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No. Fayette UMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church. Read More»

Coweta’s Christ the King church recognizes 2011 graduates

Shown above (L-R), Father David Epps, Kimberly Bond, Joseph Thompson, Kyle Benson. Photo/Special.

The congregation of Christ the King Church in Sharpsburg recognized the 2011 college and high school graduates during the Sunday morning service on Aug. 7.

Kimberley Bond of Newnan received her bachelor of arts degree (summa cum laude) with a major in organizational psychology and development from American Intercontinental University. Bond, who works for Delta Air Lines, plans to pursue a master’s degree. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/17//11

TLCM plans revival Aug. 17-19
True Love Christian Ministries will hold a Summer Revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 17-19, at 7:15 p.m. nightly. The guest preachers for the revival are the Rev. Melvin Ware and First Lady, the Rev. J. T. Ware, of Mount Olive Baptist Church. True Love and Mount Olive are both leadership churches in the Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) based in Fayette County. True Love is at 192 Graves Rd., Fayetteville. The senior pastor at True Love is Elder Nathaniel Livingston. Read More»

Elzey-Belshause engagement

Taylor Allison Elzey engaged to Carl Lowell Belshause

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Elzey of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Allison Elzey, to Carl Lowell Belshause, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Belshause of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business where she earned a bachelor of business administration with a focus in real estate. She is currently employed as a real estate representative with RaceTrac Petroleum in Atlanta. Read More»

McIntosh grad wins national art contest

Melissa Woodbridge with her winning piece, “Surreal Self-Portrait.” Photo/Michael Boylan.

Melissa Woodbridge, a 2011 graduate of McIntosh High School, entered the Creative Self-Expression Show contest, The Great Frame Up’s art competition last year and was one of the two finalists.

As one of the two winners, Woodbridge won a $2,000 scholarship and a trip to Santa Monica to meet Jane Seymour, the official spokesperson of the competition, earlier this summer. Read More»

Mrs. Helen Lucille Bergquist, 90, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Helen Lucille Bergquist, 90, of Fayetteville, formerly of Conyers, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2011.

She was a loving mother and grandmother; who had an eye for decorating and loved gardening. Her professional career included working at General Motors and Rich’s Department Store.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin “Beck” Bergquist; and her parents, Seaborn Guyton Jones and Ruth Hulsey Jones. Read More»

Local American legion post wins 'Newsletter of the Year' award

Local American legion post wins 'Newsletter of the Year' award

Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion was selected to receive the 2011 Georgia American Legion Press Association "Newsletter of the Year" Award in Division 3 (medium sized posts). John Pierson, Dept of Georgia Junior Vice Commander is shown presenting the award to Denny Leander, Post 105 Commander. Roger Bober, Fayetteville was the Post 105 Newsletter Editor but was unable to attend the presentation. Fayette County Post 105 meets the second Monday of each month at the Log Cabin, Fayetteville.  Eligible veterans are encouraged to consider membership. Photo/Dave Niebes.

Tyrone to mark centennial next Saturday

Tyrone to mark centennial next Saturday

It’s just one more week before the town of Tyrone celebrates its centennial. Be at Shamrock Park, Saturday, Aug. 20, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Also be sure to bring along a lawn chair and a hearty appetite. There will be free food, games and entertainment just like at a family reunion. Shown in the old photo from left to right, Bernie Eugene McElwaney, a member of the first City Council after its incorporation in 1911. He had begun business in this location in 1909. Read More»

Alyce Irene Menet, 89, of Newnan

Alyce Irene Menet, age 89, of Newnan, GA went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2011.

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 28, 1922 to the late Eric and Olga Anderson. She lived in Vista, CA for many years and was a retired employee of the state of California. She moved to Newnan in 2002 and she was a member of Peachtree City Church of Christ.

Alyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Ernest Menet. Read More»

Susan Levine, 62, of Riverdale

Susan Levine, 62, of Riverdale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.

She was born to the late Charles and Thelma Adler in Akron, Ohio, and in 1980, moved to Georgia, where she found her passion as a cantorial soloist at Congregation B’nai Israel.

She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Raphael Levine; her son, Scott Isaac and his wife, Kerry; her daughter, Tara Hughes and her husband, Eugene; her grandchildren, Nicholas and Kate Isaac, and Sabrina Hughes; her sisters, Robin Ledridge and Carol Montesinos; and her brother, Tommy Israel. Read More»