The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, August 20, 1999


City considering new police station

Peachtree City is looking at a major expansion and renovation project to meet expected administrative facility needs through buildout, and it could begin this week.

Golden arches relocating

One of America's most recognizable symbols is moving up the street a little ways in Peachtree City.

Historic Preservation Committee setting fall meeting, looking for more members

The Peachtree City Heritage Historic Preservation Committee is gearing up for more activities and looking for more participants.

Rec commission OKs changes in PIP projects
The Peachtree City Recreation Commission approved an amended draft of a seven-year Public Improvement Program at Monday's regular monthly meeting, with some adjustments resulting from the survey of local residents taken earlier this summer.

Haas receives state award for work at library

The Peachtree City Library has announced that reference supervisor Mary Haas has been selected to receive the 1999 Paraprofessional Award from the Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association.

Tennant announces campaign staff
Dan Tennant announced this week that he has selected Kent Sisler to serve as his campaign manager in his upcoming race for the Post 2 seat on the City Council of Peachtree City, while Ann Matwick will be campaign treasurer.
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State school board weighs in on dispute

The latest chapter in the unfolding saga of the charter school epic unfolded this week when the state Board of Education tabled $160,000 in funding for Central Education Center.
County bails out airport authority
The Coweta County Commission decided Tuesday night to help bail the county's airport authority out of red ink.

Land purchase spurs study

Now that Coweta County has bought more than 900 acres to market to industrial prospects, work begins to discover any upgrades that may have to be done on the infrastructure at the property.

No more variances, says an angry county commission

An angry Coweta County Commission made it quite clear Tuesday night that they would no longer hear variances applying to already built structures.

Tanks could bring bucks to Senoia

The city of Senoia could soon be seeing revenue from an unexpected source — its water towers.

Schools set open houses

The Coweta County Schools announce the following dates for open house (All times are p.m.):

Street scape group sets meeting for Tuesday

The stakeholder committee for the Newnan Street Scape project meets next Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Carnegie Building on LaGrange Street in Newnan.


Crushers smash old PTC baseball records

The Crushers, Peachtree City's 9- and 10-year-old American League All Star team, had a habit of handily defeating their opponents. They headed to the Little League District All Star tournament in Senoia with hopes of capturing the District 4 banner.

Thunder rolls out of Atlanta Motor Speedway

Thursday Thunder's ten-week summer run concluded with six clear-cut division champions and one tie. Possibly the highlight of the night was the major upset in the Celebrity Legends Race between Hit Country's Y106 midday personality Dallas McCade and the station's Vanna in the Van. 

Soccer galore at Spirit Day 99

Soccer fans, and there are plenty of them in this county, are in for a special treat this weekend.


Why do marines need chaplains? Here are a few good reasons

My wife and I have just returned from a week-long event at a Naval Air Station in Maryland where we attended the annual Convocation of the Diocese of the Armed Forces for our denomination.