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Colonel James Charles Cannon, age 65

Colonel James Charles Cannon

Colonel James Charles Cannon, a Signal Corps decorated communications officer, passed away on Saturday, September 25th. The retired US Army officer proudly served his country for 27 years and was 65 years old when he died.

Jim, “Jeeves” to his daughter, was born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin August 12, 1945 and was the second oldest of four children. Jim’s father and youngest brother were also Army men so it was no surprise he would follow suit. He ate, slept and breathed the Army and would do anything to help a fellow soldier, or any person or animal in trouble. Read More»

Christian City hosts pancake breakfast, Oct. 30

Christian City is hosting their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8-10 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Welcome Center at Christian City located at 7345 Red Oak Road in Union City. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance at The Children’s Village or at the event. After you’ve enjoyed the Pancake Breakfast, make sure you make your way down to Graceland Thrift Store to enjoy their Autumn Festival. Read More»

Coweta County runs sewer from Newnan to PTC, enabling big growth

A new sewer line all the way from Newnan to nearly the Fayette County border likely will mean that Fayette residents driving on Ga. Highway 34 will be seeing intensive new development along the four-lane road in coming years. Read More»

FreeSpeech for 10-06-10

Outdoor burning ban is lifted. That’s great. Just when the weather cools down and we can turn off the air conditioning and open the windows. Guess we will have to hold our breath until the ban goes back into effect. Why can’t you just be a good neighbor and bag it and take it to the recycling center?

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The Summit Church offers free tutoring each Wednesday

The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community.

The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session.

For more information, or to register a child, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or carole4kids@mindspring.com.

Religion Briefs 10/06/10

Mt. Olive Women’s Revival starts tonight
Mt. Olive Baptist Church will host a Women’s Revival Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 6-8 nightly at 7 p.m. Additionally, Mt. Olive will celebrate Women’s Day Sunday Oct. 10, at the 11 a.m. service. Both men and women are invited to both events. Mt. Olive is at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 North, Fayetteville.

Prophet Chambers Revival set for Oct. 8 Read More»

Newnan federal Judge Jack Camp arrested for buying drugs from stripper

Federal authorities have arrested and charged sitting U.S. Northern District Court Senior Judge Jack Camp of Newnan in a lurid criminal complaint that alleges Camp hung out at strip clubs since last spring and bought sex and illegal drugs from one of the strippers, who later became an FBI informant and wore a wire. To read the federal criminal complaint, click here. Read More»

Anita Nell Cofer Juhan, 88, East Point

Anita Nell Cofer Juhan, age 88, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2010 at her daughter’s home.

Anita was born on July 29, 1922 to the late Warner Seay Cofer and Lavinia Gilland Cofer. As a native Atlantan, Anita grew up in West End, attended Joe Brown Junior High School and graduated from Commercial High School. She made lasting friendships at school and at her former church, Gordon Street Baptist Church. After graduating from high school, she proudly worked at the Federal Reserve Bank. Read More»

Final weekend for 'Della's Diner' at STG

From left are Patty Richardson, Ed Richardson, Kent Richards, Susan Gillespie, Truman Griffin and Diane Mitchell. Photo/Special.

The Southside Theatre Guild in downtown Fairburn is thrilled to open it’s 38th season with a revival of one of Atlanta’s best-loved, original musical comedies, “Della’s Diner...Blue Plate Special.”

The show played for years at Gene and Gabe’s Upstairs and has maintained a cult status with many loyal fans throughout the years. Read More»

James Rudolph Wojcik, 68, of Jonesboro

James Rudolph Wojcik, 68, of Jonesboro, formerly of Buffalo, NY, died September 22, 2010.

Mr. Wojcik served his country as a Seabee in the United States Navy. He retired from US ARC after 23 years of service where he worked as civilian for the US Army Reserves at Ft. McPherson. Read More»

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