Friday, September 7, 2001


Opponents hope cemetery problem will bury power plant proposal

Opponents of a proposed power plant on the South Fulton-north Fayette border are hoping that discovery of strict covenants concerning an old family cemetery on the plant site will be "the final nail in the coffin" of the proposal.

Williams: Cemetery won't be a problem

Williams Inc. officials said Thursday they will do everything possible to make sure a cemetery on the site of a proposed power plant is protected.

Airport manager: 5th runway expansion a must

Unless the proposed fifth runway is expanded to accommodate all planes, the economic engine that is Hartsfield International Airport could face a severe crunch.

Christian City opposition to power plant is formalized

Christian City officials have expressed opposition to a proposed power plant on Peters Road next to the community, and now it's official.

Fairburn eyes 'bare bones' $11.5 million budget

Fairburn officials started wrangling with their budget Wednesday afternoon and learned it was a "bare bones" approach.

West Nile virus found in South Fulton

Fulton County health officials confirmed late last week that a case of West Nile virus has been discovered in South Fulton County.


Cross country season heats up with Berry meet

The McIntosh boys and girls cross country teams have run on the state meet course at Carrollton High School twice in the past week. In last week's Twilight Invitational, McIntosh faced off against some of the contenders for the state title in AAAAA, including teams from Brookwood, Collin's Hill and North Gwinnett. The teams also traveled to Carrollton this past Tuesday and faced Mt. Zion, Jonesboro, Hiram, and Carrollton.

Second week of football seaosn offers interesting matches

Starr's Mill and East Coweta's football teams, both ranked in the Class AAAAA poll, are back in action tonight.

Using plastic worms to catch bass

This week is part three of a four part series about "plastic worm" fishing methods. Plastic worms are by far the most versatile lure there is today. The plastic worm comes in many sizes, shapes, colors and styles and can be used in almost any imaginable situation using many worm methods.)

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