Thanks from Fayette Counseling Center

Thank you for publishing the article, “A few donations needed to complete center” in your Feb. 23, 2010 edition of The Citizen. I would like to commend Square Foot Ministry for taking on this project of building a new facility for the Fayette County Counseling Center.

According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness each year, 1 in 4 individuals experiences a mental health disorder and one in 17 live with a mental disorder. In addition addictive disease affects 1 in 10 individuals and takes a toll on communities, families and our business community. Read More»

‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’ brings bilingual Mass to St. Mary’s

The family that brought in items later placed at the statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the church sanctuary included, front, Monserrat Saray Gonzales, middle, Gabriel Saray Gonzalez.  On the back row (L-R) are Felipe Saray Rosales, Felipe D. Jesus Saray Gonzalez, Sheccid Saray Gonzales, Francisca Saray Gonzalez. Photo/Special.

The first bilingual Mass, celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, was held at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in December. Father Fernando Molina-Restrepo, pastor of St. Theresa’s Church in Douglasville, was principle celebrant, assisted by St. Mary Magdalene pastor, Father Dan Fleming. The special Mass was attended by close to 200 worshipers. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/03/10

Lee to speak at Lenten lunch tomorrow
Lenten lunches will continue at First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent (March 4, 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m. The March 4 lunch will be hosted by the Friendship circle. Dr. Dave Lee will be the speaker. FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

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Rebecca Carol Babb engaged to James Robert Stevens

Mr. R. Joel Babb of Griffin and Ms. Regina Babb of Jonesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Carol Babb, to James Robert Stevens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Stevens of Peachtree City. Read More»

Mrs. Grace S. Waddell, Grantville

Mrs. Grace S. Waddell of Grantville died Saturday, February 27, 2010.

Mrs. Waddell was preceded in death by her husband R. B. Waddell and her daughter Donna Sue Owen.

She is survived by her children, Jonnie Duncan of Hogansville; Gloria B. Crist of Franklin; Rebecca Anne Dominquez of Oxnard, CA.; James M. Thomason of Peachtree City; John L. Thomason of McDonough; Marsha N Brooks of Monroe; Randall Waddell of Dacula; Jennean Thompson of Oxford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Read More»

Better Business Bureau advises donors on how to vet Chile earthquake charity appeals

As immediate relief needs are assessed in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Chile, many Americans are looking for ways to help by donating to a charity. The Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance warns that—as occurred following the tsunami in 2004 and Katrina in 2005—fraudulent charities will likely emerge to try and scam donations from well-meaning Americans. Read More»

Piedmont Fayette Hospital team aids Haitian relief efforts

Team members traveling on the trip were (left to right) orthopaedic surgeons Obi Ugwonali, M.D., on staff at Northside Hospital; Danny Guy, M.D., on staff at West Georgia Health System; Stephen Smith, M.D., on staff at Piedmont Hospital; Mike Behr, M.D., on staff at Piedmont Fayette Hospital; and Stephen McCollam, M.D., on staff at Piedmont Hospital. Also from Piedmont Fayette Hospital were Robert Hendley, PA-C, anesthesiology assistant, and Jonathan Clayton, M.D., anesthesiologist.

Physicians spent a week aiding the medical staff of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer

For the second time since the tragic earthquake changed millions of lives in Haiti, Read More»

Southern Museum hosts Civil War lecture series

Civil War Cannon at Savannah

The series is in partnership with Kennesaw State University

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History announces its partnership with Kennesaw State University for the 2010 KSU Lecture Series. Read More»

Don't forget to renew your corporate registration

The Secretary of State's Corporations Division website was redesigned so corporate entities can renew their existing corporate entities online, form new corporate entities online, and provide their email address to receive future online renewal notices and other important notices electronically.

Now you can renew online; deadline is April 1

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today reminded officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia that the annual renewal period deadline is Thursday, April 1. Read More»

Clayton State moves up Open House

The Clayton State University School of Graduate Studies is moving its next open house up a week, to Tuesday, Mar. 2. The open house will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 101 of the University’s Harry S. Downs Center on the main campus in Morrow. Read More»

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