Put sewer under council control

The Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) recently decided, unilaterally, that it was not responsible to the City Council or to the citizens of Peachtree City. WASA must be disbanded and their operation brought under Peachtree City’s Department of Public Works. Seven years ago newly elected Mayor Haddix and the other four council members each took […]

Garlock wrong on expanding WASA

The following are my personal comments in response to Terry Garlock’s column of April 26, 2017, and in no way represent any policy or position of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (PCWASA) or its board. I was selected the alternate to the PCWASA board in January 2014 and appointed to the board in […]

Parker’s fake news vs. the facts

Timothy J. Parker’s loose interpretation of the Gospel, The Citizen, April 26, was a classic example of Biblical “fake news.” Equally ludicrous was his excoriating of Cal Beverly, Evangelicals and his veiled pejorative swipe at Republicans for being “your brother’s keeper” and war mongers. I’ll try not to confuse Parker with the facts; however, Jesus […]

Where’s Paul Revere when you need him?

Much of what Americans remember about American history is full of inaccuracies. As one writer put it: “With time, facts fade. But myths seem to go on and on.” Nothing is better known, for instance, than the story that Christopher Columbus’ 1492 voyage proved the earth was not flat, when, in fact, Aristotle proved that […]

What God says about the poor

The lesser known version of the last supper has Jesus breaking bread, drinking wine, telling his disciples to remember him, and ending with a wink, and the advice to “always leave yourself an out.” When the Romans came for him, the centurion said, “I’m looking for the guy who led the procession into Jerusalem the […]

High grass and rules

What is up with the Peachtree City Hotel’s tennis courts? The courts are trashed. There are weeds growing through the cracks in the courts that are about five feet tall, nets are ragged and other equipment is strewn around. The courts can be seen from the golf cart path and take away from our beautiful […]