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Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Planners to consider Wieland subdivision

John Wieland Homes will go before the Fayette County Planning Commission Thursday with a rezoning request for the county portion of a much larger Peachtree City subdivision.

School Board's senior members plan for growth

Fayette County Board of Education members Greg Powers and Mickey Littlefield take their seats this month as the senior members of the board as they welcome three newly elected women Marion Key, Janet Smola and Terri Smith.

State reprimands day care director

The director of a local day care center has been forbidden from operating the facility after a state investigation into allegations that she injured an 8-year-old girl in her care.

PTC's bird count adds 2 new species

Close the books on the Peachtree City Christmas Bird Count for 2000.

Chamber sets Annual Banquet for Jan. 13

It's time to "connect with your calendar" and set aside Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001 for the annual Fayette County Chamber Meeting and Awards Banquet.

Candles cited as cause of house fire on Inman Rd.

A blaze started by votive candles severely damaged a local family's home Thursday afternoon, according to fire officials.

PTC Council to consider renewal of moratorium on multifamily housing

The Peachtree City Council is scheduled to consider reenacting its multifamily housing moratorium at its regular meeting Thursday night.

Arson possible cause of Corinth Road house fire

Local fire officials suspect arson may have played a role in a fire that totally destroyed an unoccupied home on Corinth Road on Christmas Day.

Commission to organize for 2001

Getting its house in order for 2001 will be the primary business of the Fayette County Commission as it meets this afternoon.

Westmoreland expects busy session

When the General Assembly convenes Monday, House Minority Leader Lynn Westmoreland, R-Sharpsburg, expects a busy session.

Water, taxes, education top Hecht's 2001 agenda

In addition to tax cuts, teen driving restrictions, additional education and election reforms, and discussions of changing the state flag, Hecht expects management of water resources to be a hot topic in 2001.

Seabaugh: water could be key for Fayette in upcoming General Assembly session

Water use could become a significant issue for Fayette residents to watch in the 2001 Georgia legislative session, according to Mitch Seabaugh, who will represent parts of Fayette and Coweta counties this year in the House of Representatives.

School board to address building issue Monday

The Fayette County Board of Education will discuss how it wants to manage construction projects in 2001 during a work session Monday at 7 p.m.

School starts back Monday

Fayette County students return to school Monday, Jan. 8 following a two-week-plus winter break.

Westmoreland to address Republican breakfast

State Rep. Lynn Westermoreland, the newly elected House minority leader, will speak to Fayette County Republicans at their monthly meeting.

Cell tower on Brooks agenda

The Brooks Town Council will hear a proposal for a comunications tower today.

Human Services Council gets organized for 2000

Fayette County's Human Services Council, which works to coordinate the efforts of human service agencies in the county, will have its organizational meeting Monday, Jan. 8. The meeting will be at noon at Fayette Community Hospital.

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Hearings set on hunting rules

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division has scheduled eight public meetings throughout the state to give sportsmen and women an opportunity to discuss and make suggestions for changes in the hunting regulations for the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 hunting seasons.

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