The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, December 18, 1998


PTC: Under new code, city will not inspect older homes without permission
Peachtree City will write and approve its own administrative procedures for a set of housing rehabilitation codes proposed for adoption, city officials say.

F'ville police quell teen fray; 41 warned
Fayetteville police broke up a gathering of Fayette County High School students who apparently planned a fight at the Greenway Amoco Station on Ga. Highway 85 Wednesday afternoon

PTC building official has a sharp eye for maintaining city's quality standards
Tom Carty's job has a lot to do with things that are coming out of the ground in Peachtree City.

Even very young children make beautiful music here
Kay Fry says her violin students are making the best possible case for "strings in schools."

While foreign trade zone status is still uncertain, development authority adopts $1.7 million budget; $800K for tennis
Peachtree City's status as a Foreign Trade Zone is still up in the air, but meetings scheduled within the next month should clear the way for official federal approval of that status, Jim Cromwell told the Peachtree City Development Authority Monday.

Courier charged with $50,000 radio theft
A courier apparently took $50,000 worth of nonworking auto radios from the Panasonic plant on Dec. 3, Peachtree City police report.

Planners to consider '99 projects
For the rest of 1998, Peachtree City staffers will be occupied with finishing up an "address list" for the year 2000 census, but that's only part of the workload.

Despite opposition, board names Northgate athletic field after Seldon
In a special called meeting Tuesday morning, the Coweta County Board of Education reaffirmed an earlier vote naming the athletic fields at Northgate High School after longtime educator Harry Seldon.

Students may head to school earlier
Coweta students could be hearing the clang of the school bell next Aug. 2, if the proposed school calendar is passed by the Coweta County Board of Education.

Coweta's Ruth Hill school is 'excellent'
Coweta County's Ruth Hill Elementary School has been named one of Georgia's 30 1999 Georgia Schools of Excellence.

Sheriff calls for $800,000 vehicle take-home policy to improve morale
Sheriff Mike Yeager believes the morale and cohesiveness of his force could be improved if the county would approve a $800,000 vehicle take-home program.

Clerk says growth rate causing large back-up
With nearly 100,000 real estate documents coming through her office, Coweta's Clerk of the Superior Court Joan Griffies says she needs help.


Injury to Landmark player could shape the way football is played
On October 23, the Landmark Christian War Eagles were playing the Temple Tigers in football. The War Eagles had a 21 point lead, which started slipping away due to turnovers and onside kicks. It was the second onside kick, after the Tigers had cut the lead to two points, that would change Joseph Cawood's life, and possibly a national football rule, forever.

Paddlers look forward to 1999 season
The Peachtree City Paddlers elected a new slate of officers at their annual meeting on Nov. 15. Robert Osborn takes the helm as President, assisted by vice president Curt Cole and Secretary-Treasurer Tom Fraker.

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