Friday, September 14, 2001


Lewis: 'We must send the strongest possible message'

On the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who represents South Fulton, addressed Tuesday's terroristic activities.

Airport activity cranking back up

South Fulton residents saw a vital part of their lives roar back into existence Thursday as Hartsfield International Airport came back to life.

Union City officials: Withdraw power plant proposal

Union City Mayor Ralph Moore became the first public official to call for Williams Companies to seek another site for its proposed power plant.

DeCosta says airport will address Fulton concerns

Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport General Manager Ben DeCosta this week issued a response to a mitigation plan for the airport's fifth runway expansion, proposed by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

Fairburn residents: Keep the park open

The hot lights of television cameras made a rare appearance in Fairburn Monday night as the controversy surrounding Duncan Park continued to grow.

Information session set on racial profiling policies

Fulton County District 7 Commissioner William "Bill" Edwards will host a public informational session to present the county's policy and procedures prohibiting racial profiling, Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at the South Fulton Service Center.

Blood drives set to help New York victims

The American Red Cross has set up a series of blood drives in the Atlanta region to help victims of Tuesday's terroristic attacks in New York.

Hillandale beautification set

A South Fulton County subdivision will get a "makeover" Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., when District 7 Commissioner William "Bill" Edwards leads the Hillandale Beautification Project.

Historic College Park celebrates second annual festival Saturday

College Park gets into the festival action this weekend with the second annual Historic College Park Festival Saturday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


High school sports to have full weekend

All extracurricular activities for our local schools resumed on Wednesday, so barring any other unfortunate events, the weekend schedule of high school athletics will be played.

Local cross country squads run at Berry

The largest cross country meet of the season, other than the state meet, took place at Berry College last weekend. The local boys and girls squads competed well and some of them placed within the top 10 teams at the meet.

Flag football team needs women

The Peachtree City Recration Department is looking for a few good women, good women flag football players, that is. For the first time ever, an attempt is being made to organize a co-ed flag football league as part of the adult flag football program. One team has already organized and registered to play; however, another three teams are needed for a league before play can start. The exiting team is called the Goldiggers and is headed up by Jennifer Kilfin of Peachtree City.

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