Council takes a long look
at traffic woes
Peachtree City officials last
week saw a graphic display of the traffic situation
around Ga. highways 54 and 75, and it was not a
Tyrone survey on the way
By the end of the year, Tyrone's
citizens will have spoken on how they want their town
New police HQ to add space,
Safety, lack of space and
functionality were primary reasons for the City
Council's approval of the facilities plan that
includes the construction of a new $2 million police
City not pleased with
Perhaps the most critical topic
discussed at Monday's regular meeting of the
Peachtree City Planning Commission was one for which
the applicant did not even show up.
- Cluster homes now
under review in Tyrone
- The fate of cluster homes in
Tyrone will probably not be decided until the end
of the year.
Minton to be advisor for
Chuck Lehman, candidate for
Peachtree City's Post 2 City Council seat, has
announced the addition of Stew Minton as a political
- Impact fees for
elderly facilites debated
- Are elderly care facilities
taxed too heavily for their impact on Peachtree
- Police Blotter
Bus stop: Coweta
figures prominently in regional transit planning
- Mass transit buses rolling
through Coweta County could be a possible
scenario to help alleviate the traffic problems
choking the metro area.
- Cities and county
discuss services agreement
- Coweta County and municipal
officials moved closer this week to hammering out
a final agreement on House Bill 489 that will try
to put an end to duplication of services.
State Republican Part jumps
on charter school bandwagon
- What started out as a
dispute between the Coweta County School Board
and a group of concerned parents trying to start
a charter school has now garnered the attention
of the state's Republican Party.
Midlle School set to open in Oct.; more than 500 students
The county's newest school
should open for classes by the end of October.
Festival next weekend
- Residents seeking a unique
way to beat the heat will want to beat a path to
downtown Newnan next weekend for the annual
Homemade Ice Cream Festival.
Federal funds to help
improve Temple Avenue
- Georgia DOT Commissioner
Wayne Shackleford recently announced approval of
federal funding for the Temple-Clark corridor
improvement project in Newnan.
Chamber members set Sept.
vote for five board positions
Ten members of the Newnan-Coweta
Chamber of Commerce have been nominated to appear on
the ballot for this year's Board of Directors
Coweta schools rigorous
criteria in selecting teachers
A Message from Superintendent
Local girl has iron will
Kids are pretty much
indestructible. They seem to believe it and when we
watch them push themselves to the limit, only to push
themselves even further, we start to believe it too.
Jamborees in store for
Some county football teams got
their proverbial feet wet last week, playing at the
Fayette County High School Jamboree. This week, the
McIntosh Chiefs and the East Coweta Indians get their
chance on the preseason gridiron.
Lazers finish tourney in
top two spots
The Coweta Soccer Tournament was
held recently and, like last year, was owned by the
Peachtree City Lazer teams. The green team and the
white team defeated six teams, scoring 43 goals and
allowing only one en route to the finals. This was
the second year in a row that the two teams met in
the finals of the tournament. This year ended with
the white team beating the green team, 4-1.
High School sports this
Our amazing times: Phoning
Kenya is as easy as calling across the county
- This really
is an amazing time to be alive. I guess it is
common to hear gripes and complaints wherever we
go about the state we are in... but, recently,
through everyday common experiences, I was
reminded that these are great and exciting days.