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Religion Briefs 10/01/14

Holy Trinity will have Memorial Mass
Embrace Ministry of Holy Trinity will host a Memorial Mass in honor of all babies lost during pregnancy, stillbirth or first year of life, to be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. Attendees can honor their child, inscribe their baby’s name in the book of  life, and gather with other families that have gone through the same suffering. RSVP to marciapoynter@gmail.com.

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Lawanda Jean Corley, 65, of Roswell

Lawanda Jean Corley, 65, of Roswell, Ga. passed away on September 23, 2014 following a lengthy illness.

She was born on October 17, 1948 in St. Petersburg, Fla. to Herman Otto and Margie Eugenia DuBose. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Allan Corley of Birmingham, Ala. and second husband, William Bonds of Docena, Ala. Read More»

'Could you be more specific?'

'Could you be more specific?'

Glenn McCoy editorial cartoon — Secret Service radio call: "Agent Smith, do you see anyone at the White House that doesn't belong there?" Agent relies, "Could you be more specific?"

'I can help you throw away your medal'

'I can help you throw away your medal'

Cip Bok editorial cartoon — Secretary of State John Kerry to President Barack Obama: "I can help you throw away your medal."

Religion Briefs 09/24/14

National Heights plans yard sale
National Heights Baptist Church in Fayetteville will have a yard sale  Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning  at 9 a.m. and continuing into early afternoon. Furniture and household items, as well as other yard sale items will be available. National Heights is at 103 Old Norton Rd. (corner of Old Norton and Ga. Hwy. 54), Fayetteville.

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Mary Jo Kachman of Jonesboro

Mary Jo Kachman of 237 Cedar Trail, Jonesboro Ga. in Fayette county passed away September 16, 2014.

She was born in Kansas City, Mo. August 22, 1945.

Mary Jo lived in Fayette County for 31 years and worked for attorney Larry M. Melnick in Jonesboro, Ga. She enjoyed fishing and camping and spending time with her children.

She is survived by husband Richard Kachman, daughter April Denise Boham, Richard Joseph Kachman, grandson Joshua Boham and granddaughter Rayn Elizabeth Cooper.

There will be a private family service in the future. Read More»

Glenda J. Grant, age 70 of Brooks

Mrs. Glenda J. Grant, age 70 of Brooks, passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

Mrs. Grant was born in Griffin, Ga. on July 14, 1944. She is preceded in death by her parents, Claude Lee Phillips and Elsie Foster Phillips; brothers, Claude Phillips and Wilbur Phillips. Mrs. Grant was retired from Kroger, and was a member of North Griffin Congregational Holiness Church.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Winfred Grant; son, Ryan Grant; sisters, Etheleen Davis and Vernell Grant; several in-laws, nieces and nephews. Read More»

Brown warns about unelected bosses in ARC’s ‘regionalism’

Fayette County Commission Chairman Steve Brown. File photo.

Concerns about the potential unchecked power of regional governmental organizations have sparked no small amount of discussion among elected officials and Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/17/14

Women’s Day
The women of Flipper Chapel A. M. E. Church will celebrate their annual Women’s Day Sunday, Sept. 21,   at 2:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Tracey Fletcher and the Wesley Chapel A. M. E. Church family. The theme is “Women Walking With Purpose. The church is at 175 Booker Ave., Fayetteville, the Rev. Kimberly Lyons, pastor.

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Harlan Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough

Mr. Harlan "Hop" Glynn Mosel, Jr., age 36 of McDonough, Ga. passed away September 9, 2014.

Hop was born at Fort Benning, Ga., was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR and Georgia football and coaching softball with Poppy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald McFall. Read More»