Friday, November 16, 2001


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.

Board ponders new sales tax vote

If the Fulton County Board of Education decides to continue a special purpose local option sales tax next year, South Fulton residents could see construction projects headed their way.

Sports memories benefit hospice

Bidders walked off with nearly 300 items recently at the Southwest Christian Hospice's sports memorabilia auction to benefit its hospice ministry.

New-look car dealership is unveiled in Union City

A car dealership in Union City is giving new meaning to the term upscale.

Santa's on his way

South Fulton residents will get an early taste of Christmas as the jolly resident from the North Pole makes his arrival at Shannon Mall in Union City this weekend.

Veterans honored with overdue diplomas

The Fulton County Board of Education covered several items at its Nov. 9 meeting.

County gets $1.8 million for drug rehab

The Fulton County Human Services Department, in collaboration with the Fulton County Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse, has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help men move from substance abuse addiction to self-sufficiency.

More honors for Tri-Cities teacher

Tri-Cities High School teacher Marilyn Udeh has yet another feather in her cap.

Volunteer opportunities abound during holidays

During the holidays, everyone's mind is focused on giving, but everyone's time is often focused on getting that elusive gift for the father-in-law, the tree, the baking finished, the family together and more.

Williams must face new security issues

With recent news that Congress may spend up to $5 billion to protect U.S. water systems, nuclear power plants and other sensitive facilities, the proposed Peters Road power plant should come under new scrutiny.


Regular season ends tonight

The regular season of high school football ends tonight and the biggest game for our local teams takes place at Newnan High School's Drake Stadium. Starr's Mill (7-2) will face the Newnan Cougars (7-2) in a win-and-you're-in situation. The victor will head to the state playoffs and the loser will have to start planning for next year.

Tickets still available for race weekend

The Winston Cup series returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway this Sunday with the NAPA 500. There will be lots of racing action to entertain fans all weekend though, starting on Friday with practice laps and qualifying.

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