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Oh Joy!!

“We do not merely want to see beauty, although, God knows, even that is bounty enough. We want something else which can hardly be put into words–to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” Yes! Yes! That…

Why I’m running for Mayor

  Why I’m running for Mayor The 2017 Mayoral Election is about four months away, and this will be the first time in many years when there is a clear difference between the candidates. It is more important than ever that voters have a chance to see those differences before aligning themselves with a candidate. Please…

Peachtree City resident charged with 30 counts of vehicle entering

by Taylor Milligan On Saturday, 19-year-old Peachtree City resident David McElroy was arrested for a 30-car entering streak in the Glenloch area. Officers responded to the scene and arrested him in his home after receiving two phone calls reporting suspicious activity in the neighborhood. Citizens reported seeing McElroy putting stolen items through his home window….

Terry Lee Matthews

Terry Lee Matthews, 67, of Brooks passed away on July 24, 2017.  He was born on January 9, 1950 in Abbeville, GA to the late Troy and Gladys Matthews.  He was associated in the family business and served as owner and operator of Matthews Hamper House at the time of his death. Terry was preceded…

SouthSide Cycling Club hosting July 8 ride to benefit Piedmont Newnan Cancer Wellness

The SouthSide Cycling Club and Piedmont Newnan Hospital welcome community members to participate in a cycling event, with proceeds benefitting the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan, which will take place Saturday, July 8 in Senoia. “We are grateful to be able to support Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan and thank our…

Thack You: Not Binary

Every so often I attend the Board of Education meeting to complain about the kids on my street. When they’re not bathing in my birdbath they’re refilling it with urine. This week at the BOE was a little different. Usually I am given the floor and enabled to speak, but there was a throng of…

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