Friday, February 27, 2004


Brown: FAA not consulted on TDK Blvd.

The long-delayed extension of TDK Boulevard across Line Creek, providing a much-needed alternate route between Peachtree City’s industrial park and Coweta County, has apparently hit another snag.

Power out in PTC after major line hit by tree

It wasn’t the sleet that caused problems when Wednesday night’s winter storm rolled through.

Kedron homeowners encouraged by judge’s opinion in Target suit

Officers of the Lake Kedron Community Association considered it a victory Tuesday morning when a Fayette County Superior Court judge admonished the developer trying to build a Target store at Kedron Village for not exhausting due process before bringing the issue to court.

Local pharmacist wins $175,000 in lottery

A Peachtree City pharmacist is enjoying a dose of mega luck.

Peachtree City EMTs beat report to council

Scores of volunteer EMTs, paramedics and public safety officials filled a section of the audience at last week’s Peachtree City Council meeting, begging the city to ignore recommendations made in a soon-to-be-released report from an Oregon consulting firm.

New Falcon Field manager may be named March 10

Now that the list has been whittled down to three candidates, the Peachtree City Airport Authority may vote next month on a new airport manager for Falcon Field.

Tyrone rec staffer leaves

Tyrone is looking for a new recreation coordinator.

Booth variety show this weekend

Booth Middle School’s “Hooray for Hollywood!” variety show is Saturday, February 28, at 7 p.m. in the school gym. Students and faculty performances (including an appearance by “Leader of the Pack” Ted Lombard, the school’s principal) will entertain, amaze and amuse you. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $5 for adults, $3 for students ages 5-17 and free for children ages 4 and under. For more information, call Cele Eifert at 770-632-6417.

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Coweta weathers winter storm

Coweta County’s first winter storm of the season Thursday morning left the schools closed, but spared most of the county any severe damage.

Court complex still under budget

The first tangible proof of the county’s new judicial center occured this week as demolition began on the old Quality Foods shopping center.

Coweta liquor vote set for Tuesday

Voters in unincorporated Coweta County and Sharpsburg will head to the polls Tuesday to decide if they want a cocktail with their dinner.

CEC students compete in Columbus

Five Coweta County Skills USA members from Central Educational Center competed in region competition at Columbus Technical College recently. These CEC team members represented the best in their trade, technical, and industrial fields.

Legislative roundup

Last week was an eventful one at the State Capitol with the Senate passing a new Senate redistricting map, and also passing one of the lifestyle issue, concerning gay marriage.


Panthers, Tigers make final top 10

Three local school finished in the top 10 in their respective classifications in the final 2003-04 state coaches polls for high school wrestling.

Lacrosse team continues unbeaten streak

The Peachtree City high school lacrosse team established a foothold atop the North Georgia Lacrosse League standings with a 15-6 victory over a previously unbeaten Etowah squad last Sunday at Riley Field in Peachtree City. The win takes PTC to a 2-0 record and a number-one power ranking for all high school club lacrosse teams in Georgia.

Soccer squads post early wins

Soccer season is here, and several local teams are off to a winning start.

Paddlers to practice Sunday

The Peachtree City Paddlers canoe and kayak club’s next indoor roll practice of the season is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 29, from 5-7 p.m. at the Kedron Aquatic Center in Peachtree City.


Happy birthday to me

It’s my birthday next week. On Wednesday, March 3, I will be 34 years old.

My life as a dinosaur
By Rick Ryckeley
Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services

Mister Webster defines a fossil as “belonging to the past, outdated, old-fashioned, or antiquated.”



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