The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, November 19, 1999


Home Depot drops Kedron project

It looks like Home Depot is putting all of its Peachtree City eggs in one basket.

Library computer lab growing to meet demand

The Library Commission conducted its most recent meeting in its new and improved computer training lab, taking advantage of an opportunity to show off some of its most recent high-tech acquisitions.

City looking at four-day work week

Peachtree City, considering every option available to help ease traffic in town, is looking into something that could have other benefits for employees and citizens — a four-day work week.

Children's week deemed a success

Organizers of Children's Week in Peachtree City, conducted the first week of November, report that this most recent program was a rousing success, with hundreds of elementary school students taking part in six days of activitites designated to help them learn more about the environment.

1999 Children's Week Art Contest Winners

Holly Grove Rd. area focus of Planning Commission

Traffic concerns on the southern end of Peachtree City will be among the topics discussed at Monday night's Planning Commission meeting, as an established subdivision grapples with what its residents believe could be some problems brought about by a proposed development nearby.

Police Blotter

Hwy. 34 work to be finished by 2005

Exasperated Coweta and Fayette County commuters received a little bit of good news Tuesday night from the chairman of the Coweta County Commission.

Report card is a mixed bag

It's the best of times and the worst of times for schools on Coweta County's east side.

City ponders future of wooden bridge

Senoia's Bridge Street may soon be losing its historic wooden bridge to vehicular traffic.

East Coweta looks for revenge against Houston County

The way the season began for the East Coweta Indians, a trip to the playoffs looked very unlikely.

Pool problems causing variance problems
A fence around a swimming pool sent the Coweta County Board of Commissioners diving into the troubled waters of variances again Tuesday night.

Education Matters

Schools assess learners for many reasons, including the important diagnostic task of identifying what learners know so that individual learning goals can be developed and implemented.

County's permits are down from 1998

The Coweta County Building Inspection Department issued a total of 191 permits during the month of October.

Junior League gears up for food drive

The Newnan Junior Service League is once again teaming up with the Newnan Food pantry to bring holiday cheer to the county's families in need.


State playoffs of football begin tonight

Reaching the playoffs, in any sport, tends to be its own reward for a team.

Sports Calendar

Last race of the century to be held at Atlanta Motor Speedway

This weekend marks the final racing weekend of the year and of the century. The NAPA 500, part of the Winston Cup Series, will be held at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 21, but there will be plenty of racing action in the days leading up to the final NASCAR race of the year.


Annnexing the West Village: a discussion


The Peachtree City Council recently renewed a moratorium on all annexations. But the council members left the door open to consider annexing nearly 1,000 acres north of Ga. Highway 54 and west of Ga. Highway 74.

Having an audience: It often matters more than we realize at the time

I was complaining to my wife about my lack of time and bemoaning the fact that I had to attend a denominational meeting. The lack of time is due to my taking several seminary courses in order to finish a master's degree program that I began a zillion years ago. During the spring, I traveled to Springfield, Mo., for a week of courses, followed by a course in Lakeland, Fla. This fall I took another course in Lakeland and, recently, I was involved in yet another course in Philadelphia.


'Big boxes' threaten PTC quality of life

If someone should ask you how things are going in Peachtree City, tell them that we are being “saturated” and “cannibalized.” You can explain to them that those terms are retail jargon used by the “big box” stores like Home Depot and Wal-Mart that are coming to Peachtree City.

PTC citizens must turn out to stop 'big boxes'

Monday, Nov. 22, could be a turning point in our city's future. On that evening at 7 p.m. at City Hall, the Peachtree City Planning Commission will meet to review the site plan for the Home Depot store which is planned for Ga. Highway 54, just west of the ga. Highway 74 intersection.