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Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville

Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville, died March 9, 2011.

She was employed by Coca-Cola for 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents Olin and Ibera Howell, and her sister Carol Simon.

She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Russell Dusenbury; son Jody Dusenbury of Fayetteville; sister Kathy (Milton) Fisher of Fayetteville; loving nieces Laurie (Joey) Baker of McDonough and Kristy (Kim) Alley of Locust Grove, and several other nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. McEachern was a member of Lisbon Baptist Church and retired from Ford Motor Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, L.V. “Jim” and Velma Williams McEachern and his brother Lowell McEachern. Read More»

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. Ison was a member of Christ Church at Whitewater.

He is survived by his beloved wife Jean Ison; daughter, Judy Cochran and her husband Kevin of Williamson; four grandchildren; brothers, Charles Ison and his wife Peggy of Fayetteville, and Bobby Ison and his wife Susie of Brooks; sister, Annie Lou Fisher of Brooks; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant goers and participants enjoyed a day of beauty and fun while helping support one of Fayette’s largest cancer research and prevention fundraising events.

The sixth annual Miss South Fayette County Beauty Pageant, held at Brooks Elementary on Mar. 5, raised $1,500 to benefit Relay for Life. Each year the pageant’s proceeds are donated to a worthy cause; this marks the first year the funds have gone to Relay for Life. Read More»

Spring Training

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I write today about Spring Training. But, no, not the baseball kind. The Spiritual kind. Yes, we do actually need a good Spring Training for our spiritual lives, just as the baseball players need a good Spring Training to learn the game all over again and get themselves ready for another long and successful season. We need a good Spiritual Spring Training to get ourselves ready again for a long and successful Spiritual experience in this life and our life for eternity. Read More»

All Saints, Word of God join for Ash Wednesday service

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City and the recently formed Word of God Lutheran Church will conduct joint Ash Wednesday services March 9. Services will begin at noon and 7 p.m. in the All Saints multi-purpose room at 225 South Peachtree Parkway. The Rev. Michael Fry of All Saints and the Rev. Larry Lystig of Word of God will both officiate.

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent — the 40 weekdays before Easter. As Jesus fasted 40 days in the wilderness before embarking on his ministry, so Christians have long undertaken a 40-day preparation for the Easter celebration. Read More»

Lenten lunches begin today at Fayetteville First Methodist

The Lenten Lunch program held annually by Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will begin today, March 9, at noon with a light lunch and a brief program given by the Rev. Mark Westmoreland, senior minister at FFUMC. Cost of the lunch is $2.

Lunches will continue each Thursday during Lent, beginning March 17, with a different speaker each week and light lunch provided by the United Methodist Women’s circle groups.

The Ash Wednesday worship service, with imposition of ashes, will be held this evening at 6:30 p.m. Read More»

Holy Trinity’s Dia de la Familia Health Fair set for March 26

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will hold its ninth Annual “Dia de la Familia” Health Fair on Saturday, March 26, from 8 a.m. until noon.

Once again the fair will offer a variety of free health screenings for such things as breast cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, vision, hearing, dental and much more.

Representatives will be on hand from many local associations such as United Way, Head Start, Life Link and many others explaining to participants how they can benefit from the free services they offer. Read More»

PTC First Presbyterian preschool, kindergarten opens registration

Registration for the Peachtree City First Presbyterian Kindergarten and Preschool is now open to the general public on a first come first serve basis. Morning classes are offered for children ages 2-5.

The purpose of the school is to nourish spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social and physical growth in the students. Individual teaching is stressed so each child progress at his/her own speed.

To receive an application or to tour the facility located in the heart of Peachtree City, call 770-487-3699. Read More»

Old-fashioned southern gospel sings continue at Grantville First Baptist

The old-fashioned gospel singings, formerly held at the Old Train Depot in Grantville, are now being held at the First Baptist Church in Grantville. Singings are hosted each forth Friday and Saturday night and are free.

The next singings will be on Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and will feature Voices of Grace from Columbus, Tonya Bean of Columbus, and One Accord, also from Columbus.

Saturday’s singing, March 26, will be at 7 p.m. and will feature The Paul Family from Buchanan, Through the Fire from Montgomery, Ala., and DeWayne Cook from Grantville. Read More»

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