Friday, March 23, 2001


Budget, hotel-motel tax key issues on PTC council agenda for annual retreat

The planning and budgeting process will speed up in earnest this weekend as the Peachtree City Council holds its annual retreat beginning today at 1 p.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center.

Council declines independent study of Line Creek water quality

Faced with opposition from the Water and Sewerage Authority, the Peachtree City Council has declined a request to fund an independent review of tests on Line Creek to determine the quality of its water.

Amphitheater improves seating arrangements for disabled patrons, who will be closer to stage

Disabled patrons attending events at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater this year will find a pleasant surprise more room.

PTC to refund $144 to citizens who ran for council position

Candidates who filed to fill the unexpired term of Robert Brooks will have a big chunk of their filing fee refunded to them by Peachtree City.

Holy Trinity readies for medical mission

A small band of local folks is getting travel gear ready to leave Fayette County for the mountains of Guatemala, where they will serve the people of the tiny village of San Mateo with medical assistance, supplies and the love and support of the parishioners of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Helmets, caution better for golf cart safety than seatbelts, chief explains

Requiring seatbelts on golf carts could be more hazardous that having no restraints at all, according to Peachtree City Fire Chief Stony Lohr.

Former mayors weigh in about charter change

When the Peachtree City Council sought mayoral opinions on what should be changed in the city's charter, it got plenty of help.

Police blotter

Two newcomers appointed to Development Authority in PTC;
Godfrey reappointed also

The Peachtree City Development Authority will have two new members, partly so they can learn the ropes before two long-term members are likely step down in two years.

County, city officials meet Tuesday in Peachtree City

The Association of Fayette County Governments has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Peachtree City.


SPLOST goes splat

Coweta school officials will have to find another option to build new schools after voters narrowly rejected an extension of the special ourpose local option sales tax Tuesday.

Tourism is booming

If tourists were to quit coming to Coweta County, more than 60 businesses would have to shut their doors.

Senoia mulls over increasing terms

In the near future, Senoia residents could be electing councilmen and mayors to four-year terms.

New water source will be ready in 2003

Coweta County's newest water source will be up and running by 2003.

Senoia is hopeful for downtown grant

By this summer, downtown Senoia could have a new look.


PTC youth track team keeps pace in Austell

PTC Flash Youth Track Results

Senoia Speedway set to start season this weekend

Many racing teams were out in full force preparing their cars and drivers for the beginning of the 2001 season at Senoia Speedway.


5-year-old: 'So, Poppa, when did you decide to break the law today?'

"So, Poppa, when did you decide to break the law today?" That was the question posed by my 5-year-old grandson, Tristan.

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