The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, February 12, 1999


Wanted: lots more money for sewers
Capital improvement funds are nearly gone after two years of replacing aging equipment and updating sewage treatment facilities in Peachtree City, says Larry Turner, manager for the Water and Sewer Authority.

Lakefront owners worry silt is bogging up Peachtree, Kedron
Fayette County's water supply is not now in danger from siltation into the Lake Peachtree and Lake Kedron reservoirs, but extensive dredging could interrupt or seriously impact available water for a period of time, county administrator Billy Beckett said this week.

Coweta joins forces with ARC on air problems
Is Coweta County inching towards joining the Atlanta Regional Commission?

Rep. Westmoreland urges Tyrone Council to oppose transportation bill
After hearing an impassioned discussion by Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, Tyrone's Town Council came out in opposition to Gov. Roy Barnes' new transportation initiative.

PTC Council finalizes plans to build recycling center
The Peachtree City Council plans this year to build a recycling center, develop a city-wide recycling program, acquire some natural areas through the Southern Conservation Trust and develop a stormwater management plan.

Restaurant Row nears debut
Despite a ragged beginning with repeated landscaping negotiations with Peachtree City, Don Pablo's Mexican Restaurant is set to open in "two weeks to a month with a site we think looks very good," says City Planner David Rast.

Older homes to come under PTC code scrutiny
The Peachtree City Planning Commission anticipates a special workshop meeting "to discuss nothing but architectural standards review" prior to the city retreat in March, Jim Williams reported this week.

Last available F-16 display arrives at PTC's Falcon Field
Falcon Field apparently got the last F-16 fighter that will be released for public display, airport manager Jim Savage told the Airport Authority Wednesday.

Hangar overhang gets airport authority OK
Loitering at the Falcon Field Airport is discouraged, but you can't hang out over their property either not without paying.

County joins forces with Atlanta Regional Comm. on air problems
Tuesday afternoon, the Coweta County Commissioners voted to send a staff member to future ARC transportation meetings. The board made the move after receiving a letter from Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackleford asking the county's presence at the meetings.

School to start Aug. 12
The school bell will ring for Coweta County students next fall on Aug.12.

Senoia hopes to be cart-friendly soon
Senoia residents might soon be zipping through the city on golf carts and bicycles, if the city receives two grants it's applying for.

Restaurants calling county home
From the traffic light at the intersection of Ga. Highway 34 and Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard down Hwy. 34 to the Visitors' Center, restaurants have started calling Coweta home. Cracker Barrel opened late last year and started the stampede towards providing residents more dining alternatives.

In Brief

Police arrest 2 students on weapons charges
Peachtree City police arrested two juveniles, ages 14 and 15, for charges related to weapons and drugs at McIntosh High School on Feb. 2, police reports show.


Bass fishing seminar coming to Lake Lanier
American Fishing Schools, in association with the Outdoor Adventures Network, has announced a new fishing seminar that will join their "Hook'd On Fishing" seminar series that travels North America.

Sports Calendar

Church Leagues through six weeks of season
New Hope Baptist Church improved to 5-1 with a win over Braelinn, 76-70. Kerry Evert hit all 10 of his free throws for New Hope in their battle for first place in the 'A' division of church league basketball.

Regional action this weekend
In 4-AAAA action, the girls play at Fayette County High School, while the boys continue at Newnan.