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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.

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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»

Ramsey to play role in immigration policy

State Rep. Matt Ramsey will play a pivotal role in shaping Georgia’s take on immigration reform. Ramsey, who lives in Peachtree City, has been appointed to co-chair a joint House/Senate panel that will be looking at solutions to immigration issues to “pick up where Washington D.C. has let us down,” according to House Speaker David Ralston. Read More»

McDonough Rd. Baptist will offer ‘Fireproof’ the movie October 10

“Fireproof” the movie, starring Kirk Cameron and Erin Bethea, will be presented at McDonough Road Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The 2008 release is about fire captain Caleb Holt and his valiant effort to save his struggling marriage.

Living by the old firefighter’s adage Never Leave Your Partner Behind, Holt faces his greatest challenge ever on the home front, and that is rescuing and resuscitating his marriage.

The movie is free and open to the public. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/29/10

Summit Church offers free tutoring
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, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or carole4kids@mindspring.com.

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STG holding auditions for Christmas play

Southside Theatre Guild in downtown Fairburn will hold non-equity, open auditions for “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus”  on Monday, Oct. 4 and Tuesday, Oct. 5.  Both nights will begin with a 6:30 p.m. sign-in. This is a family show, so families are encouraged to audition.  Ages range from 8 to 80 plus.

This is a large production (17+ men and 8+ women), so there will be lots of opportunities for many. 

There will be eight performances – Dec. 2-5; 9-12. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Visit www.STGplays.com for more details.

Roxanna Austin, 91, of Decatur

Roxanna Austin, 91, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Ms. Austin was born July 5, 1919 in Kenwood, GA and dedicated her life to teach others both as an educator and as a librarian. She was an active member of 2nd Ponce de Leon Baptist. Read More»

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