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Lisa Mullin Lenhardt, 48, of Peachtree City

Lisa Mullin Lenhardt, 48, of Peachtree City, GA died November 3, 2010 at her home surrounded by her family.

Lisa was born in Alexandria, VA. She attended Mt. Vernon High School in Alexandria, VA; Averett College in Danville, VA and Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. She was very active in the Starr's Mill High School Booster Club. Lisa was a very loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents M. Q. “Pete” Mullin & Marion Hicks Mullin. Read More»

Mr. John Edward Richardson of Newnan

Mr. John Edward Richardson of Newnan died Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Huckaby Richardson of Newnan; children: Trae Richardson and his girlfriend Whitney McBrayer; Ryan Richardson and his girlfriend Courtney Bailey; Maxie Richardson, all of Fayetteville; stepchildren: Benjamin Huckaby and Nicki Huckaby both of Newnan; parents, David and Ann (Hayes) Richardson of Fayetteville; brother, James Richardson of Griffin; grandparents, Royce and Martha Richardson of Fayetteville, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Read More»

Fayette family seeks help after house fire

For Ronnie and Brenda Mask it is a difficult matter of starting over. The Fayette County couple had been slowly making a number of renovations to an old house in Meriwether County they bought nearly 10 years ago until the house burned to the ground in early October. Without insurance until the electric meter could be turned on, the couple have begun the slow process of starting to rebuild from scratch on what was to be their new home. Read More»

Orbin D. Howell, Jr., age 89

Orbin D. Howell, Jr.

Orbin D. Howell, Jr., died Tuesday, October 19, 2010, ten days short of his 90th birthday. Funeral services were held Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11:00AM at First Presbyterian Church in Macon with the Reverend Chip Miller and the Reverend John Kinser officiating. Burial followed at Macon Memorial Park.

Mr. Howell was born in Macon, GA to the late Orbin D. and Annie Dean Howell. He was also predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Virginia G. Howell. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 11/03/10

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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 that I have gotten in my ministry and via email for this column.

Dear father Paul: I’m kind of confused. What does it mean to repent? Is it just confessing my sins and asking for forgiveness? I’ve done that lots of times and I don’t feel any better. — Ricardo. Read More»

Rolling Hills youth group collects food for the needy

Rolling Hills Baptist Church members participating in the food drive shown above (L-R) Maddie Mercer, Evan Mercer, Pete Mercer, Anna Farrington, Douglas Wood, Mitchell Camp, Devin Camp, Catherine Trebotte, Josh Hughes, Jimbo Alldredge, Riley Williamson, and Ryan Williamson. Photo/Special.

Several members of the youth group from Rolling Hills Baptist Church descended on the Lakeside subdivision in Fayetteville Oct. 24 to collect food in support of needy families in Fayette County. All the food collected was donated to the Real Life Center in Tyrone to stock its food pantry. The food drive took place over two Sundays; the first to distribute flyers and donation bags, and the second to collect the filled bags. Read More»

Shop FFUMC’s Christmas Marketplace this Saturday

The 21st annual Christmas Marketplace will be held Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the United Methodist Women and will include more than 60 unique vendors, children’s clothing consignment, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale. Proceeds support church missions.

Donated items are still being accepted and may be dropped off at the church, 175 East Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek Baptist

Logan Smith, the 13-year-old gospel singing sensation from Covington, will appear in concert at Flat Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.

Logan began singing at the age of seven and has appeared with the Gaither Homecoming Tour many times. He recorded his first CD, “The Journey Begins,” at the age of 10 and has since recorded several more.

The concert at Flat Creek is free and open to the community.

For more information on Logan go to www.logansmithministries.com or www.myspace.com/logan smithsings. Read More»

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at FFBC

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a free seminar entitled, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church’s worship center, 205 Stonewall Ave. (one block from the Fayette County Courthouse), Fayetteville.

Childcare will be provided if needed.

The seminar is for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death and features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced this particular type of grief. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 5 & 6

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, an annual major fundraiser for Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Six beautiful homes within Fayette County will be on the tour this year, including restored historic dwellings, an ecologically friendly home, and the home of an interior designer.

Proceeds will go to Square Foot Ministry to assist in the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center. Read More»

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