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Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin

Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin

Mr. Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin, Ga., passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013 while participating in the annual Altamaha River Partnership's Ride for the River.

Walter Berg was born in Rockford, Ill. on December 21, 1965.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Berg and Judith Jansen Berg, and by his sister, Angela Hernandez. Read More»

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away November 22, 2013. Read More»

Jerry C. Williams, age 73

Jerry C. Williams

Jerry C. Williams, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

He was born in Alto, Texas on January 1, 1940, to the late Clenon Farley & Ada Mae Williams.

He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Beverly Foster Williams, daughter Suzanne & husband Alan Carter of Covington, Ga., brother Farley Wayne & wife Sharon Williams of Blairsville, Ga., sister Benita Owens of College Station, Texas, grandchildren Evan, Dixon, & Grayson Carter & many nieces, nephews & numerous other relatives. Read More»

Canton Jones to appear at UCFI South

Canton Jones

Unity Christian Fellowship International (UCFI) South will hold its Inaugural Celebration on Nov. 23, featuring gospel recording superstar, Canton Jones.

The event will be hosted at the Banneker High School auditorium, 6015 Feldwood Road, College Park. The free event begins at 5 p.m.. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

UCFI South is a growing ministry in the Fairburn area. For more information visit www.ucfisouth.org or contact Kellie Goss, 404-436-2099 or kellie.goss@ucfisouth.org.

Religion Briefs 11/20/13

SDA Church will host Family Fun Night
The Fayette Seventh Day Adventist Church family will host its Family Fun Night on Nov. 23,  from 7-11 p.m.  featuring Jamaican, Antiguan, Dominican, Trinidadian, Mexican, and Filipino cuisine, hay rides, ping pong, face painting, hula hoop, basketball, dominoes, cake walks and much more. Admission is free. Call 678-665-8767 for more details. The church is at 814 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville.

COS will host Thanksgiving supper Read More»

PTC woman dies in 8-vehicle pileup in Cobb

A Peachtree City woman was killed Thursday in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 75 in Acworth Thursday afternoon, according to the Cobb County Police Department.

Barbara Phenicie, 71, was the front-seat passenger in a 2011 Chrysler Town and Country minivan that was struck from behind by a BMW which caught fire during the eight-vehicle pileup, police said.

Mrs. Phenicie’s husband, Dale, 72, and son, Jonathan, 38 were treated at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for non life-threatening injuries, police said. Read More»

Religion Briefs 11/13/13

SDA Church will host Family Fun Night
The Fayette Seventh Day Adventist Church family will host its Family Fun Night on Nov. 23,  from 7-11 p.m.  featuring Jamaican, Antiguan, Dominican, Trinidadian, Mexican, and Filipino cuisine, hay rides, ping pong, face painting, hula hoop, basketball, dominoes, cake walks and much more. Admission is free. Call 678-665-8767 for more details. The church is at 814 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville.

ESL classes continue at Carriage Lane Read More»

Craig Ethridge, 45, of Haralson

Mr. Craig Ethridge, 45, of Haralson, died November 8, 2013 as the result of an automobile accident.

He was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish and was also an employee of DBS Manufacturing for over 22 years. He was a loving husband, father, son, and brother who will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his mother Carolyn Theridge. Read More»

Landmark takes cross country title

Kathryn Foreman class A private individual state champion pictured with Head Coach Bill Thorn. Photo/Special

The Landmark War Eagles came home from Carrollton Saturday afternoon with the Georgia High School Association’s Class A Private state championship in boys’ cross-country.
It was the boys’ eighth state championship in cross-country since 1995. The team has also finished as state runner-up five times. Read More»

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