The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, January 15, 1999


Mews to get second chance?
The Peachtree City Council may get an opportunity to reopen debate on The Mews development at Ga. Highway 54 and Walt Banks Road, according to Mayor Robert Lenox.

Mews supporters want another council hearing
Supporters of a proposed 345,000 square foot shopping center in Peachtree City are not finished with the issue and say they are delighted that the City Council may reconsider a needed rezoning at Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54.

Wynnmeade subdivision to exchange entrances
Not all the questions have yet been answered, but there is final approval for a new entrance to Wynnmeade subdivision to connect it with the proposed Line Creek Parkway.

McIntosh plans to expand its athletic practice fields
Plans are forthcoming to clear some land at McIntosh High School for new practice fields, the Peachtree City Planning Commission heard Monday.

Kay hones his Southern storytelling
His first fiction publication, says author Terry Kay, was based on a hoax by his friend Pat Conroy.

Braelinn Baptist sets move to 100 acres NW of highways 54-74
Braelinn Baptist Church is about ready to enter a contract for land which is part of Peachtree City's proposed "west village," to move the congregation from about 19 acres onto 100 acres and expand its ministries.

Tyrone begins 'time of healing' with Sheryl Lee taking mayor's oath
With nearly 100 people packed into Tyrone Town Hall, new mayor Sheryl Lee called for a time of healing in the western Fayette town.

PTC's anti-treehouse initiative dies on the vine
Research on treetop antennas in Peachtree City has shown that the structures "do not appear to be the safety hazard" that initiated the city's studies of "tree structures," City Manager Jim Basinger told the City Council.

Local leaders set quarterly meeting
Fayette County government leaders will discuss the upcoming legislative session and other topics at Fayetteville City Hall next week during the quarterly meeting of the Association of Fayette County Governments.

Growing pains: School board releases new attendance lines
In what is becoming an annual tradition, the Coweta County Board of Education unveiled new attendance lines Tuesday night that carved up the county to prepare for the opening of two new schools next fall.

New fair site gets thumbs up
By the fall of 2000, Coweta County should have a state-of-the-art fairground facility that will also feature a cultural activities and multi-purpose building.

Parents say early start for school year won't cut it
Concerned parents stormed the Coweta County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to voice their opposition to a proposed calendar that would start the new school year the first week of August.

Lighting of the fields signal first activity at Northgate's stadium
After waiting for months, students and anxious parents should see work progressing on the North-gate High School Athletic fields this weekend.

Chamber sets small business seminar
The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce announced the small business seminar, "Start-up Basics" will be held at the Chamber Jan. 20 from 2-5 p.m. Cost of the seminar is $30.

Chamber sets annual meeting
The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce's 51st annual meeting is set for next Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at East Coweta High School.

Braelinn hosts strategies for successful retirement seminar
Learn creative financial management strategies that should be incorporated into any investment, estate or retirement planning program (in non-technical language) during the Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement Seminar and Workshop.

Studies beginning
Braelinn Baptist Church in Peachtree City is offering two ladies' Bible studies. "A Woman's Heart God's Dwelling Place," by Beth Moore, starts Jan. 25 at 6:45 p.m.



Indians battle Newnan and Troup Co.
East Coweta hosted their crosstown rivals Newnan last Friday night and the results were a little mixed.

Lakers split with FMU
On Saturday, Clayton State's mens and women's basketball teams hosted Francis Marion. The Lady Lakers played fourth ranked Francis Marion University tough, leading by seven points until the final five and a half minutes of the game.

Rims broken and benchmarks set this week
On Monday night, Fayette County played host to Newnan. The Lady Tigers, fresh from their victory against McIntosh, pounded the Newnan Tigers by a score of 64-36.

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