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St. Christopher’s to host benefit dinner January 10

St. Christopher Hellenic (Greek) Orthodox Church in Peachtree City announces its 12th Annual Vasilopita and Covered Dish Dinner sponsored by Philoptochos (Friends of the Poor) for the benefit of Saint Basil Academy in Garrison, N.Y.

The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Hangar in Peachtree City.

It will be an evening of food, fellowship and fun for the entire family.

A live auction of handmade Vasilopites (decorative breads) will be held. The public is welcome. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/31/14

COS changes worship time
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City announces a change in worship schedule. Beginning Jan. 3, Saturday evening worship will be at 6 p.m. This service, 45 minutes in length, has been called “warm and family-like” by minister in music David Beecher. It includes music, hymns, a sermon, and Holy Communion. All are welcome. The church is at the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.

PTCUMC men to meet Saturday Read More»

James L. Ramsey, age 90

James L. Ramsey, age 90, of Brunswick and Brooks, Ga. died peacefully early the morning of December 23, 2014 at Hospice of the Golden Isles after a short illness. Read More»

Helen Inez Rupert, age 86

Helen Inez Rupert

Helen Inez Rupert, age 86, died at Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville, Ga. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 of Congestive heart failure.

Helen was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandma, GiGi and loyal faithful friend. She will be greatly missed. She was born January 30, 1928 in Lodi, California to Alvin and Rosabel Holt. She spent her working years managing large apartment buildings in San Francisco, Calif., and after retirement she continued to stay active in the community by providing in-home care to the elderly. Read More»

Local wins pageant title

Local Scotti Cameron Elliot won the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Atlanta pageant competition. Scotti Cameron won an all expense paid trip to compete in the National Competition that will take place in Orlando Fl. in Dec. 2015. There, she will compete for a variety of scholarship opportunities as well as prize money and other modeling awards. Photo/Submitted.

Local Scotti Cameron Elliot won the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Atlanta pageant competition. Scotti Cameron won an all expense paid trip to compete in the National Competition that will take place in Orlando Fl. in Dec. 2015. There, she will compete for a variety of scholarship opportunities as well as prize money and other modeling awards. Photo/Submitted.

Christian City raises more than $100,000

Volunteers celebrate the event’s success. Photo/Submitted.

Local artists, sponsors, hosts, community leaders, and volunteers, came together in December for the eighth annual “Chair-ity” Event benefitting The Children’s Village at Christian City. This special event is named for the unique, one-of-a-kind chairs (decorated and donated by community artists) that are auctioned off to raise funds for the children. This year’s celebration was the most successful to date, with over $100,000 raised to support the ongoing needs of the abandoned, abused, and neglected children who make their home at Christian City. Read More»

Larry Perdue Jones of Peachtree City

Larry Perdue Jones

Larry Perdue Jones of Peachtree City passed away on December 27, 2014. Larry was born on December 3, 1937 in Thomaston. Read More»

Seniors connect to Fayette County’s history, culture

ENCORE is a Fayette initiative focused on tapping into the senior population. The next program is Jan. 22. See www.fayettefactor.org for more information. Photo/Submitted.

ENCORE is a fast, easy way to learn more about Fayette County and how to get connected.

Participants learn ways to apply their developed skills, abilities and experiences in a wide range of volunteer, service positions.

The next program begins Jan. 22. Tuition is $100 and covers program materials and a continental breakfast and lunch at each session. Topics covered include the history and government of the Fayetteville, Tyrone and Peachtree City, healthcare systems, culture and arts and more.

ENCORE is a Fayette initiative focused on tapping into the senior population. Read More»

Film series coming to library

With the new year comes a new film series at the Fayette County Public Library. Kicking off Jan. 7, and running through Feb. 20, get ready for the Academy Awards with “Countdown to the Oscars,” a retrospective of selected Best Picture winners from the 1930s to the 21st century.

The free screenings take place Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and Friday afternoons at 3 p.m. Audience members can enjoy free popcorn and lemonade while they watch, courtesy of the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library. Read More»

Looking back ...

Looking back ...

This has been a tremendous year for most religious groups in Fayette, Coweta and surrounding areas.

You have held seminars, live simulcasts, Bible studies, Fall Festivals, Vacation Bible Schools, support groups, mission trips and done good deeds in your community, as well as formed, renovated and built new churches. You have seen pastors and staff come and go, welcomed new members and confirmed your youth. Life has been good and so has God. Read More»

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