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Symphony returns to FFUMC

The Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra will perform a return concert at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and will be sold at the door. Admission is free for students enrolled in the SCS’s orchestra program.

Selections include Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony, Holst’s St. Paul Suite, van Suppe’s “Poet and Peasant” Overture, and Saint-Saens’s “Danse Bacchanale.”

The church is in downtown Fayetteville across fromthe Fayette County Courthouse.

Religion Briefs 10/06/10

Mt. Olive Women’s Revival starts tonight
Mt. Olive Baptist Church will host a Women’s Revival Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 6-8 nightly at 7 p.m. Additionally, Mt. Olive will celebrate Women’s Day Sunday Oct. 10, at the 11 a.m. service. Both men and women are invited to both events. Mt. Olive is at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 North, Fayetteville.

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Saturday Gospel Singings planned

The Grantville Baptist Church in Coweta County will host Saturday Night Gospel sings each Saturday (and one Friday) during the month of October.

Guests include: Oct. 9, New Gospel Lights; Oct. 16, New Life; Friday, Oct. 22, Wayne Chambly, The Christianaires, and Twin Creek; Saturday, Oct. 23, Homegrown and The Toomey Family; and Oct. 30, The Gospel Messengers.

For more information, contact Roy Smith, 770-583-3977 or email depotsinging@yahoo.com. The church is at 45 West Broad St., Grantville.

McDonough Rd. Baptist will offer ‘Fireproof’ Oct. 10

“Fireproof” the movie, starring Kirk Cameron and Erin Bethea, will be presented at McDonough Road Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The 2008 release is about fire captain Caleb Holt and his valiant effort to save his struggling marriage. Living by the old firefighter’s adage Never Leave Your Partner Behind, Holt faces his greatest challenge ever on the home front, and that is rescuing and resuscitating his marriage. The movie is free and open to the public. Read More»

Higgins-Richardson engagement

Elizabeth Haley engaged to Austin Jonathan

Mr. and Mrs. Allan Higgins of Georgetown, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Richardson of Taft, Tenn., formerly of Fayetteville, announce the upcoming marriage of their children Elizabeth Haley and Austin Jonathan.

The bride-to-be works for Keller Realty and will attend the University Of Alabama Birmingham.

The groom-elect is a graduate of Fayette County High School and Samford University. He is working in Birmingham as freelance photographer and graphic designer.

The wedding will be in Georgetown, Texas Nov. 13, 2010. The couple will live in Birmingham.

Yarbrough birth

Chris and Laura (Saheim) Yarbrough of Kennesaw announce the birth of their son, Benjamin James Yarbrough, at 8:04 p.m. on June 1, 2010 at Kennestone Hospital in Kennesaw. Benjamin weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Renee Saheim of Peachtree City and Tim and Cathy Prater of Locust Grove.

Mrs. Brandy Michele Hester Jones, 37, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Brandy Michele Hester Jones, 37, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2010.

Her lovely smile and big blue eyes will always be remembered by her many friends, customers and family. She loved her niece and nephews as well as her dogs, Chelsea and Mason. Read More»

Aline Goforth Cieutat, 83, formerly of Fayetteville

Aline Goforth Cieutat, 83, of Gulfport, FL, died on Friday, October 1, 2010.

Aline was born in Maryville , TN on January 31, 1927. She married Hubert A. Cieutat in 1946. They had four children. Hubert died in February 1973.

She is survived by her son Leon Cieutat of Gay, GA and his wife Joanne, her daughter Sylvia Cieutat Ball and her husband Smith of St. Petersburg, FL and her daughter-in-law Edie Cieutat of Peachtree City, GA. Read More»

Mr. Eugene Lamar Thomas, 75, of Fayetteville

Mr. Eugene Lamar Thomas, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away on September 30, 2010.

Mr. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, James David Thomas, Sr. and Hattie Viola Holsomback Thomas; brother J.D. Thomas, Jr.; sister Dora Ferree. Read More»

Southern Crescent Alzheimers Memory Walk 2010 draws a special crowd

Southern Crescent Alzheimers Memory Walk 2010 draws a special crowd

Memories live forever in the hearts of the mass of people who made their way to Peachtree Saturday morning for the 11th Annual Southern Crescent Alzheimers Memory Walk held outside the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater. The 5K walk/run brought families from across metro Atlanta's Southern Crescent to the event intended to continue the awareness of and foster research for the disease that has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 Georgians. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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