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Bubba was always bragging about people he knew. One day his boss confronted Bubba and said, “Bubba, it’s impossible for someone to know all the people you claim to know.”

Bubba said, “Well, name someone, anyone.”

The boss wanted to prove his point, so he said, “How about Tom Cruise?”

Bubba said, “Oh, yes, Tom and I know each other well.” Read More»

Jewish High Holy Days begin at sundown today

The beginning of the year 5775 on the Hebrew Calendar is marked by Rosh Hashanah, the start of The High Holy Days. It begins with the blowing of the Shofar, a ram’s horn, and is observed by Jews all around the world.

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown today, Sept. 24 and continues for two days. Read More»

‘Mad Violinist’ to be featured in musical evening at Providence

Ashanti Floyd

Providence United Methodist Church invites the community to an evening filled with a mix of live gospel and contemporary music this Friday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. The candlelit acoustic evening includes piano, guitars, mandolin, banjo, and special guest musician, “The Mad Violinist,” Ashanti Floyd. Free coffee and dessert will be provided.

Event tickets and childcare are both free, but space is limited, so reservations are needed. Read More»

Olivet concludes month-long anniversary celebration Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will culminate its four-week 23rd Church Anniversary celebration this Sunday with a final Sunday Anniversary Service. The theme this year was “We’ve Come This Far by Faith — Let Us Rise Up and Build.”

The preacher on Sunday will be Dr. Calvin McFadden, senior pastor of St. John’s Congregational Church in Springfield, Mass.

Olivet worship services are open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

The Olivet Church was founded in 1991. It is located in the heart of North Fayetteville, 877 Ga. Hwy. 314 North between Ga. Hwys. 138 and 85. Read More»

Community Christian will offer Life Line Screening

Community Christian Church on Kenwood Road will offer a preventive health screening event on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host its affordable, noninvasive and painless health screenings by appointment from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the church, 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to stroke, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Read More»

Covenant Presbyterian hosts annual picnic for public safety personnel

Jene Burdin, Mary Clark and Celeste Dirickson serve up lunch to a member of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.  Photo/Special.
Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb (L) and Covenant Presbyterian’s senior pastor, Jamie Lambert engage in lively conversation during the church’s annual picnic.  Photo/Special.

Members of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville held their Third Annual Public Safety Picnic on Saturday, Sept. 6, to honor the men and women who serve and protect the community. The picnic was for Public Safety personnel and their families.

Jamie Lambert, senior pastor of Covenant, said, “Our church family is thankful for the excellent service these men and women provide for this community.”

To see more pictures of the Public Safety picnic, visit the church website, www.covenantpres.net/pictures. Read More»

LDS Church will offer help with resumes, job searches

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 2021 Redwine Road in Fayetteville will host a career resource center beginning in October. The center will be open to the public on Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Individuals may use computers for job searches and receive assistance with resume, cover letters, interview tips, etc. All services are free. Participants are encouraged to bring their work history or an existing resume if they have one.

Attendees should bring a flash/thumb drive to save work or they can email the completed work to themselves for review later. Read More»

John Talley welcomed as FBCS’s new senior pastor

Members of First Baptist Church of Senoia recently welcomed their new senior pastor, Dr. John Talley, a native of Columbus, Ga. and a graduate of Columbus State University.

Talley has a major in English literature and minor in communications. He continued his education earning both his master of divinity and doctor of ministry degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

Talley has been married to his wife, Mallie, for 26 years. She is a graduate of Mercer University and is an orthopedic nurse. Read More»

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will host End of Life seminar next month

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will offer a free End of Life seminar in two sessions next month, a program that “... will empower individuals, families and caregivers with an understanding of the respect and dignity of life in light of church teaching.”

The program will examine the legal, medical, liturgical, spiritual and emotional issues surrounding end of life events.

Choose from a morning session, Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. until noon, or an evening session , Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7-9 p.m. Read More»

North Fayette will host 5K run, craft fair, barbecue this Saturday

orth Fayette United Methodist Church will hold its eighth annual “Find Your Way 5K,” craft fair, and chicken barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 27.

The 5K event is officially timed and trophies are awarded based on age classes.

There is also a provision for walkers (5K and one mile) and a kids’ fun run. Phantom runners are also accepted.

Crafts will be displayed in tents around the church yard and barbecue chicken (1/2 or 1/4 chicken) will be available.

Proceeds will fund the various ministries for the North Fayette community. Read More»

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