The Fayette Citizen-News Page

Wednesday, November 14, 2001

County agrees to tax equity talks

Fayette County has given up its attempts to halt court-ordered mediation of a tax equity dispute with three cities.

F'ville, county to talk jail fees again

Fayette County and Fayetteville officials hope to set a second meeting this week, and said they are "encouraged" following a meeting last week to negotiate a solution to their disagreement over fees for use of the County Jail.

Weed, Rower, Brown pick up endorsements for PTC runoff

Two weeks before voters head back to the polls to pick a new mayor and council member for Peachtree City, some candidates have garnered support from their former opponents who didn't get enough votes to make the runoff election.

PTC to vote on $4.55 million loan for buildings

As proof of city government's ability to run the gamut of issues, the Peachtree City Council is scheduled to vote on a "pooper scooper" ordinance and a $4.55 million loan program to build or improve several city facilities at its meeting Thursday night.

Williams postpones again ... indefinitely

The giant energy company that wants to build a giant power plant in Fayette's backyard has decided to reevaluate the "timing" on building the plant.

Commission OKs special highway building rules

In a 3-2 vote, county commissioners last week approved new special architectural guidelines for all of Fayette's state highway corridors.

Not for women only

Why would a man wear his hair long? Really long, almost waist-length?

Republicans rally for 2002

More than 14 Fayette County Republicans joined about 850 Georgia Republicans at Callaway Gardens this past weekend at the Road to Majority Conference, aimed at taking over the state Legislature and key offices in 2002.

Local boy survives attack by dog

Even a pounding shovel wouldn't get the massive dog off Mark Lynch's back.

Fund established to help family of train crash victim

Two funds have been established to assist the family of the Tyrone boy who died after a minivan collided with a train there last week.

Outdoor burning banned due to dry weather, danger

An outdoor burn ban has been implemented for Peachtree City and unincorporated Fayette County, including Brooks, Woolsey and Tyrone.

Fayette students answer president's call, help Afghanistan's children

Since the events of Sept. 11, Fayette County students have shown their true colors and patriotic spirit by hosting various fundraisers to collect money for the victims of the terrorist attacks and their families.

After-school program seeks new accreditation standards

When people think about the Fayette County School System's After-School Program, the program's staff wants "quality" to be the first descriptor that pops into their heads.

Students, school employees raise over $40,000 for Red Cross relief efforts

As unimaginable events unfolded Sept. 11, the devastation left by terrorists brought Americans closer together.

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter visits McIntosh

McIntosh High School students recently experienced a rare treat as Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter visited their school to talk about her life during and after the White House.

Famed author to speak at Youth Protection Homes fund-raiser

Tom Key, famed actor and creator of the "Cotton Patch Gospel," will be the speaker at the ninth annual benefit dinner for the Fayette Youth Protection Homes.

New school site has historic roots

A new elementary school is being built beside the Lisbon Baptist Church on Ga. Highway 85 south.

Revolutionary War soldier to be recognized

The Augustin Clayton Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, requests the honor of your presence at the dedication of a grave marker, commemorating the service of a Revolutionary War soldier, John Routon.

Want to be a writer? Here's a book for you

Author Peter Bowerman will sign and discuss his book, "The Well Fed Writer," at Barnes and Noble in Fayetteville Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m.

McIntosh Academic Boosters honor high achievers

McIntosh High School students who have demonstrated high academic achievement were honored recently by the school's Academic Booster Club, an organization that is unique among area high schools.

Fine arts festival set

Fayette County High School will present its annual fine arts festival Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Sams Auditorium.

Arts, crafts festival set

The Sandy Creek High School basketball booster club will have the 10th annual Country Harvest Arts and Crafts Festival at Sandy Creek High School, Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 5 p.m.

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