Friday, August 3, 2001


Cuts suggested for PTC budget

A significantly trimmed 2002 budget for Peachtree City will be presented to the City Council at a special budget meeting at City Hall Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

PTC sued over denial of rezoning for restaurant

A local business owner has sued Peachtree City over a rezoning denial which would allow a custom frame shop to become a restaurant.

PTC man who lost family in Ohio wreck is thankful for help of friends, others

Gary Hinkle, who lost his wife and their twin daughters in a Ohio car wreck two months ago, is slowly recovering with family there and plans to return home to Peachtree City.

First-ever day camp leads to special fun

Karate class, a trip to the blueberry patch, arts and crafts it sounds like the typical child's busy summer.

Light for MacDuff should be activated in next few days

For the past few days, it has been up but not fully activated.

Famous author is keystrokes away thanks to PTC Library

The Peachtree City Library is offering a chance to interact online with a famous author.

Plant thief should feel guilty, resident says

A Smokerise Plantation resident is unhappy about thieves who took over $300 of plants from the entrance to the subdivision sometime this weekend.

State funds coming for Sandy Creek

Sandy Creek High School is the beneficiary of some additional state education funds thanks to a recent announcement by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

School system gets extra $400,000 to spend

A windfall of nearly $400,000 has allowed the Fayette County Board of Education to fund several new positions in and out of the classroom for the coming academic year.

Teachers to have local training facility

Fayette County teachers won't be racking up as many miles in the car in the coming years while furthering their own educations and keeping up with various certification requirements.

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Solicitor, county at odds again

Coweta County Administrator Theron Gay said the matter could have been settled with a simple phone call.

City gets ready for sewer service

Shortly after Senoia rings in the new year in January, construction is expected to start on phase two of the city's sewerage project.

Central starts new programs in second year

The Central Educational Center is Coweta County School System's first charter school, created through a partnership among the Coweta County School System, West Central Technical College, and the Coweta County business and industry community.

Nearly 17,100 students expected next week

The Coweta County School System recorded an enrollment of 16,565 students during the last enrollment period of the year, 2000-2001.

Registration starts

Parents can get information on bus schedules, routes and school districts by calling the Coweta County School System Transportation Department at 770-254-2820.

Water plant nears completion

By late September, Senoia should have its water plant up and running.

New Fayette dance theater opening next week

Fayette's dance enthusiasts will soon have another option to pursue their dancing dreams.

After School registration is next week

Parents who wish to register their children for the After School Program can do so Aug. 6, 7 or 8, at the elementary school which the child attends.


Racing series filled with contact and cautions

Once again the grandstands and pits were packed as spectators and competitors alike flocked to Senoia Speedway to see the best in short track racing. Last Saturday night's events included not only a full racing program but also the Parts Pro Truck 100 lap feature.

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This wedding will celebrate more than love

Francisco was only 18 and Juliana 17 when the two young people fell in love in pre-Castro Cuba.

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