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Religion Briefs 03/19/14

Lenten services continue tonight
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold midweek Lenten services (no Communion) on March 19, March 26, April 2, and April  9 at  7 p.m. in the cafeteria. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway in Peachtree City. For information, call 770-487-0339 or visit www.stpaulptc.org.

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Local author’s book on abstinence available free to churches, ministries

Kim Wilson

The book, “The Abstinance Handbook: for Women and Girls throughout the World” by local author Kim Wilson, is available free to churches and ministries to distribute to women and girls free of charge through youth ministries, church services, women’s ministries, community outreach (by mail or door-to-door), Bible studies, etc. The book is being made available through The Loretta Johnson Global Abstinence Project. Read More»

Elizabeth Lee Webster, of Forsyth,

Elizabeth Lee "Beth" Webster, of Forsyth, passed away March 17, 2014.

She was a 1983 graduate of Fayette County High School. She attended Georgia College in Milledgeville on an athletic scholarship and graduated with an accounting degree. She founded Webster Residential Properties and currently worked with Freudenberg Texbond as an accountant. She has a mini-farm and loved animals.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents Wayne & Lizzie Bradford and Otis & Sue Webster. Read More»

Boggs-Mrozik engagement

Ali Breanna Boggs engaged to Kyle Andrew Mrozik

Jeff and Martie Boggs of Brooks, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter Ali Breanna Boggs to Kyle Andrew Mrozik son of Wally and Janet Mrozik of John's Creek, Ga.

The bride to be is a research and evaluation analyst for Fulton County schools.

The groom to be is a sales consultant at Freshana Organic Solutions.

The wedding will take place in Cancun in October of this year.

Lorraine Mary Gray, 80, of College Park

Lorraine Mary Gray, 80, of College Park passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband John "Jackî" Edward Gray.

She is survived by her children Jim (Rebecca) Gray, Ellen (Jack) Murphy, Joe (Michele) Gray, William (Daphne) Gray, Tom (Bona) Gray, Anne Marie (Ewell) Sasser, Lorrie (David) Gunter, Mary (Cas) Tuck and Bobby (Amy) Gray; 19 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; also nieces and nephews. Read More»

Ronald Lum Buchanan, age 81, of Dahlonega

Ronald Lum Buchanan

Mr. Ronald Lum Buchanan, age 81, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Monday, March 10, 2014, at Embracing Hospice House following an extended illness.

Ron Buchanan, loving husband of 57 years, was a man of strong stature, honesty and loyal beyond measure. A man of great faith in the Father, whose utmost concern was the provision and protection of his family. He will be greatly missed, but looking forward to spending eternity with this wonderful man. Read More»

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams, a Darien resident for 21 years, died at home in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. on March 06, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was 63 years old.

Born June 12, 1950 in Hartford, Conn. "Liz" as she was known to all, was the daughter of the late Reverend Doctor Lawrence MacColl Horton and Janet Curtis O'Leary Horton. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/12/14

WOG’s Lenten services start tonight
Word of God Lutheran  Church in Peachtree City will hold  Wednesday night Lenten services each week during the Lenten season from March 12 - April 9 at 7 p.m. Word of God Lutheran Church is located at 303 Kelly Dr., Suite 100, Peachtree City.  For information, call 770-897-4508 or visit www.woglutheran.org.


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Remove judge from office

Our two national organizations, National Down Syndrome Society and National Down Syndrome Congress, are dedicated to serving and advocating for individuals with Down syndrome.

We are outraged by Judge Christopher McFadden’s recent overturned ruling of a jury’s guilty verdicts against William Jeffrey Dumas. Dumas was convicted of repeatedly raping a young woman with Down syndrome on Oct. 18, 2010. Read More»

No ‘right’ way for rape victim to ‘behave’

As president and CEO of the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA), I am compelled to respond to a particularly troublesome sexual assault case.

A state Court of Appeals judge recently overturned a jury’s verdict that found a man guilty of raping a 24-year-old Fayette County woman in 2010. The victim has Down syndrome. Read More»