Sunday, August 8, 1999

'Let us never forget to remember'

Only 45 years old, Peachtree City now has its first historical marker.

Worship was high on priority list for early residents of area

In 1896, Washington Arnold moved into Fayette County and, not seeing a church in the area, he and others started one, first under a brush arbor and then in an old abandoned house

History is a bridge, says speaker

History is a bridge between the new and the old, said David Piet, chairman of the Peachtree City Heritage Historic Preservation Committee, during unveiling of a historical market at Holly Grove AME Church.

The Beggar

A beggar lived near the king's palace. One day he saw a proclamation posted outside the palace gate. The king was giving a great dinner and anyone dressed in royal garments was invited to the party.

News Briefs

Student parking tickets on sale

Fayette County High School will be selling student parking stickers Wednesday, Aug. 11 for seniors, and Thursday, Aug. 12 and Friday, Aug. 13, for all other students. Cost of the sticker is $35 and may be paid in cash or by check.