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Brettin-Gloer engagement

Brettin-Gloer engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brettin of Peachtree City announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney K’Lyn Brettin, to Ryan Matthew Gloer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Gloer of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2009 graduate of Louisiana State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications/advertising and was named to LSU’s Homecoming Court and Tiger 12. She recently completed her first year working with Teach for America in Charlotte, N.C. Read More»

Project Linus being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian Church

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children,.

“Project Linus” volunteers provide new, handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill or tramatized children (ages 0 -18). These blankets are distributed to local hospitals, DEFACS offices, police, fire and sheriffs departments, homeless shelters or anywhere that a child needs a big hug. Read More»

Born to dance

Born to dance

Led by line dance instructor, Eddie Huffman, the “Born to Dance” team from Fayette Senior Services, Inc. (www.FayetteLifeEnrichment.org) will compete for the first time at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) 2010 Line Dance Competition this Saturday. Read More»

Confirmed at Christ Our Shepherd

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City.

After three years of weekly classes, 25 eighth-graders stood to confirm their faith and become adult members of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. Read More»

Fayette County musician attends 29th annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy

The 29th annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy (LSM) recently took place at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa from June 20 to July 18.

LSM is the pinnacle program of the Lutheran Music Program and is one of the nation’s premier summer music training programs for young people. Fayetteville resident and flutist, Jamie Callison, was one of 149 students to participate in LSM this summer. Read More»

Local churches provide summer lunches for 240 needy children

This summer, some 240 children in need enjoyed nutritious meals each weekday thanks to the combined efforts of Fayette County congregations and the support of community partners.

Over the past seven years Laura Cox of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church has worked closely with the Fayette County Department of Family and Children Services to gather the names of children who normally receive free lunches during the school year and coordinate the preparation and delivery of lunches. Read More»

Religion briefs 8-11-10

Zion Youth Conference set for Aug. 13-15
Edgefield Baptist Church’s Zion Youth Ministry will host Youth Conference 2010 Aug. 13-15. The theme is “Abraham’s Seed.” The conference will start Friday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m., with guest speaker MinisterTamarkus Cook, and will conclude Sunday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Stephanie Caldwell. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church, 770-461-7388.

Homecoming, revival planned at Bethlehem Read More»

Mrs. Ruth Hamblin Crumpton, 88, of Tyrone

Mrs. Ruth Hamblin Crumpton, 88, of Tyrone died August 6, 2010.

She was a longtime resident of Fayette County. She was preceded in death by her husband A.W. Crumpton, her son, Ricky Crumpton and a granddaughter, Gina Crumpton. Read More»

Mr. James Finley Painter, 67, of Union City

Mr. James Finley Painter, age 67, of Union City. Mr. Painter was an avid Atlanta Braves fan who went to be among the angels in the outfield on Friday, August 6, 2010 after a short illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents Finley M. Painter and Mary Louise Cox Painter; brother William R. Painter.

He is survived by his daughter Pamela Carpenter of Charleston, WV; son Jimmie Carpenter of Charleston; grandchildren Chrystal and Dylan Carrier, Kayla and MacKenzie Painter all of Charleston; sister Mary "Cookie" Akers of Fayetteville; nieces and nephews, as well as many friends. Read More»

Mrs. Mary Ruth Jones Horton, 94, of Brooks

Mrs. Mary Ruth Jones Horton, 94, of Brooks, passed away on August 2, 2010.

Mrs. Horton is preceded in death by her husband, A.J. “Pete” Horton; her parents, Roy and Vivian Jones; three brothers, three sisters and one great-grandson.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Carden of Brooks; son, Gene Horton and his wife Shirley of Fayetteville; brother, Bob Jones of Fayetteville ; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

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