Friday, June 8, 2001


Fayette rejects Fairburn annexation petition

After inviting city of Fairburn officials to a joint meeting to discuss a proposed annexation this week, the Fayette County Commission rejected the petition without ever hearing from the officials.

Rico residents oppose home for teen prostitutes

Residents of the Rico community met last night to organize their thoughts for opposing a proposed juvenile home detention center in their neighborhood.

Tyrone planners say no to new Landmark in town

Landmark Christian School will wait until June 21 before it knows whether a proposed new school campus will be built in Tyrone.

Megasite plan withdrawn

The public hearing on a project that could have impacted the entire south side has been postponed.

Hearings set on tax rates

Fulton County District 7 Commissioner William "Bill" Edwards will host two town hall meetings in June regarding Fulton County's proposed 2001 property tax rates.

Edwards, Darnell set town hall meetings

Fulton County District 7 Commissioner William "Bill" Edwards and Vice Chairman Emma I. Darnell will lead discussions about housing during town hall meetings at a southwest Fulton church in June.

Road improvements on tap

Several South Fulton County roads will get a facelift with county dollars that will match state and federal funds.

Mall program puts cash back in schools

The Cash Back for Schools program, sponsored by Shannon Mall, has ended as a complete success for local schools.

New water agency sets first meeting

The inaugural meeting of the new Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Hardin Amphitheater, Loudermilk Center for the Regional Community, 40 Courtland St., Atlanta.

Busy summer leads to smooth fall
By Stephen Dolinger
Fulton School Superintendent

In just a few weeks, thousands of Fulton students begin the long, lazy days of summer. But for Fulton County School System employees, summer is anything but lazy.


Racing series rolling along at Senoia Speedway

With double points and double money on the line Pine Mountain's Bob Yarbrough with a 15.153-sec. lap started from the pole and led all 25-laps for his first win of the 2001 season in the Sportsman division at Senoia Speedway.

PTC Lacrosse Club finishes first season

The Peachtree City Lacrosse Club finished a very successful first year of existence.

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