The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Wednesday, February 24, 1999



Gilbert Southern to build new district headquarters in PTC
One of the nation's largest contractors in the nation announced this week it will build a new district headquarters in Peachtree City.

Clayton's business faculty is getting a global reputation
Several faculty members of the Clayton College & State University School of Business have been making themselves known on the presentation and paper circuit.

Norwalk names new manager
Margueritte Hubbard, a native of Fayette County, has been named manager of Norwalk The Furniture Idea Store in Buckhead located at 3431 Lenox Road.


A Letter To Mommy
Last year I wrote a column from the perspective of a child to her father. If a child could write a letter to her mother, it might sound something like this:

Christian City to host annual Spring Children's Golf Classic
Christian City will host their annual Spring Children's Golf Classic at Georgia National Golf Course in McDonough.

Free training in adult CPR will be available at the 17th Annual American Red Cross CPR Saturday on March 6.
Kaiser Permanente is sponsoring the event, which will be held at 14 metro area locations. More than 4,100 area citizens were certified during last year's training that serves to kickoff Red Cross Month.

Disaster related stress can take heavy toll on children
Weather disasters and other emergencies are highly stressful on the residents of affected areas, but children can be the most vulnerable to the disruption in their lives.

Healthy Weight: It's About Balance
Like many adults, you may be striving to reach or stay within your healthy weight range. This is important because being overweight increases risk for developing high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, certain types of cancers and other health problems.

Help available for urinary incontinence in Fayette
Urinary incontinence may be temporary or permanent and can result from a variety of problems with the urinary tract.

February recognizes low vision awareness month
Thanks to advances in vision rehabilitation, many people who are legally blind or have severe vision impairments can learn to see again.

Expanding optometrists' authority to prescribe drugs will benefit many
A bill currently being considered by the Georgia General Assembly could benefit many Georgians, particularly those who live in rural areas. The legislation, if passed, would allow qualified optometrists to prescribe certain drugs in addition to those they are already permitted to prescribe under Georgia law.


John Hatcher
It was the early sixties. Mama sent me downtown to pay bills. I took the city bus. After boarding, I went to a two seater. About two stops later, two African-American teens boarded and one of them had enough of Rosa Parks in her that she plopped down right next to me.

Well-known Christian bands playing at Landmark Friday
A concert Friday at Landmark Christian School in Fairburn brings together "plumb," and "linger," two Christian rock bands well-known to the area.

Religion Briefs

Jesus video update corner

In culmination of Black History Month, the Holly Grove A.M.E. Church is hosting famed Civil Rights leader and historical preservationist, W. W. Law of Savannah.




Tigers maul Indians in soccer
The Fayette County Tigers boys soccer team traveled to East Coweta on Friday for their first region game of the season.

Spring is here with SportsFest
The 1999 Georgia Games Spring SportsFest will take place in Duluth at Johns Creek on Mar.7.

Basketball season ends in losses for McIntosh and Fayette County
Region 4-AAAA, both the boys and girls division, was supposed to be one of the toughest sub-regions in the state in basketball. McIntosh, Fayette County and East Coweta all play in 4-AAAA.

Panthers pounce on Parkview
The Starr's Mill Lady Panther soccer team got their season off to an excellent start by defeating Parkview 4-1 on Saturday.

Silverbacks bringing some top level soccer back to the area and Atlanta
The Atlanta Silverbacks, Atlanta's newest professional soccer team, will play an exhibition indoor soccer match against a Metro Atlanta Coaches team on Saturday, Mar. 6 at the Soccer Centre in Fayetteville.