- More tastes on tap at Pavilion
- Work will begin soon to build a shopping center with four restaurants
behind Publix at Fayette Pavilion now that Fayetteville City Council has cleared
CSX promises to protect Fayette water
- Protection of underground streams, including the headwaters of Line Creek, has been a
priority during construction of the new CSX Intermodal yard in south Fulton County and close to
Fayette County's northern border, a company official says.
A Fairy Tale
- [Editor's note: Usually, Sallie Satterthwaite's column appears on Page C1, our Weekend front. We think you'll see why we wanted
to share her story with our Front Page readers as well.]
Planners face Pine Trail shopping center again
- Residents of Pine Trail Road and Concordia Partners Inc. are back at City Hall looking for common ground on the future of the residential street's intersection with Ga. Highway 85.
Planners: Enforce county mailbox law equally
- Mailbox laws should be enforced and they should
apply equally to everyone in the county, say Fayette Planning
Tower plan targets state highways
- Communications towers will line Fayette's state highways
every mile or so, but will rarely be seen anywhere else if a
proposed new stand-alone ordinance governing the towers is adopted.
Activist group promises facts on Clinton
- Citizens for Honest Government, a national activist
group, promises to tell you more in two hours than you've learned
from six years of television coverage of possible impeachable offenses
by President Bill Clinton.
Board of Education may let Brooks 6th, 7th graders finish at Rising Starr
- A plan to allow 60 sixth and seventh graders from Brooks
to complete their academic careers at Rising Starr Middle School
instead of transferring to Whitewater Middle School
next year will be voted on by the Fayette County School Board
Highway 85 design rules ready for vote again
- New design restrictions for businesses along Ga. Highway 85 north of
Fayetteville appear to be on their way back to the Fayette County Commission.
Congestion, long commutes add to woes
- A public forum on transportation issues drew about 35
Fayette business and political leaders together in Fayette
Community Hospital's community room Friday morning.
Dixon withdraws Burch Road plan
- After almost a year of struggle, developer P.K. Dixon has
withdrawn his request for zoning and annexation in Fayetteville.
Stalled for 10 months, zoning applicants must wait one more
- Fayetteville City Council has packed up the city's new
comprehensive plan and sent it to the Atlanta Regional Commission for approval.
Deregulation will affect gas franchise fees locally
- Deregulation of the natural gas industry will probably change
the amount of money local governments receive in franchise fees, but
how much change is still in question.
F'ville may finalize buy of HollidayHouse in November
- Fayetteville officials hope to finalize the city's purchase of
the historic Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House in November, now that
a $1.15 million bond issue has been approved.
Letters From Our Readers
Some of my conservative friends are pretty mad
- Some of my conservative friends are pretty mad about how Republicans have acted
during the just-finished budget-writing session in Congress, and I don't blame them.
Let's all be sunny and share!
- "Open wide and say, 'Ah,'" is the only phrase more frightening to me than, "Billy, would you like to share your feelings?"
Whatever the buffoons want, just say, 'No'
- As a lawyer, I am often asked by neighbors and friends what I
think of the amendments to the Georgia Constitution we are all asked to
vote on. My general advice is to vote NO on every one of them, and
Credit Carl Wilson for founding WDA
- For the most part [Reporter Kelley] Daugherty's article on Worldwide
Discipleship Association was accurate. However,
she left out one critical person in the
development of the association: the actual founder
and president until about two years ago, Carl Wilson.
Try another sniff of odor in Interlochen
- I just finished reading the article in the Oct. 9 edition of The Citizen Review regarding
the matter of the sewer odor in Interlochen and would like to add our support to Mr.
Bill Whitehouse's complaint about the odor.
GOP school board blows it again
- The redrawing of district lines to send Brooks students all
the way to the other end of the county is just wrong!
Bannister's skills unwanted
- I was a resident of East Point for a number of years before
fleeing to Fayette County.
Home schooling not so cut and dried an issue
- Bill Webster, I commend you for what appears to be
your desire to do the right thing for your children. I, too, am a
home schooling parent.
Webster not spokesman for home school group
- We are writing in response to Bill Webster's letter that
was published in The Citizen on Oct. 14. First, we would like
to correct the phone number that was given in his letter. The
correct phone number for the Peachtree City Home School Group is
770-632-0878. Peachtree City Home School Group exists to
provide information and encouragement to families who have chosen
Questions that beg to be asked in math issue
- As a Ph.D. student in Educational Research and Statistics
at Georgia State, I have followed the Concerned Parents for a
Better Fayette Education with increasing interest.
Recognition can be key for employees
Mark Twain once said, "I can live for two months on a
Carter to speak Thursday
Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter will be the guest speaker
at a community forum at Southern Regional Medical Center
this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Health Education Center.
