Stories by Arlecia D. Simmons

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Remembering the faith of those who worked for freedom

As our nation pauses to reflect on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., I will remember the unnamed civil rights workers and prayer warriors whose lives might never be studied by historians.
By Arlecia D. Simmons

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Hymn reminds of God's gift to the world

Mary’s Song of Praise, or the Magnificat, found in Luke 1:46-55, is a song we might not hear piped into department stores or malls.
By Arlecia D. Simmons

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Think, pray about celebrating holidays

While marketers would want figurines and treats to remind us of the approaching holidays, I suggest we prayerfully begin considering how we will celebrate and observe the upcoming holidays.
By Arlecia D. Simmons
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Commissioners leaning toward not funding groups

Commissioners have stressed needs over wants in the new package after the first SPLOST 7 referendum failed last year, and despite impassioned presentations Tuesday, leaders did not change their minds.
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