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If you ignore real facts, please don’t vote

It was a head-scratcher to me: Ms. Hamrick’s response to Hoffman’s perceived “victimhood.” The examples cited of “real victims” have been so thoroughly debunked...

Of beams and splinters and freedom of speech

In responding to my letter about Megan Rapinoe and the recent (and hugely tiresome) trend of leftist athletes complaining about their country, Lori Keller...

‘Silver Sneakers’ program a victim of push for younger, upscale users

As a long-time member of the Piedmont Fayette Fitness Center, I, too, was extremely disappointed to receive a notification that the Silver Sneakers Program...

What happens if socialism is our future?

The U.S. Constitution was framed in large measure on the concepts developed by French philosopher Charles Louis Montesqueiu in his 1748 tome, “The Spirit...

Prebor announces reelection bid

This letter is to inform you that I am running for Peachtree City Council reelection this November. It has been an honor to serve on...

Ex-commissioner opens mouth, inserts foot

On June 26, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran a front page article on the “fast graying” population of Fayette County with a subhead that millennials...

Lake Horton artifacts may be mishandled

Embedded in the Fayette County’s 2020 budget is a request to separate the Lake Horton Artifact Collection and make a traveling exhibit, a permanent...

Some offenses are just wrong, must be recognized

I ran across your opinion piece in The Citizen entitled “Waiting to be offended.” After reading the piece I was struck by points that...

Here’s what the LIFE law says and does

Georgia’s LIFE Act, the “Living Infants Fairness and Equality Act” was signed by Governor Kemp and will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The...

Lies incur a debt to the truth

I was deeply moved by the recent HBO series “Chernobyl” for many reasons: the heroism of firefighters, workers, scientists, etc., who gave their lives...

Keep community garden where it is

City Manager Jon Rorie has stated that the citizens of Peachtree City have to decide between wants and needs. There just isn’t enough money...

Fayetteville skimps on parking for its venues

The Fayette County Board of Commissioners has a request from the city of Fayetteville about connecting their new street with Heritage Way at the...

Tell local officials to push state officials to allow free blocking...

For the past 15 months, we’ve been bombed, saturated by all these telemarketers’ phone calls telling us this is a recorded line, then they...

All worthy causes worthless without right to life first

In her rebuttal to my original letter to the editor, Ms. Connie Kleysteuber actually affirms my point rather than refuting it. My primary point was...

My compassion covers the born and the unborn

Yes, Connie Kleysteurber, we unprogressive/right-wingers do have compassion for the “living, breathing people among us.” Your letter disturbs me because it reminds me that I...

Our first responders deserve a pay raise

I am a 12-year-old second class scout. I am writing to you about the article, “PTC votes $2,500 salary hike for police, fire/EMTs” as...

BoE should reverse decision on Booth

Thank you, Marion Key, for sharing not only your opinion but also important facts regarding the misplaced decision by the Board of Education to...

Some bold solutions for 54-74 traffic jam

I suppose the rush of what needs to be done at the busy Ga. highways 54 and 74 intersection in Peachtree City is over...

Rebuttal: Does anti-choice compassion stop at birth?

Trey Hoffman’s letter to the editor titled, “Progressives’ Compassion Stops at the Womb,” which appeared Wednesday, June 5, 2019, asks, “‘progressives’ and those who...

Some hard questions about Fayette Board of Education budget vote

Had an opportunity one recent morning to drive down a one-lane, tree-lined, canopied street in Peachtree City. If you have not had this experience,...

Peachtree City: Villages vs. city center

All the chatter about a city center and the Aberdeen redevelopment has got me to thinking about the old days. The days where all...

Progressives’ compassion stops at the womb

Amid all the hubbub surrounding the recent legislation passed by states such as Georgia and Alabama regarding abortion, the left has been especially vocal...

Haddix: Peachtree City Council should be replaced

I have been quiet regarding what’s going on in Peachtree City, but enough is enough. Council wants to take away our homeowner rights and entertains...

Socialism successfully does just one thing: It fails. Always.

Fayetteville resident Harold DeRienzo tried to stealthily argue the case for Marxian Political Economy in his letter published here on May 14. The casual reader...

Enough rumors: 1st Presbyterian is not moving

The headline of an Atlanta Journal Constitution article from Aug. 2, 1959 reads, “16,000-Acre Dream City Planned in Peachtree City.” Part of that dream...

Council was correct to deny Calistoa rezoning

There has been a new wave of developer indoctrination in Peachtree City and Fayette County, purporting that longtime residents do not have the intellectual...

Stop the premium HIT on Medicare Advantage

Seniors in Georgia should be able to count on our legislators to protect affordable healthcare. As a 70-year old resident of Coweta County, I...

Income inequality: what is ‘fair’?

Although I disagree with much that was written, I enjoyed reading Professor Williams’ op-ed piece (“Is inequality fair?” May 8, 2019). Policy considerations are...

Student: Apartments devalue historic Fayetteville

I am a student at Whitewater High School and I had a few concerns with the new apartment building the city is planning to...

PTC attempts to stifle free speech, targets Dufresne

Fayette Superior Court Senior Judge John Carbo denied the motion to dismiss the Peachtree City Council from the Open Meetings lawsuit filed by John...

Governments, stop silencing your citizens

I love Peachtree City and Fayette County. Show me another place where the citizens display more civic pride and a willingness to stand up...

What to do about abusive speech?

This is a wonderful age to be alive. With a few strokes of a keyboard we can reach hundreds, thousands and even millions of...

An example of WASA board failure

Vanessa Fleisch, Terry Ernst, Mike King, Kevin Madden and Phil Prebor, as Peachtree City mayor and council, make decisions and set city policy with...

A colossal waste of $9 million for 74-54 ‘fix’ that will...

The proposal to spend $9 million solving left turn problems from Ga. Highway 74 onto Ga. Highway 54 is a total waste of money....
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