cart bill clears House
House Bill 1068
Rep. Lynn Westmorelands proposal to return golf cart driving
priviledges to unlicensed drivers in Peachtree City sailed through
the House of Representatives on Thursday, gaining passage unanimously.
Two longtime sponsors
of the Summer Concert Series at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater
with close connections to the Peachtree City Development Authority have
withdrawn their support for the 2004 season.
dismisses DAPCs legal threat
Mayor Steve Brown
said he will make a proposal soon to the City Council to address an
estimated $1.5 million in unsecured debt incurred by the Development
Authority of Peachtree City, which is penniless.
arrested for home invasion in north Fayette
A north Fayette
couple was antagonized by at least four intruders who broke into their
home around midnight Monday, police said.
suspect nabbed thanks to observant PTC officers
A burglary suspect
who smashed his way into two Peachtree City businesses early Wednesday
morning was apprehended by Coweta County deputies after his vehicle
was spotted by Peachtree City officers.
wants out of county jail for medical difficulties
Dr. Orlando Cano,
a former Fayetteville physician serving a year in jail for inappropriately
touching two female employees, is hoping to get sprung from lockup on
a medical waiver.
board honors counselors
and underappreciated, Fayette Countys school counselors were thanked
for their work Monday night by the Board of Education.
program set for Tues.
Trust is hosting a Nature Discovery Program on bats Tuesday at 7 p.m.
at the Flat Creek Nature Center in Peachtree City. Clayton State University
biology professor Dr. Stephen Burnett will describe bats importance
to our gardens and our enjoyment of the outdoors. Find out why and how
we can protect them and their habitat.
registration deadline approaching
school students can take the ACT Assessment April 3, the next nationwide
test date. The registration postmark deadline is Feb. 27. Late registration
postmark deadline is March 12 (an additional fee is required for late
still a waiting game on TDK Blvd.
to use the Coweta-Fayette Connector anytime soon will still be waiting.
recounts highlights of 2003
Last year was a
year for Coweta County to try and continue to control the growth that
has been occurring over the last decade.
plans to be unveiled next week
A group of Coweta
County school parents will present recommendations on elementary school
redistricting plans for the new Grantville Elementary School at a public
hearing next Tuesday at the Central Educational Center.
and Claws Ball set for Feb. 28
The Junior Leagues
annual charity ball and auction this year benefits The Newnan Coweta
Humane Society Shelter Rescue.
bank selling stock
The Directors of
First Coweta Bank are pleased to announce the availability of common
stock in its initial public offering of up to 1,500,000 shares of stock.
All shares are offered at a subscription price of $10 per share with
a minimum purchase of 100 shares, a $1,000 minimum investment.
kindergarten registration March 11-19
pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes at Coweta County schools will
be held March 11-19 at all county elementary schools.
win MMSAL title
The Rising Starr
Middle School Panthers wrestling team won its second consecutive Metro
Middle School Athletic League championship last weekend, winning 10
of 12 matches in the finals. The tournament was at Luella Middle School
in Henry County.
swim at Augusta
Mill Panthers swim team ended its regular season Saturday at the Augusta
Invitational, which hosted 24 teams, and combined for an overall fourth-place
finish as the boys and girls each came in third.
game goes nationwide
school boys basketball matchup between Landmark Christian and Southwest
Atlanta Christian Academy will be televised live on ESPN2. The game,
orginally scheduled as a home date for Landmark, will take place at
Alexander Memorial Coliseum at Georgia Tech at 8 p.m.
Country singer Randy
Travis released a hit song that included the words, There are
three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway. The lyrics
go on to tell the story of a bus wreck in which three people were killed
and one was spared. Nearly everyone in the South, of course, understands
what wooden crosses on the side of the highway means it means
that someone was killed on that very spot in a terrible accident.
Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services
about the military spending $600 on a toilet seat. Dont be alarmed
that the Air Force has spent $100 for a 25-cent bolt. Only in our nations
capital can one spend $1,309 on a pigeon.
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