The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, April 14, 2000


Area churches will showcase a variety of Easter pageants beginning Friday evening

Area churches will showcase a variety of Easter pageants beginning Friday evening.

Webb case dismissed

A Peachtree City ethics board needed only 15 minutes Wednesday night to dismiss a complaint against city attorney Jim Webb.

Final ruling issued in O'Keefe case

Fayette County State Court Judge Fletcher Sams issued an order earlier this week that effectively ends a controversial case that has stretched out for more than a year.

School celebrates abilities of exceptional children

Huddleston Elementary School is observing Exceptional Children's Week through Friday in partnership with the Peachtree City Commission on Children and Youth and Fayette County Department of Education.

PTC expects more air show safety cost

Peachtree City expects this year's Wings Over Dixie air show to be considerably more popular than last year's, which means an increase in the number of public safety officers needed for the show and more costs to the city.

City receives good report from auditor

Peachtree City is in good financial shape, according to reports from the city's auditor.

Golf cart bridge to be repaired soon

The golf cart bridge over Ga. Highway 54 will likely be closed for couple of months later this year to allow for the replacement of the two approach spans.

City officials ready to help with deck problems

The Peachtree City Building Department hosted an information display booth at Gil-Roy's Hardware and Lumber last week, in conjunction with International Building Safety Week. The theme was “Code Enforcement in Your Community: We're Making a Difference.”

Kedron rink clears Planning Commission hurdle

The Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night recommended approval of the conceptual site plan for the Kedron multipurpose rink.

Phi Mu plans 18,000-sq. ft HQ here

The Phi Mu sorority will be moving its national headquarters to Peachtree City sometime in the near future.

Outdoor sculpture unveiled

The first outdoor sculpture in Peachtree City was unveiled last Saturday morning.

Help on the way for City Hall fountain

Repairs to the fountain in front of City Hall in Peachtree City are forthcoming.

Beautification Committee meets Monday at library

The next regular meeting of the Peachtree city Beautification Committee will be Monday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Peachtree City Library.

Police Blotter

Fayette County Drama Festival

The Rising Starr Drama Club will host the second annual Fayette County Drama Festival on Saturday, April 22. The drama festival is open to all interested middle school students. Each student will have the opportunity to participate in four workshops and to attend three presentations.

Peachtree City Wind Ensemble

The Peachtree Wind Ensemble is inviting all former band members to join them April 24, Monday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. for a reunion of fun, music, and great food. Come reminisce with former and present members and remember to bring your instrument to try out some of the new music for this season.

Commission denies previous knowledge of power plants

The Coweta County Commission made quite clear its support of citizens' concerns about two new power plants under construction in Heard County.

Coweta wants to be on state's contact list

The Coweta County Commission is taking its need for information to the state.

County's night school sets August opening

After years of waiting, Coweta County finally has a night high school.

County's is getting tough on internet usage

Surfing the Internet on Coweta County's time could soon be hazardous to your job

County's Central Educational Center introduces new board members

The Central Educational Center's Board of Directors met for the first time Tuesday.

Governments look to cooperate more

Senoia Councilman Kyle Frank hopes that what he witnessed last week continues.

Kindergarten registration is approaching

Kindergarten registration will be Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to noon at each elementary school.

Tyrone is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year

The Tyrone Founders Day Committee is seeking nominations for the 2000 Citizen of the Year and Senior Citizen of the Year.

Churches staging many pageants

Area churches will showcase a variety of Easter pageants beginning Friday evening.

Newnan students wins regional art contest

Newnan High School artist Janin Wimer won the3rd Congressional District art show and will travel to Washington to see her artwork hung in the Capitol for an entire year, Rep. Mac Collins announced Thursday.

Senoia' s Progressive Dinner scheduled to return soon

The Senoia Historical Society is hosting their annual Progressive Dinner on Friday, April 28th and Saturday April 29th at 7 p.m. This dinner features a tour of homes and historical buildings, with one course (appetizer, soup, salad, entree and dessert) to be served in each place. Dress is casual. Plan to walk to some of the houses. Tickets are $35 each, and will probably go quickly. You can order tickets at 770-599-9854 or


Teams ready for next week's playoffs

This is the final week of the regular season of high school soccer. Most schools were off for the entire week, while some teams had to round out their schedule or were still jockeying for playoff position.

Baseball teams make final bid for playoffs

The local high school baseball teams are wrapping up their regular season this week, jockeying for the best possible seed in the region playoffs, which begin on Monday.

Tigers pounce on Panthers in warm-up for playoffs

Though Starr's Mill and Fayette County high schools are in different classes until next year, it is always fun when the two schools meet on the athletic field.

Baton twirling clinic coming soon to PTC

Cherri Montes and the Peachtree City Recreation Department will host a baton clinic Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center.

Peachtree City Optimist Club offers junior golf clinic

The Optimist Club of Peachtree City will sponsor a junior golf clinic at the Wendell Coffee Golf Center in Tyrone.

Sports Calendar


'Father David needs a car': One man's struggle after a stroke affirms church's faith

“Father David is in need of a vehicle,” I announced during the “Prayers of the People,” on Sunday morning a couple of weeks ago. Suddenly, the congregation burst into applause knowing that a wonderful story lay behind that simple announcement.