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The Global Compassion of Athens

Compassion International connected Athens residents with kids from South America, Africa, the Caribbeans, and even Asia all in one weekend. They’re looking to connect even more residents to children worldwide. Compassion International came to Cornerstone Church Athens and ushered a walk-through in which attendants went through a twenty-minute visual presentation. Through an audio recording, they heard the stories of two deprived children living in two deprived countries. The stories consisted of Ruben, a boy growing up in Bolivia, who found himself digging through dumpsters to find food because he was unaccepted…

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Local Athens Church Buys Gentlemen Club and Lingerie Boutique

    Athens, GA –  In August, Athens Link Fellowship Church bought Fantasy World and Chelsea’s Gentlemen’s Club, both on Baxter Street. They want to expand the church which is currently holding services in a house on South Lumpkin Street. A manager at Bulldog Sporting Goods, located near the Gentlemen’s club, told Newsource reporter Jordan Lee that replacing the adult venues with an expanding church will only help the community and that it’s a great idea.                                    

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Five Things You Need To Know October 27, 2014

Athens, GA – The University of Georgia could pass a new policy that will have a major effect for UGA students. Students will now have the opportunity for unlimited withdrawals and will be able to withdrawal from a class regardless of their standing in the class. There would no longer be an option for “WF” (withdrawal fail).   Athens, GA – In August, Athens Link Fellowship Church bought Fantasy World (on Baxter Street). They want to expand the church which is currently holding services in a house on South Lumpkin Street.   Athens, GA – Three WWII bomber planes…

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Church rebuilding after fire

Athens, Georgia– A church has big plans to rebuild after it burned down. Last April, a fire consumed Oconee Street United Methodist Church. Although firefighters struggled to subdue the inferno, the church was left in ruins. Now the ruins are fenced off to the public, and members have relocated to Tuckston Methodist Church, off Highway 78. Enrique Alpaugh, a church member, says the demolition of the church will start soon. He says that the work will begin in the next two weeks and the rebuilding process could take from six…

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