Local/National Faith Briefs

Legacy Foundation Golf Tournament is Monday

The Legacy Foundation’s third annual Legacy Golf Tournament is Monday. This event is sponsored by local businesses so far 11 teams registered to compete and over 30 businesses that have supported the event through sponsorship.

The Legacy Foundation is a 501 C3 nonprofit organization and is an inter-denominational group of Christian men and women with a passion to impact our workplace, communities and families for Jesus Christ. The funds from this tournament will allow Legacy to continue bring faith-based opportunities to our community. In past years, the Legacy Foundation has helped bring the annual Leadercast to Marshall, promoted youth development through FCA and Christian concerts, and has partnered with local churches and ministries to bring faith-based movies to our theater and provided tickets to the community at no charge, to name a few things. In September, The Legacy Foundation will bring in a presentation by Joe Mayers called “The Bema Live.”

Lawsuit: Deputy fired for not training woman due to faith

SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina is suing over his firing, saying he lost his job because his religious beliefs prevented him from training a woman.

The Sanford Herald reported that Lee County Deputy Manuel Torres is claiming religious discrimination in the lawsuit he filed July 31 in U.S. District Court.

Reward offered for information about fires at Jewish centers

BOSTON (AP) — The FBI has announced that a reward of up to $20,000 is being offered for information leading to whoever started three fires at two Jewish centers in suburban Boston.

Law enforcement on Tuesday released new surveillance images and video of a possible suspect in the fires in May at Chabad Centers in Arlington and Needham.

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