The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Wednesday, October 21, 1998


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 the way.

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 Commission members.

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 next month.

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After almost a year of struggle, developer P.K. Dixon has withdrawn his request for zoning and annexation in Fayetteville.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.


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!
Laugh Lines

"Open wide and say, 'Ah,'" is the only phrase more frightening to me than, "Billy, would you like to share your feelings?"

Letters From Our Readers

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 here's why.

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 to home-school.

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 good compliment."

Business Briefs

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.

Religion Briefs

Art Contest
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 November.

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 chaplain.

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 on Saturday.

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.

Sports Calendar

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 graphics programs.
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

Dining Guide

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.

Cobbler Recipe

Soothing Stew Recipes