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Woolsey will host several guest speakers at ‘Changed Crusade’

The public is invited to Woolsey Baptist Church’s Changed Crusade Sunday-Wednesday, Nov. 6-9. The theme comes from 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Christ He is a new creation.”

Larry Wynn will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Wynn is senior vice president for the Evangelism and Leadership Development Group at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). He has been a pastor and was president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/19/11

CDM offers grant writing seminar
CDM/PSA Projects will present a Grant Writing Seminar Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m .to 6 p.m. Seating is limited to the first 20 people to register. The venue will be Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 104 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn. Contact the CDM office or visit www.christ-discipleship-ministries.org and click on the link at the top of the home page. Or contact the CDM office by calling 770-969-8370.

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Arthur Amavisco Mendoza, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Arthur "Art" Amavisco Mendoza, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 14, 2011 at the age of 79. Read More»

Martha Joyce Malcom, age 79

Martha Joyce Malcom died on Oct. 15, 2011. She was married to Col. (ret.) Ben S. Malcom of Fayetteville, Ga.

Joyce was born July 14, 1932 in Augusta, Ga. She was the daughter of Robert and Rosa Swint. Joyce's' mother died of pneumonia six months after Joyce was born. She was raised by her grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Albert Barksdale of Bastonville, Ga.

Joyce graduated from Gibson High School and the Augusta Business College. She then worked as a secretary for the Savannah River Nuclear facility (DuPont). Read More»

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 10, 2011. 

He served in the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam. He then became owner and operator of the Midas Muffler shop in Fayetteville.

Mr. Smith was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoke Smith, Sr. and Margaret Smith; and son, Trey Smith.  Read More»

Leadership Fayette seeking alumni for reunion reception

The Fayette Chamber cordially invites all Leadership Fayette graduates to a reception to reconnect with others who have completed the program since its inception in 1980. The reception will be Tuesday, November 1, 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Old Train Depot, 250 Lanier Avenue East in downtown Fayetteville.

This is wonderful opportunity to reunite class members as well as meet alumni from other classes. There is no cost to attend the event. Read More»

Giusti signing new book Oct. 27

Giusti signing new book Oct. 27

Local Christian suspense author Debby Giusti will sign her latest book, “The Captain’s Mission” at Omega Book Center, Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4:3-6:30 p.m. Proceeds will assist the Advice and Aid Pregnancy Problem Center, a non-profit crisis pregnancy center serving women in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. Giusti has published nine novels and was recently awarded the National Readers’ Choice Award for her writing. Photo/Special.

Doughnuts are easier than apples

Doughnuts are easier than apples

You can keep your apples; these girls go for doughnuts. It was definitely an event for everyone in the family. Legacy Christian Church on Oct. 8 held its Fall Family Frenzy at the Seavy Street Park in Senoia where down-home entertainment for kids young and old was the order of the day. Currently meeting in north Fayette County, the church has broken ground for its new home on Rockaway Road in Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Costume swap for Halloween

Costume swap for Halloween

This isn’t really Kermit. It’s Brynn, 1-year-old daughter of Christy and Travis Carroll of Newnan, who is modeling an outfit from the fourth annual Costume Swap at the Summit Family YMCA. The swap is in the Child Watch lobby. “Bring in a gently used costume from a previous year and swap it for another,” said Amy Girouard, Child Watch Director. The Summit Family Y is on Ga. Highway 34 and serves Fayette and Coweta counties. Photo/Special.

Congressman John Lewis, Keynote Speaker at Fayette NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund banquet

The Freedom Fund Banquet Committee is planning its 14th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Hotel in Peachtree City.

This year’s banquet theme is “Standing on the Legacy of our Past, Forging an Understanding for the Future.” The Keynote Speaker will be Congressman John Lewis. Read More»

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