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Stalled 'religious freedom' measure's opponents, supporters ramp up pressure with days left

...convene at any time. That uncertainty has all parties ramping up their efforts.Mike Griffin, a spokesman for the Georgia Baptist Convention, said a group of pastors and others in favor of the bill unsuccessfully tried to get meetings Monday with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/stalled-religious-freedom-mea
Legalized horse betting heads for a Ga. Senate vote

...against the horse racing say that they will lead to casinos, and that's just not true," he said.Still, the Georgia Baptist Convention has passed 20 resolutions opposing legalized gambling since 1963 on both moral and practical grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-07/legalized-horse-betting-head
Some city departments say lessons were learned from ice storm

...been restructured to meet with disaster relief organizations, such as Team Rubicon, Samaritan's Purse and the Georgia Baptist Convention, to guide them to communities that most need help and inform residents about groups approved to work in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/some-city-departments-sa
Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

...TABERNACLE STOP: Centennial Olympic ParkYou'll feel blessed by high-quality acoustics at The Tabernacle. Formerly the Georgia Baptist Medical Center, The Tabernacle became a live-music venue when Atlanta hosted the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-07/touring-atlanta-streetca
Melvina Pike

...GA. She was the last of five sibling girls (Myrtle, Cora Lee, Emma Nell, and Lena Mae) who were raised in the Georgia Baptist Children s Home in Hapeville, Ga. Melvina's kindness and her love of children will be remembered by all who knew...

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Fired Atlanta fire chief to give testimony at Abilene Baptist

...chief's story at an executive committee meeting for the Georgia Baptist Convention.Cochran told of growing up in abject...Cochran to talk about Sunday."In his talk to the Georgia Baptist Con vention, he was very careful, very respectful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-16/fired-atlanta-fire-chief
Controversial former Atlanta Fire Chief to speak at Abilene Baptist

...religious liberty," according to reports in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Cochran has received support from the Georgia Baptist Convention.Admission to the event is free, but a love offering will be taken. Seating is on a first-come, first-served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-12/controversial-former-atl
Rabun Bragg

...Honorary pallbearers include Jimmy Dickerson, Jim and Kate Lantz, and Jack Sowell. Remembrances may be made to the Georgia Baptist Children's Home and Families Ministries, www.gbchfm.org or 9420 Blackshear Highway, Baxley, GA 31513. Please...

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Lenard Chavis

...served several terms as the state chairman of the Georgia Baptist Bible Fellowship. He was known by many for his skill...Honorary pallbearers will be the pastors of the Georgia Baptist Bible Fellowship. If so desired, memorial contributions...

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Olin Sizemore

...born in Aiken, SC to the late Jesse Wayne and Ozella Blackmon Sizemore. He served as the Pastor of several S.C. and GA Baptist churches, retiring with 64 years of service and for 23 years, he was a U.S. Postal Service rural letter carrier...

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