Mrs. Cox goes to the House
- Kathy Cox's students at Sandy Creek High School will learn government
and history from a whole new perspective this year.
Wells, Bonner gear up for Demos
- Bill Bonner and Linda Wells are gearing up for the next round in this year's elections after winning the Republican Party nomination for state Senate and County Commission seats in Tuesday's General Primary runoff.
Lakly eyeing rematch?
- Dan Lakly, who lost his bid for reelection to state
House District 105 this week, is "disappointed, of course," but
don't count him out.
Council tables tailgate booze
- Peachtree City Manager Jim Basinger asked the city council last week to remove from the agenda a resolution which would have allowed alcoholic beverages in the parking lot at Frederick J. Brown Amphitheater.
'More interest groups' needed for manifesto input
- Peachtree City's Mayor Bob Lenox may have been the author of a "Managed Growth Manifesto," but he told the city council last week that he is as reluctant as anyone else to regard the document as a "solution" to development problems.
Vandals body-slam 19 pricey PTC autos
- Nineteen foreign cars at repair shops in Peachtree City sustained a total of
more than $30,000 in damages at the feet of a vandal last week.
Senoia's 12 All-Stars camp out to play for state title; place 4th
- While other teams stayed in hotels and basked in air-conditioned comfort,
they stayed outdoors and cooked over a camp stove. While other teams had over
30 players to choose their 12 All-Stars from, they only had 16.
PTC planners grapple with Booth bus traffic, unsightly cell phone towers
- Peachtree City's reputation for stringent land-use and traffic
control regulations underwent some tough testing at last week's
meeting of the Peachtree City Planning Commission.
Nobody but Mother Nature is messing with area traffic lights, PTC chief says
- Flashing traffic lights along Ga. Highway 54 where regular
lights are expected have frustrated some drivers in recent weeks.
S. Fulton residents upset over airport expansion plans
- Plans for southward expansion of Hartsfield Atlanta
International Airport will not "steamroller"
over south Fulton County, a determined group of more than 100
citizens told Airport General Manager Ben DeCosta last week.
Sen. Price appointed to tax panel
- State Sen. Rick Price, R-Fayetteville, has been appointed to
the Senate Property Tax Study Committee by Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard.
Clerk v. Commissioners
- This time, the Coweta County Commissioners mean business.
No to Movies
- Mama Flora and her family will have to gather somewhere
else after the Coweta County Commission decided Tuesday not
to allow the group to use the old courthouse in Haralson.
- While other teams stayed in hotels and basked in
air-conditioned comfort, they stayed outdoors and cooked over a
camp stove. While other teams had over 30 players to choose their 12
All-Stars from, they only had 16.
- For more than 15,000 students, yesterday was a rude
awakening from summertime dreams.
- With fall looming just over the horizon, the Senoia
Downtown Development Authority shelved plans Tuesday night to stage
a large fall festival.