Friday, July 13, 2001


New fire, police buildings open to public July 22

Peachtree City's newest public safety buildings will be on display for the public Sunday, July 22 from 2-4 p.m.

Latest traffic numbers for Hwy. 54 West indicate trouble brewing at new stoplight for The Avenue

The latest traffic analysis of the Ga. Highway 54 West corridor shows one intersection is close to "failing" by nearly creating a delay of one minute for passing motorists.

Used car 'lot' approved for PTC carpet store

Owners of a carpet store on Ga. Highway 54 West can now dabble in the used car business to a very limited extent now that they've received permission from the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

PTC Council to consider rezoning for restaurant

A rezoning request to turn a custom frame shop into a restaurant will be considered by the Peachtree City Council at its meeting Thursday night.

Meeting set to explain environmental effects of sewer expansion in PTC

The Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority will hold a public meeting Tuesday, July 22, to explain the environmental affects possible during the upcoming expansion of the sewer system.

Applicants sought for 2 seats on Peachtree City Planning Commission

Peachtree City is accepting applications for two positions on the Planning Commission.

PTC Airport Authority approves $200,000 loan for roads, parking and utilities at new hangar area

The Peachtree City Airport Authority has voted to secure a $200,000 loan for part of the third phase of its newly designated commercial hangar area that's under construction.

Police Blotter

Brooks defends his PR position

The controversy over the hiring of a full-time public information officer at the Coweta County School System won't go away.

Water garden store is on the way

Coweta residents may soon have a place to shop for all their water garden needs.

School councils are starting

Coweta County's first school council is up and running.

County gets clean bill of financial health

Coweta County is in excellent financial health.


Tight points race at Senoia Speedway

There hasn't been much racing lately.

Many Bob Jones play in local golf tournament

Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones is considered by many people to be the greatest amateur golfer ever, and the tournament named after him is coming to Fayette County.

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick visits Sprint PCS store in Fayetteville

The Atlanta Falcons' newest superstar, Michael Vick, will be greeting fans and signing autographs at the Sprint PCS retail store in Fayetteville Wednesday, July 18 from 6-8 p.m.

Sports Calendar


What if everybody in the world were like your pastor? Or, like you?

A group of Peachtree City ministers were having breakfast at Shadow's Restaurant Wednesday morning last week, as is our custom, and discussing the state of the nation. We were offering up the common laments of things not being as they used to be or not being as they should. One of the group, a prominent Baptist minister in the community, said jokingly, "Well, the whole world would be a lot better off if everybody was just like us, don't you think?"

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