Friday, May 28, 2004


Best in the nation again

J. C. Booth Middle School’s 2004 Science Olympiad team racked up the school’s eighth national title Saturday at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Penn. The students captured medals in 11 of 23 events on their way to claiming the team title over 53 other schools from across the United States.

Fox that bit south Fayette man tests positive for rabies


Tests on a fox that bit a South Fayette man have come back positive for rabies.

DAPC budget request to PTC is tabled


The Development Authority of Peachtree City will have to wait a little longer to figure out how to pay its projected expenses for this year.

PTC tweaks rules for nonprofit funding


Nonprofit organizations seeking funds from Peachtree City are now required to file financial reports or budget information when they apply for assistance.

PTC council says ‘no’ to rezoning on Tyrone border

A rezoning that would have allowed a 13-lot subdivision along Peachtree City’s border with Tyrone was unanimously denied by the City Council Thursday night.

Vendors invited to PTC’s July 4 fireworks display

Vendors will be allowed to sell food and July 4th related items at Peachtree City’s annual fireworks display this year.

Council OK’s contract for use of PTC logo

The Peachtree City Tourism Association has a deal to use the official city logo on special retail merchandise under an agreement approved by the association and the City Council.

Police Blotter


Lower Fayetteville Rd. work could begin by year’s end


Commuters travelling the busy Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan could see some construction by the end of the year to improve the road’s conditions.

Mayor wants to clean up Senoia


Next Saturday, residents in Senoia will be helping their neighbors spruce up the town.

Glenn enlists military leaders’ support

With a gentle breeze bowing and an enthusiastic crowd applauding, Dylan Glenn stood on the steps of the old Fayette County Courthouse Wednesday morning and outlined his plan for making America stronger.

Courthouse celebration nears

Workers are busy preparing Coweta’s landmark for its birthday celebration next weekend.

Winning score for latest test results

Ninety-three percent of Coweta County third-graders passed the third grade reading portion of the Criterion Reference Competency Test, according to test results sent to Coweta schools Monday.

Habitat chooses three directors

Three familiar faces within our community have been elected to the Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors in 2004.

Dunaway Gardens gets $1,000 grant

The Dunaway Gardens Foundation of Newnan, sponsored by The Garden Club of Georgia, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Principal Financial Group Historic Gardens Project. The funds will be used to restore the Dunaway Gardens front entrance garden. The National Garden Clubs, Inc. established the grant program under the sponsorship of The Principal Financial Group to enhance gardens at historic sites in communities across the nation.

County names new facilities

At its May meeting at Western Elementary School, the Coweta County Board of Education named a number of school facilities, including:


Starr’s Mill spilts with Parkview


Though they won the first game, 9-7, it did not look good Wednesday for the Starr’s Mill’s varsity baseball team.

Local lifters shine at Tenn. meet

Recently, a number of athletes from Team Velocity’s weightlifting team participated in the Scenic Open in Chattanooga.

Track series starts June 1

The Peachtree City Running Club’s 2004 Summer Track Series will begin Tuesday at the Peachtree City track, adjacent to the Peachtree City Elementary School on Wisdom Road. The series, open to runners of all ages and abilities, will run Tuesday nights, June 1-29 with the championship meets July 13-14.

Stand up and cheer

Special needs group working hard at gym

The Infinity Elite gym in Peachtree City is certainly giving the community something to stand up and cheer about, for this is not your ordinary cheerleading gym.


No doubt about what Al Qaeda wants


If there was any doubt about the wickedness and intentions of those associated with Al Qaeda, the recent murder of Nicholas Berg should have brought crystal clarity into the minds of all but the most naive.

It’s the law, Ma’am

Contributing Writer

When Mom stomped on the brakes, the green station wagon with faux-wood panels slid across the wet pavement right into the path of the oncoming car. Things in the car went flying. So did we.


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