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Keeping our water clean: MHS Adopt a Stream

By Matthew Niebes
Special to The Citizen

Moving into its eighth year in existence, the McIntosh High School Adopt a Stream program is part of a state run, volunteer based research program in which students test water quality in various sites around the state. Participants regularly perform various chemical, biological, and bacterial tests on the water in their sites to determine the quality of the water and discern any foreign pollutants. Read More»

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Read More»

Youth group from Florida helps Square Foot Ministries with Pregnancy Resource Center

A youth group from Holy Cross Catholic Church in Orlando, FL arrives in Fayetteville with a mission to build. This hard working and dedicated group of volunteers donated their time to assist Square foot Ministries (www.squarefootministry.com) a Christian-based home repair and construction ministry located in Fayette County, Georgia in their efforts to construct the new site for the Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center (www.fayetteprc.com), which offers pregnancy tests, peer counseling, maternity and baby supplies, and parenting classes. Read More»

Tyrone gearing up to celebrate its centennial Aug. 20

The town of Tyrone has announced the celebration of its centennial on Aug. 20 at Shamrock Park. It will take place from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join them for free hot dogs, drinks, and of course, cake.

There will be memory booths showing articles, pictures and items from the past. The Fayette County Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will be giving tours of the three public cemeteries and two family cemeteries in Tyrone.

There will be a fishing contest for ages 16 and under that will be held at the lake in the park. Read More»

‘God Bless America’ – Google it!

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The following is a direct quote from an article entitled “God Bless America, Land That I Love” by Richard K. Hayes at www.katesmith.org. It has a wealth of wonderful information.

“Today’s younger generations may not be familiar with the origin and history of the song Irving Berlin considered his most important composition. It was written during the First World War, for an army camp show where Berlin was stationed: Camp Yaphank on Long Island. The show’s producers rejected it as too jingoistic, so Berlin placed it in a trunk of rejected manuscripts. Read More»

Thank you ...

The middle school Vacation Bible School class from Prince of Peace Lutheran visit the Firemen of Station # 91.

The middle school Vacation Bible School class from Prince of Peace Lutheran prepared lunch for the Firemen of Station # 91 as their VBS mission project. Every member of the class helped to prepare and deliver the meal to the firemen to say, “Thank you for all you do to keep us safe. Read More»

All Saints Anglican’s annual music camp scheduled for July 11-15

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its annual free children’s Music Camp July 11-15. The featured theme, “Sing To The Lord A New Song,” will be evident in traditional hymns and praise songs, as well as scripture verses and messages.

Curriculum for the camp is a potpouri of music, singing, dancing, and instruction in various instruments, composition, and art. It also features contests, games and snacks. No previous experience is required. Read More»

New priest

The Rev. Josh Bowron, standing center. Shown with him are his wife, Brittany, standing left, and the Rev. Rita Henault, right, rector of the church.  In front are the Bowrons’ daughter, Ava, left, and son, Henry, right. Photo/Special.

The Rev. Josh Bowron, standing center, was ordained to the priesthood Saturday, June 18, in a service at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville. Shown with him after the ceremony are his wife, Brittany, standing left, and the Rev. Rita Henault, right, rector of the church. In front are the Bowrons’ daughter, Ava, left, and son, Henry, right. Bowron, formerly a teacher at Counterpane Montessori School in Fayettevile, was sponsored as a candidate for ordination by the Church of the Nativity. He is the new senior assistant to the rector at St. Read More»

PTCUMC to offer ‘Vacation Bible Sundays’ this summer

Vacation Bible Sundays for all ages at Peachtree City United Methodist Church start July 10 and continue through Aug 7.

A kid-centered worship will begin at 9 a.m. in the worship center. Children will enjoy crafts, games, music and Bible time. There are classes offered for all ages from babies to adults. A multitude of Bible study classes will be available for every age that comes. Youth programs for middle and high school students will be offered.

At 10:30 a.m. there will be a time of fellowship and snacks to meet everyone and share in the excitement at PTCUMC. Read More»

Clayton State will host Sacred Harp Singing School July 15, 16

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

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