years until the late 1970's. Arlene worked in marketing for a medical products company and became the Vice President of Marketing. She retired in 1989 and moved to Georgia to be close to family. Read More»

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro,

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014.

Mrs. Tarpley was a porcelain artist, an avid gardener, and an expert quilter. She retired from National Bank of Georgia. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/13/14

GriefShare starts at PTCUMC
GriefShare classes at Peachtree City United Methodist Church begin Aug. 14 and continue each Thursday through Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 308, Robinson Road Campus. GriefShare is a  14-week Bible-based class for those who have lost a loved one, either recently or in the past. To register, contact Wanda Andereck, 770-716-8306.

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MRBC to present ‘Generations: A Coming Together’

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of McDonough Road Baptist Church will present “Generations: A Coming Together,” this Sunday, Aug. 10, at 10:55 a.m.

“This special worship experience is under the direction of minister of worship Mark Karki and will feature selections and narration that will exalt the Savior and enrich the lives of believers,” said MRBC’s pastor, David Chancey.

The church is located at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of driver’s services building.

The service begins at 10:55 a.m. and childcare is provided.

Call 770-460-5423 for more information.

Religion Briefs 08/06/14

Woolsey starts new Sunday school year
Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville, will have a Meet the Teacher/New Sunday School Year for Children and Parents on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 9:30 a.m. This begins the new church year and is for children K through sixth grade. The new Awana year begins  on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Awana is for children three years old through sixth grade. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-9618 or visit www.woolseybaptist.org.

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Free promotional course to be offered by Atlanta Bible College

Pastors from local churches, lay leaders and individuals are invited to take advantage of the free Bible College course promotion this fall semester at Atlanta Bible College in McDonough.

The purpose of the promotion is to let the public know about Atlanta Bible College and give church leaders and members an opportunity to go back to school to complete a theology degree or to start school and obtain a quality Biblical education. A one year foundation certificate does not require a GED.

Courses include:.
• Pastoral leadership
• Administration
• Christian Education Read More»

Joel Jay Bass, age 77, of College Park

Mr. Joel Jay "Sam" Bass, age 77, of College Park passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.

He was born to the late Lucille McFadden Bass and Alden G. Bass. Mr. Bass was a Graduate of Cadiz High (Class of 1954) and a United States Air Force Veteran (1954-1957). He graduated Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in 1959 and started working at Eastern Airlines (LaGuardia Airport) the same year. In 1960 he was awarded the Presidential Award for saving a Lockheed Electra from a fire at a terminal gate. He was an accomplished private pilot and rebuilder of general aviation aircraft. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/30/14

PTCUMC men’s breakfast set for Aug. 2
PTCUMC United Methodist Men’s next breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 beginning at 7:45 a.m. with coffee and fellowship, and breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Windgate Multi-Purpose Room. Guest speaker is Will Garner, executive director of the Midwest Food Bank-Georgia Division. Midwest formed in 2003 as a non-profit organization that provides food to over 225,000 needy people every month throughout the U.S. and aboard.

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