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A nation numbed by Mammon

Ben Nelms's picture

This column is intended mainly for the “Christian nation.” Some who do not subscribe to the Christian belief system and world-view, and some who do, may find what follows a waste of their time. Read More»

Week 7 legislative update: Crossover Day coming soon

Matt Ramsey's picture

This past week the Georgia General Assembly convened for legislative days 25-27. With cross-over day (Day 30) looming, committee activity was incredibly busy this week with members seeking to move legislation to the Consideration Calendar to ensure it is eligible for consideration by the whole House on or before Day 30, the last day for consideration of House bills. Read More»

Inside school system promotion would be bad for taxpayers

Steve Brown's picture

I wish we had a sunscreen to prevent the harmful actions of government from burning us.

At a recent public meeting, a local citizen actually stated she thought the Fayette County Board of Education (FCBOE) had done a wonderful job with the school system’s finances. Her remarks were part of a scheme to cozen the public into accepting the concept of promoting a current administration insider to the post of school superintendent. I was truly amazed that anyone could make such a pronouncement with a straight face. Read More»

The moral of the story

Ronda Rich's picture

During those gray, cloud-filled days, figuratively and literally, I wasn’t exactly imprisoned but two years of consented captivity in the unfamiliar North was one of the greatest burdens my Southern soul has ever carried.

In those troubled days, there was little relief, it seemed. From early November until late March, the sun seldom smiled, the wind always chilled and the snow often fell. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 03/24/10

Father Paul Massey's picture

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Dear Father Paul: Did the resurrection of Christ really happen? What’s the proof? One of my professors says that the resurrection of Christ is a myth. — Anthoney Read More»

Mary’s cultural holidays

Sallie Satterthwaite's picture

You stop me in the street, at church and Kroger, even at Curves, and tell me what you like about this column, in no particular order:
One favorite subject is our daughter Mary describing her life as a pianist at the Duesseldorf Opera:

Mary speaks: My neighbor [whom I named Heinrich] never got any further than the grass and circle of bushes that you saw. The remains of a long firecracker lay there for two months. I could never figure out why it took someone until March to remove it. Read More»

Teen suicide

Greg Moffatt's picture

On Monday, Mar. 15, a graduate student at Kennesaw State University was found dead in the parking garage on campus. He apparently jumped from the top floor and his death has been ruled a suicide. Read More»

PTC Info & Issues - March 22

Betsy Tyler's picture

Lots going on or on the horizon in Peachtree City this week - leash laws, cell towers, transportation plans, and more!

Leash Law & Cell Towers Workshop April 12 – Council will hold a workshop to continue discussions on potential changes to Peachtree City’s leash law (including possible elimination of the “voice command” option and restrictions on unattended tethering of dogs) Read More»

Peachtree City Info & Issues - from the forums to the blogs!

Betsy Tyler's picture

I would like to thank Cal and the folks at the Citizen for giving me a place to post information on Peachtree City and check on the comments! Read More»

On lineage

David Epps's picture

When I first moved to Georgia nearly 27 years ago, a shopkeeper said, “Epps ... hmmm. Unusual name. Where are you from?”

“I moved here from Colorado,” I replied.

“No, no,” he responded, “Where are your people from?” Read More»

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