Friday, June 11, 2004

Palmetto moratorium renewed


The city of Palmetto has extended its moratorium for another year prohibiting any more preliminary or final plats that require being tied into the city’s sewer system from being approved.

Looking for a deal? Head to Union City

Residents looking to pick up some relatively cheap housing need to circle July 6 on their calendar.

Palmetto residents should not see a school tax jump

Residents in Palmetto who live in Coweta County can breathe easier about their property tax bills this year.

‘No smoking’ all over PTC?

A south metro community may join the nation-wide movement against smoking.

Tropical storms a threat to Fayette during hurricane season

Hurricane season is already underway, bringing the threat of tropical storms that could head inland and cause serious damage with heavy rains and high winds.

Erin Burns to perform in ‘The Fantasticks’

Newnan native Erin Burns headlines the cast of performers as Luisa in an upcoming production of “The Fantasticks,” to be presented June 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 by the LaGrange Opera Theater (LOT). A member of the Lafayette Society for Performing Arts, the production will be held at Price Theater in LaGrange, announced Anne Duraski, Artistic Director and LOT Founder.

East Point Rising: A Taste of Main Street

’ The East Point Main Street Association will host “East Point Rising: A Taste of Main Street,” the city’s first “taste” event, this Saturday from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. on Whiteway in historic downtown East Point.

EMS Appreciation Barbecue

South Fulton Medical Center showed its appreciation and gratitude to EMS Responders in its service area by hosting a special EMS Appreciation Barbecue on the grounds of the hospital May 21.

Don’t let increased gas prices break your budget

The summer driving season is upon us and the price of gas continues to rise. The average price for a gallon of gas is now $2.07. A recent Gallup poll reports that 47 percent of adults say gas prices have already caused them financial hardship. Even those not immediately affected expect to be impacted this summer.

Men in Georgia urged to become more healthy

In observance of National Men’s Health Week (June 14 -20), the Georgia Cancer Coalition and the Georgia Department of Human Resources’ Division of Public Health encourage men of all ages to make a promise to themselves and their families to live healthier lives that include regular visits to their doctor or health care provider for physical exams and cancer check-ups.

Educational Access cable TV channel created

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners created an “Educational Access” cable TV channel during its Wednesday, June 2, 2004 meeting

Vendor cost lowered for PTC fireworks celebration

The cost of a booth for vendors wanting to sell food and related July 4th items at Peachtree City’s July 4th fireworks display has been reduced to $200.


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