Friday, February 13, 2004


Developer is a no-show in Fairburn

Executive Custom Holdings will have to start back at square one if they decide to follow through with their request for rezoning 14.9 acres at the end of Sir Charles Drive from R-2 Residential to R-3 Residential. City Administrator Jim Williams recommended denial of the Whispering Pines Subdivision at Monday’s City Council meeting on the grounds that there was no one present to represent the proposal.

City’s public safety staff commended for handling of fuel spill

The City of Fairburn Police Department and Fire Department were commended Monday night at the City Council’s regular meeting for their handling of a fuel spill. The accident happened around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Ga. Highway 74 and Oakley Industrial Boulevard Feb. 5.

South Fulton Chamber honors two leaders at annual meeting

Members, guests and friends of the South Fulton Chamber enjoyed an informal annual meeting that featured international cuisine, a luxury car and a who’s who of the political power structure at the Georgia International Convention Center January 29.

County approves new ethics ordinance

At its February 4 meeting, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a new code of ethics that replaces the existing code.

Habitat for Humanity wins grant

Habitat for Humanity of South Fulton (HFHSF) thanks in large part to Delta Air Lines, has won a $25,000 grant from the Aluminum Association for its superb recycling efforts through Cans for Habitat.

Fulton County School System receives $20,000 technology donation

A $20,000 donation from Dell Computers and Microsoft Corporation will aid the skills of 80+ school-based technology specialists in the Fulton County School System.

CCSU to add criminal justice degree

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, at its February meeting, approved Clayton College & State University’s request to establish a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice.

Tips for managing natural gas bills

A free 12-page conservation guide from Atlanta Gas Light Company is just the ticket for savvy consumers who want to save money and energy on their natural gas bills this winter.

Collins calls for Tenet to resign

During an interview on the Fox News Channel on Saturday from Atlanta, U.S. Rep. Mac Collins, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, called for the resignation of CIA Director George Tenet.

Parking deal offered at Hartsfield

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, parking officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will offer travelers a sweet deal on parking in the three onsite Airport Park-Ride lots.


Local teams earn state slots

Several local teams have clinched berths in the state basketball playoffs as region tournaments continue into the weekend.

Lacrosse team explodes in home opener

The Peachtree City high school lacrosse team exploded with an offensive showcase in its home opener, dominating Oconee 15-1. The team scored three goals in the first five minutes of play and never looked back, positioning themselves as a favorite in The North Georgia Lacrosse League. Although named with the PTC moniker, the team represents many of the high schools in Fayette County.

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