The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, September 4, 1998


Envisioning a village
In Peachtree City, growth doesn't "just happen." It's a city known for serious controls, allowing few surprises to sneak up on unsuspecting residents or unprepared infrastructure.

Lawyerless Tyrone in the dark on lighted signs
The problem of not having a town attorney on hand became painfully evident at last week's Tyrone Planning Commission.

More industrial for Tyrone? Planners say, No thanks
With a new office park planned for the busy Ga. Highway 74 corridor and a focus on encouraging quality growth in the area, the Tyrone Planning Commission made their feelings clear last week on industrial development in the area.

Airport authority scrutinizing its finances
Close scrutiny of finances has become even more important to the Peachtree City Airport Authority, now that the authority is supervising its own fixed-base operations at Falcon Field.

Lightning causes runway potholes?
About 100 feet of Falcon Field's runway is under repairs for unexplained small patches of broken asphalt, Peachtree City Airport Authority members learned Tuesday.

PTC police: 'Hide your purse, lock your car' while shopping
Peachtree City police are encouraging "hide your purse and lock your car," says Chief James Murray.

'Great Chili Challenge' to heat up PTC palates next month
Peachtree City's "Great Chili Challenge" benefitting Special Olympics and The Joseph Sams School is expected to double both attendance and fund-raising this year, according to organizer Brent Wilkes.

Braelinn Baptist to feature Kay D. Smith
Kay DeKalb Smith, who has been called both the "Carol Burnett of Christian entertainment" and "a singing Erma Bombeck," will be featured Sept. 24 at Braelinn Baptist Church's "Ladies Night Out."

Tax rate to be lowered for 5th year
For the fifth year in a row, the Coweta County Commission is planning to lower the millage rate for the county's property owner

SAT Scores
After last year's 50 point increase on the SAT scores, Coweta school officials were hopeful the increase was the beginning of a trend.

Drug Search
When the announcement came over the public address system Tuesday morning, East Coweta High School students knew the school was getting serious about drug and weapons violations.

Budget discussion
After examining the budget closely during the mid-year review, the staff of the Coweta County Commission made an interesting discovery.

Coweta Briefs

Fall brings in festivals and fairs
A slight dip in temperature and a yearning for funnel cake means only one thing it's fair and festival time again.

SAT prep course to be offered this month
Students interested in taking Coweta County's prep course for the PSAT and the SAT need to register by Sept. 8, according to school officials.

Changes at Clayton State
The Clayton State College athletic department has undergone some massive changes in the offseason.

Prep Sports + in seventh season
"Prep Sports +" returns for its seventh season on Saturday, Sept. 5.

Chiefs volleyball is on a roll
The McIntosh Lady Chief volleyball team is starting the short season well.