The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, October 23, 1998


The costs of development considered
By the beginning of 1999, developers should be paying impact fees to the town coffers in Tyrone to help fund the additional infrastructure the town needs to handle the growth.

PTC cautiously eyes hiking impact fees for business, industrial users
Nobody knows yet how much, but impact fees for commercial and industrial developments in Peachtree City apparently are going up.

PTC in line for 4th foreign trade zone
Peachtree City's industrial park area could become Georgia's fourth Foreign Trade Zone if the plans of the city's development authority are approved by federal agencies.

2 'compassionate' variances granted
A garden is better than more setback for a fence, and a storage shed stays in because taking it out would be worse, the Peachtree City Council declared last week.

Residents beg for better water
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners hopes to soon have an answer for residents of Newnan Pines who are suffering with a water system that seldom maintains a proper chlorine level.

RDC increase angers board
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners doesn't take a 20 percent rise in costs lightly.

Indians to duke it out with Grangers
Garland-Shoemake Stadium will be rocking tonight.

Development headed for west side
Industrial development is headed for the western side of Coweta County after a unanimous vote from the Coweta County Commissioners Tuesday night.

Senoia's new Neighborhood Watch program is underway
In the next few months, residents in Senoia should feel a lot safer as the city's Neighborhood Watch program gets underway.

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.

Local businesses golf for miracles for children
On Monday, October 19, RE/MAX Results of Peachtree City and Newnan sponsored a golf tournament at Whitewater Country Club. All funds raised were to benefit the Children's Miracle Network through pediatric medical services provided at Eggleston and Scottish Rite Hospitals in Atlanta, regardless of a family's financial ability to pay.

Commisioner completes training
Coweta County Commissioner Charlie Jones has been honored for completing the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia certification program and the Academy for Leadership, an advanced leadership intensive program.

Police chief explains leash law
Senoia Police Chief Ben Thomas wants to remind everybody the city has a leash law and the city actively enforces it.

Fall revival starts Sun.
The community is invited to attend this year's fall revival at the Senoia United Methodist Church.

Southsiders win Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C.
The Third Army Road Racing Team, from Fort McPherson in Atlanta, sent two teams to compete in the 14th annual Ten -Miler held in Washington D.C. on Sunday, October 11.

Tyrone to impose fees to build new field
And in the end, both soccer moms and baseball dads will have a place in Tyrone to watch their children compete on a field of dreams.

What does a sewer plant cost? Tyrone wants to know . . . just in case
After nearly a month of studying a report on providing sewerage for the town, Tyrone officials took a tentative step last week in figuring out the cost of a sewerage plant.

Shiloh bomb report yields fake device
Fayette County Sheriff's deputies investigated a report of a bomb in the woods behind Shiloh Mobile Home Park near Peachtree City last week.

PTC planners to hear church lighting complaints
Still a source of complaints from neighbors, the Peachtree City Christian Church's site problems will again be on the agenda for the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday.

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Carolyn Fludd is right choice for school board
On Nov. 3, we have a great opportunity to vote. I have been a citizen of Fayette county for over 11 years and have three children (one each in high school, middle school and elementary), and am particularly concerned about my children's educational experience and opportunities.

Citizen article misquoted PTC site developer
I am writing to correct a misquote in your article about our site development in last week's paper (Oct. 16 Peachtree Citizen Review). Although for the most part the article was accurate, I want to clarify that I did not say, "They're always in my pocket."