Conference center sponsors relief effort
The Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center has opened
a local account at NationsBank in Peachtree City to
collect funds to aid members of the Wyndham family in Puerto
Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Georges.
EPD discovers glitch in testing equipment
The Environmental Protection Division discovered late last week a
software problem with 42 percent of the vehicle emission testing machine for 1992 and older-model year vehicles.
Beth Moore: Breaking strongholds, unifying the church will lead to revival
If revival in the church is going to happen in our world, it
must first happen in our homes, said Beth Moore at the "One
Heart, One Way" women's conference this weekend. Additionally,
she said the church must unify as one body of Christ in order to win
the war Satan is waging.
Banquet, festival highlight Christian City homecoming
Christian City is celebrating Homecoming '98 this
weekend with an awards banquet Friday, the annual Fall Festival on
Saturday, and a special ministry video Sunday.
How children interpret the theme "Volunteer to Make a
Difference" will make good fun and good art for the Peachtree
City Recreation Department as it celebrates Children's Week in
DAR will honor Starr family ancestor Sunday
A special ceremony for Athaliza Carroll Pinkston Jarrot will
be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998. She is buried at the County
Line United Methodist Church Cemetery in that part of
Spalding County that was originally Fayette County. The ceremony
will be at 3 p.m.
His House meeting needs
His House Community Church offers Thursday night "Meet
the Needs" sessions, each week from 6-8 p.m.
Dr. Knox Herndon, pastor, has done family counseling and
individual counseling for more than 25 years as a U.S. Army
Fayette UMW leader to speak at district meeting
President of North Fayette United Methodist Women,
Paula Shakleford, is participating Sunday in the LaGrange District
UMW Organization's annual meeting.
Laker boys win and girls split over weekend
The Clayton State men and womens soccer team had a
field day on Saturday. The men hosted and defeated Lees-McRae 3-1
Bands marching into Fayetteville
The 17th annual Lafayette Marching Classic will be held
at Fayette County High School this Saturday. The Classic, one of
the most respected high school band competitions in the southeast,
will begin at 9:45 am and last until 10:00pm.
Local lad knows how to pick 'em Fayetteville youth nearly wins it all in newspaper contest
Baseball stars used to be worshipped through small pieces
of cardboard, dusted with a fine powdered sugar that had
fallen from a sharp piece of gum.
Chiefs and Indians win,others fall short
Americans take British in amateur Ryder Cup
Was it a home course advantage, or were the Americans
just better golfers? It depends on who you ask. With a final score of
13- and -a- half to 10 -and- a-half, the 11-member American team
edged out the visiting British team Friday to win what participants
have dubbed the amateur Ryder Cup.
Results from the Last Chance Invitational in Carrollton,Ga
Part-time dreams of full-time riches
"Make $30,000, $40,000, even $50,000 a year working from home!" We've all seen the promises of easy cash plastered
on magazine covers and telephone poles. How many of us are willing to confess we've taken the bait?
Holliday House welcomes holiday spirits
Visitors to Fayetteville's historic Holliday House will receive a "spirited welcome" this weekend, as the great ghosts of Georgia take up residence
for three evenings of classic story telling.
Traveling Shoppe to visit Peachtree City
The beginning of a new program year for Girl Scouts brings along with it needs for
Girl Scout supplies and uniforms for girls and troop leaders. In an effort to help meet these needs, The Uniform Connection Traveling Shoppe will be visiting the Peachtree City United Methodist Church on Oct. 23 and 24. On Oct. 23, the shop will be set up from 1-6 p.m. On Oct 24, the shop hours will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Our Fayette Heritage
Coweta County Extension Service gears up for Master Gardener Training Program
Are you interested in learning more about gardening?
The purpose of the Master Gardener program is to train
volunteers to provide educational horticulture information and
programs through the local county extension service.
McIntosh High School's graphic arts department has been named one of the nation's top
Instructor Margo Booth accepted
the Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of
Excellence at the annual meeting for the Graphic Arts
Technical Foundation in Charleston, S.C. MHS is the
sixth recipient of the award, established by the Society
of Fellows of GATF in 1992.
Tyrone resident gets Spike Lee's attention
Sandy Creek High School sophomore Doug Niggley submitted an English
project and came out a $2,500 scholarship winner in a
contest sponsored by Home Box Office.
Opening This Week
European dining in Fayette at last
The Continent has landed in Fayette County.
Several restaurants coming to Fayette
Approximately three weeks ago, Picadilly
Cafeteria opened on Banks Crossing Road in
Fayetteville after buying out the chain Morrison's.
Soothing Stew Recipes