The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, June 4, 1999



Peachtree City

City working on Y2K contigency plan
A comprehensive Y2K contingency plan has been prepared by the city of Peachtree City in the hopes of being ready for anything that might happen when the clock strikes midnight at the end of this year.
City asks for more time on House Bill 489
With time running out for municipalities to give status reports to the state on House Bill 489 plans, Peachtree City is planning to do as many other cities and counties are doing — ask
for more time.
McIntosh students honored for military academy appointments
Nine students from McIntosh High School were honored recently by the City Council of Peachtree City for their achievements in receiving either appointments to service academies or ROTC scholarships.
Fayette's school budget stalled
Questions over paying school principals for summer work stalled preliminary approval of the Fayette County school board's proposed $114 million FY2000 budget Wednesday night.
Tyrone may help keep Fayette beautiful
Tyrone may soon become an active participant in keeping Fayette beautiful.
Photocircuits group continuing to meet
The Photocircuits Action Committee appointed by the mayor is continuing to meet, albeit on a semi-regular basis, to cover issues of importance both to the company and to residents of nearby Planterra Ridge subdivision.
Watershed assesment won't include Camp Creek
The watershed assessment recently approved by the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority will go on as planned, without the inclusion of Camp Creek.
Police blotter


Littleton's Legacy
By this fall, all four of the middle schools in unincorporated Coweta County should have police officers stationed on the premises.
County attorney says new open meeting law could lead to distrust
With county attorney Mitch Powell acting as a teacher, members of the Coweta County Commission and other committee members were schooled in the new Open Meetings Law Tuesday morning.
Annexiation issue decided
The county's first mediation over an annexation dispute came to a successful resolution this week as Coweta County and the city of Senoia agreed to settle their differences.
Coweta's graduation test scores show improvements in three areas
The latest test results for the Coweta County School System represent a mixed bag, according to testing coordinator Lillie Smith.
Merchant joins staff at Peachtree Regional
Peachtree Regional Hospital continues to expand its healthcare services to area residents with the addition of Dr. Malik Merchant to its staff.

Pigs & Wheels returns to Newnan

Automobiles and barbecue are both very popular in this region of the country, so it should be no surprise that the annual Pigs n' Wheels festival in Coweta County continues to grow in size.


Local kids serve up competition over weekend

Local teams made a strong showing as the Peachtree City Tennis Center hosted the Peach State Junior Classic over the Memorial Day weekend.
Pioneers forge brave territory
The Elmira Pioneers, sponsored by PTC Eye Center, are winding up another outstanding season of machine pitching. To date, they have not lost a game thanks in part to the tremendous firepower in their offensive lineup that has made this all-star team tough to beat.
Calendar of Events
The Fayette County Youth Soccer League is accepting registrations for the Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPS) for physically and mentally challenged boys and girls, ages 6 to 19. The cost is $40 per year, and we are hoping to participate in the Special Olympics in May, in the 8 through 15 age group. Call Pete Folds at 770-719-8276 for additional information.


Who comes first, who comes last? Look at the world, look at the church.
Guest Columnist
Have you ever noticed, at a high school or college graduation, who comes in first?.