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Tyrone Centennial committee needs more family information

Linda Howard, Tyrone Centennial Committee Chair, has sent word that they are still trying to get out information on the need for family information.

You don’t have to have family going back to the 1800’s, even if you just moved here in 2011, the committee wants to include your family in the Tyrone Centennial Book. Please get your family information in by Aug. 20 in time for the book to be out in time for Christmas giving.

The book is expected to be $25. Read More»

Rashad J. Majeed, 30, Fayetteville

Rashad J. Majeed, 30, Fayetteville, went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2011.

He was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Fayetteville, GA. He attended elementary, middle and high school there. He liked music at an early age and played saxophone during middle school. He also developed a great singing voice but preferred to rap and became a rapper; calling himself ACAL, representing his California and Atlanta roots. He always enjoyed our holiday drives or flights to Arkansas or California to visit relatives. Read More»

Mrs. Lounell Johnson, 75, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Lounell Johnson, age 75, of Fayetteville, passed away July 28, 2011, in the loving arms of her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Felton Johnson. Read More»

James William “Bill” Walker, 69, of Temple, Ga.

James William “Bill” Walker, 69, of Temple, Ga., passed away July 26, 2011.

Mr. Walker was born in Atlanta, Ga. He was the owner of Clayco Builders & East Clayton Cabinets. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Richard Walker and Buddy Walker. Read More»

Mike Hattaway of Senoia

Mr. Mike Hattaway of Senoia passed away on July 24, 2011. Mike was with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for 31 years and is survived by his wife, Monica Sims Hattaway; daughters, Morgan and Mikaela Hattaway; mother, Shirley Hall of Union City; father, Bill Hattaway and his wife, Betty of Molena, GA; sisters, Amy Garmon and her husband Jeff of Milner, GA and Paula Richards and her husband, Manuel of Commerce, cousins, Scott Marchman, Kevin Marchman, Davey Todd, Chad Wallace and Uncle Butch. Read More»

Mr. Melvin L. Green, Jr., 78, of Senoia

Mr. Melvin L. Green, Jr., age 78, of Senoia, formerly of Fayette County, passed away on July 24, 2011.

He proudly served in the US Army. After 33 years of dedicated service, Mr. Green retired as a captain from Eastern Airlines. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin Louis Green, Sr. and Margaret Nimmo Green. Read More»

Your pre-marriage counseling*

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If you’ve read any of my articles here in the Citizen or if you know me and my ministry at all, you know that I strongly believe marriage is “God’s idea” and that His sole intention, specifically declared in Scripture, is for marriage to be the life-long union of one man and one woman. And I believe that marriage and family are still the backbone of our country and our society. I believe that we in the church need to help people in their marriage in the beginning and throughout the years. I believe that marriage is wonderful and exciting and fun. Read More»

Heritage, Providence will offer Divorce Care sessions

Heritage Christian Church will once again partner with Providence United Methodist Church to offer Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids this fall.

Group meetings will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 17 and run through Nov. 9. Meeting times are from 6:30 – 8 p.m. and will be at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville.

“DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You do not have to go through separation or divorce alone.” Read More»

New GriefShare session starts Aug. 16 at Fayetteville First Baptist Church

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will offer a new session of GriefShare, a free, 13-week Bible-based program for those who have lost a loved one, starting Tuesday, Aug. 16

The class will meet each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Each class begins with a video followed by group discussion. Read More»

Churches, agencies, businesses join hands for free lunch program

This summer, 325 children from 119 families in the Fayette area were in need of a nutritious meal.

Thanks to the combined efforts of Fayette County Department of Family and Children’s service, area congregations, and the support of community partners, these children received a free lunch every weekday.

This year, Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran, Peachtree City First Baptist Church, New Vision Church in Fayetteville, Peachtree City Presbyterian and the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta and Islamic Speakers Bureau helped with the effort. Read More»