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Thanks for returning driver’s license in S.C.

I recently spent some time in Cherry Grove, S.C. While I was there, I lost my driver’s license at a public fishing pier.

I was beside myself trying to find it, but I just couldn’t remember where I could’ve lost it.

I received an envelope in the mail on Monday, July 11; in it was my driver’s license with a short note that said, “I found this in the public fishing lot in MB, hope you had fun, Tacie from Peachtree City, Ga.”

I would really like to say thank you to this person and may God bless you. There are so few people willing to do the right thing nowadays. Read More»

New Hope, Dogwood Baptist WinShape C3 starts Monday

Registration is still open for Winshape Camps C3, which will be hosted by New Hope Baptist and Dogwood Church, July 25-29. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade.

Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. at New Hope North Campus, 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville (770 461-4337). Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship.

To be considered for a full or partial scholarship, call Dogwood Church, 770-487-6691. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/20//11

Break Away Lunch planned for July 28 Read More»

State officer speaks to local marines

Detachment Commandant Guy Mitchell, Tyrone, and Chad Long (right). Photo/Special.

Chad Long, Locust Grove, spoke to the members of the Clyde Thomason Detachment #1325 of the Marine Corps League during their July meeting. Long is the Department of Georgia Jr Vice Commandant and the District 3 Vice Commandant. He is also a member of the Military Order of the Devil Dogs where he is a Pedigree Devil Dog and serves as the Pound 350 Dog Robber and the Georgia Pack Mad Dog. Read More»

Couple celebrates 70 years together

A.U. Williams and his bride Margaret smile at the prospect of their 70th anniversary to be observed at their church, McDonough Road Baptist. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Austin Williams met his future wife, Margaret, at an outdoor skating rink in College Park in 1940. They were both 17 years old.

At five minutes to 9 p.m., the staff flashed the lights, alerting the skaters of the approaching curfew. Austin, known as A.U. to his friends, asked Margaret if he could walk her home. She lived a block away and agreed.

When they reached her house, A.U. asked if he could see her again. She said yes. Read More»

Clayton U. will host Sacred Harp Singing School Friday, Saturday

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall will host its Sacred Harp Singing School on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/13//11

Inman VBS starts July 17
Inman United Methodist Church, 151 Hills Bridge Rd., Fayetteville, invites all children to get cookin’ at Shake it up Cafe’ Vacation Bible School which begins Sunday, July 17 and ends on Thursday, July 21. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. each day and is free. Classes are from 6 -9 p.m. each day. Register online at www.InmanMethodist.org.

Summit’s VBS starts July 17 Read More»

After 1st cuts, Fayette in line for $320 million in T-SPLOST

Based on the first cut of a smorgasbord of proposed transportation projects announced July 7, Fayette County looks to be in line for about $320 million Read More»

PSC Chairman: No electric competition

I sent this response to Mr. Cupertino’s email which was published in your paper on June 28, 2011, “Who’s protecting us from Georgia Power?”

Mr. Cupertino, thanks for the mail. Let me see if I can answer your questions. Read More»

Heritage Christian to host WinShape C3 Day Camp

Registration is still open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 11-15. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change. Read More»

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