Community

NFUMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Registration for the event is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church.

The event is open to runners and walkers of all age groups.

This is an officially timed event, and will be held rain or shine. Runners start at 8:30 a.m. and walkers begin at 8:35 am. Winners in each category will receive a trophy. Read More»

F’ville’s Prince of Peace Lutheran Church plans special service for home-schoolers

Home-school families are invited to a Community Chapel Service and Fellowship to be offered at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Hwy. 314 in Fayetteville on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. Pastor Justin Kollmeyer will offer a community non-denominational daytime Children’s Chapel Service for students and parents of home-schooling families. Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for the students will highlight the 30-minute service. Discussion about continuing the services on a regular basis will follow, and a light lunch will be provided. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist will host barbecue, craft sales

Sharpsburg Baptist Church and the women’s service group, the Olive Branch, will host the annual Chicken Q and Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 6413 Ga. Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg.

Space for selling arts and crafts and food items is available for $15. In addition, chicken barbecue is available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a cost of $8 per plate, including 1/2 chicken, slaw, potato chips, bread and tea. Tickets are available by calling 770-251-6963 or walk-up.

For addition questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com

Religion Briefs 09/14/11

Mom’s Circle at COS meets today
Moms’ Circle at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church meets for the first time this fall for brunch today from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the church. The Circle provides mothers an opportunity for fellowship and learning. “99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children” by Kathleen Long Bostrom ($12) will be the basis for discussion. Childcare is provided at no charge for children age 3 and younger. Mothers of preschool and elementary-age children are invited every second Wednesday. For more information call 770-487-8717. Read More»

Farley-Hannah - engagement

Bridgette Rae Farley engaged to Andrew Samuel Hannah

Mr. and Mrs. David Farley of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgette Rae Farley, to Andrew Samuel Hannah, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hannah of Bowdon. Read More»

Kostuch - birth

Brent and Tiffany(Naler) Kostuch of Senoia announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Raymond Kostuch, at 8:01a.m. on April 23, 2011, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville. Nicholas weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Norman and Helen Naler of Brooks and Ray and Darlene Kostuch of Fayetteville.

Links of kindness to join others at Georgia Dome

No good deed goes unlinked at Flat Rock Middle.

The school’s Builders Club is sponsoring a school-wide Random Acts of Kindness program with a goal of creating a giant chain that will wrap throughout the halls, each link representing a kind act of someone at the school. A random act of kindness is any effort of goodwill that students, teachers, and staff do at school, home, or in the community. Read More»

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»