The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, February 19, 1999


Planners: Protect Hwy. 54 corridor
"When one location looks bad, all of us look bad," Peachtree City's Jim Williams said at the first of a series of 1999 joint governmental meetings designed to forestall incompatible development in "border" areas of Fayette.

Officials: Garage collapse shows need for code for older homes
Peachtree City's building department last week experienced a "classic example" of why codes to manage older structures have become necessary in the relatively young city, says building official Tom Carty.

Sewer plant problems now corrected, PTC to tell EPD
Problems at the Flat Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Peachtree City have been corrected after being cited as deficiencies by the Environmental Protection Division.

Rec board wants city to buy Braelinn Baptist property
The purchase of the land and buildings of Braelinn Baptist Church is one recommendation of the Peachtree City Recreation Commission's master plan for the future, according to Randy Gaddo, leisure services director.

Old PTC cemeteries may get some help
The "Pollard Family Cemetery" is tucked away in an overgrown area near Peachtree City's City Hall. It probably has nine graves in it, but no one knows for sure.

Development summary to be heard by PTC planners Mon.
A summary of development in Peachtree City in 1998 will be presented as part of the regular meeting of the Planning Commission Monday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Pre-schoolers learn to practice good, hands-on dental hygiene
Pre-schoolers need to keep their sweet smiles for a lifetime by protecting their teeth, says dental hygienist Melissa Mays Stone.

Commissioner advocates a complete makeover for 21st Century Coweta
The Coweta County Commission took a bold step towards economic development Tuesday night as it voiced support for a massive restructuring of the county's economic agencies.

County's dropout rate is second highest in region
A study released late last week by the Department of Education shows Coweta County having one of the highest dropout rates in the metro area, but Superintendent of Education Richard Brooks said the school system is already addressing the issue.

New industrial park coming to town?
Coweta and Meriwether counties may soon have a new industrial park that could bring 30,000 support jobs to the area.

County discusses dirty air with ARC
After two meetings last week with the Atlanta Regional Commission, Coweta officials are starting to get a feel for the organizational structure of the massive regional development agency.

New police officers
Senoia could soon have two new police officers, thanks to a federal matching grant.



State basketball tournament action starts today
To use this information properly, you will have to act spontaneously. Today, the AAAA state basketball tournament begins at 4 p.m. at Carver High School in Columbus.

Peachtree native goes to Nationals
Peachtree City native, Deana Walsh, participated in the 1998 U.S. Cross Country Nationals held in Orlando, Florida on Dec.6.

Newnan loses to Douglas in home opener
The Lady Cougars opened the 1999 soccer season with a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Douglas County on Tuesday night in Drake Stadium.

Church League nears end of regular season
Trinity remained undefeated and handed Kenwood a loss last Friday on the strength of Dale Albee's 20 points. Kenwood had a hard time rebounding which opened the door for Trinity's 56-36 win. Trinity faces Braelinn tonight at 7 p.m.