Friday, August 31, 2001


U.S. Congressional map sent back to committee

The first attempt to pass a Congressional redistricting map in the Georgia Senate has been shot down.

Faulkner to run for council seat

Peachtree City's former city clerk has formally announced her candidacy for a seat on the City Council.

Foundation started to focus Delta pilots' private funds on local leadership programs

A group of local Delta pilots has organized a charity aimed at supporting leadership programs throughout Fayette County such as the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

CCY may consider shutdown

The Peachtree City Commission on Children and Youth will consider recommending to the City Council that it be disbanded.

PTC offices closed for Labor Day

A number of city-operated facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

Fulton resigns from PTC Development Authority; moving to home in county

Jim Fulton, a long-standing member of Peachtree City's Development Authority, has issued his resignation effective Sept. 30.

Hangar area project at Falcon Field to start after air show

Construction on the new hangar area planned for Falcon Field will start soon after next weekend's Wings Over Dixie air show.

Hispanic Heritage month declared at PTC library

The Peachtree City Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

Police Blotter


SAT scores are on the rise

Coweta's SAT scores for tests are on the upswing again.

September may bring answers to Senoia's questions

September in Senoia may be the center of the local political world in Coweta County this fall.

Proposed U.S. congressional map from Senate: split Coweta into two separate districts

Coweta County stands to be split into two U.S. congressional districts under the redistricting map forwarded to the Georgia Senate Tuesday by its Reapportionment Committee.

Powers Crossroads celebrates 31 years of arts, crafts and entertainment

Thirty-one years ago, Tom Powers began a festival at Powers' plantation, his boyhood home, that featured artists and crafters.

Gallery to hold sculture exhibit

Highfire Gallery, Original Art and Custom Framing in Senoia, will hold an opening reception Sept. 22 from 6-9 p.m. to introduce new works in clay by sculptor Richard Powell of Orlando, Fla. The exhibit will continue through Oct. 22.


Football season gets underway tonight

There are several high school football games tonight, including Fayette County and McIntosh, which has become one of the biggest rivalries in the county.

Lady Chief softball team starts season 2-2

The McIntosh Lady Chiefs varsity softball team has a 2-2 record so far this season. The team, coached by Stacey Smith, beat Newnan and Riverdale and lost to Starr's Mill and Fayette County.

Sports Calendar

Part II "Pitching"

The pitching method of catching bass


How do people get through these life crises without a church family?

"How do go people go through these things without the support of a church family?" is the question that has been posed to me during times of difficulty, loss, tragedy, and stress. It was asked again on Wednesday evening a week ago by Pat Jones in the waiting area of Emory University Hospital.

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