Sunday, February 18, 2001

Parties dispute details of argument that lead to cutting of youth basketball coach

The argument that led to a local youth basketball coach being cut by a knife is in dispute by both the coaches and the referee who allegedly wielded the knife.

Historic house demolished without warning

County workers demolished the historic Dorsey House earlier this week, a move that county officials say was necessary but has left some local residents displeased.

Nancy Price takes over Main Street Fayetteville

Main Street Fayetteville has a new leader.

Famous black fighter squadron targets Fayette church

Once known as "angels" for their fierce protection of allied bombers during World War II, the African-American fighter squadron known as the Tuskegee Airmen are still working for good causes 56 years later.

Two more liquor licenses get OK

It took a mere 15 minutes for the Fayetteville City Council to cover a reasonably light agenda Thursday night, with two new alcohol licenses granted and several ordinance amendments approved.

Extended Year Program giving extra help to students

Students are now getting extra help in math and reading through an extra hour of instruction some days in Fayette County public schools.

Police Blotter

Carriage Lane set to build new sanctuary

The Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, has come a long way since its beginning in the mid-1980s, from meeting in homes to outgrowing its first sanctuary to breaking ground for a new one.

River's Edge will offer 17-week Spanish course

Argentinian native Zulema Pereyra will teach Spanish as a second language, covering Spanish grammar, each Wednesday, from 6-7 p.m. at River's Edge Community Church in Fayetteville. The classes will continue for 17 weeks.

Live in a fairytale land of great proportion. Many there are around the world who still do not have these opportunities. We are the rich.

True, this life still has its stresses and burdens as none of this grows on trees, and often comes at great cost of blood, sweat and tears, leaving us just as concerned at bill time as the destitute, but that is simply because we have chosen to embrace these sometimes very nonessential items as priorities in life; if not absolute necessities.

Splinters of the cross

I received this from Louise Duncan, one of our faithful parishioners. This is a true story of something that happened just a few years ago at University of Southern California.

Relationship tips
Contributuing Writer

Valentine's Day reminds us once more that the card and candy maybe an easy purchase, but it is no secret that relationships are not easy. With approximately 50 percent of all marriages ending in divorce, and second marriages having an even higher failure rate, what's a couple to do?

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