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Register for July Winshape Day Camp at Heritage

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. daily.

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,” said Tammy Pattison, children’s director at Heritage Christian. Read More»

Church has novel idea: lobsters for Mother’s Day

For people looking for a different present for Mother’s Day this year, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan is offering a novel opportunity -— a full, lobster dinner.

Members of the church are taking orders for complete dinners to take home on the day before Mother’s special day. The only thing left to supply is the candle light.

Since all of the lobsters will be flown in live from Maine, they will have to be ordered by May 1. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/22/10

Inman youth to host yard sale Saturday
The youth of Inman UMC will host a rummage sale this Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. to raise funds for the summer mission initiatives in Appalachia. Items include furniture, tools, housewares, electronics and more. The sale will be held at 151 Hills Bridge Road, off of Ga. Highway 92 South. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-2123.

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Montgomery-Coker Engagement

Meagan Palmer Montgomery engaged to Briggs Cabot Coker

Mrs. Linda Montgomery of Sharpsburg announces the engagement of her daughter, Meagan Palmer Montgomery, to Briggs Cabot Coker, son of Ms. Teresa Coker of Lithia Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coker of Douglasville.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Scott Montgomery of Sharpsburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Suddaby of Union City. She is a graduate of Northgate High School and Auburn University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in aviation management. She is currently employed as a project manager with Nationwide Hospitality in Chicago, Ill. Read More»

College students spend their spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity

College students spend their spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity

Five local students attending Georgia Tech, Georgia College and State University, and the University of West Georgia spent their spring break in Birmingham, Ala. building houses through Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge Program. Students worked with Habitat Birmingham from Mar. 21-27.

In addition to donating their time and energy to help build houses, these students raised more than $500 for Habitat Birmingham to build the home they constructed as well as future homes in the area. Read More»

Cary named ‘Outstanding Woman in American History’ by local DAR chapter

The James Waldrop Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution presented Carolyn Cary with the award for Outstading Women in American History. Phyllis King presented the award to Cary. Photo/Ann Eldredge.

Carolyn Cary was recently announced as the Outstanding Woman in American History by the James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.  Cary has resided in Fayette County since 1966 and has witnessed Fayette County history firsthand. Read More»

Metro Fayette Kiwanis does their part for community, world

Metro Fayette Kiwanis does their part for community, world

In honor of Kiwanis Service Day and Earth Day, these Metro Fayette Kiwanians picked up trash along Hwy. 92 North. From left: Julian Campbell, President Melanie Myer,  Sydney Ninneman, Clark Ninneman, and Bill Webb. The club meets each Tuesday noon at IHOP, Fayetteville. Photo/Carolyn Cary

Washington Medal Winner

Washington Medal Winner

Susan Sloan was awarded the Martha Washington Medal for her continued support and service to the Marquis de Lafayette Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, Fayetteville. She is a member of the James Waldrop Daughters of the American Revolution, Fayetteville. Shown with Sloan is J. Michael Thomme Sr., Lafayette chapter information officer. Photo/Special

Republican women’s group participates in Patriot Packages

From left are Taylor Todd, Shirley Williams, Nancy Dickinson, Alex Todd. Photo/Special.

A group from the Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club recently got together to get boxes ready for mailing in support of their Patriot Packages initiative.  They send boxes containing toiletries, snacks, and books to family and friends of their members. The most recent recipients were Rob Todd, son of Dr. Bob and Judy Todd of Fayetteville, and Kevin McMullen, nephew of Bernie and Cathy McMullen of Peachtree City, both of whom are in the U.S. Army and now deployed to Afghanistan. Read More»

Carl Hubert Greenway, 88, of Fayetteville

Carl Hubert Greenway, 88, of Fayetteville, died April 18, 2010.

He was a member of Harps Crossing Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Frances Greenway and a brother Horace Greenway.

He is survived by his son Mike and Shirley Greenway of Fayetteville; grandchildren Chad Greenway, Ricky and Tiffany Greenway, and April and Shaun Brooks; great-grandchild Jake Greenway; sisters Nina and Carl Maxey and Jane and Bob Krebs; and nieces and nephews. Read More»

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