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Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville

Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2010.

Mr. Croteau has been a Mason for many years and was a nurse in Florida until 1998.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jackie Gray; son David Croteau; daughter Kathleen Provencher; step-son Arvil Lee Callihan; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, June, Catherine, Virginia, Ann and Janice; brothers, Tom and Lynn, Jr.; sister-in-law Lucille Semon; five sisters; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 10, 2010.

Mrs. Howard is preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, brother, niece and son, Gregory Lee Howard. Read More»

Dale Carl Peterson, 60, of Fayetteville

Dale Carl Peterson of Fayetteville, GA, 60, passed away on October 8, 2010.

Dale was born in Minneapolis, MN on November 7, 1949.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Lynette (Thompson), two brothers, Dr. Reece Peterson (Barbara) of Lincoln, NE, Curt Peterson of Brainerd, MN , nephew Leif Peterson (Cara) and great niece Avery of Kansas City, KS and niece, Jarren Peterson of Minneapolis.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Doris (Schiebe) Peterson. Read More»

Mr. Jerry Cobb, 70, of Peachtree City

Jerry R. Cobb—a decorated Vietnam veteran and a community leader in aviation—died peacefully on Sunday, October 10, in Atlanta with his family at his side. He was 70. Read More»

Quilters donate pillowcases to Gracie's Closet

Quilters donate pillowcases to Gracie's Closet

Members of the Quilters Guild of the Southern Crescent displaying community service pillowcases made as part of the One Million Pillowcase Challenge.  The group will donate these pillowcases to Fayette Youth Protection Homes Gracie's Closet.  Join the Quilaters for an upcoming meeting.  They meet in the evening on the fourth Thursday of the month and during the day the first Friday of the month.  E-mail qgscmembership@gmail.com for more information.

Warm clothing needed for foster care children

Warm clothing needed for foster care children

Gracie’s Closet, the clothing and supply resource center of Fayette Youth Protection Homes, Inc. (FYPH), is in need of new or gently used children's clothing (babies through teenage sizes).  The clothing will be given to local children living in foster care and the organization’s residential group home, the Friday-Johnson Home.
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October is Clergy Appreciation Month

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Are you appreciating your staff?

Since 1994, the folks at Focus on the Family have led churches to emphasize “Clergy Appreciation Month” and show appreciation to their pastors and staff year round, but especially during the month of October.

Why? Because it’s biblical. The apostle Paul wrote in I Timothy 5:17, “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.” Read More»

Angel Food: Help for needy families

The Summit Church in Fayette County is a local distribution area for Angel Food Ministries.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com), an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need, offers relief to families in 45 states.

Angel Food provides individuals and families with fresh, brand name food for a fraction of the retail price. By purchasing food in bulk, directly from some of the top suppliers in the country, food is discounted by up to 50 percent of retail. Read More»

CTK celebrates anniversary, welcomes new members

New members (L-R, first row) Rhianna Benson; Rainee Lyn Head; Angela Northrup; Marie Safreed; Ruth Dickinson, Leta Dickinson, Seth Dickinson, Susanne Dickinson, and Isaac Dickinson. SEcond row (L-R) Melissa Benson, Kyle Benson; Chris Northrup, Senoia; Steve Safreed; Paul Dickinson, and David Dickinson. Third row, clergy (L-R) Deacon Bill Shelton; Deacon Jim Gardner, Tyrone; Deacon David Neece, Bishop David Epps; Deacon Scott Quinn; Deacon Tony McGee; Deacon James Taylor.

The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg celebrated the church’s 14th anniversary by confirming or receiving several new members.

The church began in a living room with 19 people in 1996 and relocated to the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City for six years.

The congregation then occupied its new sanctuary and a fellowship hall and classroom were later added at the location on Ga. Highway 34 in Coweta County.

Services are held every Sunday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Read More»

Get ready for Bethany UMC’s historic ‘Perlieu Stew’ sale

Members of Bethany United Methodist Church in north Fayette County are gearing up for a yearly tradition that dates back to 1908 — the annual cooking and sale of the Perlieu Stew. This year’s sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, from noon until 5 p.m. — or until the stew is sold out. Read More»