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Pleasant memories

Carolyn Cary's picture

I have a lot of pleasant memories here over the last 50 years. Going waaay back, before there were very many red lights, and very little traffic, I remember living on Hendrix Drive, and driving to the Masonic Lodge to mow the lawn. Traveling along Highway 54 was not a problem in the early 1970s.

Flunking civics

Cal Thomas's picture

“Don’t know much about history” — Sam Cooke

It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: “What do you think about the level of ignorance and apathy in the country?” The person replies: “I don’t know and I don’t care.”

Painful toys

Rick Ryckeley's picture

My parents always said the same thing when they bought us a new toy: “Follow the instructions and you won’t get hurt.” If you’re a regular reader of this column, you already know normally we didn’t and someone always did.

A Masters classic

Loran Smith's picture

AUGUSTA  —  It was a classic Masters, made so, in part, by a young Texan with class, manners, etiquette, a sense of place; a soft-spoken style and a boyish smile, all of which will make him a popular champion who will never have to worry about making his VISA card payments.

District voting

Carolyn Cary's picture

I spent the first 28 years of my life in Ohio, which was pretty much always a Democratic state. When I came to Georgia 55 years ago, it was pretty much a Democratic state.

That said, I have pretty much voted for the person for many years, and not the party.

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Government

The Mayor, City Council, and staff in Peachtree City will hold a final budget workshop Tuesday, July 7, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Residents are welcome.

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Opinion

Driving through Jonesboro recently, I noticed a sign directing one to the “Confederate Cemetery.” I wondered how long it will be until vandals will ride the current wave of popular sentiment to do

Community

The Peachtree City Library is highlighting the importance of water conservation as part of its summer reading program for adults this year.

Sports

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Senoia June 6-7 for the Canongate Series #4. The Canongate Seminole Course played excellent host to two very competitive rounds of junior golf.

Lifestyle

The Coweta County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Newnan Carnegie Library are collaborating to present a two-night event featuring the movie “Murder in Coweta County.”