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Legacy presents 'Sanders Family Christmas'

From left are Larry Cox, Jr., Caitlin Smith, Becky Clark, Doug Stroup, Richard Smith, Amy Bridges and Lamar Payne. Photo/Special.

In January of 2008 The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone brought you one of this country’s most produced shows during the last 20 years: Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s bluegrass and gospel musical comedy, “Smoke on the Mountain.” Two years later it still stands as one of the most successful shows the theatre has produced.  The Legacy is excited this Christmas to bring their patrons the fantastic follow-up to this one-of-a-kind show.  Read More»

Grateful hearts

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Kayani sat in front of me with a paper and crayons. He was six years old and several months earlier, his parents had been butchered by militants from a tribal faction simply because of their heritage - they had the wrong parents, as had a number of his neighbors and playmates. Since that time he had been living with relatives. He lived in a very small one room house with no indoor plumbing or electricity. After my evaluation, I couldn’t find anything wrong with him. At least for now, he was fine. Read More»

Residents of Heritage have an attitude of gratitude

By Linda Cashdollar
Special to The Citizen

In 1621, following a very difficult first year in the “New World”, the Pilgrims were thankful for an abundant fall harvest. With the help from Patuxet Native Americans, the Pilgrims had learned how to plant, hunt and harvest the enormous bounty that was available in the New England area, and remembering the past year full of illness and starvation, Pilgrims gathered together with the Indians to feast and worship. Read More»

Helping seniors stay independent is satisfying life’s work for new Georgia Acti-Kare owners

What to do for a senior loved one just beginning to need a little extra help, but determined to remain in their own home? This can be a tough dilemma for family and close friends, especially for those living farther away or shouldering an already-heavy schedule of family or work-related obligations. Luckily, ACTi-KARE Responsive In-Home Care exists to fulfill exactly this niche, providing professional and highly individualized non-medical services to help seniors maintain their independence and dignity while still receiving any and all assistance they may require. Read More»

Medicare and you - Mobility Scooters

We’ve all seen the TV commercials “I got this scooter from Medicare and it didn’t cost me one red cent….” Maybe you have gotten a phone call saying “Our mobility specialist will be in your area next week, and he would like to arrange for you to get a free scooter…”

So, is the Medicare program really giving out “free scooters” to beneficiaries? Well, of course not. But when a mobility scooter is medically necessary it is a covered item. Here is a brief guide to help you understand the guidelines Medicare uses to decide if a scooter is medically necessary for you. Read More»

Tis' the season for dry eye

By John L. Henahan,
OD, FAAO
Special to The Citizen

Winter is the season for celebration. The joy of Christmas trees, stockings and fires crackling in the hearth make the season bright. Unfortunately for many people, the colder weather and drier air also leads to a flare up in their dry eye symptoms, according to Dr. John L Henahan at Spectrum Eyecare in Peachtree City.

The good news is that the treatment options for dry eye continue to evolve. Read More»

Three years of incredible pain and now it's gone

Deanna Williams is a resident of Peachtree City and a patient of Dr. Earl Snyder at Outcome Medical of Georgia. Like many people who have suffered chronic pain, she has tried many different doctors and has had many different types of procedures performed on her from spinal adjustments to epidurals, sacroiliac joint steroid injections, medial branch injections, and radio frequency ablation in an effort to find a solution for her pain. Read More»

Ask the Anytime Fitness Guy

By Jon Spangler
Special to The Citizen

Question: I keep hearing about the benefits of HIIT (high-intensity interval training). Can you tell me specifically what it is and the benefits of doing it? Read More»

TubaChristmas in Fairburn, Dec. 4

Georgia Military College’s Fairburn campus is proud to host the annual Fairburn TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. TubaChristmas was founded in 1974 by tubist Harvey Phillips as a way to honor his teacher, the late great tubist William J. Bell, who was born on Christmas Day in 1902.  Every TubaChristmas performance features traditional Christmas carols that were specially arranged for the first TubaChristmas by Alec Wilder on December 22, 1974. Read More»

Peachtree City kicks off big Hometown Holiday Dec. 4

Peachtree City Parks Crew gets the Great Christmas Tree ready for the official tree lighting at the culmination of the Hometown Holiday festivities on Saturday, Dec. 4. The tree is near City Hall. Photo/Betsy Tyler.

The holidays are upon us and once again Peachtree City invites you to celebrate in style with an evening full of entertainment for all ages.

From hunting candy canes, to music of the season, the tree lighting, and of course golf carts, don’t miss this annual Peachtree City tradition Saturday, Dec. 4.

Festivities will begin with the Candy Cane Hunt at 5:15 p.m. on Shakerag Knoll, located on McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Hometown Holiday continues at 6 p.m. with a musical program at “The Fred,” sponsored by Sam’s Club. Read More»

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