The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, June 25, 1999


Booth Middle gets resource officer
The Peachtree City Police Department has announced that a school resource officer will be assigned to J.C. Booth Middle School beginning this fall, the first such officer at a middle school in Fayette County.
Recreation survey results are mixed
The latest Peachtree City recreation survey is history, and the results are mixed at best.
Tyrone approves ambitious budget
The Tyrone Town Council gave unanimous approval last week to what town manager Barry Amos called an “ambitious” budget.
WASA meet with state in wake of spill
Three weeks after the most recent sewage spill into Lake Peachtree, officials of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority await word from the state's Environmental Protection Division while looking to improve the response time in such situations.
Local student returns from Yale for internship with city
City engineer Troy Besseche was not expecting any extra help this summer, much less from the Ivy League. But he's pleased with the city's newest part-time employee.
Tyrone, Peachtree City to swap land
A small portion of Tyrone is set to become a small portion of Peachtree City within a couple of weeks.
Boot drive this weekend
Peachtree City firefighters will be standing on local street corners today and Saturday with boot in hand.
County nixes extra funding for Shamrock Park
Tyrone won't get the extra $25,000 that it had requested from Fayette County to help improve Shamrock Park.
Woman arrested in Tyrone
A Tyrone woman is in custody after allegedly passing bad checks at a series of area businesses.
Planning commission meets Monday night with full agenda
The Peachtree City Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Monday night.

Media locked out as charter school mediation begins
After more than nine hours of negotiation on Wednesday, the Coweta County School System and the Odyssey School group are set to continue their negotiations next week over a proposed charter school.
Fayette road projects still on hold
State and federal agencies and environmental groups have settled their lawsuit over road building projects and Coweta County commuters will be happy with the results.
Senoia cuts off funds to 21st Century Coweta
Coweta's County's industrial planning agency took another hit this week as the Senoia City Council refused to pay an invoice for this year's services.
911 could prove costly for Senoia
Senoia residents learned Monday night it may soon cost the city nearly $100,000 for radio dispatch service for the city's police officers to use.
Commission to reexamine cell tower ordinance
Coweta County commissioners last week decided to revisit the county's cell phone tower ordinance after postponing a vote on a tower in Grantville.
Signs under fire in Senoia
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign... except in Senoia.
Photocircuits awards scholarships
Photocircuits Corporation in Peachtree City has awarded college scholarships to students from six area schools.
Fresh Veggies now available
Local gardeners can once again sell their surplus homegrown vegetables this summer at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.
Equipment to pump up the Panthers
Gold's Gym Fayette County, formerly Club Peachtree, recently donated over $7,000 worth of equipment to Starr's Mill High School. The equipment ranged from Nautilus machines to free weights.
Roadsters dominate season and tournament
The 14 and Under Roadsters finished their 1999 slow pitch season with a first place tournament title.


How about those left-lane lunkheads? Or drivers who serenade the world?

Guest Columnist

In the past month I have driven just under 3,000 miles. In addition to developing a permanent callous on my backside, I believe I have gained some understanding into that curious sociological event of the 1990s known as “road rage.”


Epps' satire on corporate sponsorship of churches, far from funny, offends

I am absolutely amazed and appalled by a “man of the cloth,” Pastor David Epps, in his dissertation on corporate sponsorship of churches.