The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, November 26, 1999


'I still love you,' declares spouse charged with murder conspiracy

Despite fervent cries of “I still love you,” a Newnan woman is behind bars in Fayette County and charged with criminal attempt to kill her husband.

Home Depot debate is just beginning

While Home Depot's site plans for a 137,184-sq. ft. store failed to pass muster by the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night, the debate over building a “big box” retail outlet in the city is just beginning.

Students create cyberspace expo for nonprofit groups

Two students at Starr's Mill High School have made a name for themselves in the community via the Internet, while providing a valuable service for a number of civic organizations.

Library closing for computer system work

The Peachtree City Library will be closed from Monday, Nov. 30, through Friday, Dec. 3, in order to ready the collection for a new Web-based catalog system.

The 2000 summer season for the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater is tentatively scheduled to begin April 21, it was reported at last week's regular monthly meeting of the Development Authority of Peachtree City.

Pace reflects on council term

Nearing the end of four years on the City Council of Peachtree City, Jim Pace is clear about the direction the city is taking.

Planners delay action on Holly Grove project

Plans to realign and pave Holly Grove Church Road and extend Holly Grove Road to Ga. Highway 74 were tabled Monday night by the Peachtree City Planning Commission.

Peachtree City school named exemplary

Peachtree City Elementary School has been selected to receive a Pay for Performance Award from the Georgia Department of Education.

Latest charter school proposal heads for an early Monday morning decision

The latest round in the charter school debate between the Coweta County Board of Education and Odyssey School officials will probably have a sparse audience.

Hundreds honor commissioner at park dedication

Eastern Coweta County turned out in force last Saturday to honor one of its own as the new Hunter Recreational Complex on Ga. Highway 16 was officially opened for business.

Coweta car dealer hopes to raise $15,000 for the needy

During holiday season, many people's thoughts turn to those who have slipped through the safety net and are in dire need of help to have a joyous season.

Unemployment rate is up slightly

Coweta County's unemployment rate rose slightly in September, but the county still maintains the lowest rate in the Chattahoochee-Flint area.

Senoia squabble with Post Office over sign
The city of Senoia is hoping the feds will have a sympathetic ear when it comes to signs in the historic east Coweta town.

'Toys for Tots' is underway

Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty offices are once again serving as Southern Crescent drop-off points for the annual U. S. Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” campaign

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.

Main Street issues call for new ornament

Main Street Newnan is seeking entries for next year's holiday ornament.


Indians fall in first round playoffs to Houston County

Ask any East Coweta football player and he will tell you that he remembers last year's game with the Houston County Bears.

Sports Calendar

Tour Fayette County by bicycle this Saturday

See the county sights on the Tour De Fayette bike ride, Nov. 27 and every fourth Saturday of the month,


Thank you, Lord, for a lot of things this Thanksgiving
Politically Speaking

We may only do it once a year — and that is certainly not enough — but once a year is better than never at all.

You don't have to look far to find heros: They're close by

Once in awhile we encounter situations that remind us that heroes are all around us. Most of the time, they don't look like heroes and, if you referred to them as such, they would be embarrassed. Most of the time the heroes among us are ordinary people rising to the occasion during an extraordinary event.