The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, September 10, 1999


Morning crash leaves Fayette man dead

A Fayette County man is dead after a two-car collision during the Thursday morning rush hour.

Qualifying set for next week

Next week is the time to officially stake your claim for one of two City Council seats available in Peachtree City this fall.

Tennis center gets top state award

The Georgia Tennis Association has named the Peachtree City Tennis Center its 1999 Facility of the Year, it was announced recently.

Newest eateries set dates to open

Two more restaurants are scheduled to be open in Peachtree City by the end of the month.

Ethics complaint filed against school board

An ethics complaint lodged against the Fayette County Board of Education will not be heard by the state Ethics Commission at its next meeting Sept. 21.

Planning Commission seats filled
Two vacancies on the Peachtree City Planning Commission were filled by the City Council at last week's regular meeting.

Cable franchise transfer approved, high-speed Internet a priority

The transfer of Peachtree City's cable television franchise should be to the city's advantage, and it hopefully will lead to much better Internet service before too long, according to a report given at last week's City Council meeting.

City looks at insurance bids
Peachtree City has decided to guard itself more closely against the unforeseen.
Perlman kicks off campaign with rally
More than 100 people turned out Aug. 27 at the Wood Creek Country Club in Peachtree City to launch the City Council campaign of Dr. Bruce Perlman.
Family pracitce opens new Peachtree City office
Lifeboat Medical Associates' Dr. Sara A. O'Heron had open house Saturday in her new office at 10 Eastbrook Bend, suite 201, Peachtree City.

Commission set to cut millage rate for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth year in a row, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners is set to slash the millage rate for the county's property owners.

Wings over Dixie soars this weekend

The power of flight has always astounded man and it wasn't until this century that flight became possible.

County gets tough on builders

The Coweta County Commission decided to get tough Tuesday morning on allowing variances to building lots after work has already been done on the house.

Northgate dedicates field to Coweta legend

In a special pre-game ceremony last Friday at Northgate High School, the Coweta County Board of Education dedicated the Henry Seldon Field.

County gets booted out of its regional planning agency
The long, simmering fight between Coweta County and the Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center came to a head last month when the board members of the planning agency voted to kick Coweta County and the city of LaGrange out of the organization.

System's SAT scores take a dramatic nosedive

The results are in for Coweta County's Scholastic Aptitude Test scores, and the news is not the best for the system's students.

Heritage dedication is Tuesday
Next Tuesday will be a very special day in the life of The Heritage School in Newnan. At 2 p.m., the Katie Arnall Freeman Media Center will be dedicated and former Attorney General Griffin Bell will be the guest speaker.


PTC Ironkid competes nationally

Several weeks ago, there was a story about a 9-year-old triathlete from Peachtree City named Kirsten Pretzer. It was announced that she would be competing in the IronKids Bread Triathlon National Championships in San Antonio, Texas. That meet is this weekend and it will be televised by ESPN at some point in the near future.

Chiefs welcome youth to the home opener

Friday night's home game between the McIntosh Chiefs and the LaGrange Grangers also will be Youth Night.


The numbers look really good – that is, unless you actually make a count

In case you missed it, the second Million Youth March took place last week in New York. Fifteen-hundred police officers were on hand to monitor the Million Youth March, although they could have been assigned to other duties. It seems that only 2,000 people were present during the Million Youth March. In 1998, there were 6,000 on hand for the first Million Youth March.