The Fayette Citizen-News Page

Wednesday, April 21, 2004


3 stores in PTC busted for underage alcohol sales

Employees at three businesses in Peachtree City sold alcohol to underage police officers in a sting Thursday administered by the city’s police department and the Georgia Department of Revenue.

Teens, seniors: Start your golf carts

Peachtree City Police Chief James Murray is hoping good old-fashioned common sense prevails citywide Thursday afternoon, when Gov. Sonny Perdue signs a new state law restoring golf cart driving privileges to unlicensed and underage drivers.

PTC path upkeep may add $10 fee per cart

Peachtree City’s famous cart path system — well-traveled though sections of it were not always well-built — is suffering from the effects of age, erosion, root growth and other enemies.

Rural road paving raises ruckus

Leave Mann and Trickum Creek roads alone, the Tyrone Town Council was told last week by the Citizens Alliance for West Fayette.

Starr's Mill, Rising Starr to host summer sessions

Summer school classes for Fayette County’s middle and high school students will be offered at the South Complex June 8 through July 21, it was announced last week

PTC Council warms to annexation change

Annexation is no longer a taboo subject in Peachtree City, temporarily at least.

Libel lawsuit filed against Fayette Daily

A political science professor from the State University of West Georgia has filed a libel suit against the Fayette Daily News of Fayetteville. The Carrollton, Ga., professor charges that his reputation was harmed by two articles the paper published in April 2003.

Three announce campaign intentions

Although qualifying doesn’t start until next week, several candidates are already announcing their intentions.

Landis to seek prosecutor’s post

Chief Assistant Solicitor-General Lura Handley Landis has announced she will seek election as the top prosecutor of the Fayette County State Court.

Dead girl identified in Calif. may have link to PTC

Police say they have identified a girl who was found murdered three months ago in Santa Ana, Calif., and may have previously lived in Peachtree City.

PTC nanny was drunk when she wrecked with kids in car, police say

A Peachtree City nanny was illegally intoxicated when the car she was driving three children in ran off the road and struck a parked vehicle at McIntosh High School last week, police said

College Park woman wanted for bank fraud in PTC

Peachtree City police have identified a College Park woman as the suspect in an identity fraud case reported at a local bank.

Cookout benefits troops

Thanks to the generosity of Fayette’s business community, the Fayette County School System’s transportation department raised $700 to benefit the county’s military personnel stationed in Iraq.

Tickets available for TOTY event

Tickets can still be purchased to Thursday’s ceremony naming Fayette County’s 2004-05 Teacher of the Year, an annual event that celebrates the best and brightest classroom innovators from a school system held up more and more as a model for the rest of Georgia to follow.

Fayette marks Confederate Memorial Day

The Fayetteville City Council issued a proclamation last week designating April as Confederate History and Heritage Month, and recognizing April 26 as Confederate Memorial Day.

County hosts open house tomorrow

Fayette County Government will celebrate National County Government Week this week by hosting an open house tomorrow, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Fayette County Administration Complex, 140 W. Stonewall Avenue.

Books and staff may move while library renovation and expansion occur

In order to expand it, they may have to move it: The Peachtree City Library, that is.

Bark in the Park set for May 1

The Fayette County Humane Society will host its seventh annual Bark in the Park Pledge Walk Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fayetteville’s McCurry Park. The day’s events offer animal lovers and their dogs the opportunity to have some fun together as they walk a half-mile loop around the park to raise funds for the Humane Society.

Casino Royale coming April 30

Friday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. is the date and time for Casino Royale, the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Fayette County Republican Party.



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