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Military chaplain in Kuwait gets help from bus drivers

Linda Mosley (right) displays the envelope containing the $500 check for the military chaplain in Kuwait as Linda Voyles and Transportation Director Michael Jennings look on.

Efforts by the school system’s transportation department to help deployed troops is well known in Kuwait, so much so that a United States military chaplain contacted the department for assistance. Read More»

DAR gets Tyrone proclamation for Constitution Week

DAR gets Tyrone proclamation for Constitution Week

James Waldrop Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution representative Bebe Moore is presented a Constitution Week proclamation by Tyrone Mayor Don Rehwaldt at the Sept. 1 Town Council meeting. The proclamation was presented on behalf of DAR’s various ongoing efforts to the community and the nation. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Built during Great Depression, Fayetteville’s iconic Log Cabin needs help

exterior photo of the American Legion Log Cabin in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

By ROBERT LADD
American Legion Post 105 Historian

Fayetteville’s historic and iconic Log Cabin was completed in late August or early September 1936, 75 years ago. The Log Cabin is located at 180 Glynn Street South (Ga. Highway 85) in downtown Fayetteville, just south of the old Fayette Courthouse and across the street from the Fayette County Administrative Complex. Read More»

Griffin Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court Judge Tarey B. Schell, 72, of Peachtree City and Tybee Island, Ga.

Griffin Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court Judge Tarey B. Schell, 72, of Peachtree City and Tybee Island, Georgia died at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia on September 7, 2011.

Prior to his current title, Tarey served as the presiding Judge of the Juvenile Court Griffin Circuit from 2004 to 2008. He was the Associate Judge of the Juvenile Court Griffin Circuit from 1999 - 2004. He was graduated from the Georgia State University School of Law in 1990 and was a partner in the law firm of Burn and Schell from 1990 to 2004. Read More»

Dunk Fayetteville mayor and others at Lunch on the Lawn

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host another wonderful opportunity for locals to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy beautiful weather, music, and entertainment on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse square
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Lunch on the Lawn will take place from 11: 30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event.

The Rotary Club of Fayetteville will be selling hot dog lunch combos for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 09/07/11

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

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

Dear Father Paul: If you had to give (in your opinion) just one verse from the Bible which best describes God’s view of the situation in America today, what would it be? — Randy Read More»

Bethany UMC to celebrate 155 years

Bethany United Methodist Church, one of the oldest churches in Fayette County, will celebrate 155 years of service to the community with a Homecoming celebration on Sept. 18. Morning worship will be at 10:55 a.m. with lunch following. The Rev. Bruce Handy will deliver the sermon.

The event will also feature special singing. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a well-filled basket to share. Read More»

Food available for 200 families Sept. 22

Mobile Food Pantry. Photo/Special.

Pictured above is the Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the Atlanta Community Food Bank in partnership with the Real Life Center in Tyrone, working together to help families who are struggling to make ends meet. The mobile food pantry will be held this month at the Dogwood Church parking lot, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North,Tyrone on Sept 22 and will serve the first 200 eligible families. For more information, call the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. Photo/Special.

CORRECTED DATE — Harp’s Crossing plans special service on Saturday for 9/11

Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church will host a special commemorative service [NOTE CORRECTED DATE] Saturday evening in remembrance of events of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, with doors open at 6:30.

Special guest speaker will be Rear Adm. Deborah Loewer who was director of the White House situation room on Sept. 11, 2001. Loewer will present a glimpse of what actually occurred as she accompanied former President George W. Bush throughout that tragic day and the days that followed. Read More»

Sharpsburg’s Cathedral of Christ the King will observe 15th anniversary this Sunday

Christ the King Church will celebrate its 15th anniversary as a church on Sunday, Sept. 11. Two services will be held, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 10 a.m.

Started as a prayer group with 19 people in a residence in Sharpsburg, the church held its first Sunday morning service at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City on the second Sunday of September 1996. Read More»

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