Friday, March 9, 2001


Rapson chosen to fill Brooks' seat

A familiar face has been appointed by the Peachtree City Council to serve the rest of the year in the council seat formerly held by veteran councilman Robert Brooks.

Seatbelts not needed for golf carts, chief says

After compiling research on injuries arising from golf cart accidents, Peachtree City Fire Chief Stony Lohr plans to recommend to the City Council that it should not adopt requirements for seatbelts on golf carts.

Brown first to publicly announce mayoral run

You can now say the race to become Peachtree City's next mayor has officially begun.

Faulkner steps down today as PTC city clerk

Peachtree City Clerk Nancy Faulkner has resigned from her position effective today.

Teen arrested in Wynnmeade for gun possession

A McIntosh High School student was arrested by police in the Wynnmeade subdivision last week after a curfew check of local youths turned up that he illegally possessed a loaded handgun, according to a report from the Peachtree City Police Department.

PTC advisory board to tackle rail station, other issues in growing West Village area

An advisory board to help Peachtree City develop a grant proposal for innovative transportation solutions in the West Village area will have its first meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m.

TDK Boulevard extension plans to be revealed

An informational meeting on the future extension of TDK Boulevard into Coweta County will be conducted at City Hall in Peachtree City Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

PTC plans to keep Drake Field a park, agrees to buy 10 acres from Pathway for $1.25 million

The Peachtree City Development Authority has signed an agreement to purchase the Drake Point area (between City Hall and Lake Peachtree) from Pathway Communities for $1.25 million.

Referee indicted for cutting youth basketball coach

A youth basketball referee accused of cutting a basketball coach during an argument after a game in Fayetteville several weeks ago has been indicted by a Fayette County Grand Jury.

PTC planning commission to ponder rezoning request for subdivision near Crabapple Lane

A rezoning request for a 45-home subdivision off 43 acres near Crabapple Lane in north Peachtree City will be heard by the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night.

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Commissioners spar over water plan

A feud that had been festering since the election in November exploded in broad daylight Tuesday at the Coweta County Commission meeting.

County to hire economic guru

Coweta County took another step Tuesday toward establishing itself as an economic development power.

Senoia gets bigger

The city of Senoia got a little bigger Monday night.

Clerk candidates head to Senoia

The three candidates for Coweta's Clerk of Superior Court traveled to Senoia Wednesday afternoon to inform the voters of why they should be elected.

County has teacher of the year semifinalist

Coweta County's Teacher of the Year 2000, Kristin Skelly, has been named a semifinalist for Georgia Teacher of The Year.

Red Cross sets Virtual Auction

Exotic getaways, nights on the town, sports memorabilia, celebrity items and more will be a click away during the Red Cross Virtual Auction March 16 - 25.


Panthers and Chiefs soccer teams win big

The Starr's Mill boys soccer team, ranked sixth in AAAAA, hosted Fayette County last Friday and the Panthers found themselves down 1-0 early.

Baseball season starts for local teams

The baseball season started for several teams Monday and the results were not great.

Modify the jig to catch the bigger fish

This week's fishing tip deals with rubber or silicone skirted jig modifications.


Children in church: Their innocence and spontaneity can bring laughter, tears

Children have a wonderful way of neutralizing our pomposity and diminishing our ego while maintaining their cuteness in the process.

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