The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, September 11, 1998


Council boosts PTC pay 5.57%
The Peachtree City Council last week approved a $19.7 million budget that includes average across-the-board pay increases for city workers of nearly 6 percent.

Mitigating circumstances?
Owner creates new wetlands on Flat Creek Golf Course, but process disturbs neighbors as well as irrigation ditch

West village planners' aim: To be like rest of PTC
Peachtree City's proposed "McIntosh Village" area should become primarily a mixed residential area, says an official of the largest landholder.

PTC police raid parties, arrest 10 teens
Peachtree City police made multiple arrests last week in at least two incidents, one reported fight and another apparently a teenage drinking party.

PTC Library gets pay hikes, 2 new workers
The Peachtree City Library is counting its blessings with the approval of pay raises, two new positions at the facility, and a pending computer services upgrade.

PTC Heritage Committee starts planning for city's 50th birthday
Peachtree City's Heritage Historic Preservation Committee, formerly known as the Gravesite Committee, is getting a big head start on planning for the city's 50th birthday in 2009.

New exhibit hall planned at fairgrounds
Could a civic center be in Coweta County's future?

Northgate to get new stadium
When Northgate High School's first class graduates in 2000, the students may be marching down the steps of a new, scaled-down stadium.

New hospital could be on the drawing board by Christmas
By the time Christmas rolls around, Coweta residents could find out if a new hospital is going to land under their Christmas tree.

Tanks sought for future water needs
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners took a step Tuesday to ensure the county will have enough water to handle the county's ever-expanding population.

Commission hears D.A.'s proposal
A proposal by Coweta County District Attorney Pete Skandalakis for a circuit-wide committee to study the funding of his office met with lukewarm support from the Coweta County Board of Commissioners Tuesday.

Thousands expected at air show
Fasten your seat belts and get ready to take off for Peachtree City's weekend air show. "Wings Over Dixie" opens at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Falcon Field with enough exhibits, aerobatics and pyrotechnics to fill both days.

Clayton State sports start season off slow
The Clayton State Lady Lakers soccer team dropped two games last weekend in the third annual Hawk Classic at Huntingdon College.

Panthers and Patriots prevail over opponents
The Starr's Mill Lady Panther softball team improved to 5-1 in the area and 9-4 overall by defeating the Woodward Academy War Eagles on Tuesday by a score of 4-2.

Tiger aims to help city youth
Tiger Woods is coming to town on Sunday, Sept. 13 to put on a clinic.

Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor
Rev. John W. Hagen, Jr. formerly of Gwinnett County, has assumed duties as pastor of Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church in Sharpsburg.