Friday, June 22, 2001


Less than 6 percent of voters choose commission candidates

Tuesday was long and tedious for Fayette County poll workers

WASA plans $14.5 million bond issue

A $14.5 million plan to expand the capacity of Peachtree City's sewer system will be financed with a revenue bond issue in the near future.

Van pool program targets Peachtree City commuters

Peachtree City residents may not be able to commute into Atlanta by train or plane, but the commuter van could become an option in the near future.

National junior tennis tourney pumped estimated $1.59 million into PTC

The Peach State Junior Tennis Classic tournament held Memorial Day Weekend in Peachtree City netted an economic impact of $1.59 million, according to official projections.

WASA wants to know: Is stormwater program a go?

The Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority is getting anxious to find out if the City Council wants it to take over the city's stormwater program.

PTC Development Authority plans look at economic development role

The Peachtree City Development Authority is planning to study its role in the city's economic development arena.

"Daughters to Work Day" a hit at Clayton State

The recent "Take Our Daughters To Work Day" at Clayton College & State University was a big hit among both parents and children.

New wastewater spill rules will affect WASA

The state of Georgia has adopted new regulations for reporting spills from publicly-owned wastewater systems.

Peeples sweeps field in Power Parade

For the second year in a row, Peeples Elementary School took top honors in the Fayette Youth Protection Homes' Power Parade.

World tour documented through art

Students at Peeples Elementary School took a trip around the world to some of the most exotic places on earth this year, experiencing different cultures, languages, people, histories and religions.

Police Blotter


Resident wants traffic slowed in Senoia

Craig Bowen wants Senoia's leaders to do something about the traffic on Pylant Street.

Superintendent defends information officer's salary

In a highly unusual move, Superintendent of Education Richard Brooks responded this week to the school system's hiring of a full-time public information officer.

Chamber backs new advisory committee

The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce endorsed the bylaws creating the Coweta County Economic Development Advisory Committee.

Senoia names bridge for war victim

Senoia's connection to Peachtree City and Interstate 85 has a name.

NHS senior Janin Wimer receives DAR scholarship

Janin Wimer was recently selected as recipient of the 2000-2001 Good Citizen Scholarship Award from Gen. Daniel Newnan Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Senoia's downtown to get facelift

The city of Senoia will be getting a lot prettier very soon.


Late Model race increases prize for this weekend

Tyrone's Scott Griffin took the lead from Roger Delp on the fourth lap in what would be the only challenge for the win of the caution-free Alan Vigil Southlake Ford 50 Pro Late Model feature at Senoia Speedway Saturday night.

PTC Flash coaches set a good example on the track

Coach Harold Lovett and Assistant Sprinter Coach Al Gibbs from PTC Flash track and field team won their heats in the 200m, 400m, and 800m at the ATC Masters Track and Field Meet June 9 at Emory University.


Fishing with Grandpa on the Holston River, a boy learns, 'A man's got to have a dream'

In the spring of 1973, my maternal grandfather, Charles Daniel Duckett, passed away. I received the news while stationed at Quantico, Va., during my final few days of being processed for my discharge from the United States Marine Corps.

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