Friday, April 27, 2001


West Village group: Help!

The public is being asked to help the task force studying the development of West Village with input at a planning charrette beginning Saturday at 9 a.m. at council chambers in City Hall.

Playing council for a day: McIntosh H.S. students take hands-on government role

Five McIntosh High School students got an up-close lesson on occupying the hot seat Tuesday afternoon during a mock Peachtree City Council meeting.

Ethan Allen, Dixie Wing hangar, Gathering Place expansion approved by commission

Plans to locate a Ethan Allen Furniture Showroom at the Marketplace retail center have been approved by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

Police apprehend two juveniles for golf course arson

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with setting a restroom building on the Braelinn Golf Course on fire just before spring break.

Setback issues hurt plans for new gas station

Plans to replace the old Pitts Service Station on Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City have been rebuffed by the Planning Commission.

Summer job fair, mowing clinic set for local youth

One-stop shopping for a summer job will be featured at two job fairs scheduled next week at local high schools.

Our Lady of Victory hosts health fair

A community health fair hosted by Our Lady of Victory Catholic School is scheduled for Monday from 8-11:30 a.m.

PTC policeman shot in left calf during training

A Peachtree City police officer was injured last Friday when a weapon accidentally discharged during a training exercise.

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Commissioners head to New York to get rate break

The Coweta County Commission is hoping a New York state of mind can save the county thousands of dollars.

Pre-K lottery is set

A lottery will be used to select students who will participate in Coweta County School System's pre-kindergarten classes for the school year 2001-2002.

Street of Dreams opens next week

For years, the perception of the south side of town by north side residents was something less than desirable.

Progressive Dinner approaches

Lovers of historical architecture will be able to step back in time May 11-12 as the Senoia Historical Society hosts its annual Progressive Dinner.

Newnan is finalist for civic award

Newnan is among the more than 90 communities competing this year for the All-America City Award, the nation's longest running civic recognition program.


Starr's Mill and McIntosh set up double header of soccer in region championship

As you are reading this, there is a Region 4-AAAAA champion for boys and girls. The games were played last night at 6 and 8 p.m. at Starr's Mill. The results are on our Web site,

Local teams have top performers in region track meet

The Region 4-AAAAA boys track meet was held at Starr's Mill last Saturday and Monday.

Baseball teams enter final weekend of the season

The regular season of high school baseball enters its final weekend this weekend. Most of the local teams are trying to build some momentum as they enter their region tournament.


Questions about death of a good man: World needs more Pat Cangemis

One of the delights in doing what I do for a living is meeting some of the most wonderful people on the planet. Oh, you meet a few old dead heads and a small army of eternally ticked off individuals, but, in the main, most people (even some Christians) are pleasant to be around. Once in a while, you meet a person with whom you just "click."

Mickler's decision was the right one

In the interest of full disclosure, let me begin by saying that I'm not a Methodist. I'm a Baptist.

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