Friday, January 19, 2001


TDK to cease VCR, CD-R production; job loss will be partially offset by expansion of sister company

TDK Electronic Corporation (TEC) has announced it will close its manufacturing operations at its Peachtree City plant, which currently produces VHS videotapes and recordable CDs.

Tree planting tomorrow in Peachtree City

Volunteers are being sought to help the Peachtree City Beautification Committee Saturday morning during its annual tree planting.

Wife seeks records after husband cleared

A court hearing has been scheduled to determine if the city of Peachtree City can legally release the investigative file of a local doctor who was accused and later cleared of child molestation.

Sharing memories of MLK

"You have never known a world where people were judged by the color of their skin," Andrew Young told second and third grade students at Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville Wednesday morning. "We are all children of God and citizens of these United States. We all have the same opportunity to live together as brothers and sisters."

Task force to assist city with grant to design walkable, livable, workable West Village plan

What started out with a grant to plan development of the cart path system in the rapidly-growing West Village area of Peachtree City may turn into much more.

King Day was 'a day on'

It was a "day on" instead of a "day off" for more than 500 Fayette countians Monday who participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at Starr's Mill High School.

Windows broken at Tyrone Blimpie

The Blimpie sandwich shop in Tyrone was damaged sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning likely by someone with a BB gun, police said.

Memory Walk 2001 plans underway

After a successful Memory Walk 2000, plans began immediately for 2001, according to a spokesperson for the event.

Fire Dept. hosts awards dinner

The Peachtree City Volunteer Firefighters Association hosted nearly 130 members and guests at its annual banquet at the Peachtree Wyndham earlier this month.

NCR, Olde Mill sign on as gold sponsors of All Children's Playground

Two local businesses have signed on to be gold sponsors of the All Children's Playground, a facility designed for children with special needs.

Inverness subdivision plan to be studied by PTC Planning Commission Monday

The latest concept plan for the new Inverness subdivision for John Wieland Homes on the west side of Peachtree City will be reviewed by the Peachtree City Planning Commission at its meeting Monday night.

Seabaugh, Cox to host town hall meeting in PTC

Local residents will be able to share their feelings on statewide issues with two local legislators at a town hall meeting Saturday in Peachtree City.

Police Blotter


Water restrictions eased

The recent winter rains have caused the Coweta County Commission to lower outdoor water restrictions this week.

Water contract with Atlanta approved

The Coweta County Commission approved a water contract Tuesday night that could help the county if future water problems occur.

Home honors Newnan's Glover

At a dedication ceremony last week in Palmetto, more than 100 trustees, friends and staff of the Georgia Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries gathered to dedicate the newly renovated Campus Life Center.

Coweta scouts help out hunger

The Boy Scouts of America will be doing their "good turn" to help the Salvation Army for the second year.

Westmoreland expects much ado about flag, districts

So far, parts of this session of the General Assembly remind Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Sharpsburg, of a Willie Nelson song.


McIntosh wins again, begins five game homestand tonight

McIntosh's boys and girls basketball teams traveled to East Coweta High School Tuesday night and achieved a split.

McIntosh swimmers sink Fayette County

The McIntosh swim team met Fayette County High School, one of its biggest rivals, at the Kedron Aquatic Center last Friday and won the meet.

Wrestlers head to big meets this weekend

There will be plenty of wrestling action this weekend to satisfy any mat hound.

Lockett named to Prep Team of Month

Sandy Creek's L.T. Lockett has locked up another accolade for the 2001 basketball season. On Wednesday, the Atlanta Tipoff Club and the Atlanta journal Constitiution named their Boys and Girls Prep Teams of the Month and Lockett made the cut.

Sports Calendar

Pitching hand poured grubs for heavily pressured bass

This is a tactic for heavily pressured lakes and rivers that have largemouth bass holding in tight to the structure or buried up in heavy cover. This type of cover would include boat docks, wood structure, lily pads and many types of vegetation.


After the Florida vote count fiasco, here's an election story for the ages

Vice-President Al Gore wasn't the first person in history to concede a hotly disputed election. In the fifth century, a monk named Cedda, brother of St. Cedd and St. Cynibild, was born around 620 A.D. in Northumbria, England. Cedda was educated at the great abbey of Lindisfarne on Holy Island, off the coast of Northumbria, under the abbey's founder, Abbot St. Aidan.

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