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Final Toys for Tots collection at PTC Walmart Dec. 11-12

Hank Berkowitz, local coordinator for Toys For Tots, helps Narty Waters load her contributions into the Toys For Tots collection box during a toy collection drive outside the Walmart in Peachtree City December 4 and 5. Photo/Special.

Drive aimed at helping local children in Fayette

To make it easier to help local children through the well-known Toys for Tots campaign, a local group of active and retired Marines has undertaken efforts here to make sure toys collected in Fayette County

A toy drop will be set up at the Walmart store in Peachtree City Saturday and Sunday, and there is a specific need for toys for boys or girls between 9 and 14 years old, organizers said.

The drive is being led by the Clyde Thomason Detachment of the Marine Corps League, which is working in conjunction with the Atlanta area Toys for Tots drive. Read More»

Preparing a happy Thanksgiving

Preparing a happy Thanksgiving

Coordinator Helen Ragsdale (blue sweater) and Elizabeth Roy ready a portion of the more than 100 Thanksgiving meals delivered to shut-ins across Fayette County by a mass of volunteers from Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Those receiving meals on Thanksgiving morning were also treated to gift bags provided by the church, plates decorated by Boy Scouts and special Thanksgiving cards from the Peachtree City UMC kids. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Preparing a happy Thanksgiving

Preparing a happy Thanksgiving

Coordinator Helen Ragsdale (blue sweater) and Elizabeth Roy ready a portion of the more than 100 Thanksgiving meals delivered to shut-ins across Fayette County by a mass of volunteers from Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Those receiving meals on Thanksgiving morning were also treated to gift bags provided by the church, plates decorated by Boy Scouts and special Thanksgiving cards from the Peachtree City UMC kids. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Robert H. Stone, 91, of Fayetteville

Robert H. Stone, 91, of Fayetteville, died November 30, 2010.

Mr. Stone was born to Judge and Artie Stone in Cullman County, AL on April 26, 1919. He married his love, Laurlene “Billie” Burgett, daughter of Z.D. and Vera Burgett, on December 27, 1938 and they were married for 72 years. He proudly served his country as a WWII vet, was a Mason for 54 years, as well as a member of Lisbon Baptist Church. In 1952 he moved his family to Fayetteville from Guntersville, AL. He retired from the Fayette County Board of Education as a mail carrier and a bus driver. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 12/01/10

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Dear Father Paul: I am confused about all of the controversy in the church over gay clergy. Did not Jesus teach love, acceptance and inclusiveness? Read More»

MRBC presents musical drama ‘The Birth’ Dec. 5

The McDonough Road Baptist Church celebration choir and orchestra will present “The Birth” next Sunday, Dec. 5, at 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m. The musical/drama is built around the story of two brave young women who face tremendous obstacles on the way to the births of their first child. Along the way, they make a great discovery about God’s presence and strength. Read More»

Christmas Tour of Homes is this Saturday, Sunday

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s 2010 Christmas Tour of Homes is Sat., Dec. 4 and Sun., Dec. 5 from 1 – 5 p.m. The community is invited to tour beautifully and seasonally decorated homes including the 1855 Holliday Dorsey Fife House and Prime Financial. Read More»

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