Friday, May 15, 2004

Computer training laid groundwork for online bust of Newnan man


The Peachtree City police officer who posed undercover to catch a Newnan man on child exploitation and computer porn charges received special training for such investigations.

Fulton County assessor’s office will be open two Saturdays in May

June 1 is deadline for homeowners to apply for their $15,000 homestead exemption.

BOE workshops set, open to public

The Fulton County Board of Education will hold workshops May 18 and June 3 with Dr. John Carver, a renowned governance model expert. The May 18 workshop is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school system’s North Transportation Center, 410 South Main Street in Alpharetta. The June 3 workshop will be held 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Center, 786 Cleveland Avenue SW, Atlanta.

Antioch Methodist in Fairburn plans BBQ

Antioch United Methodist Church in Fairburn will have a barbecue, bake sale, and yard sale Saturday, May 22 at the church on Rivertown Road.

New appointments for Landmark Christian

Landmark Christian School headmaster, Mr. Matt Skinner, was pleased to announce the selection of a new middle school principal and a new high school principal at a recent meeting of the Landmark Christian School Parents' Club. Mr. Wayne Brantley will assume the duties of high school principal and Mrs. Marie Williams was named middle school principal for the upcoming school year. Both Mr. Brantley and Mrs. Williams are well known by the Landmark family as excellent and well-loved teachers.

Mallette to speak at Body of Christ

Dr. Richard Mallette, pastor of Living Word Ministries in West Haven, Conn. will minister at The Body of Christ Church International, U.S.A., on Sunday, June 4, at 7 p.m.

Storey to speak at Body of Christ Church

Dr. Tim Storey of Storey Dreams Foundation in Los Angeles, Calif., will minister at The Body of Christ Church International, U.S.A., on Sunday, June 13, at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Open Word Christian Ministries seeks furniture, clothing donations

Open Word Christian Ministries in Fairburn and Union City is asking for donations of “gently used” clothing, furniture and household items for the Twice As Nice Resale Boutique near Shannon Mall. Proceeds from the store benefit “at risk” youth in South Fulton County.

Landmark hosts French students

Thirteen French students recently spent 14 days visiting the USA as guests of Landmark Christian School. Eight Landmark families opened their homes to host the French visitors. The visiting students were between the ages of 15-17 and attend a high school just outside Paris. All were students of the English language and came to the United States to practice the language and to experience American culture and family life.

Landmark senior signs with Lee

Landmark Christian School Senior Mark Wozniak signs letter of intent to play soccer for Lee University. Wozniak, a Fayette county resident, has played soccer and also been field goal kicker for the LCS football team.

Cash for Commuters to encourage carpooling, other options

Beginning this month, The Clean Air Campaign® will once again begin paying metro Atlantans to make a change in their commutes. Cash for Commuters, an incentive program open to commuters who live or work in the 13-county metro Atlanta area, has proven to be effective in encouraging individuals to get to work by some means other than driving alone.

May is Dig Safely Month

Because we usually walk on earth instead of digging into it, people don’t often think about what lies underneath us.

Community Foundation hosts local session


The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is one of the largest funders of the metro area’s nonprofit organizations. It manages and administers the philanthropic funds of 650 individuals and families by matching their interests with community needs.

Women invited to take the Healthy Georgia Promise

In observance of National Women’s Health Week, May 9-15, the Georgia Cancer Coalition and the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health are asking all women to take the Healthy Georgia Promise to help prevent cancer by following these recommendations:

Cultural exchange program benefits seniors

East is meeting West in a cultural exchange program that began May 6, 2004 between Fulton County government and a Japanese disabilities group.



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