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Thurman D. York, 75, a pioneer in Peachtree City

Thurman D. York, 75, a resident of Tyrone, formerly of Peachtree City, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2010.

Thurman was born in Skiatook, OK on July 14, 1934, the son of Clifford R. and Beatrice Harrington York. He was the fifth child of six children. The family moved to California when he was a young boy. While living there, he married Dorothy Ann Piggott.

He was a Navy-Korean veteran, where he was supervisor of the machine shop on the USS Bolster and the USS Delta. In 1967 he was transferred with Westinghouse to Peachtree City, GA where he opened the golf cart manufacturing plant. Read More»

Newnan honors local Lions Club with a proclamation for White Cane Day

JoAnn Burns (Lions Club member), 'Pilot' The Therapy Dog, Gina Weathersby, Robby Smith (Lions Club member), Bob Smith (Lions Club member), Peter Burns (Lions Club secretary), Moreland Mayor Josh Evans (President- Elect Lions Club) and Newnan Mayor Keith Brady. Photo/Special.

The City of Newnan honored the visually impaired proclaiming Apr. 3 as White Cane Day. Read More»

Ms. Viva Lorene Huddleston, 89, of Fayetteville

Ms. Viva Lorene Huddleston, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 30, 2010. Ms. Huddleston was a dedicated member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Read More»

How close will you come?

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I’ve always said that someday I’m going to design a church to fit the natural instincts of most people. The main element will be pews on a conveyor belt. When people walk into the church, there will be only one pew available — in the back, of course — just where everybody wants to sit! Then, when the back pew fills up, the whole pew would move to the front on a conveyor belt, and a new empty pew would pop up in the back for the next group of people and so on. Read More»

Lenten lunches conclude Thursday

The last in the series of Lenten lunches will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. The church annually hosts Lenten lunches weekly during Lent and offers a light lunch and a brief lesson provided by church members or other guest speakers.

Thursday’s lunch will be hosted by the Ethel Taylor Circle and Ed Steil will be the speaker.

FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville.

For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Authentic processional

Parishioner Doug Abrams and “Monty” the donkey listen to instructions about their parts for the procession.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City celebrated Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week last Sunday with a processional commemorating the arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. Parishioner Doug Abrams and “Monty” the donkey listened to instructions about their parts just before the procession began. All Saints is at 225 South Peachtree Parkway. Photo/Special.

New LLMs installed at CTK

Shown (L-R), David Epps, Richard and Christi Thompson of Newnan, Nancy Wine of Sharpsburg, Jon Paul Landon of Senoia, Dan Hale, and Donna Turner of Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Several licensed liturgical ministers, also known as lay eucharistic ministers, were installed at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. The ministers received training by Father Dan Hale, Peachtree City, canon liturgist in the Mid-South Diocese, and will operate locally under the direction of Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone. The new LLMs will take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in, will assist as chalice bearers, and will serve in other duties as assigned.The installation was conducted by David Epps, bishop of the Diocese. Read More»

Heritage Christian Church opens registration for Winshape day camp

Registration is now open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 12-16. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/31/10

Hip-Hop revival planned in Fairburn
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a Hip-Hop Revival Saturday, April 10, beginning at 6 p.m. Various groups will minister in rap form. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier. For directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370.

Bethany plans yard sale Read More»

Manthey-Reeder

Mr. & Mrs. Reeder

Terri Allison Manthey and Christopher Matthew Reeder were married at Oakhurst Farm, West Point, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. Pastor Miriam Beecher conducted the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Terry and Lisa Manthey of Tyrone. She is the granddaughter of Dolores Hewitt and the late Glenn M. Hewitt of Gainesville, and Lucile Manthey and the late Bernard M. Manthey of Janesville, Wisc. She is a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and Georgia State University. Read More»