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Southern Crescent Child Advocacy Center holds Rock-A-Thon

  The public is invited to come out and support the “rockers” as they rock for Southern Crescent Child Advocacy Center’s first annual “Rock-A-Thon” on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (2 West Main Street, Hampton). There will be games, music, food, entertainment, free ice cream, cakewalk, art exhibit, frisbee dog demonstration, concert by Jason Lee and the Cyclones and much more. Any civic groups, companies, churches or individuals interested in rocking for a cause are asked to join them in the comfortable rocking chairs on their front porch. The public will be there to cheer you on. For more information or to enter your group please contact Linda Hutchison at 404-216-1242 or by email at


Cotton Indian Gem & Mineral Society meeting

 Cotton Indian Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. will meet this Saturday, September 14 at 11:30 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church in Stockbridge. The church is having a Fish Fry and they will hold their Auction at the same time. Contact Kim Cochran 770-979-8331.


Grief Share Class

  Wesley Way UMC will present a 13 week spiritually based class for those who have lost a loved one. This class is free and open to the public. The class will be led by Dody Morris, running through Nov. 20, and will meet on Wednesday’s from 6:30 to 8 p.m at the church in room 216. Topics include: living with grief, the effects of grief, loss of a child, what is heaven like?, journey of grief, loss of a spouse and suicide. There is a sign up sheet in the narthex. Call Dody at 770-957-6098 for info. Wesley Way UMC offers many types of classes for all ages. Call them at 770-898-3023. The church is located at 150 John Wesley Way in McDonough.


St. James Preschool Enrolling

  St. James Preschool on Highway 155 in McDonough is now enrolling for the 2013-2014 school year. Parents of 3 and 4 year old children can choose from a 3, 4 or 5-day a week program. Two year olds can meet 2 or 3 days a week. They also offer a Mother’s Morning Out program of supervised activities for children 12 months to 23 months. Parents can choose 1 or 2 days a week. For more information please call 770-957-5441 ext. 108.


Crossroads Career Network

  Crossroads Career Network meets at Stockbridge First UMC on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall (lower level at rear of building). Guest Speaker: Mr. Dan Jourdan, “The Sales Energizer,” Remedy Intelligent Staffing. Topic:  Selling Yourself to Your Next Employer.  The meeting is free and all are welcome. Childcare is provided.  For more details  email or call 770-474-4111. The church is located at 4863 N. Henry Boulevard in Stock-bridge.


Hampton Events

  Community yard sale at the Friday Market on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. No set up fee or permit. No pre-registration—see Candy when you arrive for your location. The last day is Sept. 27. The Bear Creek Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Enjoy the Haunted Hill House of Horror hayride and outdoor maze for only $5. The official opening of the haunted house will be at 8 p.m. that night and continue each weekend through the end of October.  Tickets are $10 per person and the event will take place at the old City Shop on Tom Eason Drive. A $2,200 Scholarship will also be awarded for the “Best Zombie.” If you are a senior and would like a chance to win a scholarship, please visit: or The Fortson Crochet Club meets the first Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. The Hampton Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Fortson Library.  Booklist is in the library. For more info contact Candy Franklin, Main Street Director at or by phone at 770-946-4306.


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