Friday, January 9, 2004


County landmark may stay in place

Public outcry over removing the golf ball water tower near the Canongate Golf Club in Palmetto may keep the giant ball in the sky.

Fulton students can now take classes in cyberspace

For overachieving juniors and seniors in the Fulton County School System and for those who are just trying to catch up, there is another academic option now open to them.

After six years, resident is happy to see water running again

Michael Adamson, founder and C.E.O of Forrest Homes made running water in Eugene Carthan’s home a reality again after he and his family have gone the last six years with no water or sewer service to his South Fulton residence.

Boddie sworn in for another four years as Palmetto mayor

The swearing in of Mayor J. Clark Boddie to another four year term by Fulton County State Court Judge Henry M. Newkirk was the focus of Palmetto's monthly meeting Monday night. Boddie ran unopposed in November’s election.

Court clerk now collecting real estate taxes

The Fulton County Superior Court Clerk, along with other clerks throughout the state of Georgia, is now responsible for collecting and distributing real estate transfer taxes.  The new policy benefits counties, which now receive immediate payment of real estate transfer taxes. 

Road closed until Feb.21

Fayetteville Road in South Fulton County will be closed for maintenance until February 21.

Entries sought for essay contest

The South Fulton County Farm Bureau encourages sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Essay Contest. 

Parents have another chance at registration

Parents of eligible students who missed the fall registration period for Supplemental Educational Services have a second chance to take advantage of the free tutoring. The Fulton County School System has announced that another enrollment period is January 12-24.

Fulton County District 6 Commissioner Nancy Boxill has been named vice chair of the Board of Commissioners for 2004.

At the first board meeting of each year, the vice chair is elected from among the commissioners, and serves a 1-year term. The vice chair presides over meetings and handles other matters in absence of the commission chair.

Motorists may now check insurance status online

Georgia motorists may now access the Department of Motor Vehicle Safety’s Web site,, to verify whether they are registered in the State’s mandatory automobile insurance database which is proof of insurance effective Jan. 1.

Fayette schools schedule 3 job fairs for teachers

The Fayette County Board of Education has scheduled three job fairs to help fill teaching positions for the 2004-2005 school year.


Little League gearing up for 2004

With registration time already here, Peachtree City Little League officials are looking at a few changes in this season’s program to better serve the players and their parents.


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