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Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale

Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale, GA died May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Kendrick was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Cliftondale and the Lillian Worsham Chapter of the Garden Club of GA. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Read More»

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park, passed away on May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Lambert is survived by her brother, Gene Cleveland and his wife Yvonne of Smyrna; her step-son, John T. Lambert, Jr. of Jonesboro; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Flat Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Flat Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville . Read More»

Christian City’s Annual Night of Hope planned for tomorrow

Christian City will host its annual Night of Hope event to benefit the Children’s Village on May 20 at the Georgia International Convention Center.

Tickets for the event are $125.

Guests will enjoy dinner, a silent auction and an inspiring message from Josh Sundquist, a Paralympic ski racer and nationally known inspirational speaker. He has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the country. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/19/10

Holy Trinity’s Griefshare starts tonight
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one,will be offered at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Road in Peachtree City. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning May 19 and May 21. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-487-7672.

Jason Epps guests at CTK Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 05/19/10

National Heights Baptist, June 14-18
National Heights Baptist Church will host “Planet Zoom!” Vacation Bible School, June 14 through June 18 from 6 -8 p.m. The program is free and available to kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Sign up at the registration party on Sunday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. or sign up online at NHBCFayette.com.

PTCUMC, June 21-25 Read More»

Something’s not right about bidding

I just read the article about the technology bidding process. I knew something was up with the technology process back in October of 2009. Why?

I was invited, so I went to the Superintendent’s Roundtable Discussion on 21st Century Technology. I asked some questions about the presentation and had some comments about the software that was used for the presentation.

I wondered why they were still using PowerPoint when software had been developed that would fully interface with interactive whiteboard software. Read More»

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.

Evans will sign new book in PTC Read More»

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»

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