Local schools near top of
Braelinn Elementary School and
McIntosh High School were both ranked second in the
state among elementary and secondary schools this
week by The Center for Education Policy in Atlanta.
Foxworthy at New Hope next
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy will be
the featured speaker at the fourth annual Wild Game
Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. under the big tent
at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville.
renewed, but West Village still a possibility
The City Council is continuing
to hold fast against any annexation into Peachtree
City sort of.
Dry summer brings higher
The lack of water this summer
has apparently had an effect on residents of
Peachtree City in the wallet.
- Industrial park
development a concern in traffic debate
- Is new commercial and
industrial development still welcome in Peachtree
City, now that its traffic impact ordinance is in
Home Depot site plan tabled
The conceptual site plan for the
proposed Home Depot on Ga. Highway 54 West was tabled
once again by the Peachtree City Planning Commission
at this week's meeting, but city officials say that
there has apparently been some progress
state green space committee
Peachtree City was a showcase
for a statewide audience Tuesday as the Governor's
Green Space Committee visited City Hall for its
regular meeting, which included a golf cart tour of
Two Peachtree City teenagers
were seriously injured last week after a late-night
one-car accident near Waterwood Bend and Brookwood
Region's roads to get a
makeover by 2008
In the next 10 years, the
transportation infrastructure of Coweta County will
be massively changed.
County deals with more
As Coweta County continues to
boom, the Coweta County Commission is becoming more
and more consumed with the county's water needs.
City, county head to court
The city of Senoia backed up its
tough talk in a recent annexation dispute with Coweta
County by filing a lawsuit
Coweta honors war hero
The city of Sharpsburg and the
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Sharpsburg
Sharpshooters, Camp 1729, conducted an unveiling
Monday night for a plaque honoring William Thomas
- Chamber is working
at helping Shaw's displaced workers
- Shaw Industries announced
last week that the company would be closing its
Newnan facility by the end of the year. The move
throws 350 employees out of work, but the
Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce is starting a
program to help the displaced workers.
Holiday happenings roll
Residents eager to get the
holidays off to a fun start need to head to downtown
Newnan this Sunday.
speaking at Fairmount
U.S. Rep. Mac Collins will visit
the Fairmount Alternative School in Newnan, to see
the work of Dr. Carmella Scott Williams.
is now open for business
We all know the answer to that
famous question, What's the most important
thing in real estate?
Panthers and Patriots
prepare for last game of season
They say time flies when you're
having fun and there is no doubt that both the Sandy
Creek and Starr's Mill football teams are having fun.
Indians have award winning
Defensive end Adrian Stargell of
the East Coweta Indians was heralded as a Utilities
Protection Center Lineman of the Week.
Veteran's remorse: There
should be no guilt for not having been sent to the car
wreck that was the Vietnam War
I enlisted in
the Marine Corps on a Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 10,
1970. Two days later, I left for boot camp and
arrived at Parris Island, S. C., on Friday the 13th.
The Vietnam War was raging and my next-door neighbor,
a kid named Lonnie, had already become an Army Ranger
and had been shot to pieces. He survived but recovery
would be slow. Jimmy, a soldier, and Joe, a Marine,
would not be so fortunate. These friends from high
school would be dead at 19 and their names inscribed
on The Wall.
Support for traffic
ordinance is support for quality of life
Recently, our city politicians
passed the Traffic Impact Ordinance in an attempt to
prevent further deterioration of the traffic
situation along and near the [Ga.] Highway 54