Friday, March 2, 2001


Two candidates appear for open council seat in PTC

Two candidates have officially filed their qualification documents for the open position on the Peachtree City Council that was recently vacated by veteran councilman Robert Brooks.

Booth plans to ditch trailers

Get ready to say good-bye to those unsightly portable classrooms parked at Booth Middle School.

Falcon Field office building plan tabled

Knowing that a rezoning request is in the works for the same parcel of land, the Peachtree City Planning Commission tabled consideration of the concept plan for an office building near Falcon Field Airport.

The Avenue gets its green light; other projects in the area won't be held up

Despite appearances to the contrary, the Georgia Department of Transportation has approved the construction of a traffic light on Ga. Highway 54 for a shopping center, Peachtree City officials announced yesterday.

PTC to developers: no more permits until light is moved

Peachtree City is cracking down on developers for the delays in relocating the traffic light on Ga. Highway 54 from Wynnmeade Parkway to MacDuff Parkway.

Rezoning requested for Crabapple Lane property; calls for 45 homes to be built

A local developer is asking for a rezoning of property off Crabapple Lane in north Peachtree City to locate a 45-home subdivision on 43 acres.

CPR classes to fit your schedule at LaFayette Saturday

If you haven't learned CPR because classes haven't fit into your schedule, or you don't want to pony up the normal $30 fee, think again.

Brooks council candidates to debate Wed.

The town of Brooks will conduct a debate between its two qualifiers for the empty Town Council seat from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7.

Local piano duo will entertain at SPRY meeting Tuesday

Members of SPRY, Senior Presbyterians Remaining Young, will be entertained by the piano duo of Brownie Jones and Jo Price at their luncheon meeting next Tuesday, March 6, at 11:30 a.m

Head-on DUI collision injures Senoia woman

A Senoia woman was seriously injured Feb. 20 after her car crossed the center line on Ga. Highway 74 South and struck another car head-on, according to police reports.

Police Blotter


City, county agree on annexation disputes

So far, it looks like Coweta County and the city of Senoia may not have to head to the Georgia Supreme Court to handle new annexation disputes.

School system looks for land

The Coweta County School System's effort to build an arts center could get a helping hand from the city of Newnan.

City wants new library and police station

Senoia's future could hold a new library and a new two-story police station.

Bridge could be named soon

A committee of Senoia's leaders will help determine what the city's bridge on Rockaway Road will be named.

Courthouse gets make-over

Coweta's historic courthouse is going to get some stabilization to preserve it until the county gets a new judicial center.

Nelson is tech teacher of the year

Eddy Nelson, teacher of exploratory technology at Arnall Middle School, has been named Outstanding Middle School Technology Teacher of The Year by the International Technology Educators' Association.

Senoia could be selling souvenirs

Leaders in Senoia want people to recognize the city.


Soccer season heats up with region matches

Newnan opened the Lady Cougar Classic with a 1-0 loss to Oak Mountain (AL) Friday night in an evenly matched contest.

Sandy Creek loses to Dougherty in state tournament

Sandy Creek High School came up short in the AAAA state basketball tournament last Friday, ending a strong year overall.

Pulling their weight

Starr's Mill and Sandy Creek perform well at weightlifting competiton.

Sports Calendar


In the church bulletin: 'Low self-esteem group will meet; please use the back door'

A friend, the Rev. Deacon Dan Hale, sent a few giggles my way. I happen to be one of those people that believe that, generally speaking, church folk take themselves way too seriously and that some are in serious need of a humor transplant.

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