The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, April 30, 1999


Carjackers thwarted by victim, 911 team
Two accused carjackers sit in the Fayette County Jail, thanks to the quick thinking of the victim and the heads-up work of several 911 dispatchers.

Lightning starts blaze
A bolt of lightning caused a fire to a Peachtree City residence Wednesday afternoon.

Photocircuit negotiations
The residents of Planterra Ridge subdivision have found some common ground with Photocircuits, and that should be seen at the next Planning Commission meeting, scheduled for May 10.

McIntosh practice field gets OK from Planning Commission
McIntosh High School moved one step closer to having its outdoor practice facilities enhanced when a conceptual site plan was approved Monday night by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

City changes purchasing ordinance
Vendors and others looking to do business with Peachtree City now have some updated and slightly altered parameters for the purchasing process.

City holds Spring Clean-Up
Peachtree City residents get their annual opportunity this weekend to enlist the city's help in getting rid of unused items and generally tidying up around the house.

Surplus auction on Saturday
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.

The End of Walt Banks task force
The Highway 54/Walt Banks Road task force is no more.

Water Authority news
With a fairly light agenda for Monday's upcoming monthly meeting, the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority is expected to hear finalized plans for the new watershed assessment.

2 FCHS students arrested for threats; schools add security
"Beware of the trenchcoat Mafia," read the note taped to a bathroom mirror at Fayette County High School Tuesday. This threat, coupled with an earlier Monday warning, and reports of a "hit list" posted on the Internet, sent some students and some parents into mild hysteria this week, prompting school administrators to call in backup from the Fayetteville Police Department.

Senioa zoning news
After months of discussions, debates and late night-meetings, the Senoia City Council on Monday night approved the first read of its new zoning ordinances and maps.

Two more banks coming
By this time next year, bank patrons may have two more options of locally owned banks in Coweta and Fayette counties.

School board says no to charter schools
Coweta County will not have a charter school...yet.

County vetoes burying of debris at homesite
The use of burial pits in Coweta County for construction debris ended Apr.21 following action by the Coweta County Board of Commissioners.

Education Matters by Superintendent of Education Richard Brooks
The recent school shooting in Littleton, Colorado, has left us all shocked, frightened, and bewildered as we sat before the TV and read the newspapers and witnessed the horrible massacre of students, a teacher, and the suspected shooters themselves. It is indeed a senseless tragedy.

County gets some good news from DOT
Georgia DOT Commisisoner Wayne Shackleford announced the recent approval of a road improvement contract for southeastern Coweta County.


Visitor accepts challenge to take part in a day in the life of...
I was overwhelmed with work a few years ago when he wandered into my office.


Soccer teams open state tournament with wins

Sports Calendar

Winning is part of routine for Landmark black belt
Discipline. Strength. Conditioning. The martial arts can be a tough business, but Megan Constable, a tenth grader at Landmark Christian School, has proven once again that she has the right stuff in the business of taekwondo.

Three-peat for Lady Chiefs tennis
It's almost become second nature for the McIntosh girls tennis team to win the region. They have won the region championship the past two years and are usually in contention. They traveled to LaGrange last weekend as the number one seed in their subregion.