Friday, August 17, 2001


Dedication of Holt, others cited as playground unveiled

The All Children's Playground was named after Luther Holt because of his dedication for the project.

Commuter rail station deleted from West Village plan

An advisory committee planning road and cart path infrastructure for Peachtree City's West Village area has decided to eliminate the proposed site for a commuter rail station completely from its plans.

Raises part of WASA budget

Peachtree City's Water and Sewer Authority has been presented a $4.98 million budget which represents only a 1.81-percent increase over this year's figures.

Second phase for Kedron Estates gets approval

The Peachtree City Planning Commission has approved the second phase of the Kedron Estates subdivision, which consists of just four homes.

Details worked out for Live Oaks subdivision north of Wynnmeade

A 107-home subdivision north of the Wynnmeade subdivision has been given a green light by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

Sewer authority approves funds to design expansion projects

The ball is rolling for Peachtree City's planned $17.5 million sewer expansion.

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Commissioner denies conflict of interest in power plant voting

Coweta County Commissioner Jim McGuffey is denying any conflict of interest during the fight over the building of a power plant in neighboring Heard County.

Coweta gets chamber support for SPLOST

Chamber supports SPLOST tax The Coweta County Commission's efforts to get a special sales tax passed in September received an important endorsement late last week.

City, county could be headed to court

Coweta County and the city of Senoia may be heading to court again over an annexation case that has already made its way to the Georgia Supreme Court.

Power plant noise is starting to irritate residents

The noise around a power plant in Heard County is starting to grate on some Coweta County residents' nerves.

County wants to clear up confusion over authorities

Coweta County wants to do something about eliminating the confusion surrounding its development authorities.

Seabaugh doesn't think maps will hold up in court

The state Senate's proposed district map went back to committee for changes last week, but east Coweta's position on the map remained pretty much unchanged when the full Senate approved the map last Friday.

Westmoreland's district will remain mostly unchanged

East Coweta state Rep. Lynn Westmoreland's district will remain relatively unchanged under a redistricting plan approved by the state House of Representatives Wednesday.


Sprint Car Series brings excitement to Senoia Speedway

Kenny Adams from Malabar, Fla., won round one in his battle with the USCS bounty hunters that series President Pete Walton sent hunting for him at Senoia Speedway Saturday night.

Local runner goes worldwide

Rebecca Stokes, a 12-year-old from Peachtree City, has had a busy summer.

High school sports has full weekend planned

The high school softball and volleyball seasons kicked off earlier this week and several local schools will be busy in those sports this weekend. There will also be a few football jamborees taking place on Friday night, giving local sports fans some options of which games to take in.


5 wives, 25 children, 4 on the way; is the guy crazy?

Tom Green has 25 children and, as of several weeks ago, had four more on the way. Tom also has five wives. Tom is in his early 50s and is a "renegade Mormon" living in Utah.


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