The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, July 16, 1999


Planning Commission OKs UMC plan

After two hours of discussion concerning perhaps the most ambitious project ever undertaken by a church in Peachtree City, it seemed appropriate that Planning Commission Chairman Julian Campbell used a Biblical term when summing up the entire issue.

Falcon Field severs ties with Thrifty

Thrifty Car Rental's days at Falcon Field are history.

WASA briefs Council on spills, procedure

Members of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority and City Council met for a few minutes Monday afternoon in a special session, during which they mostly assured one another that all were on the same page regarding the safety of the city's water system.
Local businesses hit with loss of power
A power outage Thursday morning shut down a number of commercial establishments for about two hours on one corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.
McMenamin up for second term
Peachtree City Mayor Pro Tempore Annie McMenamin is planning to run for re-election to the City Council's Post 1 seat.
City Council Oks new ordinances
Two previously discussed ordinances were approved, with a few changes, at last week's City Council meeting in Peachtree City.
Perlman to run for council
Dr. Bruce Perlman has announced that he will seek the City Council seat being vacated this fall by Jim Pace.

Dress for Success:
The Coweta County School System became one of the first systems in the metro area to establish a middle school dress code this week.
Colorado accident kills Senoia resident
A late night Saturday collision outside Durango, Colo. left a Senoia resident dead and injured 14 other people.
Fall will find police in the schools
When school opens Aug. 12, all of Coweta County's middle schools will be staffed with police officers.

Private Christian school now calls Senoia home

The city of Senoia will soon have a private school to call its own.

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.
Newnan residents going to jail Thurs. for MDA
More than 120 of Newnan's “most wanted” citizens will be locked up by Regions Bank to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association next Thursday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
World Class tennis comes to PTC starting this weekend
The Peachtree National Bank USTA Women's Challenger event, the oldest women's tournament in the state, will bring world class tennis to the Peachtree City starting this weekend. The action will kick off with qualifying beginning on Sunday afternoon. The main draw and the qualifying rounds are filled with “grand slam” caliber players from all over the world. “Grand slam” players are those who have participated in at least one of the grand slam events.
Jaguars finish season a perfect 16-0
It is extremely rare for a young team to go undefeated during a season of any recreational sport. When the sport is softball, which requires strength, speed, and skill, it is even more impressive.


A chance encounter, and 34 years later, thousands of lives are changed
Guest Columnist

I was bored to tears on that hot, sticky day in June of 1965. Already, only two weeks out of school, I had run out of things to do during summer vacation on this warm Sunday afternoon. August would bring the dreaded two-a-day football practices, and ahead loomed six more weeks of inactivity.