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History, legacy of the English Bible coming to Christian City Thursday

Michael Morgan will bring samples from his collection of Bibles to Christian City on Thursday, May 22. Photo/Special.

This Thursday, Christian City will host “The History and Legacy of the English Bible.” Collector Michael Morgan will speak on the “first generation” of the English Bible from Wycliffe through the King James Version. This free event is open to the public and sponsored by Christian City’s Life Enrichment Department and the Christian City Men’s Club.

Morgan will speak in the Sparks Inn Auditorium on the Christian City campus in Union City at 3 p.m., with a question and answer session to follow. Items from his collection will also be on display in the auditorium from 1 – 3 p.m. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/21/14

COS changes worship schedule
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has announced a change in the worship schedule for the summer. Contemporary worship in the Fellowship Hall will now take place at 9:45 a.m. Traditional services remain unchanged -— Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

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First Summer World Music Festival set

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall (www.spiveyhall.org), the Southeast’s premier recital hall renowned internationally for its superior acoustics and the excellence of its classical, jazz and world music artists, has announced details of its 2014 summer education programming. Read More»

Bobby Kenneth Carson, age 81 of Brooks

Bobby Kenneth Carson

Mr. Bobby Kenneth Carson, age 81 of Brooks, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mr. Carson was born in Brooks, Ga. on April 24, 1933. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Blalock Carson and Annie Bates Carson, his wife, Jacqueline Evans Carson. He was retired from Wheels and Brakes and a member of Brooks Baptist Church. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/14/14

Holly Grove fish fry, yard sale planned
Holly Grove AME Church will host  a Fish Fry and Yard Sale Event on Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 400 Holly Grove Church Road, Peachtree City. Items for sale will include fish dinners, hot dogs, sodas, snacks, and a variety of treasured items. Delivery will be accepted within a five-mile radius with a minimum order of two or more dinners placed in advance. Orders may be placed with Bro. Adell Penson, 678-687-8395.

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Manning, Johnston, Harbin lead campaign contributions race

Manning, Johnston, Harbin lead campaign contributions race

If money talks, we may have a pretty good idea of who the frontrunners are in the seven-man race to replace Tyrone resident Ronnie Chance as the state senator for the 16th district, which includes parts of Fayette, Spalding, Pike and Lamar counties. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/07/14

LDS to offer family history class tonight
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS)  will offer a Georgia Family History Resources Class for those who need help finding their Georgia roots. The class will be held Wednesday, May 7, from 7-8:30 p.m. in rooms 108 and 109 at the church, 2021 Redwine Road, Fayetteville. For more information contact mskeillor@gmail.com.

Summit will celebrate with portraits Read More»

John Malcolm Mikels, Jr. age 78 of Jonesboro

Mr. John Malcolm Mikels, Jr. age 78 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away May 4, 2014.

He was born in Bloomington, Ind. to the late John Malcolm Mikels, Sr. and Oneta Myrtle Ridge Mikels.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jacqueline Sue Rowland.

Johnny faithfully served his country in the United States Army stationed in Germany and was a retired truck driver. Johnny enjoyed driving, fishing, working puzzles and was an avid reader, especially his newspaper. Read More»

Southside Comunity Theatre’s newest production opens this week

Cast members  (L-R) Jonny May, Tina Cooper, Keith Williams, Natalie Kohlhaas and Loren Collins rehearse for this week’s opening of “The Nerd,” Photo/Special.

Southside Community Theatre at 20 West Campbellton St. in Fairburn opens a side-splitting comedy classic “The Nerd” this week.

Written by Larry Shue and directed by Chris Shellnutt, “The Nerd” is about an aspiring young architect, Willum, who has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/30/14

Woolsey will observe NDOP April 30
A National Day of Prayer Service will be observed on Wednesday night, April 30, at Woolsey Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The children will participate at the beginning of the service and then will have special activities.  AWANA will not meet. Woolsey is at 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville.

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