The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, June 11, 1999




City making progress on Walt Banks corner

Participants in the potential development of the northwest corner of Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54 are looking for a way to draw several different pieces of property into a single plan that everyone is happy with.


Lake Peachtree OK, WASA says

Lake Peachtree meets the state's water quality standards for recreational activities, according to a statement released Thursday by the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority.

Council sets policy on funding school playground improvements

In response to several recent requests for funding assistance, the City Council of Peachtree City has adopted a policy regarding contributions for school playgrounds and playing fields.

Police Blotter

State Court convicts on criminal trepass charge

A man convicted Monday in Fayette County State Court of criminal trespass at a Peachtree City residence will serve 12 months in jail.

No restaurant deal for Falcon Field

It's back to square one for officials who want to see a restaurant built and operated at Falcon Field.

Tyrone budget way up, but no tax increase

The good news for Tyrone residents is that this year's proposed $2.42 million budget is not going to increase taxes

Christian concert set Saturday

Local Christian contemporary band According to John will appear in concert Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Peachtree City Christian Church, off Ga. Highway 74 in Peachtree City.

Wesley Bell Ringers at Christ Our Shepard

The Wesley Bell Ringers from Christ United Methodist Church, Salt Lake City, Utah, will perform at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree CitySunday, June 13, at 2 p.m


County purchases 940 acres for $13.5 million

The Coweta County Board of Commissioners decided to get into the industrial park business Tuesday by purchasing 940 acres in the Shenandoah Industrial Park for $13.5 million.

Grantville set to honor its native war hero tomorrow
Tomorrow, the city of Grantville will honor a native son for his act of heroism 75 years ago.
Board passes record $113 million school budget
The Coweta Board of Education gave final approval Tuesday night to a $113 million budget for fiscal 2000.
Senoia proceeds with sewer service for residents
After years of discussions and $300,000 in feasibility studies, the city of Senoia took the first step Monday to starting a municipal sewer system.
Rockhouse Road realignment could cost Senoia $40,000
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Senoia City Council meetings, the old subject of Rockhouse Road resurfaced Monday night. drops anchor on the Southside
The world's largest Internet bookseller has dropped anchor on the south side of Atlanta.
Ga. Secretary of State to address Chamber members
Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox is the featured speaker at the June membership breakfast of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast is set for June 22 at 7:30 a.m. at Barronton's Seafood and Steaks on Bullsboro Drive in Newnan.
DOT approves more paving
Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackleford is shaping up more streets in Coweta County.
SummerGrove Golf Club purchase weather predicting equipment
SummerGrove Golf Club in Newnan has become the first in the nation to subscribe to the newest weather service from DTN Weather Center.
Unemployment rate continues to plummet
Coweta County's unemployment rate continues to drop.


Chief's Ford latest coach to step down
The year was 1985. “Back to the Future” was big at the box office, Huey Lewis and The News blared from every radio, and a man named Jeff Ford arrived at McIntosh High School, becoming their new boys' soccer coach.
Summer track series to keep county athletes running through summer
The Peachtree City Running Club made a donation awhile back to help expand the facilities for the McIntosh track team, and now they're getting their use out of it.
Wrestler going to national wrestling tournament
The Starr's Mill wrestling team had a spectacular season this past winter. The Panthers earned a sixth place finish and produced several state champions and champion caliber wrestlers with a very young team.
Cheering and dance camps to be offered
The Chiefettes, McIntosh High School's dance squad, will offer two camp sessions this summer.


A time to hunt? Yes, but only when I have to and not just because I can
Guest Columnist
It wasn't the first time I had taken a life but it was, by far, the most unsettling.