Sunday, February 22, 2004

Sheriff’s Department wins accolades for 2003 case

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department won national accolades earlier this month for its efforts in a 2003 drug seizure case.

Fayetteville garbage rates drop 18 percent, while first stormwater bills go out

Fayetteville homeowners hit this month with the first $36.40 yearly charge to fund the city’s new stormwater utility will get a slight rebate in the amount they pay annually for garbage collection.

10 Commandments legislation introduced

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Sharpsburg) introduced legislation this week that would allow the 10 Commandments to be placed in local and state government offices.

Fayette school board to lobby at Capitol

The seven highest-ranking administrators in the Fayette County School System will be joined by all five members of the Board of Education in a trip to the state Capitol Tuesday to lobby against more school funding cuts.

Brown’s Mill park could lure tourists from around the country

Coweta County could soon be home to a tourist destination that could draw visitors by the thousands.

Back to the basics of ministry

Every now and then, when I need to get back to the basics, I listen to the cassette tape of my ordination service. I was ordained to the gospel ministry Jan. 1, 1984, by First Baptist Church in Milledgeville. It was a very meaningful service.

God’s assignment: Winter in Fairbanks

As I write this article it is cold outside, and when it is cold in Georgia, it is cold. Cold, however is a relative term depending on where you are living.