Friday, June 1, 2001


Hundreds turn out for Memorial Day festivities

It is vital that American citizens support their military personnel, said Tommy Clack, keynote speaker at Peachtree City's third annual Memorial Day celebration Monday.

Projects for PTC bond issue still under consideration; could be ready in month

It could be late June or early July before Peachtree City officials are prepared to offer a finalized format to "package" proposed bond referendums for consideration by the City Council.

Former day care director gets two months in jail for spanking cover-up

The former director of a day care center in south Fayette County has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for interfering with a police investigation into a spanking incident there.

Camp readies for 20th season

The city of Peachtree City and the Fayette County Board of Education have reciprocated with regards to use of facilities over the past few years and Camp McIntosh is the result of a wonderful collaborative effort.

PTC sewer improvement project nearing completion

A project to replace three sewage pump stations in Peachtree City is partially completed.

Child molestation suspect remains free on bond despite missing two trial dates while in hospital

A Fayette man who has twice avoided trial on child molestation charges due to being in the hospital will remain on bond, at least for now.

Suspect in PTC restaurant theft, convenience store robbery collared in Florida

With assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a Peachtree City man is now in custody in Gainesville, Fla., facing local charges of robbing a convenience store and stealing several thousand dollars from a local restaurant.

Students soar past reading goal

Students love to read at Peachtree City Elementary School and it shows.

Police Blotter


Millage rate is on the rise

Coweta County property taxpayers could see a jump in their bills next fall if the Board of Education gives final approval to a $113 million General Fund budget.

More than 13,000 voters could change districts

Nearly 13,000 residents will be moved out of the commission and school board District 4 if Coweta achieves numerical parity in its redistricting.

First Baptist of Senoia wants new sanctuary

By the end of this year, Senoia could have a new landmark rising on its western border.

Hundreds celebrate Memorial Day

It is vital that American citizens support their military personnel, said Tommy Clack, keynote speaker at Peachtree City's third annual Memorial Day celebration Monday.

Cowan tapped to chair regional water group; leaving as GRTA head

Peachtree City resident Joel H. Cowan will be shifting his focus from traffic to water.

Bond sales proves a hit

Coweta County's recent bond sale to expand the county's water system was a huge success.

Junior Gardener program up and running

A new club in town is perfect for kids who like digging in the dirt and helping others.

Think before annexing, Senoia

I regularly attend Senoia City Council meetings. At the May 7 meeting, the council discussed the possibility of reconsidering annexation of property on Rockaway Road.


Local women win in Hilde Fox tennis tournament

For the fifth year in a row, friends and teammates of the late Hilde Fox hosted the Hilde Fox Memorial Tennis Tournament at the South Fulton Tennis Complex. The event benefits the Clayton College and State University Athletics Associates, Inc.

Intense racing action at Senoia Speedway

It was a night of celebration at Senoia Speedway over the Memorial Day weekend for Gainesville's Randy Bynum as he returned to victory lane after a 10-year hiatus.

Sports Calendar


H.S. graduates, those speakers lied to you . . .

All over the United States, high school graduations have been, are being, or will be conducted with much fanfare and excitement. If tradition holds true, many of the commencement speakers facing the eager, impressionable young adults will say something like this: "These are the best days of your lives enjoy them. Seize the day!"

7 suggestions to improve traffic flow, aid access to South Fulton, interstates
Special to the Citizen

Any savvy Atlanta driver knows that the secret to driving is to find the route less traveled, and it may make all the difference in the world. The problem is that the "secret" is quickly discovered and you are once again back in gridlock.

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