The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, December 10, 1999


Looking for traffic solutions – fast

The clock is ticking.

Holiday favorite coming to Starr's Mill

The Georgia Dance Theatre will perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 18, the 105th anniversary of the classic ballet's debut performance.

Catholic school principal dismissed

Our Lady of Victory Catholic School in Tyrone will start afresh with a new principal and different approach to handling complaints following the dismissal this week of Nanci Pearson, who was named principal about a year ago when the school was under construction.

Breakfast with Santa in Tyrone

Santa Claus is coming to town — Tyrone, that is.

WASA getting to the 'root' of the problem
Monday night's regular monthly meeting of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority began with an outdoor object lesson.

Kwanzaa, King Day will be focus of NAACP meeting

The Dec. 11 meeting of the Fayette County NAACP branch will include an African-American cultural celebration called Kwanzaa.

Postal Service seeking annex site in F'ville

The U. S. Postal Service is looking for a 22,576-sq. ft. building on four or five acres to relieve overcrowding at the Fayetteville Post Office.

Police blotter

County's budget is called unbalanced

Coweta County's proposed 2000 budget of $28 million is already coming under fire from one county commissioner.

Conference center gets first green light

Is an $80 million conference center in store for Coweta County?

911 funding still being debated

The ball is back in the county's court, according to Senoia Mayor Joan Trammell, for funding 911 service for Senoia and Grantville.

County moves forward with recyling program

Coweta County took the first step Tuesday morning to revamping its embattled recycling program.

Resident doesn't want sewer construction to remove trees
Even though Senoia's municipal sewer system is not up and running, it's already coming under scrutiny from one group of concerned citizens.

Widening of Hwy. 54 now on 'fast track'

Fayette and Coweta County officials will continue to meet with state transportation officials to iron out the details of an agreement reached last week that would hasten the widening of Ga. Highway 54 west of Peachtree City.

The Central Education Center: from vision to reality

The Central Educational Center, a charter school that has been in the planning stages for over two years, is now becoming an exciting reality.


Big weekend for high school wrestlers, basketball

The South Metro Invitational, starting today at Eagle's Landing High School, will host 22 area high school wrestling teams in a very competitive bracketed tournament.

McIntosh fares well on mat

Their itinerary was almost militaristic. The Chiefs wrestlers left school Friday afternoon, drove for close to two hours to Cartersville, wrestled at 7, left the gym at 11:30, got to their hotel at 12:45 and were wrestling again at 7:30 the next morning.

Local golfer is favorite in junior tourney

The course at Stone Mountain Golf Club will be covered with junior golfers this weekend as the Internatioal Junior Golf Tour arrives for The Peachtree Junior Championship. This annual event includes 85 top ranked junior golfers between the ages of 11-19 for 36 holes of stroke play competition.

Chiefs unbeaten in the pool

The swimmers of McIntosh High School continued their unbeaten streak against Fayette County by winning both the boys' and girls' competition at a recent meet at the Kedron Aquatic Center.


The story behind the mournful 'Taps': A father discovers his son on the battlefield

As a young Marine, I participated in a number of military funerals as a member of an honor guard assigned to such duties. Some of the funerals were for retired Marines, some for those killed in Vietnam, and others for those who had been killed in automobile wrecks or had died of diseases. All were impressive but terribly sad.