Friday, July 20, 2001

Head-on wreck with tree injures four local youths

Four youths were injured late Saturday night when their car ran off Northlake Drive and struck a tree head-on, according to reports from the Peachtree City Fire Department.

PTC United Methodist, other churches help build Habitat home in Clayton

Building a home in Clayton County for a needy family has been a labor of love for members of Peachtree City United Methodist Church this week.

Second half of concert season a sellout for PTC Amphitheater

The second series of this year's summer concert offerings at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City has been a big hit.

Hearing Monday for Wieland annexation request in PTC

A public hearing regarding a request to annex 80 acres of a subdivision into Peachtree City will be held at the Peachtree City Planning Commission's regular meeting Monday night.

PTC Development Authority learns Fayette's role in attracting industrry, helping small businesses

Although there hasn't been much interest from industries looking to locate in Peachtree City, there aren't many places left to put them, according to Chris Clark, president and chief executive officer of the Fayette County Development Authority.

PTC Fire Department seeks new volunteers

The Peachtree City Fire Department is currently recruiting volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Youths arrested for four burglaries in Peachtree City

Peachtree City police have collared two youngsters suspected of committing a rash of home burglaries in Peachtree City last week.

Home Depot cleared after bomb threat

The Home Depot at the Fayette Pavilion was evacuated early Wednesday evening after the store manager spoke to an irate caller, police said.

Sandy Creek names principal

The final principal vacancy in the Fayette County School System for the 2001-02 academic year was filled last week, as Roy Rabold was named to the top job at Sandy Creek High School.

Merchant creates local 'land of Oz'

Collectors of memorabilia from "The Wizard of Oz" may be surprised to find that it's possible to collect and enjoy an ice cream cone at the same time.

Artist leaving a mark in town

Professional painter Shannon Lake said recently that Fayetteville is being referred to as "the city of murals."

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Theater workshops offered

Fayette-Coweta Family Theatre, Inc. will offer two fun and creative workshops to educate those interested in the arts. Both shops will take place at the Peachtree City Library and require pre-registration.

Art, craft show set

Local artists and crafters are invited to enter Griffin Main Street's Arts, Crafts & Antiques Festival, set for Oct. 27 in downtown Griffin.

Film series starts tonight

The Atlanta History Center is offering the "Summer Sizzles Film Series" starting this Friday with the film "Body Heat."

SPLOST projects to be finalized Tuesday

Coweta's municipalities will finalize their proposed projects for a special purpose sales tax vote next Tuesday.

Arts center could be underway soon

The Coweta County School System's effort to build an arts center is just weeks away from breaking ground.

Angels could be grounded in Senoia Christmas festival

Senoia's Christmas Committee wanted to see angel decorations flying over the city this year.

Senoia could be getting tough on tall grass, weeds

Senoia residents could soon be getting a bill from City Hall if they don't cut their grass.

New water source is on the way

Coweta's water users should be breathing a sigh of relief by the beginning of the week.

The Bank of Georgia has announced expansion plans with an office in Newnan, Ga.

This will be the second office for The Bank of Georgia, which opened February 2000.

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