The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, January 22, 1999


Mayor: Mews is dead--again
Peachtree City Mayor Bob Lenox's remarks to City Council last night about The Mews development concluded that a decision refusing to rezone residential property for the shopping center "was the right one."

Dock on the way...
The handicapped-accessible dock, which is being built at the Line Creek Nature Area in Peachtree City by the Peachtree City Rotary Club, is nearing completion.

Coweta nixes latest Hwy. 34 shopping center rezoning
For the fourth time in the last three years, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners turned down a request for a shopping center near the intersection of Ga. Highway 34 and Fischer Road.

City negotiates low gas rate for PTC customers
The Peachtree City Council is expected to approve Peachtree Natural Gas as the preferred supplier for natural gas in the city, offering a negotiated low rate for the city's residences and businesses.

PTC gas negotiations a natural for Joe Morton
Peachtree City's assistant city manager, Joe Morton, has learned to be ruthless with numbers and gentle with people.

Rotary Club honors PTC F.D.
Peachtree City's Fire and Rescue Department received a new honor recently as Peachtree City Rotary Club President Wilder Davis presented the first ever Rotary Club Member-of-the-Year Award to volunteer firefighter Robert Hebert.

Russian doc observes PTC City Hall
There was a Russian in a heavy overcoat in Peachtree City's municipal complex last week, closely observing the workings of city departments.

Volunteer firefighters name new officers
New officers elected by the Peachtree City Volunteer Firefighters' Association were installed at the department's recent annual banquet at Whitewater Country Club.

Suspected pursesnatcher to be charged by PTC police
Peachtree City police have nabbed a thief they believe to be responsible for numerous purse thefts at local grocery stores, according to reports.

Commission nixes latest effort for Hwy. 34 shopping center
For the fourth time in the last three years, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners turned down a request for a shopping center near the intersection of Ga. Highway 34 and Fischer Road.

Attendance forums set
Parents who are concerned about the school system's proposed new attendance lines will have two upcoming forums to express their opinions.

Pedal power may soon become a reality
Cycling enthusiasts may soon have a new set of trails to explore, thanks to the efforts of the Coweta County Board of Commissioners.

Commission chastises builders
Builders in Coweta County will have to be a lot more careful after actions taken by the Coweta County Board of Commissioners this week.

Tax-saving seminar set
The Coweta County 4-H Volunteer Leader Association will meet next Thursday to discuss, "More money, less taxes."

County's low unemployment rate remains unchanged for November
Coweta County's unemployment rate remained unchanged in November, according to statistics recently by the state's labor department.

Senoia bank helps Newnan police keep the city safe
A joint effort by the Newnan Police Department and farmers and Merchants Community Bank has resulted in the opening of a police bike patrol post at the bank's location on Temple Avenue in Newnan.

Chamber offers business speaking program
The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce and toastmasters International have started a Speechcraft program.


Baseball tryouts Saturday
The 10 & Under Georgia Baseball Association traveling baseball team,based in Peachtree City, is holding an open tryout on January 23 between1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Collier and Conley excel with Clayton State basketball
Joya Collier was named PBAC player of the week on Monday.

Watch Hawks warm up for 1999 for free
The Atlanta Hawks will welcome fans to the upcoming season at two upcoming events that are free to the public at the Alexander Memorial Coliseum at Georgia Tech.

What lies ahead for local b-ball teams
The East Coweta Lady Indians are ranked ninth in AAAA basketball, at least until early next week. On Tuesday night they let one slip away to the 14th ranked McIntosh Lady Chiefs, 55-50.

The season rages on

Sandy Creek dismisses Don Tyre from coaching duties
On Jan. 20,a press release was issued stating that Coach Don Tyre had been released from his responsibilities as head football coach and athletic director at Sandy Creek High School.