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How do you know if your tree is diseased?

The Leigh family, Brandi, Jackson and Jeremy. Jeremy is the owner of Southern Scapes Tree and Outdoor Services. Photo/Special.

As the owner and operator of Southern Scapes Tree & Outdoor Services I am here to help you figure out what could possibly be a diseased and dangerous tree in your yard or even over your house.

There are five indicators to help you diagnose your tree. Dead wood would be an obvious indicator. It will look dry and lifeless but most importantly it breaks very easily which makes it a safety hazard. Read More»

Made in America by Americans

Newnan Home Improvement has been serving homes in Coweta and Fayette County for 50 years. Mike Hayes carries on the tradition of quality customer service that his father started in 1961. Newnan Home Improvement is proud to use Simonton Windows, ranked number one by J.D. Power and Associates in their 2010 Builder and Remodeler Residential Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study as well as in their 2010 Consumer Window and Patio Door Satisfaction Study. Read More»

Ambassadors say thanks to F’ville

On March 4, 2011, the Advo-Kids CASA hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious comedy, and feel-good family entertainment.

The Harlem Ambassadors would like to extend a special “thank you” to event organizers Natalie Milner and Adrian Willis, who planned and promoted the game. Read More»

Angel Food deadline is next week

The Summit Church, through the Angel Food Ministries program, is offering quality food at discount prices to members of the community. The deadline for the April order is April 12.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com) is an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need. Read More»

McDonough Road Baptist to present musical April 17

The McDonough Road Baptist Church Celebration Choir and Orchestra will present the musical/drama “The Prodigal” Sunday, April 17 at 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m. Under the direction of minister of music and worship Mark Karki, “The Prodigal” is a story of redemption and restoration.

“It’s the story of a girl named Jessie who so far has lived a life of regret and broken promises. She is at a very low point when she encounters a woman named Doris who gently guides her back to a life of promise and hope,” said Karki. “Many people can relate to this woman’s experience.” Read More»

CDM plans ‘Blackout’ service

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), located at 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a Good Friday “Blackout” Service on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. Prophet Kirby Clements will be the guest speaker. The host pastor is Pastor Timothy Frazier.

“We will be celebrating the Passover season and the Passion Week of Christ,” Frazier said. “We will have a time of prayer, communion, and ministry to the Lord. We are asking everyone to wear all black attire in remembrance of Good Friday.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/06/11

Lenten lunches continue
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will continue with its Lenten Lunch program each Wednesday at noon, featuring a light lunch and short message from a different speaker each week. Lunches are $2 and are provided by the FFUMC Circle groups. The church is across from the Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Fayetteville.

St. Paul Lutheran hosts mid-week services Read More»

Batson-Cook Construction raises $50,000 for The Children’s Village at Christian City

Batson-Cook Construction raises $50,000 for The Children’s Village at Christian City

Batson-Cook Construction hosted their annual “Clays For A Cause” charity clay shoot on March 18 at Cherokee Rose in Griffin, Ga. The event raised $50,000 for the Children’s Village and directly benefits the abandoned, abused, and neglected children that live in the cottages at Christian City. Christian City has been caring for children in need since 1965. Over 1,000 children have called Christian City “home.” For more information about the Children’s Village, please visit www.christiancity.org. Read More»

Mrs. Ellen LaRue Schaufelberger, 81, of Jonesboro

Mrs. Ellen LaRue Schaufelberger, 81, of Jonesboro, passed away on March 28, 2011.

Mrs. Schaufelberger, known as “Gram Gram” by her grandkids, always saw the best in everyone, never spoke a cruel word, was loving, supportive, understanding and constantly wore a smile on her face. She was a long-time member of The Seventh Day Adventist Church. Her life revolved around her relationship with Christ and she always put others first. Read More»

House trumps Senate immigration bill

Battle between chambers will determine fate of sweeping changes

Partly in an effort to get the ball rolling on immigration reform, a committee in the Georgia House of Representatives Monday voted to replace the Senate’s immigration reform bill with the version passed by the House.

The House bill’s sponsor, Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City, said the legislation will now go to the House Rules committee and hopefully soon before the full House of Representatives for a vote.

If approved by the House, the Senate could then approve the changes or insist on its original bill, which would trigger a conference committee, Ramsey said. Read More»

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