The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, July 2, 1999



Sewer spill Wednesday closes Lake Peachtree

A blocked manhole is responsible for yet another sewage spill into the lower reaches of Lake Peachtree, according to a press release Wednesday afternoon from the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority.

Businesses, cars damaged in tornado

After a long Tuesday night dealing with extensive storm damage, emergency personnel in Fayetteville were preparing for another possible hit late Wednesday, although they hoped it wouldn't come.

Residents escape unharmed after harowing brush with storm's fury

Jim Helman was working in his office at PC Haven in Fayetteville Tuesday night when the roof fell in on him. Literally.
Storm Photo
Peachtree city plans all-day holiday fun for July 3
Peachtree City has a full day of Fourth of July festivities scheduled — for Saturday, July 3, since the actual holiday falls on a Sunday this year.
Church plan draws resistance
A local church's plan to expand and relocate has triggered some debate among nearby residents about what, if any, guidelines should be set for locating churches in Peachtree City.
Census Bureau figures show huge Peachtree City growth
Peachtree City is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state of Georgia during the 1990s, according to statistics released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Board briefed on open meetings
As of July 1, a brave new world exists as far as government's relationship with its citizens.
Design work on Walt Banks site being organized
Peachtree City is ready to step up the pace in the design phase of the northwest corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Walt Banks Road, and that apparently includes shelling out some money to get some things done.
Planning Commission OKs Hyde request
One of the more contentious land issues in recent years in Peachtree City may be slowly moving toward a relatively positive conclusion.
Septic ordinance under consideration
If you own land with a septic tank and undertake a construction or renovation project, the location of your septic tank could play a big role in what you are able to do.

Senoia tops Coweta growth chart
It looks like the eastern Coweta city of Senoia is slowly being discovered by residents wanting to call Coweta County home.
Charter school mediation continues
Negotiations continued this week as parents and organizers of a proposed Odyssey charter school tried to address many of the Coweta County School System's questions.
Board ponders new field trip policy
When students head back to school Aug. 12, they might discover a new policy covering absences from school, including items such as field trip and athletic and academic events.

Fireworks to boom all weekend

The south metro area will be booming this July 4.

Racers from region do well at AMS
The Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway has been offering exciting racing action for local racing fans recently.
Home Depot assists Olympic hopefuls
The Home Depot has established a job opportunities program, where athletes in training for the Olympics are provided with steady jobs.
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