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Religion Briefs 09/14/11

Mom’s Circle at COS meets today
Moms’ Circle at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church meets for the first time this fall for brunch today from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the church. The Circle provides mothers an opportunity for fellowship and learning. “99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children” by Kathleen Long Bostrom ($12) will be the basis for discussion. Childcare is provided at no charge for children age 3 and younger. Mothers of preschool and elementary-age children are invited every second Wednesday. For more information call 770-487-8717. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/07//11

Open Door youth plan car wash Saturday
The youth at Open Door Baptist Church in Senoia will have a car wash this Saturday, Sept. 10, starting at 9 a.m. at McDonald’s on the corner of Ga. Highway 85 and Ga. Highway 16 in Senoia. Donations are welcome.

Youth will be featured Sunday at Nativity Read More»

Marda L. Suliga

Marda L. Suliga, of Hillsborough

Marda L. Suliga (nee: Enbody), of Hillsborough died Thursday, Aug. 25th, at the Somerset Medical Center. She was 81.

Born in Toledo, Ohio, she lived in Colonia for over 50 years before moving to Hillsborough five years ago.

She worked in the Human Resources Department of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick for many years before her retirement.

She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Mayflower Compact.

Her husband, Edward J. Suliga, Sr. died in 1979. Her son, John Suliga died in 2002. Read More»

UPDATED — Regional SPLOST vote still to be next summer

UPDATED for print, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 — Despite the wishes of Gov. Nathan Deal, the referendum on a proposed 10-year, 1 percent regional transportation sales tax will not be moved to a November vote.

Instead the referendum will stay on the July primary ballot, which may give an edge to the prospects of defeating the tax. The November vote stood to have drawn more Democrats who might favor the tax. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/31//11

Holly Grove AME’s revival starts tonight
Holly Grove African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church will hold revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, at 7:15 p.m. nightly. Wednesday’s guest preacher will be the Rev. Ed Johnson from Flat Rock AME Church in Fayetteville. Thursday night’s message will be delivered by Elder Michael Phillips. The revival will conclude Friday with the Rev. James Miller. Holly Grove is at 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City. The senior pastor is the Rev. Larry Ervin.

Inman men change meeting date Read More»

Are F’ville officials responsible for yellow restaurant?

I am a citizen of Fayette County and I am very disturbed by the color of the outside paint on the La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant in almost the center of [Fayetteville]. The first time I saw the horrible “mustard yellow” color, I thought that I was in a time warp and was in Riverdale.

Are we going to let restaurants paint their buildings any disgusting color that they want to? If we are, why are the powers that be so against more than two signs at restaurants, such as Longhorn. Read More»

Woolsey Baptist youth complete mission in Seville, Spain

Woolsey Baptist Youth Josh Akin, Jessie Goergen, Sarah Georgen, Tori James and Brooke Rampy with then Youth Minister Jeremy Davidson and his wife, Tracy, shared the gospel in Seville, Spain June 25 through July 2. They were among 40 persons from three churches on the Spain Mission Trip. There were three crews with 10 in each one who shared testimonies.

During the trip, the group performed surveys, distributed water and shared a message from the Gospel of John.

“For some, this was the first copy of John they’ve seen,” a church spokesperson said. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/24/11

Summit again offers free tutoring
The Family Resource Center at The Summit Presbyterian Church will once again offer free tutoring for elementary and high school students beginning Aug. 24. Classes meet on Wednesdays, one from 4-5 p.m. and another from 5-6 p.m. Help is offered in math, reading, homework, science, and language arts. Tutors are supervised by certified teachers. To register, call 770-460-3335 or email info@thesummitpc.net.

AWANA resumes at Woolsey Read More»

Keeping it in the family: Brother pins captain

Keeping it in the family: Brother pins captain

Peachtree City Fire Department Battalion Commander Ron Mundy pins the badge on his younger brother, Fairburn Police Capt. Randy Mundy, at a promotional ceremony held at the Fairburn Police department on Aug. 18. Ron has been with the Peachtree City fire department for 29 years. Randy has been in law enforcement for 20 years, including four years with Fairburn. The Mundy family moved from Indiana to Peachtree City in 1979. Ron attended Fayette County High School and Randy attended McIntosh High School. Photo/Special.

At-large voting is vestige of South’s racist history

Twenty-five years ago I moved into Peachtree City. In looking at the county system of government, I found it out of step with the rest of the country.

I soon found that that the entrenchment of the at-large system for county commissioners was just a carry-over a period of history that is not looked upon as favorable to the South. Read More»

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