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Sen. Chance honored as Legislator of the Year

State Sen. Ronnie Chance, R-Tyrone, was recently presented with the Charles H. Barco Award by the Southeastern Legal Foundation as the 2010 Legislator of the Year.

 “Throughout my time as a state legislator, I have always admired the Southeastern Legal Foundation and the ideals they fight to protect,” said Sen. Chance. “I am honored that they have recognized my commitment to the citizens of this great state and the Georgia General Assembly.” Read More»

Community Wellness Day event needs your help

Dr. Matthew Davis of Crossroads Chiropractic in Sharpsburg participated in an event called Kids Day International a few years ago but the event grew and so did Davis’ scope of how the event could benefit the community. Kids Day International featured a lot of things geared towards teaching children about health and safety, but Davis felt that the parents, guardians and loved ones of the children who came to the event needed that information as well. Kids Day International became Community Wellness Day and the event has been a tremendous success. Read More»

Change your clock (and your battery) this weekend

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine wants to remind Georgians that they must change their clocks to daylight saving time earlier this year – and they should also change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time.

Oxendine said the annual change from standard time to daylight saving time, whenever it occurs, is a good time to make sure your smoke alarm is working as it should. Read More»

Southern Crescent Symphony, Irish group and vocalist take stage at Spivey Hall this weekend

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will welcome the Southern Crescent Symphony on Friday, Mar. 12 to start off a weekend of music on the Clayton State campus.

Following the local performers on Saturday and Sunday will be Spivey Hall debuts by an Irish musical aggregation and Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley. Read More»

Clayton State Opera features women of the Bible

In conjunction with Clayton State University’s celebration of Women’s History Month, Clayton State Opera presents: “Eve and Her Daughters: Opera and Women of the Bible,” an evening of opera focusing on women from the Bible, featuring a cast of Clayton State University students directed by Dr. Kurt-Alexander Zeller, Clayton State’s director of Opera and vocal Studies, and accompanied by an orchestra under the baton of Clayton State Director of Choral Activities Dr. Shaun Amos. Read More»

The Home Source honors top Realtors

The Home Source, Realtors 2009 Peachtree City award recipients include, from left, A.C. Roda, Winner’s Circle Super Star; Rhonda Dehbozorgi,  Most Valuable Player; Susan Fitzgerald, Agent of the Year, Top Producer, and Winner’s Circle Super Star; Cecelia Hayes, Achiever; and Jane Young, Winner’s Circle Super Star.

Susan Fitzgerald, Julie Hunt, and Carol Carter are The Home Source, Realtors top agents for 2009. Susan Fitzgerald is the company’s 2009 Agent of the Year and Top Producer and Winner’s Circle Super Star, Peachtree City. Julie Hunt is Top Producer, Newnan and Carol Carter is Top Producer for the Builder Services Group. Read More»

Trip to Oberammergau planned

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play. The group will leave Atlanta on August 26.

There will be an informational meeting in the National Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Monday, March 15, at 10:30 a.m. presented by Collette Vacations. Details of the trip to see this once in a decade performance will be given. Read More»

Gospel singing set for March 26, 27

Two free nights of “Old Fashioned Southern Gospel Singing” will be featured at the Old Train Depot in downtown Grantville Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27, beginning at 7 p.m.

Featured groups for Friday’s performance will be Kingdom Express, Mona Gayle Presly, Amazing Grace and One Accord, all from Columbus. Saturday’s performance will feature the Cleghorns from Warner Robins and the Hall Sisters from Soperton. Refreshments will be available. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/10/10

Martin to speak at Lenten lunch
Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent ( March 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m. The March 11 lunch will be hosted by the Hope circle. Dr. Bob Martin will be the speaker. FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

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Benefit dinner at Candler Field, Mar. 20

The Candler Field Museum, located just south of Atlanta in Williamson, Ga., will host its second annual benefit dinner on Mar. 20.  The program will feature Major General Pat Halloran, USAF (retired) who will relate his flying experiences in both the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird and the Lockheed U-2 spy planes. Major Halloran was one of the first pilots to fly the U-2 and the SR-71.  He logged more than 600 hours in the SR-71 and over 1,600 hours in the U-2.  His distinguished career also includes 100 combat missions flying in F-84s during the Korean War. Read More»

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