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Daphine Johnson Ray, 80, of Fayetteville

Daphine Johnson Ray, 80, of Fayetteville passed away May 23, 2010.

Mrs. Ray was a life-long musician, an accomplished pianist, vocalist, teacher, director and arranger. She taught privately and in the LaGrange Public Schools, as well as in numerous churches throughout her career. Read More»

Miss Emmy turns 100

Miss Emmy turns 100

Emmy Pound turned 100 years old and members of Fayetteville First Baptist Church helped her to celebrate. She is presented a cake by Brenda Douthit. Miss Emmy was an accountant with Atlanta Gas Light. A distant cousin is in the background, Everett Pound, 87 years old. Photo/Carolyn Cary

Mrs. Marie Luna Hicks of Peachtree City

Mrs. Marie Luna Hicks of Peachtree City, GA died Tuesday May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Hicks was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone. She was preceded in death by her husband Alton D. Hicks.

She is survived by her children, Susan Lowe and her husband Mitch of Peachtree City; Tim Hicks and his wife Leigh of Quechee, VT; Cara Ressler and her husband Rand of Lafayette, La.; 7 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; sister, Carolyn Benson of Huntsville, AL.; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Steven Calvin Knowles, 55, formerly of Fayetteville

Steven Calvin Knowles, 55, of Griffin, formerly of Fayetteville, died May 16, 2010. Read More»

Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale

Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale, GA died May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Kendrick was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Cliftondale and the Lillian Worsham Chapter of the Garden Club of GA. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Read More»

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park, passed away on May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Lambert is survived by her brother, Gene Cleveland and his wife Yvonne of Smyrna; her step-son, John T. Lambert, Jr. of Jonesboro; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Flat Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Flat Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville . Read More»

Ask Father Paul - 05/19/10

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions. Here are a few that I’ve gotten over the years and via email for this column.

Dear father Paul: What about people who have never even heard about Jesus or God? Will God send them to Hell? — Mike.

Dear Mike: Good question. I get this one a lot. Read More»

Christian City’s Annual Night of Hope planned for tomorrow

Christian City will host its annual Night of Hope event to benefit the Children’s Village on May 20 at the Georgia International Convention Center.

Tickets for the event are $125.

Guests will enjoy dinner, a silent auction and an inspiring message from Josh Sundquist, a Paralympic ski racer and nationally known inspirational speaker. He has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the country. Read More»

Hopewell will host chicken barbecue, yard sale Saturday

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will hold its annual Chick-N-Que this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 each.

There will also be a bake sale where desserts may be purchased to go with the meal.

The meal consists of half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread, and iced tea.

A community-wide yard sale will also be held that day. Spaces may be reserved for for $10. Space under the pavilion is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. Read More»

High tea and high fashion

Peachtree City resident and model Athena Cahill makes the rounds. Photo/Special.

Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City sponsored its annual High Tea and Fashion Show on May 1. The group treated 80 guests to a delightful menu of tea sandwiches, Greek delicacies and more. Belk of Fayetteville sponsored the event and provided fashions by designers such as Ralph Lauren. All proceeds will go to charities supported by Philoptochos throughout the country and local counties.

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