Friday, December 28, 2001


Power plant top issue in 2001

South Fulton residents turned out in droves this year to try and stop a huge power plant from being built in their backyard.

Fairburn at center of area's growth

Fairburn officials learned how fast their town was growing this year.

Airport runway fight will continue in '02

If the city of Atlanta wants to build a bigger runway for Hartsfield International Airport, it's going to have to pave over some fierce opposition from South Fulton residents.

Union City sees housing boom in 2001

For one of South Fulton's cities, 2001 was the year growth hit home.

Comission delays pay hike vote

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will wait until next week to vote on increasing the pay for commissioners in 2003.

South side development finally taking off

South Fulton County residents learned last year that the long-awaited economic renaissance should finally start happening south of Interstate 20.


Seals set Georgia and Dixie Zone records

Six members of the Southside Seals swim team competed in the first St. Nicholas Inviational Short Course Meters masters swim meet in Marietta recently. The meet attracted almost 200 swimmers from 34 teams throughout the Dixie Zone and as far away as Illinois, Michiganm and Texas. Seals swimmers had some great swims and wins on their way to a top ten team finish.

Tryouts for arena football's Barracudas in January

The Pensacola Barracudas of the Arena Football League will hold an open tryout for the 2002 Arena Season on Saturday, Jan. 26th at Dacula High School. The tryout will include the 40 yard Dash, 225 bench press, the 10 yard short shuttle, vertical jump and one on one drills.

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