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Order ornaments for American Legion tree by Wednesday

Order ornaments for American Legion tree by Wednesday

The Civitans and United Daughters of the Confederacy continue to offer the community the chance to order personalized Christmas ornaments to honor our veterans. The tree is located in front of the American Legion Post 105 Log Cabin in Fayetteville and is being decorated with 6 inch Christmas balls.  Individuals may order an ornament for $10 to honor a veteran. The name, rank, branch of service and date served will be printed on each ornament. To place your order, contact Linda Robinson, 770-460-1119.  Deadline to order is Dec. 15. The ornaments will be available for pickup after the holidays.

Braelinn's poetry recitation winners

Braelinn's poetry recitation winners

Congratulations to the Braelinn Grade-Level Poetry Recitation Winners. These students won at their respective grade levels in the school’s poetry recitation contest and will go on to compete at the county level next quarter. The reciters were judged on the following elements: difficulty of the poem, memorization and accuracy, stage presence, articulation, interpretation and style. From left are Nicole Smith (1st), Allie Watson (2nd), Barrett Hester (4th), Olivia Wernecke (3rd), and Elena Wernecke (5th). The Kindergarten winner, Ashlyn Oates, is not pictured. Photo/Special.

PTC church burglar linked also to Coweta break-ins

It turns out that the arrest last week of 24 year-old Peachtree City resident Joseph Michael Robinson on charges stemming from the burglary of two churches in Peachtree City solved the cases of additional break-ins, including the burglaries of two churches in Coweta County.

Robinson was charged with the Nov. 22-23 burglaries at Peachtree City Christian Church and St. Paul Lutheran Church, both off Ga. Highway 74 North. Items taken in the burglaries included cash, computers and musical instruments, according to law enforcement sources. Read More»

Ware's hit pops ball loose, clinches 2nd Creek title (gallery link)

This hit by Sandy Creek's Jamal Ware jarred the ball loose, sparking the turnover that halted a strong Carrollton drive that appeared destined to at least tie the game in the waning minutes of Saturday night's title matchup at the Georgia Dome. Photo/John Munford.

This hit by Sandy Creek's Jamal Ware jarred the ball loose, sparking the turnover that halted a strong Carrollton drive that appeared destined to at least tie the game in the waning minutes of Saturday night's title matchup at the Georgia Dome.

Watch a series of photos on the fumble and ball recovery here: http://www.thecitizen.com/galleries/12-12-2010/gallery-anatomy-game-winn...

Creek talks about his game-winning fumble recovery

Sandy Creek's Quintez Williams talks about how the game-changing play unfolded as Carrollton threatened in the redzone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkJIAPRJQ_M

Sandy Creek takes Ga. AAA football title in 14-7 win over Carrollton

Quintez Williams pounces on the loose ball in the game-winning play that clinched the 14-7 victory over Carrollton in the championship game. Photo/John Munford.

Patriots capture second title with big defense, including redzone fumble recovery to clinch it

Watch a photographic breakdown of the game-clinching fumble: http://www.thecitizen.com/galleries/12-12-2010/gallery-anatomy-game-winn...

Winning a state championship is hard, so winning back to back state championships has to be even more difficult. Yet, the Patriots did it with a cool demeanor that didn't show the first sign of panic, even when Carrollton got within inches of tying the game Saturday night. Read More»

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