The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, December 25, 1998


PTC may ease rezoning moratorium
After a request by Pathway Communities to exclude a parcel on Commerce Drive from the ban on multifamily rezonings, the Peachtree City Council plans to consider rewording its multifamily housing moratorium to speed up requests from those who claim they are damaged by the moratorium.

Tyrone planning, judge appointments up in the air
Although last week's Tyrone Town Council meetings was one of the shortest this year, it was not without sparks as outgoing Mayor Richard Santiago left with a bang.

PTC teen majors in serving, even with rare bone disease
Ashley Kurpiel will tell you that her life is about giving, not survival, though she has a rare fatal disease.

Privacy fence needed for South Fairfield Drive, PTC Council says
Peachtree City has legalized privacy fencing on South Fairfield Drive to help 12 homeowners cope with traffic, lights and noise from a neighborhood convenience store.

PTC police investigating stolen office computers
Peachtree City police are investigating the theft of computer equipment from Merrill Lynch Mutual Funds on West Park Court, apparently made possible because an "outer door" to the building was left unlocked, according to police chief James Murray.

Where to go, what to do Christmas Day? Not many choices in Fayette
Unless you're a movie buff, about the only thing you'll be able to get around Peachtree City and Fayetteville on Christmas Day is a speeding ticket.

PTC Presbyterian plays host to presbytery
The Rev. Don Smith says it was "an easy call" for the First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City to host the recent fall meeting of the Greater Atlanta Presbytery.

Christmas in Japan for PTC Marine; McIntosh graduate spending holidays deployed with Navy
While most Americans are celebrating the holiday season at home or with family, Marine Chief Warrant Officer Llewellyn D. Clayton, stepson of Mabel G. Clayton Peachtree City, is scheduled to spend the holidays deployed to Iwakuni, Japan, with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 121.

County gets ready for budget vote
Interested taxpayers need to circle Jan. 5 on their calendar.

Students exceed state results in writing tests
The results are in, and Coweta's educators are extremely happy about the county's writing scores.



Best of both worlds for Tennis Center
On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the Peachtree City Tennis Center and World Gym Fitness Center announced a new alliance. The members of the Tennis Center will be able to go to World Gym and get specialized training to build strength and conditioning as well as to stave off injuries.

Fayette Middle wrestlers undefeated in season
The Fayette County Middle School wrestling team is looking to build on the success of the 1997-98 season. Coach Chris Cope started the season in November with 90 wrestlers signed up. Currently, the team is down to a more manageable 52 wrestlers. Coach Cope indicated the team has potential talent in all of the weight divisions but suffers from a lack of experience in the lightweight and the heavyweight classes.