The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, October 22, 1999


State Court vacates O'Keefe verdicts

The convictions of three members of a Peachtree City family were vacated by an order issued Tuesday in Fayette County State Court.

Campaign contributions filed

The Citizen has obtained records of campaign contributions and expenditures for all five City Council candidates in Peachtree City, as of Tuesday.

Huddleston celebrates 20 years

“The staff, the students and the community” are the three things that distinguish Huddleston Elementary as a school of excellence, according to Principal Lynda Lambeth.

Proposed development could improve roads

The Peachtree City Planning Commission is set to consider at Monday night's regular meeting a conceptual plan for a new development on Ga. Highway 74 South that would bring with it some welcome road improvements.

City proclaims 'Jerry Peterson Day'
Peachtree City, with some help from Pathway Communities and the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, honored one of its own last week by proclaiming Oct. 12 to be “Jerry Peterson Day.”

Line Creek Pkwy. tunnel approved

Residents in the Wynnmeade subdivision will have an easier time crossing Line Creek Parkway, thanks to a tunnel now in the works.

City records show contracts with candidates

Two of the five candidates for City Council in Peachtree City are currently working for the city in their respective fields of expertise, records obtained at City Hall show.

'Doctor, Doctor...'

Senoia residents may soon not have to travel so far for their medical needs.

Home retailer building distribution center in county

Coweta County has added another plum to its industrial mix. Officials confirmed that Waccamaw/Home Place would be opening a new distribution center in the county next spring.

Newnan teacher hononred by USA Today

U.S. Rep. Mac Collins recently welcomed to Washington three Georgia teachers who were named to USA TODAY's first All-USA Teacher Team.

Local Lutherans, Catholics eye historic accord

Local Roman Catholics and Lutherans will join Oct. 31 to celebrate an event of historical significance to churches throughout the world when leaders of both bodies meet on the same day to sign a Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification in Augsburg, Germany.

Tax bills hitting the mail this week
Residents checking their mail this week may have discovered Coweta County's annual present — property tax bills.

Cokes Chapel UMC revival is Oct. 24-26

Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church in Sharpsburg will have revival services beginning with the 11 a.m. Sunday morning service Oct. 24

National Majority would choose public schools if given choice, involved parents are more supportive
Education Matters
Supt. of Education

A recent poll of parents nationwide reports that the majority would choose to send their children to public school even if private or church-related schools could be attended at government expense.

Moreland UMC revival starts this Friday

Moreland United Methodist Church in Coweta County will have its annual spiritual renewal services this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. Former pastors of the church will be featured as guest speakers each night.


Local teams perform well at Last Chance Meet

The cross country season has only a few meets left; the county championship, the regional championships, and the state championships.

Lots of big games to be played in Georgia this weekend

There is a positive vibe that has begun to flow. It seems to radiate in the air, an era of good feeling that could translate into wins all over the state.


After strike strike-induced seperation, baseball and life come back together again

Up until Tuesday evening, I hadn't watched an entire major league baseball game this season. The baseball strike pretty much ruined me for big-time baseball. Since the strike, I haven't bought a baseball ticket, haven't spent any money on caps, jerseys, or any of that other stuff, and haven't really cheered for any major league team. Not even Atlanta.