Peachtree City

We must guard the rights of all citizens

I was disheartened to read David Epps’s opinion piece in last weekend’s issue of The Citizen. It is bad enough that Fox News pundits and self-serving right wing politicians are drumming up Islamophobia in this country. It is more than sad when our religious leaders join in that noise. Read More»

Ramadan dinner & Grandma’s potluck

When I was a child, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ Methodist church in Winder, Ga. It was a tiny little church, full of wonderful people with warm hearts who took care of and loved each other. In my 40 years, the church has not changed a bit, and many of the same folks still attend every Sunday. Read More»

Bill sets up 3% national tax

Everyone in America is being set up for a 3 percent tax, and most don’t even know about it.

On Feb. 23, 2010 a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives that will tax every monetary transaction made by anyone in the U.S. This bill must be voted on by Dec. 23, 2010, yet very few people have ever heard of it. Read More»

On private property, land grabs, Founding Fathers: Check history

Two weeks ago I sent you a email letter in response to Terry Garlock’s article about gas golf carts, which you never published. I’m thinking perhaps you may be biased as to its content, but perhaps one more attempt may be worthwhile.

Re: Mr Terry Garlock’s article titled, “Hands off private property like gas golf carts.” Read More»

Best of the summer ...

Best of the summer ...

One of the most popular religion events of the summer was the music camp hosted by All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City. An unprecedented 100 children finished the camp. Above, professional guitar instructor Jeff Shephard leads the strings lab, teaching the children the components of the guitar. Children in the lab are: (L-R) Ethan Hunt, Henry Ravita, Dalton Toner, Caroline Alford, Alexa Bowman, Abby Rauch and Morgan Rover. Photo/Special.

Religion Briefs 09/15/10

‘Baggage Claim” opens Sept. 17 at Harp’s
Harp’s Crossing Community Theater will present “Baggage Claim,” a modern parable, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Childcare will be provided for children up to eight years of age by reservation only. To reserve childcare, call 770-461-5318 or visit the website, www. harpscrossing.com. Admission is free. Harp’s Crossing is at 1183 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville.

Steve McVey will lead Grace Walk in PTC Read More»

South Gate Ministry’s Bible study starts Sept. 16 in PTC

South Gate Ministry Training Center announces its inaugural inductive Bible study, The Book of Acts. The Institute aims to promote and engender a biblical worldview among Christians everywhere, to equip, present and future, to correctly and effectively handle the Word of God, and to provide a scriptural foundation for understanding God’s will for his people through intensive inductive Bible studies. Read More»

Pirani-Kassin Engagement

Evyn Pirani engaged to Patrick Kassin

Jim Pirani of Smyrna and Tom Kassin of Peachtree City announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Evyn Pirani and Patrick Kassin.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2007 graduate of Valdosta State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is currently a leasing and marketing coordinator with TPA Realty Services. Read More»

Bluegrass and arts and crafts at Shakerag

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City will once again be filled with the sounds of bluegrass as ‘The Fred’ hosts the Shakerag Bluegrass Festival in conjunction with the 33rd annual Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival, Sept. 18 and 19. The festival will feature eight bands over the two days including Saturday’s headliner Steel String Session from Tennessee, while local favorite Bullsboro caps off the weekend Sunday night. Read More»

PTC likely to eliminate voice control for pets

Peachtree City pet owners may soon lose the ability to keep their pets under voice control.

At Thursday night’s City Council meeting, officials will consider adopting a requirement that all pets be leashed when off their owner’s property. Read More»

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