The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, December 24, 1999


Home Depot plan moves forward

Now that Home Depot is definitely coming to Peachtree City, the next step is to make it look like it belongs here, according to developers and city officials.

Local girl fares well in national contest

Emma Kearney is just 8 years old and is already an accomplished doll maker and historian.

Church seeks Venezuelan aid

Holy Trinity Catholic Church is appealing to local residents for help in disaster-torn Venezuela.

Bidders for judical spots must reapply

The selection of Peachtree City's legal counsel and municipal judge for the upcoming year will be made about a month later than usual, as the City Council voted to start the bid process over again and resolicit applicants.

City to honor MLK next month
Peachtree City has announced a special ceremony honoring the 70th birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at City Hall.

Chairman honored by Airport Authority

The Peachtree City Airport Authority honored its outgoing chairman at its final meeting of 1999, recognizing seven years of service to the city's aviation community.

Taxes on the rise?

Could a tax increase be on the way to help fund services for the explosive growth that's occurring in Coweta County?

Funding debate continues

If the economic development agency 21st Century Coweta does not become more accountable for its funding, it could lose it.

Clear book bags to make debut Jan. 10

Coweta parents may want to add one last item to the Christmas list this year — clear or mesh book bags.

Miss Northgate is crowned

This is a year of firsts for Northgate High School and last month, the school had its first Miss Northgate Scholarship Pageant.


Tanner to speak to PTC runners

Lisa Tanner, volunteer coordinator for the Atlanta Track Club, will be the guest speaker for the Jan. 3 meeting of the Peachtree City Running Club.

Winter workout camps keep local youth active

The Fayette County Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Peachtree City Recreation Department, is offering a winter workout camp beginning Jan. 5.


3 years of Citizen columns bring back memories

Three years ago, about three months after we had helped to plant a new church, my wife Cindy asked me why I didn't resume writing a newspaper column.