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McDonough Rd. Baptist will offer ‘Fireproof’ the movie October 10

“Fireproof” the movie, starring Kirk Cameron and Erin Bethea, will be presented at McDonough Road Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The 2008 release is about fire captain Caleb Holt and his valiant effort to save his struggling marriage.

Living by the old firefighter’s adage Never Leave Your Partner Behind, Holt faces his greatest challenge ever on the home front, and that is rescuing and resuscitating his marriage.

The movie is free and open to the public. Read More»

Olivet Church 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.

“Our ministry leadership is working diligently to make our anniversary celebration second to none,” a spokesperson said. “The Olivet Church reaches out to enrich the spiritual lives of individuals, their families and other supportive community members through worship service. The environment is very uplifting and spiritual with joyous singing and meaningful messages.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/29/10

Summit Church offers free tutoring
The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community. The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session. For more information, or to register, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or carole4kids@mindspring.com.

White Oak Presbyterian plans BBQ Read More»

Library hosts Emerging Writer's Showcase, Oct. 9

Eight authors in the early stages of their writing careers will participate in the Fall Emerging Writers Showcase on Saturday, October 9, at 1:00 p.m., at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville. Each writer will give a book presentation, answer questions from the audience, and sell and sign books. Admission is free, and complimentary light refreshments will be served. Read More»

Pine straw fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 16

It’s time for fall landscaping. Boy Scout Troop 279, sponsored by Holy Trinity in Peachtree City, is accepting orders for its Oct. 16 Pine Straw Fundraiser, just in time for fall landscaping projects. The cost per bale is $3 if you pick up your order, $3.50 per bale if the troop delivers it, within the Peachtree City limits. The pine straw bales will be available for pickup at McIntosh High School from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16. The troop will drop off orders for delivery between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. that same day. Read More»

Marsha Ann Christine Bentley Chafardon, 58, of Peachtree City

Marsha Ann Christine Bentley Chafardon, 58, of Peachtree City, GA died on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

She was born February 22, 1952 in Chester, PA to Layman "Fireball" Richard Bentley and the late Marcella Ann Dolezal Bentley. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and for her love of her relatives, life, nature and patriotism. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by infant son, Gregory Francis Chafardon. Read More»

Harry T. Smith, 74, of Newnan

Harry T. Smith, 74, of Newnan, Ga. passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010 after a four-year battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

He was born in 1936 in Charleston, Illinois and was raised in Toledo, Ohio. He retired from the U. S. Air Force in 1980 after over 20 years of service. He then joined Universal Studios in Los Angeles, Ca. where he retired in 1997 as a Senior Vice President. He later moved to Peachtree City, GA. then on to Colorado Springs, CO. until he was diagnosed with IPF, at which time he then returned to Georgia. Read More»

Roxanna Austin, 91, of Decatur

Roxanna Austin, 91, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Ms. Austin was born July 5, 1919 in Kenwood, GA and dedicated her life to teach others both as an educator and as a librarian. She was an active member of 2nd Ponce de Leon Baptist. Read More»

Jim H. Winslett, Jr., 66, of Fayetteville

Jim H. Winslett, Jr., 66, of Fayetteville passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010, and is now with our Lord and Savior. Read More»

Theo James Odom, 102, Fayetteville

Theo James Odom, 102, died peacefully Thursday morning, September 23, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at National Heights Baptist Church, 103 Old Norton Road, Fayetteville .

Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Read More»