Friday, August 24, 2001


Williams floats trial balloon over plant site

Curious residents in South Fulton and Fayette counties peeked out their windows Tuesday to discover a giant orange balloon hovering overhead.

West Nile virus hits Fulton

The death last weekend of a Fulton County resident from the West Nile virus has increased the awareness of the virus that was discovered in the state earlier this summer.

County OKs ban on alcohol at strip clubs

Fulton County commissioners voted last week to prohibit alcoholic beverage sales at any adult entertainment businesses, but the real decision could come in an upcoming court case.

Officials can't get together on Duncan Park survival

Fulton County and Fairburn officials are still trying to work out the details of who will pay for operation of Fairburn's Duncan Park.

No new voting machines for Fulton

An effort by Fulton County Commission Chairman Mike Kenn to speed up election reform failed last week.

Fulton growth slight in 2001, but region takes off

Fulton growth slight in 2001, but region takes off

Power plant protesters plan party

Safeguard South Metro will host a letter writing party Saturday from 4 - 8 p.m. at Atlanta City Church on Old Jonesboro Road in Fairburn.

Legislature takes aim at video poker

In addition to redrawing U.S. Congress district lines for Georgia in this week's special session, the state Legislature also will consider everything from tighter restrictions to an all-out ban on video poker machines.

Personnel, honors occupy school board

During its Aug. 10 board meeting, the Fulton County Board of Education honored serveral groups. Amomg the honorees:

Say 'NO' to Williams

As a born in Atlanta resident, now making my home in Union City, my wife and I are moved to comment on the current Williams electric plant controversy.

Power plant threatens health of senior citizens in S. Fulton

I have lived on Peters Road in South Fulton County for the past 31 years, less than a mile from the proposed Williams power plant. This morning I attended a Town Hall Meeting at Christian City, which is an elderly retirement community consisting of residential homes, assisted living complex, convalescent center, hospice and children's homes, also located in close proximity to the proposed plant.


Football season kicks off Saturday

The preseason of high school football ends Friday night and starts with a bang on Saturday with the Corky Kell Kickoff Classic at the Georgia Dome.

Registration for PTC flag football league still open

Some 20 to 30 people attended the organizational meeting for the adult flag football program in Peachtree City Tuesday evening. Of those, only two represented women's teams.

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PTC Little League to have board elections

Peachtree City Little League is having their annual board elections Tuesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. at McIntosh High School. Board elections are to elect the Board of Directors who govern the operations of Peachtree City Little League. All postitions are available. The term will begin Oct. 1, 2001 and go through Sept. 30, 2002.

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