Friday, July 27, 2001


Land owner defends power plant plan; opponents keep meeting

Few issues have stirred as much public discussion as Williams Company's plan to build a 2,300-megawatt power plant on Peters Road near Union City.

State rep. to Williams: Send experts to meeting

South Fulton state Rep. Sharon Beasley-Teague is asking Williams Corp. to bring plenty of experts to a meeting she will host Aug. 7.

Fairburn cuts 90-day moratorium at 68 days

Fairburn officials took the brakes off growth Monday night.

School board eyes redistricing options

How to divide Fulton County's population into Board of Education districts and how many districts to create will be the topic of three public hearings in August.

New law requires new homes to match old

Developers who want to build in existing subdivisions in Fairburn now face more stringent rules.

Christian City looking for more volunteers

Christian City is seeking additional volunteers to assist in its ministry to senior citizen residents.

Power plant 'facts' a little smoky themselves

Subject: "Power plant story gets facts, figures wrong" [from Fulton Energy Co. spokesman Dan Skizim, Letters to the Editor, The Citizen, July 18].

Williams should set facts straight

Apparently, Williams company would like us to believe that the air pollution from their proposed power plant will have "no significant impact on air quality."


SCAT swimmers win top honors at Georgia championship meet

Two swimmers on the Southern Crescent Aquatic Team recently earned several first-place finishes at the 14 and under State Championships.

Junior tennis league taking registration

Registration for Peachtree City Tennis Center's Junior League will be Aug. 1 - 19

Fall AMS race could be big

Ever since Jeff Gordon and Dale Jarrett became deadlocked in their quest for the NASCAR Winston Cup championship, fans have been swamping the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office with orders. Atlanta hosts the season finale, the NAPA 500, scheduled for Nov. 18.

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