The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, April 23, 1999


No consensus on Walt Banks
When all was said and done Tuesday night, many wondered if the Ga. Highway 54/Walt Banks Road Task Force still had a task.

Good reports from amphitheater and tennis center
Two of Peachtree City's top leisure attractions report continued growth and success, as one of those organizations proceeds with its attempt to sell the city on the need for expansion.

News from the O'Keefe case
Three members of a Peachtree City family have filed a petition for a new trial in the wake of their conviction of misdemeanors in State Court last week.

Photocircuits, residents moving forward
In the wake of a lengthy and sometimes heated discussion at last week's City Council meeting, members of the Photocircuits Action Committee and representatives of the company acknowledged considerable progress after their latest meeting Monday night.

Recreation funding alternatives considered
Several funding options for a Master Recreation Plan are now being investigated by the Peachtree City Recreation Department.

Police news
Police have identified a suspect in a recent theft at a Peachtree City grocery store and plan to make an arrest this week, according to reports.

Surplus auction next week
If you've had your eye on some obscure piece of equipment owned by Peachtree City, then your chance to pick it up may be coming soon.

Charter school petition to be considered
The county's first petition for a charter school is set to be reviewed by the Coweta County Board of Education tonight.

Annexation debate
The Coweta County Commission and the city of Senoia will square off in the next few weeks over a proposed annexation by the city.

PTC agrees to talk with Senoia about providing sewer
The Peachtree City Council has agreed to study the feasibility of extending its sewer service across the Coweta County line into neighboring Senoia, but council members said there is much to be considered before any agreement is reached, if ever.

Zoning decisions in the making
Get there early and be prepared to stay late.

Local reaction to Co. shootings
Fayette County school counselors were alerted Wednesday to be "ready and on call" for students reacting to the tragic high school shootings that occurred Tuesday in Colorado.

PTC Announces Automated Line
The Peachtree City Building Department has established an automated phone line for scheduling building inspections.

PTC Fire & Rescue
The Peachtree City Fire and Rescue Department received a 98 percent satisfaction rating from patients using Emergency Medical Services in 1998, according to surveys distributed to all patients transported by department ambulances.

PTC Model City
The Peachtree City Building Department received notice from the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission that Peachtree City is a "Model City" for the control of erosion and sediment.

Montessori school sets open house
The Carolyn Barron Montessori School will celebrate the opening of its new permanent facilities Friday, April 23 starting at 8:30 a.m.

Letters from Our Readers
I would like clarification on your newspaper's policy in identifying unidentified sources.


Starr's Mill girls soccer is nationally ranked
The Starr's Mill Lady Panther soccer team is ranked 12th nationally and second in the region.

Local fighter to be main bout in Atlanta
Homer Givens, a boxer from Riverdale, will fight as the main bout at the Castlegate Hotel in Atlanta May 8.

Optimist Club of PTC to offer junior golf clinic
The Optimist Club of Peachtree City will offer a junior golf clinic on Saturday, May 8.

Landmark boys finish fourth in tennis, girls going to state
Landmark's varsity boys' tennis team finished fourth in their region in Class A. Landmark defeated Callaway 3-2, getting victories from Wes Longsdorf in singles and the doubles teams of Justin Winter and Mark Campbell and Preston heard and Andrew McElroy. The boys lost in the semifinals match to Pace Academy.

Playoffs going to the wire

Tidal wave of wins helps SCAT retain title
With several swimmers claiming top finishes, the Southern Crescent Aquatic Team retained the Georgia Southwestern Divisional title recently at the Kedron Aquatic Center. Kirsten Cartoski and Josh Williams lead the charge for SCAT, claiming six top finishes apiece.