The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, October 15, 1999


Home Depot plants in the works

Home Depot will be calling Peachtree City home, but nobody knows yet exactly where it will be.

Council candidates at Rotary Event

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 house

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 Prevention Week.

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 improvements
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 town soon

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.

NAACP 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.

Police Blotter

Flu shots 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 with developer

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 certainly is.

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 treatment plant

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, Oct. 10.

Crucial games to be played this weekend

Welcome to the seventh week of the high school football season. The nights are a little more chilly now and the football action is more intense.

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!'

George 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 home.

Letter to the Editor

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.