Friday, August 17, 2001


Firm plans 1,150 homes, golf course in Fairburn

The developers who created Eagles Landing in Henry County have set their sites a little farther south and plan to develop a golf course community in Fairburn.

Christian City launches campaign against power plant

More than 200 Christian City residents gathered Wednesday to kick off a petition drive and letter writing campaign to voice their concerns about the potential impact of constructing a 1,230-megawatt electric power generating plant next to their retirement homes and health care facilities.

Edwards says he'll demand environmental study on power plant

Before any action is taken on a proposed power plant in south Fulton County, a more comprehensive environmental impact study will have to be completed.

Coweta folks not happy with power plant next door

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

Council eyes law to allow tea rooms

Fairburn residents looking for hot tea and a light lunch may have a few more options, thanks to the City Council.

Hartsfield still the world's busiest

Officials at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport announced that more than 40.2 million passengers traveled through Hartsfield during the first six months of 2001, meaning Atlanta's airport retains its designation as the world's busiest passenger airport.

Public invited to explore one of the region's largest general aviation sites

Families can get a close look at some of the aircraft that fly into and out of Fulton County Airport-Brown Field on "Aviation Day," 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25.

Youth Commission taking applications

Applications are being accepted from Fulton County and Atlanta students for the 2001-2002 Fulton County Youth Commission.

New school year brings renewed commitment to excellence

The Fulton County School System begins each school year with a leadership conference for local school principals, assistant principals, central office administrative staff, and parent and business leaders.


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.

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