Home Depot plants in the
Home Depot will be calling
Peachtree City home, but nobody knows yet exactly
where it will be.
Council candidates at
The five candidates for
Peachtree City Council will get a chance to square
off on the issues next week, and the public is
invited to attend.
Fire station sets open
The Peachtree City Fire
Department is having an open house this Saturday,
Oct. 9, at the Neely fire station at 105 N. Peachtree
Parkway noon to 5 p.m. in conjunction with Fire
Church closes land deal
Peachtree City United Methodist
Church has taken a big step in its quest to expand
and better serve its growing congregation.
- Falcon Field
getting government grants to help with
- Falcon Field is receiving
more than $500,000 in grants from state and
federal authorities for improvements, it was
announced at Wednesday night's regular monthly
meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority.
International Festival in
The International Society will
host the fourth annual International Festival in
Peachtree City Sunday, Oct. 17, from 12:30 - 4 p.m.
at the Glenloch soccer field.
meeting this weekend
The Fayette County chapter of
the National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People has two important meetings planned for
October, both in Peachtree City.
offered at Publix
The Fayette County Health
Department will offer flu shots at Publix in Fayette
Pavilion today from noon to 6 p.m.
Board sends fourth Odyssey
charter petition back to the drawing board
In a meeting that lasted just
over two minutes Monday morning, the Coweta County
Board of Education rejected the fourth proposal for a
charter school by the Odyssey Group.
County takes hard look at
private water systems
Commissioner Charlie Jones took
the offensive Tuesday morning at the Coweta County
Commission meeting and asked the commission to take
another look at privately owned water systems.
Commissioners get tough
Coweta County commissioners sent
a strong message to developers Tuesday morning.
Einstein squares off with
Picasso in Newnan
Newnan Community Theater will
launch its production of Steve Martin's Picasso
at the Lapin Agile tonight. The theater company
is known for producing some of the more irreverent
and less traditional plays, which Picasso most
- Senoia could spend
thousands of dollars for new radio system
- Senoia residents learned
Monday night it may soon cost the city more than
$100,000 for radio dispatch service for the
city's police officers to use.
City purchases wastewater
After more than two years of
negotiations, the city of Senoia agreed Monday night
to purchase the Southern Mills wastewater treatment
plant for $750,000.
Southsiders take team title
again at Army Ten Miler
For the second consecutive year,
Third Army Headquarters won the All Comers division
at the Army Ten Miler in Washington, D.C. Sunday,
Crucial games to be played
Welcome to the seventh week of
the high school football season. The nights are a
little more chilly now and the football action is
PTC girls help Eagles soar
The women's cross country team
at Emory University currently is ranked 22nd in the
nation in NCAA Division III competition.
Still hearing those words,
'Son, you're gonna be a fine preacher someday!'
By DAVID EPPS
Thompson was 76 years old when I first met him over
25 years ago. I was only 23 and had just been
assigned as a part-time student pastor to N. G.
Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church in Carter
County, Tennessee. The church was over 100 years old
and, until I arrived, had been the lesser church on a
two-church circuit for as long as anybody could
remember. Mr. Thompson was one of about 30 faithful
members that called Taylor Church their spiritual
Let Home Depot know how you
feel about development
The prevailing theme in the Oct.
11, 1999 Planning Commission meeting was
responsible development. The
standing-room-only crowd left the meeting with the
feeling that this newly revised Planning Commission
is devoted to the public good in accordance with
Peachtree City's high standards.