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Look up ‘radical’: You’ll find picture of President Obama

Did you ever wonder what a real home grown radical looks like? If not, just take a good look at our president.

This guy has been in office for only about 15 months and already, he’s made more left turns than a NASCAR Chevy on Sunday.

Some people thought Bill Clinton was a radical. Barack Obama makes Bill Clinton look like a Reagan Republican. Read More»

Ga. revenues up 1 pct; first increase since Nov. 2008

For the first time since November 2008, Georgia officials are reporting an increase in the state’s net revenue comparing March 2010 to March 2009.

Today Gov. Sonny Perdue announced the state’s revenue collections for March were 1 percent ahead of last year.

Gross tax collections were up $141 last month, an increase of 7.9 percent. Also, gross sales tax collections were up $7 million from March 2009 to a total of $724 million in March 2010. Read More»

'Tax cut' bill includes new hospital tax

Legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly last week lumped a number of tax credits cuts and incentives along with a significant new source of revenue for the state: a hospital tax.

House Bill 1023 includes a new “hospital tax” of 1.45 percent of net patient revenue. The figure is lowered to 1.38 percent for hospitals which have a designated trauma center.

The tax would be applied to both for-profit and non-profit hospitals, a Senate spokesperson confirmed Monday. Read More»

Spivey Hall hosting Children's Choir auditions

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will be holding auditions for its equally-famous Children’s Choir program on Saturday, May 1.
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Good Friday, Easter services set in Fayette, Coweta

Good Friday and Easter events in Fayette and Coweta counties.

Fayette and Coweta area churches will join others throughout the world this weekend with Easter services celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This Sunday also will mark the culmination of Holy Week activities which, for most, began last Sunday with Palm Sunday celebrations and continued throughout this week. Read More»

Heritage Christian Church opens registration for Winshape day camp

Registration is now open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 12-16. 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»

Religion Briefs 03/31/10

Hip-Hop revival planned in Fairburn
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a Hip-Hop Revival Saturday, April 10, beginning at 6 p.m. Various groups will minister in rap form. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier. For directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370.

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Manthey-Reeder

Mr. & Mrs. Reeder

Terri Allison Manthey and Christopher Matthew Reeder were married at Oakhurst Farm, West Point, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. Pastor Miriam Beecher conducted the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Terry and Lisa Manthey of Tyrone. She is the granddaughter of Dolores Hewitt and the late Glenn M. Hewitt of Gainesville, and Lucile Manthey and the late Bernard M. Manthey of Janesville, Wisc. She is a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and Georgia State University. Read More»

Free Speech 03/31/10

To the person who commented on Fayette County and the “more diverse” community potentially having something to do with an increase in crime: I just have one question. Do you teach your children to be racist, too? How awful.

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Marine Corps League moving to new location

Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Church

The Marine Corps League Detachment # 1325 is changing locations. The detachment, which has previously met the first Wednesday of each month at The Gathering Place in Peachtree City, will begin meeting in the Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Church on Highway 34 between Newnan and Peachtree City. The move will allow the Detachment to be more centrally located for Marines in Coweta and Fayette counties. The meetings will continue to be at 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. The next meeting is Apr. 7. Read More»

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