The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, August 27, 1999


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 pretty picture.

Tyrone survey on the way

By the end of the year, Tyrone's citizens will have spoken on how they want their town developed.

New police HQ to add space, increase safety

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 station.

City not pleased with McIntosh fields

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 Lehman campaign

Chuck Lehman, candidate for Peachtree City's Post 2 City Council seat, has announced the addition of Stew Minton as a political advisor.

Impact fees for elderly facilites debated
Are elderly care facilities taxed too heavily for their impact on Peachtree City services?
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.

Smokey Road Midlle School set to open in Oct.; more than 500 students expected

The county's newest school should open for classes by the end of October.

Ice Cream 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 election.

Coweta schools rigorous criteria in selecting teachers

A Message from Superintendent Richard Brooks


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 Cheifs/Indians

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 weekend

Sports Calendar


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.