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15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Trinity United Methodist Church in Marmora to host women's event

On Sept. 5-6, Trinity United Methodist Church will be hosting evangelist Pastor Kimberly Jones-Pothier and her two-day women's ministry "Conquering Hell in High Heels."

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, GA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Man claiming to be Marine questions service of wrong Athens cop

An intoxicated man who claimed to be a U.S. Marine when arrested early Thursday morning in Athens for urinating in public chose the wrong police officer to question when he asked her about her service to her country.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Peachtree City, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Steele claims Summer Sizzler victory at Senoia Raceway

Chris Steele picked up the Hobby Stock Summer Sizzler feature win Saturday night at Senoia Raceway.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA, Coweta County, GA, Fayetteville, GA, Newnan, GA, Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Severe thunderstorm warnings and flood warnings persist

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN DAWSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA GILMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA PICKENS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA * UNTIL 730 PM EDT * AT 645 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Peachtree City, GA, Georgia, Dawson County, GA, Gilmer County, GA

The Times-Herald

Rants, Raves & Really?!?

RANT: Two people were killed in a single-engine plane crash near the Coweta and Fayette county lines.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Peachtree City, GA, Coweta County, GA, Family, Parenting, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Police flash bang explosion training

An incident in Habersham County, more than two months ago, had many asking if police went too far after a no-knock search warrant resulted in a flash bang grenade going off in a toddler's play pen, where he was sleeping.

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Related Topix: Habersham County, GA, Peachtree City, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

St. Anthony Messenger

New high school offers teens rigorous classes, links with businesses

Some 160 first-year students filled Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School as the newest Catholic high school in the community opened.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

Supporting sales

Scot J. DubA©, CEO of Sigvaris North America in Peachtree City, says the manufacturer of compression garments has seen 10 percent year-over-year growth.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Times-Herald

Sequoia Golf to be sold to ClubCorp for $265M

Newnan-based Sequoia Golf will sell its stock and assets to Dallas-based ClubCorp for $265 million, the companies announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Peachtree City, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Citizen

School board looking at Brooks as charter location

One week after turning down an application that would have Liberty Tech Charter School become a part of the county school system, the Fayette County Board of Education voted Aug. 4 to potentially lease the vacant Brooks Elementary School to Liberty Tech if the school is approved by the Ga.

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Related Topix: Brooks, GA

The Times-Herald

2 killed in plane crash

The two men were identified as Albert Edward Ensell IV, 57, from Peachtree City and Charles Ronald Kephart, 50, said Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Peachtree City, GA, Coweta County, GA, Fire, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Thomaston Times

PAYH Bike Ride stops in Thomaston; ride gives boys sense of achievement

Photo courtesy of PAYHA line of bikers head into Thomaston Monday afternoon. They said some of the hills between Peachtree City and Thomaston were among the toughest on their 560-mile ride.

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA, Peachtree City, GA, Toombs County, GA, Vidalia, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Fayette Daily News

City shifting funds to cover Lake Peachtree costs

By Josh Akeman Josh@fayette-news.com The Peachtree City Council will vote on a budget amendment that shifts $100,000 in cash reserves to another fund for ongoing expenses associated with Lake Peachtree.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Plane crash in Coweta County kills two

A plane crash at state highways 74 and 85 on Saturday marks the third aircraft-related incident in the last two weeks in Coweta County.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Peachtree City, GA, Shellman, GA, Terrell County, GA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Times-Herald

Area students excel at Skills USA

Students from Coweta County and the local area competed in the SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City from June 23-27.

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Related Topix: Coweta County, GA, Georgia, Education Etc., Peachtree City, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Recreational Vehicle, Mitchell

The Times-Herald

Two Die in Small Plane Crash

Around 6 p.m., emergency units were dispatched to the area of Highway 85 northeast of Senoia to look for a small plane which reportedly never arrived at its destination, said Capt.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Senoia, GA, Coweta County, GA, Peachtree City, GA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Small plane crashes in Georgia; 2 on board killed

Coweta County Sheriff's Lt. Jason Ercole said the two men on board were killed. Authorities have not released their names.

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Related Topix: Terrell County, GA, Shellman, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Week in Review Aug. 3-Aug. 9

2. Man dead after Tuesday night shooting: Markeese Hodge, 27, was shot and killed Tuesday night after a heated argument turned deadly, Columbus police said.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Peachtree City, GA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus Airport busy with diverted Delta planes

About nine flights were diverted from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport to Columbus Airport Friday afternoon after a severe thunderstorm rolled through metro Atlanta, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Weather, Peachtree City, GA, Cobb County, GA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

World Crown 300 Rewind: Sanders finally triumphs in 2005

Ronnie Sanders scored several wins at Gresham Motorsports Park over the years, but it took him 22 years to win its biggest event, the World Crown, in 2005.

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Related Topix: Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA, Fayetteville, GA, Senoia, GA, Coweta County, GA, Commerce, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Newnan, GA

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