Brittney Tenish Selora Simpson, 23, of Atlanta

Brittney Tenish Selora Simpson

Brittney Tenish Selora Simpson was born March 10, 1988 in Atlanta, Ga., to the proud parents of Gregory Simpson and Lorraine Dozier. She was educated in the Atlanta Public School System and graduated from Mundy's Mill High School. She studied Business Administration at Strayer University.

She was baptized at New Springfield Baptist Church where she served on the Young Peoples Usher Board, Red Circle Junior Mission, Sunday School and sang in the Early Morning Choir. She was currently attending Word of Life Healing and Deliverance Ministries. Her passion was singing praises to God. Read More»

Sandra Dianne Wright, age 68

Mrs. Sandra "Sandi" Dianne Wright

Mrs. Sandra "Sandi" Dianne Wright, age 68, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at Sacred Journey Hospice.

Sandi was born Sept. 17, 1943 to the late Roy Norton Lashley and the late Oceil Virginia Harrison Lashley. Sandi was co-owner of Wright-Bilt Systems and a member of Whitewater Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Jim Wright; daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy Lesia and Tom Pyle, Debbie and Mark Martin; grandchildren J. Mark Martin, Tesia Martin Cook, T. J. Pyle, Tyler Pyle; great grandchild, Hunter Cook; sister, Selena Nelms Heald; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

George Talmadge Terry, 71, of Patterson

Mr. George Talmadge Terry, 71, of Patterson, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at his residence.

Born in Clarke County, Ga. on Oct. 18, 1940, he lived in Fayette County for many years before moving to Pierce County in 2003. He worked as a long-haul truck driver and also worked as a supervisor with the Atlanta Journal–Constitution.

Mr. Terry was a devout Georgia Bulldog fan and enjoyed sports of every kind.

He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, George Hardy & Doris Gaynell Huff Terry. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/26/11

Free food available Thursday
The Real Life Center in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank will hold its next Mobile Food Pantry on Thursday Oct. 27 in the Dogwood Church parking lot at 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North. A variety of food items will be distributed free of charge on a first come, first serve basis to families in need of food assistance. For more information contact the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. The center, located in Tyrone, is open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon and Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

COS will have Fall Fun Day Oct. 29 Read More»

Christian City’s Pancake Breakfast and Autumn Festival set for Saturday morning

The Children’s Village Chief Operating Officer Phil Kouns serving pancake breakfast customers. Photo/Special.

Christian City is hosting their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 29 from 8-10 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Welcome Center of Christian City located at 7345 Red Oak Road in Union City. Tickets are only $5 and includes a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, coffee, and juice all of which are served to you by the dedicated house parents and employees of The  Children’s Village.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling The Children’s Village at 770-964-3309 or on Saturday at the door. Read More»

Bethany Craft Show coming up

Bert McDade

Long-time Bethany UMC member Bert McDade displays his book, Why Santa Claus Comes at Christmas, which wil be for sale at the upcoming Bethany Craft show on Nov. 5. The book is based on a sermon McDade preached years ago. Other items for sale will include one of a kind wire jewelry, paintings, Christmas ornaments, oven dresses, personalized banners, holiday wreaths, purses, jewelry, and books and ornaments by local artist and writer Nita McFarlin. Photo/Special.

Woolsey will host several guest speakers at ‘Changed Crusade’

The public is invited to Woolsey Baptist Church’s Changed Crusade Sunday-Wednesday, Nov. 6-9. The theme comes from 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Christ He is a new creation.”

Larry Wynn will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Wynn is senior vice president for the Evangelism and Leadership Development Group at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). He has been a pastor and was president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/19/11

CDM offers grant writing seminar
CDM/PSA Projects will present a Grant Writing Seminar Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m .to 6 p.m. Seating is limited to the first 20 people to register. The venue will be Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 104 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn. Contact the CDM office or visit and click on the link at the top of the home page. Or contact the CDM office by calling 770-969-8370.

Perlieu Stew coming up this month Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/12/11

Greek pastries available for the holidays
Philoptochos Society (Friend of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church is holding its annual Greek Pastry Sale in time for the holidays. Frozen Spanakopites (spinach/feta triangles in filo dough) and Tiropites (cheese triangles) are $10 per dozen. Baklava (sweet nut/filo layers) is $18 per dozen and Kourambiethes (butter almond cookies with powdered sugar) are $15 per dozen. Order by Nov. 4 at 770-487-0078 or email Pickup dates: Nov. 18 and 19. All proceeds go to charity. Read More»

One more night of auditions for Christmas play based on Sams novel

Southside Theatre Guild is having one final night of auditions for “Christmas Gift,” adapted by David Thomas from the novel by Ferrol Sams, Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Auditions will be held at Southside Theatre Guild, 20 West Campbellton St., Fairburn, Ga. Read More»

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