Friday, November 30, 2001


School officials eye developments, ponder new districts

Fulton County School System officials are sharpening their pencils after this week's public meetings on redistricting students in South Fulton County.

Sewer fight continues as home buyers wait

While prospective home buyers in a Tyrone subdivision are packing their belongings and preparing to move in, lawyers and a Fulton County judge are still trying to determine whether they'll be able to use the bathrooms.

Firm to expand sewer plant for $127 million

Fulton County will spend more than $127 million to upgrade its sewer plant at Camp Creek, but the decision was not without controversy.

Kenn wants Fulton Industrial cleaned up

After years of neglect, Fulton Industrial Boulevard may soon see home help in crime prevention and beautification.

Reservists to get pay supplements

Fulton County employees who are Reservists participating in the nation's assault on terrorists will receive county funds to make up any difference between their gross military pay and their gross county pay.

Clayton Powell honored by optometry group

Dr. C. Clayton Powell, an Atlanta eye care specialist and chairman of the Development Authority of Fulton County, was inducted recently into the National Optometry Hall of Fame.

Former UPS exec running for Congress

Local businessman Chris Durant has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for Georgia's 5th District U.S. Congress seat.

Landmark names 'Heisman' candidates

Landmark Christian School has selected two outstanding 2002 seniors, Julie Van't Wout of Peachtree City and Ben King of Fairburn, to contend in the eighth annual Wendy's High School Heisman Program.

Commissioners, businesses honord for aiding development

Three Fulton County commissioners and 13 companies and institutions will be honored during the sixth annual Holiday Networking Developers' Night for advancing economic growth.

Dignitaries break ground for new senior facility

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Nelson McGhee Jr. Retirement Complex, 6280 Old National Highway, College Park, was conducted this week.

Toys, gifts sought

Children's Restoration Network, a local nonprofit that supports homeless children living in shelters in 14 counties of metro-Atlanta, is having its seventh annual 12 Days of Caring Toy and Gift Campaign from Dec. 4 - 23.


Second round of playoffs start tonight

The second round of the state football playoffs begins tonight at 7:30 p.m. East Coweta is the only local team hosting a game tonight. Both Starr's Mill and Landmark Christian must travel.

Starr's Mill swimmers start season with a win

The Starr's Mill high school swim team recently competed in its first meet of the season, and easily swam away with first place. The meet was held at the Johnson Park pool in Conyers, with competition coming from three other metro area teams.

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