Friday, January 5, 2001


Elementary school on Katz property may not be funded with bond money

The Fayette County Board of Education still plans to locate a new elementary school on the 80 acres in western Peachtree City that John Wieland Homes has promised to donate.

WASA approves contract to oversee construction work

The Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority approved a contract for up to $50,000 so an engineering firm can help supervise the construction of three new pump stations in the city.

PTC planning commission to consider upscale apartment complex for seniors

The concept plan for a proposed 144-unit upscale apartment complex for seniors at the intersection of Crosstown Drive and Peachtree Parkway will be considered by the Peachtree City Planning Commission at its regular meeting Monday night.

Airport Authority to consider hangar lease rates a third time

At its meeting Wednesday night, the Peachtree City Airport Authority is scheduled to again discuss the lease rates it wants to set for its new Hangar Area B.

Water quality problems being studied at library, City Hall; might be corrosion

Water quality problems at the Peachtree City Library and City Hall might have been caused by corrosion in water pipes due to low pH levels in the well water that serves those facilities, according to city officials.

Flu vaccine remains available at Health Dept.

It has been an extremely unusual year for us all regarding influenza vaccination. But thankfully, the waiting for vaccine to arrive portion is over.

CCY program to put spotlight on youth volunteers

The Peachtree City Commission on Children and Youth is sponsoring a week-long program aimed at recognizing the volunteer contributions from local youths.

Police Blotter


New clerk is sworn into office

Coweta's County's seach for a clerk of the Superior Court came to a temporary end this week when deputy Clerk Cindy Brown was appointed to the position.

Madras is top middle school

Coweta County's newest middle school is also its highest ranked in a new survey by an education foundation.

New runway could impact traffic

Residents concerned about a proposed fifth runway at Atlanta Hartsfield Airport will have an opportunity in January to let their feelings be known.

School board heads to retreat

The Coweta County School Board has a busy retreat set for this weekend.

Westmoreland expects busy session

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

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

Water use could become a significant issue for Fayette and Coweta 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.


Second half of season begins this weekend

The second half of the winter season of high school athletics gets underway this weekend.

Registration for youth sports starts this month

You'd never know it by the weather, but the Little League athletic season is right around the corner.

The skipping method of bass fishing

The skipping method is primarily used by me for largemouth and spotted bass that are in remote hideaways under boat docks, undercut banks, bushes and overhanging cover along bluff walls.


Character traits of America's most successful people: No. 1 Be positive!

Atlanta's consumer guru, Clark Howard, recently shared that a survey was conducted among America's most successful people with surprising results. It seems that, although the most successful among us are extremely varied in their abilities and interests, there are 10 common characteristics found among them.

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