Friday, February 2, 2001


Lenox's priorities for last year as mayor include establishing cultural arts center

This is Bob Lenox's last year to leave a mark on Peachtree City.

Reward offered for info on Blimpie case

Salin Ali of the Tyrone Blimpie store is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who damaged the store windows recently. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact Ali or the Tyrone Police Department.

Work begins on first phase of special needs playground

The first phase of the All Children's Playground is ready to begin now that over $50,000 in donations have been received.

Lenox begs county commission to reconsider rezoning to halt possible commercial explosion on Hwy. 74 South

The rezoning of land south of Peachtree City on Ga. Highway 74 for a shopping center may have opened up the floodgates for similar type developments in the area, worries city Mayor Bob Lenox.

McMenamin, Tennant, Granger considering run for PTC mayor

The election is still months away, but speculation is already rampant about who might become Peachtree City's next mayor.

Fires strike roofing plant, subdivision

The Peachtree City Fire and Rescue Department has battled two significant blazes in the past week: a structure fire at Certainteed in the industrial park and a field fire in the Kedron Hills subdivision.

Safety seat inspection next Sat. at PTC grocery

Local residents can have their child safety seats inspected for potential problems at the Harris Teeter in Peachtree City Saturday, Feb. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CT scans available Feb. 13

Low-cost CT scans for early warning signs of cancer and coronary disease will be available at First Baptist Church of Peachtree City Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Officials still studying PTC water quality problems

Consultants are still looking for the cause of bad-tasting water complaints from Peachtree City Library and City Hall patrons last month.

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Palmetto residents look for options after annexation request rebuffed

What now?

FAA gets an earful at 5th runway hearing

They came from the hamlets and villages scattered on the south side of Atlanta to let officials know that a fifth runway for Hartsfield's International Airport would affect their lives.

Wife gets three years for plot to kill husband

Having admitted in court that she hired someone to kill her husband, Courtney Duval Jacob will remain in jail a little longer.

Trial could end this week

Officials are expecting the trial to end this week between Coweta County and a Texas-based developer of power plants.

County to hear tax-slashing proposal

The Coweta County Commission is scheduled to hear a proposal Tuesday that could cut taxes for senior citizens.


East Coweta rifle team seeks to defend their title

The East Coweta High School state champion rifle team began their season right where they left off last year, by defeating their first two opponents. The Indians defeated Woodward 1119-1087 and Westlake 1140-1050.

Basketball teams have an up and down Tuesday

Tuesday night's basketball action was filled with many ups and downs for the local teams. Some losing streaks mercifully came to an end, while other teams started losing trends.

Area wrestling meets to be held this weekend

If you have been following the high school wrestling season, this is a big weekend for you. Starting tonight at 5 p.m. and continuing tomorrow, the area meets will be held all over the state and the top four wrestlers from each weight class in the meets will advance to the state meet.

Fayette County swim meet to be held in Atlanta

The Fayette County swim meet will be held outside of the county this year.


The governor and our legislature have ended the flag issue; let's move on

The Georgia flag flap is all but over. A majority of both the Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate voted to do away with the current Georgia state flag, which features the Georgia seal and the so-called Confederate "battle flag," and, in its place, adopt the new flag which may become known for its clutter if not for its beauty.


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