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Mrs. Cynthia “Cindi” Adams, 51, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Cynthia “Cindi” Adams, 51, of Fayetteville, passed away on April 1, 2010. Read More»

Good Friday, Easter services set in Fayette, Coweta

Good Friday and Easter events in Fayette and Coweta counties.

Fayette and Coweta area churches will join others throughout the world this weekend with Easter services celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This Sunday also will mark the culmination of Holy Week activities which, for most, began last Sunday with Palm Sunday celebrations and continued throughout this week. Read More»

Mr. James Leroy Thomas, 73, formerly of Fayetteville

Mr. James Leroy Thomas, 73, of Concord, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on March 30, 2010.

Mr. Thomas retired in 1992, as a sergeant from the city of Fayetteville Police Department and proudly saw his two sons and a grandson follow into law enforcement. He enjoyed his grandchildren and camping. He was a 1956 Fayette County High School graduate and a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge. Read More»

Area newborns benefit from donations

Mary Ann Beckham (right), Chair of the Young Children Priority One Kiwanis Committee, made a presentation of the donated articles to Luci Hough, Director of the Pregnancy Resource Center of Fayette. 

Select a special Easter egg, then open it and read the note inside that describes items desperately needed for area newborns. That's what the members of the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City recently did to support the Pregnancy Resource Center of Fayette. 

In keeping with their motto of “Serving the children of the world” the members then went shopping and returned with receiving blankets, baby wipes, assorted diapers, baby oil, shampoo and other related items for newborns valued at over $800. Read More»

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?

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

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.

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