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Mrs. Berenice B. Anderson, 80, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Berenice B. Anderson, 80, of Fayetteville, died September 19, 2010.

Berenice was born December 1, 1929 in Akeley, Minnesota. After her marriage to Donald Anderson in 1951, they moved to the Atlanta area where she devoted her life to her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald M. Anderson, son Donald Curtis Anderson, granddaughter Naomi Anderson, brother Art Brault, and sister Ruth Harris. Read More»

Mrs. Opal Rhodes Gressett of Fayetteville

Mrs. Opal Rhodes Gressett, of Fayetteville, died September 17, 2010.

She was a faithful member of College Park Second Baptist and McDonough Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Odie Gressett.

She is survived by her daughter Cindy & John Christopher of Fayetteville; grandsons Michael Snyder of Newnan and his fiancé Elisa Healey, and Steven and Amanda Snyder of Flowery Branch; great-grandson Dylan Snyder; sister Evelyn Puckett of Chunky, MS; sisters-in-law Ruth Gressett of AL, Janet Rogers of MS, and Ileen Gressett of CA; as well as several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Alexander Joseph Topp, Jr., 93

Alexander Joseph Topp, Jr., 93, of Northbrook, Illinois and Peachtree City, GA, passed away September 12, 2010. Read More»

Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2010.

Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his parents Ben and Mary Spears Jones; one sister and five brothers. Read More»

Leonard Gene Hespenheide of Peachtree City

Hespenheide, Leonard Gene died September 11, 2010. Survived by sons Nathan (Molly) and Sean, stepdaughter Katherine Davis, and stepson Justin Davis, granddaughter Kira Hespenheide, and brothers Mark (Jane), Eric (Judy Hicks) and Gary (Ilise Kremer), as well as countless friends. Len was a resident of the Detroit area for 20 years before he relocated to Peachtree City, Georgia where he lived for 23 years. He volunteered with numerous groups in Peachtree City, most notably his church, while dealing with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis. Read More»

A 9/11 walk for freedom in Peachtree City

A 9/11 walk for freedom in Peachtree City

Nearly 200 residents of Fayette and Coweta participated Saturday in the Freedom Walk that preceded the Patriot Day ceremonies at Falcon Field in Peachtree City. The ceremonies were held at Veteran Memorial Park and included remarks by Korean War veteran Bob McCubbins. Story and photo on Page A8. Photo/Ben Nelms.

OM gets new president, CEO

The board of directors of Operation Mobilization (OM), with headquarters in Tyrone, announced that as of July 2010 Andrew Scott has assumed responsibility as president and CEO of OM USA. Dr. Rick Hicks, who served as president of OM USA for the past 15 years, will now serve OM International as the North American area leader. Read More»

Best of the summer ...

Best of the summer ...

One of the most popular religion events of the summer was the music camp hosted by All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City. An unprecedented 100 children finished the camp. Above, professional guitar instructor Jeff Shephard leads the strings lab, teaching the children the components of the guitar. Children in the lab are: (L-R) Ethan Hunt, Henry Ravita, Dalton Toner, Caroline Alford, Alexa Bowman, Abby Rauch and Morgan Rover. Photo/Special.

Word of Life Free Methodist will offer special six-week “Fearless” lecture series

Word of Life Free Methodist Church in Fayetteville will present a lecture series each Sunday entitled “Fearless” beginning this Sunday Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.

The six week series investigates the fear Americans are living in every day from terrorists, swine flu, layoffs, and foreclosures.

The Rev. Greg Nitchman will lead participants through a biblical study teaching how you should and could live fearlessly, utilizing Max Lucado’s book, “Fearless” as a guide. Read More»

Christianity, Science, the Bible conference starts tomorrow at Heritage in Fayetteville

Heritage Church in Fayetteville will host a free conference on Christianity, Science, and the Bible Sept, 16-18, from 6:30 - 9 p.m. each evening.

The conference will feature Professor A.C. McIntosh of Leeds University, England, and Dr. Charles Thaxton of Peachtree City, and will be held at Heritage Church, 150 Lester Road, Fayetteville. Refreshments will be provided.

On Thursday, Sept. 16, Thaxton (6:30) will lecture on Christianity and Science, and McIntosh (7:30) will address Design Intelligence and the Word of God. Read More»

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