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


Language barrier imprisons immigrant for weeks
Manuel Gramajo is a Guatemalan who speaks no English, a language barrier that may have contributed to the loss of nearly a month of his freedom.

'Attention, shoppers!' Another PTC center?
Another upscale shopping area is scheduled for Peachtree City's "City Circle" area at Ga. highways 54 and 74, this one described by developers as a "power center." The location is at the traffic hub of the city.

BellSouth to talk with PTC about treetop TV antennas
A BellSouth district manager has pledged the utility's cooperation in dealing with treetop television antennas in Peachtree City.

PTC eyes new rules for upkeep of older homes
A public hearing on adoption of housing codes that apply to older homes or aging buildings in Peachtree City is scheduled for the Dec. 14 meeting of the city's planning commission.

8 churches join to present 'Messiah'
An ecumenical choir of 45 voices will present Handel's Messiah Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. The church is at the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Walt Banks Road on the city's eastern side.

Church's attempt to put in playground equipment is causing a federal headache
What started out as a Good Samaritan effort has now evolved into a federal case.

Tyrone Council starts planning for tripling residents by 2010
By the year 2010, Tyrone's population could be 6,000, nearly three times its current level.

PTC cart path flasher gets 3 years in jail
A flasher who prowled the cart paths of Peachtree City this spring and summer has received jail sentences totaling three years for his escapades, court records show.

More local governments get on gas discount bandwagon
Peachtree City's decision to work for lower natural gas rates for the city and residents attracted other Fayette governments to the bandwagon, according to city manager Jim Basinger.

County officials vow to improve driving conditions on Lower Fayetteville Road
Residents who routinely use Lower Fayetteville Road as an alternative to increasingly congested Ga. Highway 34 should notice some improvements on the road in the coming weeks.

Senoia mulling water options
After studying the situation for nearly a year, Senoia officials Monday night said the idea of restarting the city's water plant needs at least one more public meeting before a final decision is made.

Playground equipment is causing a federal headache
What started out as a Good Samaritan effort has now evolved into a federal case.

Vital Care wins in ambulance bidding
Residents in the Sargent community of Coweta County can breathe a little easier, thanks to the efforts of the Coweta County Commission.

Coweta ornament is still available
The 1998 Newnan Collectible Christmas ornament is still available to purchase for adorning your Christmas tree this year.


Wait a while before naming the fields at Northgate High
I would like to comment on a recent proposal by the Coweta County Board of Education's Building and Grounds Committee.


Sandy Creek and Starr's Mill look for their winning stance

Rising Starr girls off to great start
The 8th grade Rising Starr Lady Panthers are off to a great start with a record of 3-0!

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