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Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

Local supporters sought

The Fayette County leader of the 2016 Committee for Carson for President has announced opportunities for involvement this weekend. “We would like to create sign...

Fayette author releases novel

Scott Black of Fayette County published his debut novel LOCKDOWN, a fictionalized account of the shocking events that occurred on the USS Miller (FF-1091)...

Legislative report from Mabra

Here is an update issued by state Rep. Ronnie Mabra’s office at the end of last week: “This week, the session has started to pick...

Lunch meeting March 4

The Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club will meet Thursday, March 3, at 11:30 a.m. at Crosstown Grill, 620 Crosstown Road in Peachtree City’s Braelinn...

Concert series announced

The Frederick Brown Jr.  Amphitheater has announced the lineup for the 2016 Lexus of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. May 21: THE MONKEES GOOD TIMES...

Fifth-grader collects cereal for The Children’s Village

Samuel Johnson, a Peachtree City fifth-grader, collected 117 boxes of cereal for The Children’s Village at Christian City. The idea for a cereal drive came...

Cardiac rehab keeps people moving

People tend to view a heart attack or heart disease as evidence that their life is over. The nurses and exercise physiologists in Piedmont...

Coweta Pets of the Week

Lucy is a boxer mix described as calm and easygoing who will sit when asked, especially for a treat. Instead of barking and jumping...

Recycling talk March 21

“Don’t Waste the Future” is the title of Fayette Senior Services’ program scheduled for Monday, March 21, 1-2 p.m. at its Peachtree City location...

President’s List announced

The following local students were named to the President’s List at Mercer University for the fall 2015 semester: Alena Gaddy, junior, Brooks, Tift College of...

Our broken faith with our troops

As many of you know I sometimes try to make you think outside your comfort zone, especially on the subject of how egregiously our...

Give equal rights to crime victims

By Rep. Virgil Fludd and Rep.Don Parsons   When a violent crime occurs in Georgia, the public hears the story of the perpetrator in the local...

Not the America I knew

Envy is defined by Dictionary.com as “a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc.” That perfectly characterizes the...

After Scalia: Tragedy and choices

Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year’s primary election campaigns, the death of a giant — Justice Antonin...

The stones of life

The honorable Zell Miller of Young Harris, Ga., was raised by a remarkable mountain woman. Folks around those parts called her “Miss Birdie” while...

Medicare for all is what U.S. needs

I enjoyed reading Dr. Scherz’s (1-10-16), which was well written. As a retired senior level healthcare exec and former GOP elected official, I...

County wrong to pursue legal fees reimbursement

It is absolutely essential that government business be conducted with the highest level of ethical responsibility. The appearance of impropriety can cause the citizenry...

Ask Father Paul – Why bad things happen

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible Why bad things happen Dear Father Paul:  For the past few years my life has been...

Lenten lunches continue each Thursday at FFUMC

Annual  Lenten Lunches at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will  continue each Thursday throughout Lent. This year’s study is based on Adam Hamilton’s book “John:...

McDonough Road Baptist to host screening of ‘War Room’

McDonough Road Baptist Church will show the movie “War Room,” Sunday, Feb. 21, at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary. The creators of Fireproof and Courageous...

Peachtree City woman is among 20 climbing Kilimanjaro for OM fundraiser

Sarah Bradfield of Peachtree City, mother of two and an in-house graphic designer for Tyrone’s Operation Mobilization, packed her bags last week and left...

Stations of the Cross services start tonight at All Saints

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 and continuing every Wednesday night through March 26, All Saints Anglican Church will hold a Stations...

St. Gabriel’s annual fish fry continues through March 18

The Knights of Columbus, James P. Lyke Council 11458, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church will hold their annual Lenten fish fry every Friday (except...

Learn more about Alzheimer’s

Suzette Binford, programs director for the Georgia Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association, will present an overview of Alzheimer’s and other dementias on Thursday, Feb. 18,...

New at COS

Frank Fortunato begins his ministry at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Feb. 21 at the 10:50 morning service. He is...

PTCUMC readies for 3rd Annual Global Impact Celebration

Peachtree City United Methodist Church (PTCUMC) is gearing up for its 3rd annual Global Impact Celebration, a major event for the church, which starts...

Softball coach loses 80 pounds with Ideal Coached Weight Loss

Sponsored Feature There are a lot of ads out for diet plans. They have before and after pictures, and in the tiny print it will...

Religion Briefs 02/17/16

GMCM hosts men’s event Feb. 20 Golden Moment Christian Ministries (GMCM) will host “Men Making a Difference” on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m.  Guest...

How I met my husband and changed my life forever — Part 3

I have always regarded a move as the beginning of a new adventure. My family traveled a bit when I was very young and...

Maurice W. Worth of Fayetteville

Maurice W. Worth of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016. He retired as Chief Operating Officer of Delta Air Lines in 1999...

Charlotte June Comstock, age 84

Charlotte June Comstock, known to her family as Bobbie, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2016.   Bobbie was born the daughter of Marie and...

Billie F. Prouty, age 76

Mrs. Billie F. Prouty, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died on February 15, 2016.  We lost our precious Billie to malignant melanoma at her...

Peggy White Bradley, 84

Peggy White Bradley, 84, passed away on February 14, 2016. She was a dearly loved wife, mother and grandmother and friend to anyone who knew...

Rev. H. Ray Jenkins of Fayetteville

Rev. H. Ray Jenkins of Fayetteville, Ga., age 68, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Mobile, Ala.  He was born in Mobile,...
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