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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.”

Greek appetizers available

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) is offering its annual Greek Appetizers and Pastry Sale just in time for holiday entertaining.

Offered for sale will be Spanakopita (filo pastry filled with spinach, feta and onions) and Tiropites (filo pastry filled with cheeses and herbs) for $10 per dozen and Baklava (filo and nut filled sweet pastry) for $18 per dozen. Read More»

PTCUMC will offer ‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar Tuesday

Peachtree City United Methodist will sponsor a “Surviving the Holidays” seminar Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7-9 p.m.

The seminar is for both those that have lost a loved one and those that have experienced a divorce. The two seminars will be separate but run at the same time.

“The holiday season is approaching and we are aware of how difficult this time of the year is for those experiencing losses,” a spokesperson said. “This seminar is designed to help those going through these difficult ‘firsts’ to make decisions ahead of time.” Read More»

Olivet will celebrate 19th anniversary October 31

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration. Special services are planned for each Sunday during the month of October.

Sunday, Oct. 24 will be Church Homecoming; and Sunday, Oct. 31 is the Church Anniversary. Service times are 7:45, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m.

“Our ministry leadership is working diligently to make our anniversary celebration second to none,” a spokesperson said. “Everyone, regardless of their religious background is welcome to attend services.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/20/10

Public servant appreciation lunch
On Sunday, Oct. 31, from noon to 2 p.m. members of Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will show appreciation to those who serve as public servants in Fayette county (local fire, police, sheriff and EMS officials) by providing them with a complimentary lunch in the George Porter Fellowship Hall. All public servants are welcome. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, contact the church, 770-461-7388. Elder Eddie Thomas is senior pastor.

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Jones-Holt wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Holt

Caroline Jessie Jones and James Matthew Holt were married at First Baptist Church Opelika, Ala.on July 10, 2010. Pastor Cade Farris conducted the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Jones of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of Jessie Marie Bishop and the late Max W. Bishop of Ailey, Ga., and the late Cecil and Alma Jones of Broadstairs, England. She is a 2006 graduate of Landmark Christian School and a 2010 graduate of Auburn University. Read More»

Stanley anniversary

Ray and Evelyn Stanley of Fayetteville

Ray and Evelyn Stanley of Fayetteville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2010.

After meeting on a blind date, they were married in Bay Minette, Ala in 1960. Their children, Renee and Stacey Bright (Jay, Parker, and Julianna) of Fayetteville, Gerri and Andy Davis (Stephanie and Alex) of McDonough, and Jeff Stanley and Bobby Delvaux of Atlanta, hosted a celebration weekend in Blue Ridge. Read More»

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. Read More»

Scouts have rededication service

Scouts have rededication service

Girl Scout Troop 11315 of Service Unit 617 from Peachtree City participated in a rededication and investiture service. Cadettes pictured are Christina Cortes, (Junior) Jana Hust, Julie Lim, Josephine Nelson, Lacee Link, Isabella Adcock and Josephina Reeder. Troop Leaders are Lisa Reeder, Donna Cortes and Kathy Hust. The Troop Host is Hot Spring Spas of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville, died October 15, 2010.

He retired from the Georgia Army National Guard. Mr. McNair worked 13 years for Boise Cascade and then was a 17-year employee of Fayette County Board of Education as a maintenance supervisor.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette McNair; son James R. McNair of Shalimar , FL ; and brother Howard Pierce McNair and wife Anne of Florence, SC. Read More»

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