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Religion Briefs 09/03/14

ESL classes start Sept. 5
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults begin Friday, Sept. 5, at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, and meet weekly through May 15, 2015.  Classes are free and students can join any time.  Classes are held on Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Childcare is provided.  The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

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Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn

Mrs. Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn, died August 31, 2014.

She was born January 19, 1921 in Tyrone, Ga. and was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Fairburn.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Beasley Brown. Read More»

'Oklahoma' opens this week

Jakson Mulhall (Will Parker), Brian Walsh (Ali Hakim) and Alison Chambers (Ado Annie). Photo/Submitted.

The Front Porch Players stage will come alive on September 5, 6, 7, 12,13, & 14 with some hootin’ and a hollerin’ as they proudly present the perennial classic, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s” Oklahoma! “Featuring a 23-person cast and crew comprised of residents from Henry, Clayton, Fulton, Fayette, and even Gwinnett counties, the production will take place at the Family Center of the First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/27/14

FCCF plans Fifth Sunday meeting
The Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) will hold its regular Fifth Sunday Gathering on Aug. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church.  The celebration will highlight the women of the FCCF leadership churches through singing, praise dancing, and words of encouragement. The FCCF welcomes all churches and individuals  interested  in Christian unity.  The host pastor is the Rev. Melvin Ware. Mount Olive is in northwest Fayette County at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92, North.
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Coweta approves annexation into Fulton Co. city

The Coweta County Commission has given a thumbs-up to a petition by Serenbe Development LLC and the City of Chattahoochee Hills that will result in a 179-acre area of the Serenbe community located in Coweta being annexed into Chatt Hills.

The 178.78-acre area situated inside Coweta off Shell Road (Atlanta Newnan Road) is part of the much larger 900-acre Serenbe community which lies within the city limits of Chatt Hills in southwest Fulton County. Read More»

Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks

Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Mr. DeMine was the owner/operator of Bob DeMine Heating and Air. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post in Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty DeMine. He is survived by daughters Barbara (Keith) Wills of Gainesville and Brenda (Rodney) McCranie of Lawrenceville; son Robert M. (Carole) DeMine, Jr. of Brooks; 8 grandchildren; sister Dolly Becton of Savannah; brother Thomas (Rose) DeMine of Savannah. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/20/14

Final revival service is tonight
True Love Christian Ministries in Fayetteville concludes its summer revival tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 20, with the final service at 7 p.m. The host pastor is Elder Nathaniel Livingston. TLCM is a leadership church in the Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF), which seeks unity among area churches.  TLCM is located in Fayette County at 192 Graves Road, just off of Gingercake Road.

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Arlene L. Harris of Nebraska

Arlene was born in Bruning, Neb. and graduated from Nebraska Weslyan University as a theater major. After touring with the theater company, Arlene went to Alaska to visit her sister and started working in television. She met and married T. W. "Bill" Harris and had two sons, Tad and Mike, and moved to Georgia and then Illinois. Arlene and Bill ran their own business in Illinois for several years until the late 1970's. Arlene worked in marketing for a medical products company and became the Vice President of Marketing. She retired in 1989 and moved to Georgia to be close to family. Read More»

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro,

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014.

Mrs. Tarpley was a porcelain artist, an avid gardener, and an expert quilter. She retired from National Bank of Georgia. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/13/14

GriefShare starts at PTCUMC
GriefShare classes at Peachtree City United Methodist Church begin Aug. 14 and continue each Thursday through Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 308, Robinson Road Campus. GriefShare is a  14-week Bible-based class for those who have lost a loved one, either recently or in the past. To register, contact Wanda Andereck, 770-716-8306.

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