The Fayette Citizen-News Page

Wednesday, August 8, 2001

Demos vote 3-way split for Fayette

Fayette residents may never have heard of Mike Crotts, a Republican from Conyers, but many will get to know him better if the state Senate's Reapportionment Committee has its way.

After cuts, PTC Council still looking at likely tax increase

Even with a drastically trimmed budget, a tax increase will still be forthcoming for Peachtree City homeowners.

PTC to offer $2.6 million for Braelinn church; will use as community center

Peachtree City officials have agreed to make a $2.6 million offer to purchase a church campus for a multipurpose community center if voters approve the project at the polls in November.

'Doc' Holliday gets his day Saturday in Griffin

You know him as Wyatt Earp's pal.

Power plant decision delayed

Williams Company is postponing its request for a power plant once again.

You're invited to 'Doc's' bash in Griffin

If you want to participate in the 150th birthday of Doc Holliday, set aside Saturday, Aug. 11 and plan to travel to Griffin.

Williams plant will use 6.5 million gallons of water daily

On an average day in Fayette County, more than nine million gallons of water is pumped to residences and businesses to satisfy the busy county's water needs.

Hearing scheduled in tax equity case

A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Fayette Superior Court in the tax equity dispute between Fayette County and its cities.

New rules for timbering headed for commission

Controversial proposed rules requiring 25-foot buffers surrounding timber harvesting operations in Fayette are on the County Commission's agenda this week.

Woman charged for role in 2-year old fatal crash

A Fayette woman has been arrested for causing a wreck that killed a local man on Ga. Highway 92 south two years ago.

PTC Council wants to clear the air on power plant's environmental effects

The Peachtree City Council has joined the chorus of voices seeking more environmental information about a power plant that is proposed for south Fulton County on the Fayette County border.

Road paving contract approved, reluctantly

State funds for Fayette's road repaving projects is down.

School starts Friday with 20,000 students

Projected enrollments in Fayette County have been released by the Board of Education.

Planners OK plat, say residents' concerns to be addressed later

Approval of preliminary plats is usually a routine item for the Fayette County Planning Commission.

United Way achieving community impact

Mike Jablonski, chairman of the Fayette County United Way Advisory Board, invited members of the county Chamber of Commerce to work together in making an impact on the community.

Teachers receive scholarships for education

Two Fayette elementary school teachers were recently awarded scholarships from Target Department Stores to assist them in the continuation of their education.

Historic aircraft, international performers to appear at Wings Over Dixie

Organizers of the annual Wings Over Dixie air show this week announced that a variety of performers have been lined up for the popular event.

Grant will help kids communicate

Children with limited verbal skills will find it easier to communicate with the staff at the Joseph Sams School thanks to a grant from the Davidson Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

County's mission now on paper

Fayette County officials and staff have worked for years to come up with an acceptable mission statement, but when a statement finally was fashioned, it was the work of a single staffer.

Brooks to honor Vernon Woods

It will be Vernon Woods Day in Brooks Aug. 19, honoring one of the town's most prominent citizens.

Home schooled drivers need school board certificate

If you're home schooling your teenager, there's a relatively new Georgia law you need to be aware of, the Teenage Driver Responsibility Act.

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