Sunday, February 1, 2004

Cox defends decision to remove ‘evolution’ in science guidelines

State School Superintendent Kathy Cox is standing firm by her decision to remove the word “evolution” from Georgia’s proposed new science curriculum, a move receiving loud and fierce criticism from scientists, teachers and some  lawmakers who say it will further tarnish Georgia’s image as an educational wasteland.

Villages Amphitheater gets Web site makeover

A new Web site design has been rolled out for Fayetteville’s Villages Amphitheater, featuring song tracks of the six artists scheduled to appear in concerts this year.

DOT to reconsider request for traffic light near Fayette Pavilion

Concerned about future and current traffic in the area, Fayetteville officials have persuaded the Georgia Department of Transportation to reconsider its decision not to allow a traffic light to be located at Ga. Highway 85 north at Ellis Road.

On third try, Loco’s Deli and Pub decides to renovate instead of build

The third time is the charm for Locos Deli and Pub, which has finally found a permanent location in Fayetteville.

Sidewalk construction underway on Beauregard Blvd.

Work has begun on a sidewalk along Beauregard Boulevard that is part of Fayetteville’s master plan to add sidewalks and paths leading to the downtown area.

With God it’s always forward
By Rev. Daniel Overdorf

I know life has ups and downs, but I don’t care much for the downs. I imagine you’d agree. We prefer the magnificence of the mountaintop to wallowing in the stench of the valley.

Reality Check! Go catch your teenager and read to them
By Rev. Knox Herndon

To anyone with kids of any age, here's some advice. Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a high school about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.