Friday, March 30, 2001


Lenox proposes bond issue to PTC voters for new rec, leisure facilities

Peachtree City Mayor Bob Lenox wants to fund several new recreation and leisure facilities, expand the tennis center and restructure the debts owed by the city's airport and development authorities all at the same time.

Police probe youth offering Ecstasy at McIntosh H.S.

Peachtree City Police are investigating reports that someone was attempting to sell the drug known as "ecstasy" at McIntosh High School last Thursday.

Family escapes house fire in Ardenlee subdivision

Her home reduced to rubble by a fire early Wednesday morning, Barbara Nemeth worries about replacing the family memories that were lost in the flames.

Residents petition council about private streets

Several residents of subdivisions on private streets approached the Peachtree City Council during its annual retreat this past weekend.

Expanding storm sewer management will cost $5.9 million

New federal regulations are requiring Peachtree City to expand its storm water management program over the next several years.

Teenage burglars caught near scene in Peachtree City

Quick response with units in the area helped the Peachtree City Police Department spoil a home burglary on Prestwick Lane Monday morning.

Oak Grove teachers provide homework help

When teachers at Oak Grove Elementary School started noticing that their students were turning in either incomplete homework or none at all, they decided to take a proactive approach to remedy the situation.

Police Blotter


Senoia facing big zoning decisions

Three rezoning petitions in Senoia may be some of the most closely watched zoning decisions in years.

Large crowd comes out to oppose development

A development on Ga. Highway 85 caused residents of Senoia to turn out in record numbers Tuesday night to voice their opposition.

Schlumper sets zoning conditions

Coweta County Commissioner Leigh Schlumper has only been on the board for two months, but is already putting her stamp on zoning issues in her district.

Builders get more freedom

Builders in Coweta County are breathing a sigh of relief after actions taken by the County Commission this week.


Soccer teams head into spring break

Starr's Mill boys defeated Stockbridge on Monday, 7-2, improving their overall record to 8-3 and their sub-region record to 5-0. The panthers led 3-0 at the half and got goals from Tim Fevella, Josh Vanderbush, Tim Murphy, Brandon Henry Erik Simonsen, Mike Hubbard and Brandon Adams. The Panthers were scheduled to travel to Walton on Thursday but the game may have been cancelled due to inclement weather. Starr's Mill will be off until April 11 when they host Lovejoy at 7:30 p.m.

Lazers are nationally ranked

The PTC U-14 Lazers girls soccer team (Georgia state champions) is now nationally ranked. After hosting a tournament of outstanding girls U-14 teams from around the country, the Lazers' performance gained them national recognition in two separate nationally recognized soccer ranking polls.

Sports Calendar


Think you have the real story behind a police shootout? Check again; you probably don't

A few weeks ago, a rookie police officer from a north Atlanta suburb faced the horror dreaded by all cops and their families. The suspect, a 20-year-old alleged deserter from the Army, fired his weapon point-blank into the chest of the 28-year-old patrolman.

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