Friday, February 13, 2004

City to FOH: Don’t spend money yet

Last week, the Peachtree City Council approved 3-2 the transfer of $13,500 from the recreation department’s fence maintenance budget to pay for the fencing and sodding of a regular T-ball field being built next to the Field of Hope.

Fred unveils concert lineup

Officials at the Frederick J. Brown Amphitheater announced their Series One concert series this morning and some old friends are slated to make a comeback this year.

Brown joins Wieland in West Village annexation plan

Steve Brown, taking off his mayor’s hat, has confirmed he is working alongside developer John Wieland on a plan for Peachtree City to annex about half of the isolated property known as the West Village, which has been the center of debate for years, including during his own election in 2001.

Brooks leaving DAPC with suit resolution near

Robert Brooks will resign from the Development Authority of Peachtree City effective Tuesday.

2 Fayette individuals, 1 business make delinquent taxpayer list

Just two individuals and one business from Fayette County were among the 400 names included on the state Department of Revenue’s first online posting of delinquent taxpayers, which went online Monday.

Man escapes house fire after cat wakes him up in middle of night

Michael Pierce’s cat saved his life early Wednesday morning, waking him up to a fire that engulfed his north Fayette home around 2 a.m.

Auto crash victim turned down cab ride from bar

A Peachtree City man who died in a violent auto crash after leaving the Martini’s bar early Wednesday morning had just turned down an offer for a cab ride outside the bar, police said.

Police Blotter

Court decision throws districts up in the air

“It’s been a long hard fight.”

Extent of school budget crunch won’t be known for two months

School system comptroller Keith Chapman is the man in the crosshairs.

School supt. gets contract extension

Coweta County’s school system will have Dr. Peggy Connell as its superintendent for at least the next three years.

Eastside honored by school board

Eastside Elementary School was recognized at Tuesday night’s Coweta County School Board meeting for two recent honors, including being named a 2004 Distinguished Title I School by the Georgia Department of Education and for being named a Pay for Performance School for the second year in a row.

Matte Magic donates LifeBook supplies to foster children

Those outside of the foster care system, and even some foster parents themselves take for granted the importance of LifeBooks to children within the foster care system. These books are very much like the scrapbooks that many parents are keeping for their children.

Chamber offering four scholarships

The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce is offering four post-secondary scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. Each of the scholarships will be awarded to a resident of Coweta County or a student attending school in Coweta County, who will be entering post-secondary education in the year 2004.

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