The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, July 30, 1999


Line Creek apartments delayed

It's going to be a while longer before the Peachtree City Planning Commission sees a plan for apartments on Line Creek Parkway.

Tennant to run for Post 2 seat

Peachtree City resident Dan Tennant has announced that he will seek the open Post 2 Peachtree City Council position, which is being vacated by Jim Pace.

New catalog system for library on the way

The Peachtree City Library will soon be tied into a single central computerized catalog serving all eight branches of the Flint River Regional Library system.

City Council ads code enforcement officers
The combination of ever-increasing new construction in Peachtree City and existing buildings that inevitably deteriorate has necessitated changes to the city's housing code enforcement.
City budget under review
Preliminary budget talks indicate a slight increase in the fiscal year 2000 operating budget for Peachtree City, but the millage should remain unchanged for the fourth consecutive year.

County grew by 75 percent in the 90s
Unincorporated Coweta County has grown nearly 75 percent during the `90s, but County Commission Chairman Lawrence Nelms said the county has been able to keep up with the growth.
Coweta's taxes are 13th lowest in state
If you think taxes are high in Coweta, you would be amazed at some of the rates of our neighbors.
Policy committee reviews charter school
If the Coweta County Board of Education passes a proposed policy for charter school applications, the road for future charter school proponents will be a little smoother.

County stands fast in refusing to pay dues to Chatt.-Flint

The Coweta County Commission is standing firm in its dues-paying dispute with the Chattahooche-Flint Regional Development Center.

Promoter hopes to have Senoia Raceway rocking

All Sean Owen wants to do is stage a music festival and raise some money for Habitat for Humanity.
Scots are fiddling in Newnan tonight
Eighty-two band students and 10 adults from Scotland and the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra have just arrived in the south metro area.

Bank robber attacks in north Fayette

The search is on for a would-be bank robber who struck Wednesday morning in north Fayette County.

Mayor suggests city not getting its money's worth from county

Peachtree City residents are not getting out of the county budget what they put into it — at least that's the way some city officials see it.

Columnist to take stage in PTC

Chances are you've read his featured weekly column in The Citizen every Wednesday. Perhaps you've even seen an editorial of his in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution from time to time.

Back to School

School starts August 12; What's new, exciting?

The big, yellow buses will roll again early Thursday morning, Aug. 12, as the Coweta County Schools open for the 1999-2000 school year.

Registration tips for new students offered by Coweta School System

Registration will be conducted at individual schools.

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.

Dress for success
Middle schools don new rules for clothing
Registration starts Aug. 9 for After School Program
Parents who wish to register their children for the After School Program need to do so Aug. 9 - 11 from 1 - 5 p.m. at the elementary school which the child attends.

Coweta County School System 1999-2000 School Calendar

School nutrition program information 1999-2000
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.
Technology can make or break a student's day at school

High tech schools offer an educational edge.


Medals galore for young shooters, more competition this weekend
The Wolf Creek Young Shooter Association competed in the Georgia Games in Augusta recently. The practice certainly paid off as the team showed their mettle and took home lots of medals in the process.
Lighting strikes at ODP Region Tournament
The Georgia under 15 girls' Olympic Development Team won the Region III ODP Championship Tournament, held recently in Montevallo, Ala. Sponsored by Adidas, the tournament brings the top players from each state for a week of games in hopes of identifying the Southeast's best teams and players.
Seals win record number of medals at Georgia Games
The Southside Seals Masters Swim Team won a team record of 12 medals at last week's Georgia Games. Four Seals swimmers, Steve McDonald, Kato Eiji, Steve Justice and Ken Sharpe, combined for the seven gold, three silver and two bronze medals.


Even as the bullets slammed into the officer, there was peace...
Guest Columnist

Michael Weinman had high hopes when he left the United States Air Force after seven years of service to his country. For most of those seven years he had served in the military police, so it came as no surprise when the young veteran joined the police department in Columbus, Ohio.