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Religion Briefs 07/16/14

Woolsey Baptist to host sports camp
A Sports Camp is being held at Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville,  July 21- 24, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Sports include: flag football, baseball/softball, soccer, track/field, volleyball and kickball.  Cost is $10/person or $20 max/family.  This is open to rising K5 through rising seventh grade.  Register at http://www.woolseybaptist/.org or call the church office, 770-461-9618.

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Ga. Senate District 16 Republican runoff candidate Marty Harbin responds to questions from The Citizen

Marty Harbin.

The July 22 Republican runoff election for the Georgia State Senate, District 16 nomination is just two weeks away. To give voters the opportunity to hear from the candidates, The Citizen asked Republican runoff candidates Marty Harbin and David Studdard to respond to seven questions with short answers of 100 words or less to each query.

Below are the questions and the responses from candidate Marty Harbin.

1. What are your spending priorities for state government? Do they require a tax hike or a tax decrease and explain your justification.
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Ga. Senate District 16 Republican runoff candidate David Studdard responds to questions from The Citizen

David Studdard.

The July 22 Republican runoff election for the Georgia State Senate, District 16 nomination is just two weeks away. To give voters the opportunity to hear from the candidates, The Citizen asked Republican runoff candidates Marty Harbin and David Studdard to respond to seven questions with short answers of 100 words or less to each query.

Below are the questions and the responses from candidate David Studdard.

1. What are your spending priorities for state government? Do they require a tax hike or a tax decrease and explain your justification?
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Harbin, Studdard hone positions in July 22 runoff

Both men seeking the District 16 state senate seat agree that the budget needs to be scrutinized for cuts, but they would approach cuts in different ways.

Marty Harbin of Tyrone is encouraging a look at privatization of services and a review of state social welfare programs to “provide an incentive ... to use such programs as a stepping stone to move beyond dependency on government.”

David Studdard of Fayetteville meanwhile wants a statewide assessment of discretionary spending in particular so it can be “subject to the most intense scrutiny by law makers and citizens alike. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/09/14

Interfaith dinner scheduled for July 12
The Islamic Community Center of Atlanta will host its Annual Ramaden Interfaith Dinner Saturday, July 12, from 7:45 until 10 p.m. at the center in Fayetteville, 288 E. Lanier Ave. No RSVP required. Feel free to invite others. Dress code casual but modest — preferably no short pants or sleeveless shirts. For questions, email info@iccatlanta.org or call 404-285-9530.

Stark to give first sermon at St. Paul’s Read More»

Clara S. Fowler, 91

Clara S. Fowler

Clara S. Fowler, 91, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Funeral services and a celebration of her life were held at 2 p.m., Monday at Pine Forest Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Norm Yukers and the Rev. Jimmy Corbitt officiated. The family met friends from 12:30 p.m. to service time on Monday at the church. Read More»

Shirley Joyce Cline Pontius, 79

Shirley Joyce Cline Pontius, 79, died July 4, 2014.

She was born May 27, 1935 in Akron, Ohio. She was a graduate of Garfield High School, Firestone Park. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Lesley Cline and Irene Kimes Cline, who died in 1983, and her husband of 54 years, Paul E. Pontius, who died June 30, 2014.

Her survivors include a daughter, Leslie and Mark Patterson, grandchildren, Jared Patterson and Kyle Patterson, all of Akron, and a sister, Carolyn Cline Cary, Fayetteville, Ga., nieces and nephews. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/02/14

Family history class is tonight
The Fayetteville Family History Lab will present a lesson on Military Record Sources of the United States Wednesday, July 2 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2021 Redwine Road. The class is free, but an RSVP is appreciated. Email questions and responses to ffhlab@gmail.com.

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Reid Piper, 79 of Brooks

Reid Piper, 79 of Brooks, Ga. passed away June 16, 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Mary Blaney Piper; son David and Heidi Piper; daughter Kelly and Michael Donnelly, grandsons Zane & Stephanie Piper, True Piper, Zachary Leppert and great grandson Van Reid Piper.

Reid retired from Amoco Oil Company in 1991 after 35 years. At the time of his retirement he was Director of Human Resources of Amoco Fabric and Fiber, Germany. He worked for Publix in Peachtree City the past 7 years. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/28/14

Whitewater to hold yard sale June 28
Whitewater Church will have a church-wide Yard Sale on Saturday, June 28, from 8  a.m. - 2 p.m. to benefit the new addition for classrooms and offices. The church is at 1144 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville. Items for sale include books, children’s clothing, housewares, home decor (some brass and copper), lamps and more.

COS to observe God & Country Weekend Read More»

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