Friday, April 13, 2001


Proposed TDK Blvd. extension would take 20 percent traffic off Hwy. 54 West

Extending TDK Boulevard into Coweta County in the future would divert an estimated 1,600 vehicles a day from traveling into Peachtree City on Ga. Highway 54 West, officials estimate.

Reward offered for golf course restroom blaze

A $5,000 reward has been posted by Braelinn Golf Club for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons who set a restroom building on fire causing $35,000 in damage in the early morning hours of April 1.

PTC still waiting for traffic light at MacDuff

It's still going to be a month or two before the traffic light on Ga. Highway 54 West at Wynnmeade Parkway will be moved to the new MacDuff Parkway.

Electric-powered bikes could be excluded from PTC path system

Is there room on Peachtree City's golf cart paths for E-Bikes?

Two youths collared as cart thieves

Police have apprehended two juveniles they claim are responsible for a rash of golf cart thefts in Peachtree City.

Office rezoning for Crabapple Lane, Hwy. 74 north denied

A request to rezone property bordering Highway 74 North and Crabapple Lane from residential to office-institutional has been denied by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

Peachtree City Prepares for 3rd Annual Memorial Day Celebration

City Hall Plaza in Peachtree City will ring with the sound of marching music, drums and bagpipes, rifle salutes from a Marine Corps ceremonial firing detail and much more May 28, all part of the city's third annual Memorial Day celebration.

Police Blotter


School chief hints at tax hike

The first fallout of the failed SPLOST proposal occurred Tuesday night when School Board Chairman Mike Sumner said that a tax increase might be inevitable.

Board considers weighted grade policy

Should the school system give an added weight to college classes that high school students take?

Find your street of dreams

Coweta County will soon be on the map of luxury homes.

No traffic light in sight for Andrew Bailey

Residents hoping to see a traffic light at the intersection of Ga. Highway 34 and Andrew Bailey Road will be waiting a while.

Hospice holds open house

Portsbridge Hospice is celebrating four years of operation in Riverdale with an open house this Saturday.


Local teams have big games this weekend

While McIntosh and Starr's Mill's girls soccer teams face some of the top competition in the country in the adidas Challenge Cup, the other local teams face some tough region oppponents as th season winds down.

Local racers are tearing up the tracks

Joey Clanton, driver of the number 83 Steve Dale Motorsports/Zaxby's Chevrolet Monte Carlo, drove what some would call the perfect race last Saturday night at South Boston Speedway, leading all laps of the Textilease Medique 300 presented by Hardee's.


Occupational hazards: Lies about one's character should be challenged

I must confess that I do not know Senoia Mayor Joan Trammell all that well. We have met a time or two and I have found her to be a delightful person and an engaging conversationalist.

Our local governments are failing us

I came in late Monday to a Peachtree City Council workshop where folks were talking about the best place to put a commuter rail station. In Peachtree City.

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