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Religion Briefs 04/07/10

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.

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Lisa Marie Cornelius engaged to James Robert Tracy

Steven and Marie Cornelius of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Marie Cornelius, to James Robert Tracy, son of Dr. James M. and Susan Tracy of Papillion, Neb.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and a 2007 graduate of Lawence University in Appleton, Wis. She is a licensed stockbroker, employed as a product support specialist with TD Ameritrade, in Omaha, Neb. Read More»

Etress

Jonathan and Allison (Bryant) Etress of Newnan announce the birth of their son, Luke Hamilton Etress, at 1:24 p.m. on Feb. 7, 2010, at Fayette Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville. Luke weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz., and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Pam Bryant of Fayetteville, Rod Bryant of Brooks and Jack and Darlene Etress of Stockbridge. Great-grandparents are Ed and Gerry Draughn of Union City.

Samaritans top ten for April

The Fayette Samaritans is a non-profit organization dedicated to the food and clothing needs of Fayette Countians. Their needs for April are as follows:
1. Canned meat
2. Juice
3. Mayonnaise and ketchup
4. Jello
5. Potatoes
6. Cereal
7. Jelly
8. Syrup
9. Pancake mix
10. Toothpaste

The facility is located at 125 Hickory Rd., next to Fayetteville Christian Church. It is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to noon. Call them at 770-719-2707.

Mr. Ted Carter Tolar, of Fayetteville

Mr. Ted Carter Tolar, of Fayetteville, formerly of Hapeville, passed away on April 4, 2010 at the age of 65.

Mr. Tolar was an eight-year Navy veteran who proudly served on the Sturgeon class submarine, the U.S.S. Spadefish. Following his military service, he began a career in the HVAC industry. Ted retired from Delta Air Lines with 27 years service after which he began Tolar Mechanical Service and then later worked for the Gilreath Service Co.

He was a member of the College Park Masonic Lodge and a longtime member of the Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Read More»

Herman Rudolph Helton, age 81, of Fayetteville, Ga.

Herman Rudolph Helton, age 81, of Fayetteville, Ga., left his earthly home and joined his Heavenly Father on April 4, 2010.

He was born on May 27, 1928 in Atlanta, Ga., the son of the late Sue King and Herman R. Helton. Herman graduated from Fulton High School in Atlanta. He served his country as a Merchant Marine. Read More»

WHS Hosts 2010 Special Olympics for Fayette County Schools

WHS Hosts 2010 Special Olympics for Fayette County Schools

By Jessie Harris and Brittany Riley, staff writers for The WHS Observer Read More»

Fayetteville's Malcolm among six being honored at North Georgia Parents-Alumni weekend

Ben Malcolm. Photo/Special.

Six people will be honored by the Alumni Association during the upcoming Parents-Alumni Weekend for their contributions to North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. One of those being honored is Fayetteville resident Ben Malcolm, Hall of Fame. Read More»

Friends honor Mrs. Ruth McCommon upon retirement

Mrs. Ruth McCommon and one of many who lined up to say thanks.

A reception was held Sunday, Mar. 28 for Mrs. Ruth McCommon, Congregational Nurse for First Baptist Church Peachtree City, in honor of her retirement.

Friends, family, and people whom Mrs. Ruth served in the community lined up to spend a few minutes to say, "thank you for all you've done for us".
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Silver Award Book Drive benefits Gracie’s Closet

Karson Mizell displays the organized containers of books she collected for Gracie’s Closet.

Gracie’s Closet has an additional 1,000 children’s books thanks to the efforts of a girl scout and her school.

Karson Mizell, an eighth grader at Rising Starr Middle and member of Girl Scout Troop 39000, collected over 1,000 books for Gracie’s Closet, which provides clothing, books and school supplies for the county’s foster children. Read More»