Friday, May 18, 2001


Lady Chiefs get a rematch of last year's final with their co-champions from Pope

The entire season for the McIntosh Lady Chiefs has come down to this one game, the final in the AAAAA girls soccer tournament.

Light for MacDuff Parkway at least 6-8 weeks away; developers still waiting for DOT permit

Peachtree City residents shouldn't expect a traffic light on Ga. Highway 54 West for MacDuff Parkway anytime soon.

Wal-Mart, Home Depot in PTC could be delayed further by city traffic ordinance

The Wal-Mart/Home Depot shopping center planned for Ga. Highway 54 West in Peachtree City could be stalled again thanks to the city's traffic ordinance.

Relay for Life starts tonight

People from throughout the community who have their lives touched by cancer will gather at the stadium at Fayette County High School tonight and walk in the annual Relay For Life.

Steppingstones help bring students closer to nature

Teaching students about nature is one of the purposes served by King Arthur's Court, the courtyard at Kedron Elementary School.

McIntosh students earn state honors

Six McIntosh High School graphic arts students earned medals recently in state level skills competition.

'Hope Print' highlight of benefit dinner

As part of the 2nd annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training Benefit Dinner scheduled for Sunday, a community "Hope Print" art mural will be created reflecting community efforts to help find a cure for these diseases.

Office-warehouse plan for Falcon Field is approved

A plan to build two office-warehouses and a hangar facility adjacent to Falcon Field Airport has finally been given the go-ahead by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

Suspect takes cash from Pit Stop store

Peachtree City police have stepped up their patrols at local convenience stores in the wake of a late-night robbery at the Pit Stop store in Peachtree City just before midnight May 8.

Local youth picked for FBI leadership training

A local high school student has been selected to represent Georgia at the Federal Bureau of Investigation's youth leadership program.

Fishing rodeo this Saturday

More than 50 young anglers are expected to reel in the fish at the Line Creek Nature Preserve Saturday morning beginning at 10 a.m.

Families needed to host Scottish students

Organizers of a local concert by a Scottish band and choir are looking for volunteers to help host the visiting musicians.

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Lorraine Johnson named Teacher of the Year

Lorraine Aiken Johnson, a seventh grade teacher at Arnall Middle School, is Coweta County's Teacher of the Year for 2001-2002.

Industrial park scores sales of three tracts

Coweta County Industrial Park manager Lewis "Buddy" Harrison announced last week the sale of three industrial tracts in the Shenandoah Industrial Park for a combined price of $1.43 million.

Luncheon honors mothers

The Community Welcome House, a shelter in Newnan for battered and homeless women, recently had its first luncheon honoring mothers at the Culpepper House Bed and Breakfast in Senoia, with 40 guests attending.

Graduation schedules announced

Graduation ceremonies for all three Coweta County high schools are scheduled.

School leaders change places

Superintendent Richard Brooks has announced the following changes in school administrative assignments for the next school year, 2001-2002:

Water Authority OK's bond issue

The Coweta County Water and Sewerage Authority gave its approval to a preliminary bond resolution for the county's water system at a May 8 meeting.

Middle schools students score well in academic competition

Coweta County can hold its head high regarding the success of the middle school academic competition this year.

Christian coffeehouse features Ken Kington

The Gathering Grounds Coffeehouse, a gathering place for young singles, will feature Kenn Kington, Christian comedian, author and motivational speaker, on Friday, June 1, at Crossroads Church, 2564 Highway 154, in Newnan.

'Greater Vision' trio will appear with the Midway Macedonia choir June 15

Midway Macedonia Baptist Church near Villa Rica will present the "Greater Vision" trio on concert Friday, June 15, at 7 p.m. The trio will appear with the church's adult choir.


Kelly Murzynsky Wins Cleveland Marathon

Peachtree City resident Kelly Murzynsky won the inaugural Greater Cleveland Marathon held in Cleveland, OH on May 6. Kelly ran a personal best time of 3:13:18 (averaging 7:22 per mile) to win by almost 16 minutes. This was her eighth marathon and first victory.

McIntosh golf season ends at state tournament

The McIntosh Chiefs golf team did not win the state tournament held earlier this week in Jekyll Island, but they did finish the season as region champs.

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Miracle baby: 'Things began to go badly, although we didn't know how badly

I had an uneasy feeling about the whole thing that hit home just after I hung up the telephone. I just couldn't put my finger on it.

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