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Edwin O’Rear Faulkner, 79, Peachtree City

Edwin O’Rear Faulkner, 79, passed away on May 23, 2010.

Ed (Eddie) was born in Atlanta, GA, March 8, 1931. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Faulkner; mother, Pansy Richards Faulkner Camp, his father, Edwin O. Faulkner, Sr. and his stepfather, Thomas E. Camp, Jr. and his beloved aunt & uncle, Bessie and Ambrose Lester. Read More»

Mr. Geofrey T. Griffith of Peachtree City

Mr. Geofrey T. Griffith of Peachtree City, GA died Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Geofrey was preceded in death by his grandfather Arlie Griffith.

He is survived by his parents Gary and Kim Griffith; brother Patrick Griffith; sisters Taylor Griffith, Kelli Griffith; grandparents Tom and Lois Burke; Barbara Griffith, all of Peachtree City; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 4:00 PM at Peachtree City United Methodist Church with Rev. Herzen Andone officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Senoia Optimists raising money with book about Senoia

Senoia Optimists raising money with book about Senoia

The Senoia Optimist Club is selling copies of a new book about Senoia to raise funds for local youth. Senoia Optimists Hal Sewell and Jane Hutchinson hold a copy of "Holiday Perspectives in Senoia," which debuts at Senoia's Memorial Day Celebration on Main Street Monday.   The book features local history and recipes.  Books will be sold exclusively through the Optimist Club through the end of June.  The Senoia Optimist Club provides scholarships and other benefits for youth. Optimists will be set up in front of the Clearance Center at Hollberg's Furniture Store in Senoia on Monday, May 31.  Fo Read More»

Local DAR Chapter wins state award for American History

Pictured receiving the silver platter are (l-r) James Waldrop Chapter DAR Regent Betty Harrah, Georgia State Society Regent Barbara Blakely Chastain, James Waldrop Chapter DAR American History Chairman Phyllis King, and Georgia State Society American History Chairman Becky West.

The James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was recently presented with the GSSDAR Award for Outstanding Work in American History. This award is given annually to the Georgia DAR Chapter that demonstrates outstanding work in the areas of activities and the American History Essay Contest. Read More»

VBS Top Ten

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VBS. Vacation Bible School. No, it’s not mentioned in the Bible per se, but what it is, what it gives to children, and what it accomplishes in families is what the message of Jesus and the Bible is all about. Question: will you be sending your children to VBS this summer? I sure hope so.

Most every church in our community will have VBS this summer. Check The Citizen for dates and times that work for you. Read More»

Evangelist Perry Stone to speak at Fayette Family Church June 2

International Evangelist Perry Stone will speak at Fayette Family Church on Ga. Hwy. 54 Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Although Stone says his first love is evangelism, he has distinguished himself as one of America’s foremost experts on Bible prophecy.

Stone is often featured as a keynote speaker at internationally recognized prophecy conferences. He has also been interviewed by nationally recognized Christian television programs, and often enters millions of homes on major Christian networks such as TBN, Daystar and INSP. Read More»

All Saints yard sale is June 5

Those helping Mrs. Mary Jane Macaluso with the inventory were (L-R) Caden Cassise, Nick Macaluso, Gray Jones, Gavin Bryan, Emma Bryan, William Fry, Conner Macaluso, Ryan Baker, James Jones,  Andrew Jones and Isabella Macaluso.. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church is having a yard sale on June 5 at 225 South Peachtree Pkwy. in Peachtree City. The children of the church lined up recently to help inventory some of the items for sale which includes bicycles, wall hangings, games, books, and numerous home decorative items among many other things. The sale begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Proceeds will be used to support the youth ministry. Those helping Mrs. Read More»

New Hope in Haiti plans concert June 5

Christian recording artists John Waller and Julian Drive are joining with New Hope in Haiti, a ministry of New Hope Baptist Church, for a silent auction and benefit concert to raise funds to relocate Maison d’Enfants Par La Foi, a Haitian orphanage, to a safer location following January’s earthquake. The orphanage is near high crime areas and children are frightened and traumatized.

The event, New Home, New Life, New Hope, will be held Saturday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd, Fayetteville.

For information, contact New Hope, 770-461-4337.

CANA Bishop confirms 14 at All Saints Anglican

Recent confirmands at All Saints Anglican Church (L-R) are Chelsea Renee Richards, Bernard Everett Richards, Christopher Michael Murphy, Douglas James Abrams, Kelly Lorraine Abrams, and Rev. Michael Fry. Seated is Bishop David Anderson. Behind Anderson is the Rev. Ray Greiner. To Anderson’s left are Ugonna Odinnakaolisa Erinne, Paul Erinne, Somto Erinne, Lotanna Adannaya Errine, Pierce Charles Dietrich, Madeleine Faye Ballentine, Kylee Alene Greiner, and Elliott Durrant Bauer. Photo/Special.

Fourteen members of All Saints Anglican Church were confirmed recently by the Right Rev. David Anderson of the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA). Read More»

McDonough Rd. will host VBS June 7-11

“Saddle Ridge Ranch” is the theme of McDonough Road Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School scheduled for June 7-11 from 9 a.m. – noon. Crafts, recreation, refreshments, music and Bible and mission studies will highlight the week. Participants will present their VBS musical on family night, Thursday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m.

“This is going to be a great experience and we want to invite all boys and girls age 4 through 12th grade to be a part. We’ll be rounding up questions and driving home answers,” said Joni Owens, minister of children and preschool. Read More»