Leverne Mask, 83

Leverne Mask, 83, passed away Saturday April 22, 2017 at her home in Fayetteville, Ga. with her family by her side. She was born September 27, 1933 in Fayetteville, Ga. to Sarah Emma and Jones Harvey Couch. Leverne was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to so many.  Her love was cooking and […]

Gwen Winslett, age 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Gwen Winslett, age 86, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Winslett and son, Larry Winslett. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Roberts and her husband Dennis of Fayetteville, Diane Minaberry of Fayetteville, Rhonda Hawkins of Richland Hills, Texas; grandchildren, Lt. […]

David Satterthwaite, 85, of Peachtree City

David Satterthwaite, 85, of Peachtree City passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on July 3, 1931 to the late Branson and Alice Mearkle Satterthwaite in Philadelphia, Pa. He grew up in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Florida. The expansion of flight and naval shipping during World War II spurred his interest in aircraft and […]

Return insurance regulation to the individual states

Much of the impasse in Washington regarding healthcare reform relates to health insurance regulation and mandates. There is a very simple solution: Return the power to regulate insurance back to the states, where it rightly belongs. By Ralph T. Hudgens Georgia Insurance Commissioner Certainly, Congress should be able to find common ground in the desire […]

Religion Briefs 041917

Providence plans Spring Fling Providence United Methodist Church will have its Spring Fling Saturday, April 22, from 2-4 p.m. The event will feature inflatables for kids and teens, snow cones, face painting, cotton candy and crazy hair. Providence is at 592 Bernhard Rd., Fayetteville. For information, call 770-719-8800. Flipper Chapel celebrates April 29, 30 The […]

Mount Olive Men’s Revival starts tonight in Fayetteville

Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fayetteville will hold its Men’s Revival Wednesday through Friday, April 19 – 21, at 7 p.m. nightly.  The revival theme is, “Men Committed to Serving God.” Wednesday night’s guest preacher will be the Rev. G. Harkness from Dent Chapel AME in Newnan. Thursday night’s message will be delivered by the […]

Lutheran Bishop Gordy to speak at COS

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City welcomes Bishop H. Julian Gordy to its four worship services, April 29-30. The Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which Bishop Gordy serves, consists of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. His visit is part of Christ Our Shepherd’s year-long commemoration of the 500th anniversary […]

Holocaust Remembrance Service set for April 30

Congregation B’Nai Israel and Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church invite all to the Holocaust Remembrance Service Sunday, April 30, at 1:30 p.m. The service marks Yom Ha’Shoah Ve-Hagevurah, which means “Day of (remembrance of) the Holocaust and the Heroism.” It alternates yearly between the two locations, this year taking place at the  B’Nai Israel  synagogue, […]

Saturday is registration day for summer camp at Mt. Olive

Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fayetteville will hold a Summer Camp Open House and One Day Registration Saturday, April 22,  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Summer Camp registration fee is $50, and the weekly cost is  $85 all inclusive. The Summer Camp program will run from May 30 through  July 28,  at Mount Olive. […]

CBI’s Passover Seder well attended

CBI’s Passover Seder well attended

Congregation B’Nai Israel hosted more than 100 members and guests  on Tuesday night, April 11 at its Passover Seder Dinner. Passover is the oldest Jewish holiday, celebrated with an ordered dinner. “Seder” means “order,” and includes the telling of the passover story of God’s miracles to help the Jews move from slavery to freedom, songs, […]