Friday, February 20, 2004


County cuts down on car use by commissioners

The Fulton County Commission decided Wednesday to severely curtail the use of police drivers for commissioners’ use on county business.

South Fulton set to get amphitheater

South Fulton residents could soon be seeing concerts under the stars without having to drive to Chastain Park or Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater.

Brown’s Mill park could lure tourists from around the country

Coweta County could soon be home to a tourist destination that could draw visitors by the thousands.

Spring registration dates set for kindergarten students

Spring registration for rising kindergarten and new elementary school students has been set for May 5-6 at all Fulton County elementary schools. The registration dates are planned for students who will be entering elementary school for the first time in 2004-05.

Transportation planners seeking community input on bridge improvements

Fulton County and the Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to discuss bridge improvements of Johnson Road over Peeks Creek Bridge, and Cochran Mill Road over Little Pea Creek.

Animal Shelter receives grant

Fulton County Animal Services, operated by the Southern Hope Humane Society, has been awarded a $9,850 grant for veterinary equipment.

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.

High school counselors visit CCSU

By all accounts, last week’s Clayton State Office of Admissions luncheon for area high school counselors was a rousing success.

Fundraising costs high for ‘uncharitable’ charities

Worried that Georgia charities are spending high amounts on fundraising, cutting into actual charitable revenue, Secretary of State Cathy Cox has released a list of 11 “uncharitable” charities.

Questions and answers from Oxendine

Black history celebrated at senior centers

The H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility in East Point will host a workshop and arts presentation in celebration of Black History Month.


PTC Flash registration underway

The Peachtree City Flash youth track team has begun accepting registrations for their spring track season. The Peachtree City Flash is comprised of children who are between 6 and 14 years of age (as of Dec. 31, 2004).

Lady Panthers shut out Chapel Hill

The Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers soccer team rolled to a 7-0 victory over Chapel Hill Tuesday.

Lacrosse game set for Sunday

The Peachtree City high school lacrosse team will try to keep its unbeaten streak alive against an undefeated Etowah team Sunday at 3 p.m. at Riley Field (behind Peachtree City Elementary School). Admission and parking are free. In addition, signups for all youth lacrosse as well as the new girls lacrosse program are currently in motion. For more information visit

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