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Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

In support and partnership with The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Life & Relationship Strategist, Author and Speaker,Kenny Pugh (http://www.kennypugh.com) will launch Abstinence Matters

Peachtree City celebrates WWII Heritage Days

Peachtree City celebrates WWII Heritage Days

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Peachtree City's 10th annual WWII Heritage Days will be held later this month at Falcon Field.

Ewoud Swaak, Honorary Consel to the Netherlands for Georgia and South Carolina, will be a keynote speaker at the event, which features period aircraft and vehicles, educational displays, reenactments and family-friendly demonstrations.

This year's program will commemorate a September 1944 battle that saw 40,000 Allied paratroopers try to shorten the war by liberating a series of cities and bridges in Holland.

WWII Heritage Days will be held Saturday, Apr. 26 and Sunday, Apr. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a suggested $5 donation to get in; children ages 5 and under are free.

Tickets to a Keep 'em Flying Dinner and Dance at Falcon Field are $50 before Apr. 22 and $60 at the door. Call 678-654-2464 to reserve a seat.

Football, cheer registration opens Monday

Football, cheer registration opens Monday

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Registration for Peachtree City's youth football programs begins Apr. 1.

The city's two football and cheer programs are geared toward children ages 5-14. Both feed into local high school programs.

Anyone can register for the McIntosh Youth Football and Cheer Program. To participate in the Starr's Mill Youth Football & Cheerleading Program, children must live in the Starr's Mill High School district.

Visit the programs' websites for more information.

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

On the heels of a successful campaign launch for "I Am Not Yours!"- a campaign committed to taking a stand against child sexual exploitation, Jasmine Guy has been making her case in national media with the likes of 

Optimist Club to hold Easter egg hunt

Optimist Club to hold Easter egg hunt

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Optimist Club of Peachtree City will hold an Easter egg hunt this weekend.

The event, which is co-sponsored by the Peachtree City Fire Department, will be held Saturday, Mar. 30 at Shakerag Knoll. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with the actual hunt scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.

Festivities include games and visits with the Easter Bunny.

Shakerag Knoll is located at 201 McIntosh Trail.

Poetry contest ends Friday

Poetry contest ends Friday

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Friends of the Peachtree City Library poetry contest ends this Friday, Mar. 1 at 5 p.m.

The contest's theme is "Our World, Our Community."

Everyone is welcome to enter. A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the winners of each of the three categories: students in grades 1-6, students in grades 7-12 and adults.

A $10 entry fee must be paid for up to three poems.

Send your submissions to ptc.library.friends@gmail.com.

Visit peachtree-city.org to learn more.

Ga. Connections Academy holding information sessions

Ga. Connections Academy holding information sessions

ATLANTA -- Georgia Connections Academy will open enrollment for the 2013-14 school year on Mar. 4.

The fully accredited virtual school will also host several information sessions across Georgia to give potential students and parents a taste of what it offers.

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"The good news is that we have 1,000 additional student slots, scattered across all grades, which will be open for the coming academic year," principal Heather Robinson said in a statement. "Nevertheless, due to the fact we have a waiting list as we open enrollment, we encourage parents to get their applications in now."

Information sessions will take place:

Monday, Mar. 4
Douglasville Conference Center
6701 Church Street
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.