Free Gardening Make and Take

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Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking READS, is presenting a free “make and take” gardening project at the Peachtree City Community Garden on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m.   Volunteers from the library and Peachtree City Garden Club will show you how to turn an empty plastic water bottle into a self-watering planter. Attendees are […]

From Good to Better Parenting Workshops

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From Good to Better Parenting Series Presented by: Susanne Pinkley, Ed.S LPC Combining Principles and Practices of: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, Love and Logic and Boundaries with Kids Join us for a 6 week series of parenting classes designed in part to: • Show us the style of parenting we use and its effectiveness […]

Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette


Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette If you are considering starting a small business, this workshop is a crucial first step. Topics for discussion include: traits of successful entrepreneurs market research legal structures for your business estimating start-up costs & cash flow projections financing alternatives business failure factors business planning Since lack of planning […]

5 Tips for Teaching Teens About Money

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As children blossom into young men and women, most insist on planning and running their own lives. Parents worry about all the basic essentials for their kids’ independent living, like housing, eating properly, staying warm, being careful at night and more. But most parents forget to teach their youngsters one of the most important lessons […]

Local Student Publishes Research on Autism

Mindy James

  Clayton State Psychology Masters Student Mindy James Drawing Widespread Professional Recognition Morrow, Ga., Mar. 28, 2012 — One of the first cohort students in Clayton State University’s M.S. in Psychology program is receiving significant professional recognition for her work as a second year student in the University’s Master of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology. […]

Spare the Rod, Try Love and Logic


Whoever coined the phrase, “Good morning” never stepped foot in my house before 9 a.m., because around here, weekday mornings are anything but. Sure, mornings start off good enough, until it’s time for my sixth-grader and me to leave for school. Despite my friendly reminders—Don’t forget your book bag. Do you have your instrument? Do […]

Peggy Thomas, She’s Positively Successful

Joe, Peggy and their dog , Cooper, enjoying life.

We’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” In other words, sometimes life presents us with obstacles, and we have to turn them into opportunities. But when given lemons, entrepreneur Peggy Thomas doesn’t settle for lemonade; instead, she’ll recruit your apples and my oranges, and make fruit salad. Peggy is fabulous […]

College: It’s a Family Affair

The Miller ladies: from left, Kimberly (daughter), Lori (mother) and Allison (daughter).  All three are attending Clayton State together.

Clayton State University student Lori Miller, who lives in Peachtree City, is delighted that she is sharing her college experience with her daughters Allison Miller and Kimberly Miller. Having previously homeschooled her daughters, Lori notes they were used to being in the “classroom” together. “My girls and I are really enjoying our college experience together! […]