The Fayette Citizen-News Page

Friday, December 3, 1999


Tyrone development moving forward

Developer Joel Cowan got the green light for a 169-home subdivision last week by the Tyrone Planning Commission and now faces one last hurdle.

Rec gift certificates now on sale

The Peachtree City Recreation Department has announced the arrival of its new gift certificates just in time for the holidays.

Library to open tomorrow on schedule

The Peachtree City Library's massive card catalog project, which forced the facility to close this week, is on schedule and patrons will be able to return to the library tomorrow.

More playground funds requested

The Peachtree City Recreation Commission is taking a little extra time considering the latest playground funding request from a local elementary school.

Spell honored at state event
Peachtree City Recreation Commission Chairman Earl Spell has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association.

December brings several schedule changes for city

The month of December can often bring about schedule changes for a number of public events, and this year in Peachtree City is no exception

VFW 100th anniversary dinner Dec. 17 at Wyndham

Peachtree City's Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9949 will be holding its special 100th anniversary celebration Friday, Dec. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center.

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Santa coming to Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Fire Department will be escorting Santa Claus through the city on a fire truck for the fifth consecutive year, beginning this weekend.

Board denies Charter School again

It's back to the drawing board for organizers of the proposed Odyssey charter school in Coweta County.

Redistricting looms for eastside schools

Within the next month, the Coweta County school system is set to start work on redistricting efforts for next year.

Tree farms provide old-fashioned yule experience

Christmas tree farms produce the traditional greenery we associate with the holidays and a whole lot more. They provide a destination for a family outing, are havens for wildlife, and are personalized retail outlets where good cheer abounds.

Senoia starts on long-awaited sewer system

After more than two years of negotiations and countless years of study, the city of Senoia has started work on building its municipal sewerage system.

Expert: Coweta is going to love riding the rail
Coweta residents may not be used to the idea of a rapid rail line running through the county, but one of the architects of the plan says once it's here, you're going to love it.

Property tax bills due Dec. 15

Residents doing their holiday shopping this week may need to save some money so that they can “pay the piper” by Dec. 15.

City to put best face forward

Senoia is getting ready for its close-up.

Annual bird count set; watch sites needed

This is a big year for people who love birds. The Christmas Bird Count, the annual census of North American birds sponsored jointly by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, hits a significant milestone this winter: its 100th anniversary.

Bank gets in holiday spirit with toy, donation program

Fairburn Banking is helping others this holiday season by accepting donations or new toys that you would like to give to the less fortunate.

Unemployment figures still good

Coweta County's unemployment rate moved up slightly in October, but still remains relatively low.


Teams hoop it up around region

The Starr's Mill boys and girls basketball teams have a big weekend ahead of them.

High school wrestlers ready to hit the mats this weekend

Wrestling, the non-fake kind, will swing into action this weekend as the area high schools will be competing in meets and tournaments.

PTC Packer Cheerleaders win division

The 60 lb. Packers Cheerleading Squad won first place at the Division II Cheerleading Competition this season. They competed in the United Youth Football Conference (UYFC) with teams throughout the metro area on October 24, 1999 at Rockdale High School's Robert Reid Stadium in Conyers GA.

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After years of faith in a vision, a church is reborn

In Thomaston, Ga., the county seat of Upson County, a quiet, but dramatic, resurrection is taking place. In the 1880's, a new sanctuary was constructed and dedicated for the congregation of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was known for its beauty and featured a bell tower, a slanted floor, wonderful acoustics, and was replete with stained glass that would flood the worship area with stunningly beautiful colors.

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