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Chili connoisseurs

Chili connoisseurs

The winners of the Line Creek Civitan Chili Challenge were People’s Choice: Trinity Air, first place and Pelly Belly’s Chili, second place. Judge’s Choice: Individual — 19th Bowl Chili (Jason Connolly), first place, Racing Good Chili (Gary Glass), second place. Commercial — Edwards Jones Investments, first place, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, second place. Youth — Sandy Creek High School Auto Club. Best decorated booth — Trinity Air, first place, Oh So Caliente 10 Pepper Chili (Ken Schrader), second place. Read More»

Tyrone Elementary selects Teacher of the Year

Tyrone Elementary selects Teacher of the Year

Mr. Pollard, Principal at Tyrone Elementary, surprised Andee Watt with a dozen roses for being voted Teacher of the Year by her peers. Watt has taught 5th grade for five years at Tyrone Elementary and has been in the county for 10 years. Photo/Kim Marshall

FIS students say thanks to our troops

FIS students say thanks to our troops

The Bert Show is collecting letters of thanks so that every single soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive a letter of gratitude on Thanksgiving Day. Fayetteville Intermediate School students decided to join the endeavor and each student has written a letter to these deserving women and men. The three students pictured with a few of the letters are, from left, William Anong, fourth grader in Ms. Strait's class, Samantha Young, third grader in Ms. Zelagin's class, and Briann Heinssen, 5th grader in Ms. Haren's class. Photo/Special.

Ask Father Paul

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people in their congregations and people they meet. Here are a few questions that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Marketplace is this Saturday

Carol Key displays some of the jewelry she will offer for sale at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Christmas Marketplace scheduled for  this Saturday at the church. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and supports 12 local charities and missions. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host the 22nd annual Christmas Market Place on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 70 unique craft vendors along with gently used treasures at the bric-a-brac sale.

Donations may be dropped off at the church until the sale.

Shoppers can scour the marketplace for jewelry, carpentry, stained glass, monogramming, decorative art, smocked dresses, Christmas wreaths and other great treasures. Read More»

Gospel of John study starts at Christ the King in Sharpsburg

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A Bible study exploring the Gospel of John will begin Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg.

The study will involve a chapter-by-chapter (and sometimes a verse-by-verse) approach to the book. The study will be held in the fellowship hall and begins at 7:30 p.m. each week. Read More»

New Hope’s run/walk is this weekend

Heart Cry Ministry at New Hope Baptist Church will sponsor its 11th Annual 5K Run/ Walk, Kid’s Fun Run, “Footsteps for the Orphan,” including a pasta dinner, and silent auction Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5.

The run/walk will be Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 a.m., 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville. Pre-Registration is $20 if received by Oct. 28 ($15 for Kid’s Fun Run). Registration after the 28th is $25 ($20 for Kids Fun Run). All proceeds will benefit Heart Cry’s Orphan Ministry. Read More»

NHBC, FBCJ to take Operation Christmas Child donations

While many Fayetteville families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers is focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas. Fayetteville families are participating in the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind — Operation Christmas Child — an effort that has hand-delivered 86 million gifts to kids worldwide since 1993. Read More»

FUMC offers its first ‘Fitness Open House’ November 7-10

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) is offering several different fitness classes and is hosting a Fitness Open House Nov. 7 - 10.

Anyone is welcome to attend any of the classes at no charge for an introduction to each format.

“Don’t let the winter weather keep you cooped up in your house on the couch,” said Kristin Heiden, minister of Christian formation. “These classes offer a fun, low-cost opportunity for fitness and fellowship. Come find a class that’s right for you.”

The following classes are available: Read More»

Rainbow groups forming at Holy Trinity

Rainbows is a program that fosters emotional healing for children and teens who are grieving a loss due to a death, divorce, deployment, or other emotional trauma.

Rainbow Groups are now forming and sessions will begin in January, 2012 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. For more information, contact Rebecca Capezzuto, 678-478-1737 or 770-487-7672.

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