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Religion Briefs 05/11/11

CDM will host Spring Revival
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host Spring Revival Meetings with Pastor Gerald Gibson of River of Grace Temple Christian Church of Jonesboro on Thursday evening, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday evening, May 13, at 8 p.m. For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370. No nursery or child care will be provided.

Cantata planned at Sharpsburg Baptist Read More»

Gosdin birth

Brian and Jana Gosdin of Sharpsburg announce the birth of their son, Jax Bricen Gosdin, born at 5:06 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Fayetteville. He weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Joel and Sandra Gosdin of Woolsey. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Roxy Gadzicki and Dan Schulz of Peachtree City. Great-grandmothers are Margaret Ellington of LaGrange and Shirley Freeman of Clarion, Iowa.

Future firefighters try out their equipment

Future firefighters try out their equipment

Peachtree City hosted the annual Touch a Truck event last week and children of all ages and their families got to tour a wide variety of vehicles. Photo/Michael Boylan.

History (and science) in the making

McIntosh High School sophomores Hannah Mason and Leslie Sellers

For the first time ever, students from Fayette County -- McIntosh High School sophomores Hannah Mason and Leslie Sellers -- competed in the International Sustainable World (Energy, Engineering, and Environment) Project Olympiad, also known as I-SWEEEP, a groundbreaking science fair open to high school students from around the world. I-SWEEEP was held May 4-9 in Houston Texas, with 70 countries and 43 states represented and 601 students and 440 projects competing. Read More»

Phyllis Hutchison Withrow, age 83, of Fayetteville

Phyllis Hutchison Withrow, age 83, of Fayetteville passed away on May 9, 2011 following a long illness with stomach cancer. Phyllis was a member of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She was an active member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities including, Stephen Ministry and Past President of the Ad Loy Ho Sunday School Class. Read More»

Alma Jones Hunter, 103, formerly of Fayetteville

Alma Jones Hunter, 103, formerly of Fayetteville and Hapeville, passed away May 7, 2011 at Laurel Park Nursing Home in Stockbridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Hunter, and brothers James Jones (a former sheriff of Fayette County) and Gerald Jones.

Alma was a member of Hapeville First Baptist Church. Alma retired from Fulton County Board of Education after 27 years as a secretary at North Avenue Elementary School in Hapeville. Read More»

Connie J. Walton, 90, of Fayetteville

Connie J. Walton, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away May 6, 2011.

Mrs. Walton was a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, the East Point Women’s Club, and the Mary Martha circle at FFUMC. Mrs. Walton was also retired from the Fulton County Board of Education.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, James D. Walton; daughter Miriam Hannah of Griffin, Carol & Jerry Light of Fayetteville, and Donna & Jonathan Galucki of Buford; grandchildren Annette, Arlene, Deborah, Jerry, Matt, Andrew, Christa, and Will.; 4 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren. Read More»

Kedron teachers at the spring hoedown

Kedron teachers at the spring hoedown

Kedron teachers performed a Western Cha-Cha slide at the school Spring Hoe-Down. They entertained students and parents at the PTO sponsored event. From back to front are Sarah Lumpkin, Abbie Abel, Sue Keirns, Stacey Barnett, Principal, Mary Margaret Bivings, Vice-Principal, Vicki Rachels, Karen Thurston, Ann Reefe, Nancy Jackson, Delores Wright, Trish Roshelli, Sarah Christman, Teresa Drennan and Ginny Kopec. Photo/Special.

Four new Eagle Scouts and their fathers

Front Row: John Lloyd, Eddie Lloyd, Clay McKinney, Jeff McKinney, Back Row: Jack Lloyd, Will McKinney.

Four Fayette County brothers and cousins, Jack & Eddie Lloyd and Will & Clay McKinney, received their Eagle Scout Awards at a ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City on Sunday.  Only four percent of all boys joining the Boy Scouts eventually receive this highest designation, Eagle Scout. The boys and their fathers have enjoyed years of adventures including paddling the boundary waters with Canada, and hiking the Double H Ranch in New Mexico, culminating in four major service projects to attain their Eagle Scout ranks. Read More»

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