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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»

Religion Briefs 03/08/11

Ash Wednesday service set at PTC Pres.
First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City will host an Ash Wednesday Service on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 pm. All are invited to worship as Christians enter the Lenten season. Traditionally, Lent is a time of fasting and prayer in preparation of the Easter season. First Presbyterian Church is at 206 Willowbend Rd. For more information, call 770-487-7757.

Lenten services start at St. Paul Lutheran Read More»

Piribek-Team engagement

Courtney Rachel Piribek engaged to Robert Alston Team III

Col. John Piribek of Peachtree City and Ms. Susan Piribek of Lexington, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Rachel Piribek of Newport Beach, Calif., to Robert Alston Team III, also of Newport Beach. Read More»

Beach-Klein engagement

Betsy Lynn Beach engaged to David Gregory Klein

Ms. Cathy Beach of Peachtree City and W. Scott Beach of Sharpsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Betsy Lynn Beach, to David Gregory Klein, son of Judge and Mrs. Richard Klein of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of The University of Georgia’s College of Education where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English education, and of Georgia Southern University’s College of Education where she earned a master’s degree in instructional technology. She is currently employed by Gwinnett County Public Schools as a technology coordinator. Read More»

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»

Michael Lee Smithwick, age 58 of Fayetteville

Michael Lee Smithwick

Mr. Michael Lee Smithwick, age 58 of Fayetteville, GA joined our loving Lord on March 3, 2011. He was born on February 5, 1953 in Marietta, GA to Odell and Imogene Smithwick. Michael began a career in construction at an early age and continued on to become a General Contractor and talented craftsman. He was a loving, dedicated husband and devoted parent who had a passion for Nascar, fishing, and western movies. Read More»

Roam the Dome

Roam the Dome

Members from the Metro Fayette Kiwanis accompanied 49 students and eight teachers from Whitewater High School, Sandy Creek High School and Flat Rock Middle School to the state capitol for their annual trek to Roam the Dome. They had their picture made with Gov. Nathan Deal, Sen. Ronnie Chance, and Rep. John Yates. Photo/Special

2011 Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner to honor Dan Cathy

Community leaders and members of the Fayette business community will gather at the 2011 Fayette County Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner. 

The second annual dinner is a fundraiser for the Flint River Council.  Funds raised support the local scouting program and help keep the costs of scouting down for the local boys who participate in scouting.  Last year’s dinner raised $67, 642 and organizers are hoping to top that number this year.  Read More»

Jean McLaurine Cassimus, 87, of Fayetteville

Jean McLaurine Cassimus

Jean McLaurine Cassimus, 87, of Fayetteville, GA, went to be with the Lord on March 6, 2011. Jean showed godly hospitality to all who entered her home and was an active servant of those in need. She also served faithfully in Grace Evangelical Church for many years.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, William Dawson Cassimus, brother George McLaurine, and sister Eunice McLaurine Stevens.

Jean leaves behind her four children, Bill, Ann, Cathy and Randy, their spouses, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Read More»

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»

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