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Religion Briefs 05/12/10

Prince of Peace plans yard sale Saturday
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Fayetteville is hosting a yard sale, this Saturday, May 15, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. All proceeds benefit the summer youth and college mission trips to Munster, Ind., to help with flood relief and to Eustis, Fla. to help with hurricane, tornado, and flooding damage that is still present for previous storms. The sale will be held at the church, 257 Highway 314, Fayetteville.

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Area sees first case of West Nile Virus

The first Georgia West Nile Virus (WNV) case for 2010 was confirmed in a Clayton County man in mid-April by the Georgia Department of CommunityHealth/Division of Public Health Acute Disease Epidemiology Section.

“So far, it is the only human case in the state. Usually Georgia sees its first case in June or July. The WNV season typically peaks for us in August,” said District 4 Public Health spokesperson Hayla Hall. “This early case may indicate that this will be a busy season, so we’re recommending residents familiarize themselves with prevention measures now.” Read More»

Mrs. Ruth Virginia Keck, 82

Mrs. Ruth Virginia Keck, of East Point , passed away on May 7, 2010 at the age of 82.

Mrs. Keck walked with the aid of crutches for most of her life but never allowed that to slow her down or cause her complain. She had a servant heart. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, an accomplished seamstress and a fantastic cook. Read More»

Fayette Woman and The Citizen present the '2010 Mothers of the Year'

Fayette Woman 2010 Mothers of the Year: Mionne Meyers, Stacy Alter and Stephanie Mann.

The Citizen Newspapers and Fayette Woman are pleased to present the winners of the eighth annual Mother of the Year contest. The winner in the 65 and over age category is Mionne Meyers, 69, of Fayetteville. Read More»

John "Jack" Morris Barrett, 98, formerly of Peachtree City

John Barrett

John M. Barrett, former councilman and vice mayor of Peachtree City, and a member of the Peachtree City Kiwanis Club, passed away April 22, 2010 in Covington, Ga. at the age of 98. Read More»

Christian City's Annual Night of Hope, May 20

Josh Sundquist will be the guest speaker at Night of Hope.

Christian City will host their annual Night of Hope event to benefit the Children’s Village on May 20 at the Georgia International Convention Center. Christian City has been caring for abandoned and abused children in a family centered residential setting since 1965. Well over 1,000 children have called Christian City “home.”
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Religion Briefs 05/05/10

GriefShare starts tomorrow
Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer a new session of GriefShare each Thursday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m beginning tomorrow night. GriefShare, a Christ-centered, Biblicly based grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one, is open to anyone in the community and surrounding areas. Sessions will be held in room 308 at 225 Robinson Rd., Peachtree City. For directions or more info, contact Helen Ragsdale, 678-817-0238 or the church, 770-487-6499.

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Tom Hamall remembered as metro force for good

Thomas Hamall

Fayette County and metro Atlanta lost a true friend last week with the passing of Tom Hamall. One of his most recent accomplishments as the co-creator of the ENCORE! Fayette Senior Adult Leadership Program was the culmination of a life of service to the communities where he lived. Always quick with a smile, Hamall saw life and its challenges not as problems, but as possibilities for learning and unity. Read More»

Mrs. Martha Campbell, 69, of Morrow

Mrs. Martha Campbell, 69, of Morrow, died April 30, 2010.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sonya Wilkes of Fayetteville and Beverly Goodson of Stockbridge; grandchildren Austin (Ashley) Wilkes, Samantha Wilkes and Matthew Goodson; stepfather George Johnson of Gray, GA.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Rev. Alan Parker will officiate. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday prior to the service from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Read More»

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