Friday, May 4, 2001


PTC youths honored for their community service

Abby Cisko, a fourth grader at Kedron Elementary, has been named the winner of the Exemplary Youth Community Service Award given by the Peachtree City Commission on Children and Youth.

County threatens court action to stop up Tyrone sewer deal

Fayette County is threatening court action to stop the town of Tyrone from buying sewer service from the city of Fairburn.

State DOT approves use of through lane on Hwy 54, paving the way for Wal-Mart in Peachtree City

The way has been paved for a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Peachtree City now that the state Department of Transportation has approved the addition of a "through lane" to Ga. Highway 54 West near the store's future location.

As PTC growth slwos, so does cash flow: loans considered for projects

Growth has been very good to Peachtree City, keeping the city financially afloat with plenty of cash on hand to finance capital projects.

Students use geometry to build city

Learning geometry can be challenging but one first grade teacher at Peachtree City Elementary School has found a way to make learning the subject fun and practical.

PTC Memorial Day will feature Vietnam veteran 21-gun salute and essay contest

Peachtree City's annual Memorial Day ceremony will be jazzed up by a new feature this year: a 21-gun salute from a Marine Corps firing detail.

PTC parents asked to sign values pledge for Children's Week

As part of its Children's Week celebration, the Peachtree City Commission on Children and Youth is asking parents to sign a pledge outlining a number of different values they wish to pass onto their children.

News briefs

PTC Spring Cleanup set for Sat. and Sun.
Baseball Chiefs to battle PTC police in charity game


Much ado in area this weekend

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.

"Pillars of Society" is a thought provoking play

We hold our leaders to standards that are often higher than the standards we set for ourselves. Recently, no matter which side of the political spectrum you fall on, there have been leaders that have disappoited us with betrayals and lies.



Board mulls millage rate increase

The good news is that Superintendent of Education Richard Brooks is presenting a balanced budget to the school board next week.

Senoia takes another look at Rockaway annexations

Residents who thought the discussion over new subdivisions on Rockaway Road was over need to head to Monday night's Senoia City Council meeting.

County waits for bond ratings

The trip has been made, and now the county's waiting for the results.

Burning ban is back

Beginning May 1, the open burning ban is being expanded to cover 45 counties.

TDK extension could lighten traffic

Coweta County officials are hoping that traffic relief will come quickly to the bottleneck at Ga. highways 54 and 74.

Board to examine weighted grade policy

Coweta Board of Education officials will study a proposal next Tuesday outlining a policy on weighted grades.



McIntosh tennis team wins easily in the first round

The McIntosh boys and girls tennis teams entered the first round of the AAAAA state tournament as region champs. The matches took place at the Peachtree City Tennis Center and both teams had the same luck they had had all year.

Local soccer teams advance to second round of state playoffs

The first round of the state soccer playoffs has come and gone. The boys and McIntosh girls played on Tuesday night and the other girls teams played on Wednesday. All of the local representatives from 4-AAAAA have advanced, while Sandy Creek's girls, our only local representative in AAAA, lost.



History and PTC and traffic and you and me...

Whatever else living in one place for 23 years does for one, it does impart a certain perspective, particularly about that place.


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