Pearson charged, denied
A 65-year-old Fayette man wept
quietly Wednesday as authorities entered four charges
of malice murder against him in the shooting deaths
of four females earlier in the week.
City enacts Y2K plan
Peachtree City has established a
Y2K contingency plan in the event of any prolonged
power outages or communications failures, according
to a press statement issued by the city last week.
Tennant ready to start
Peachtree City's newest
councilman is gearing up for his first official
meeting next week.
Playground funds rescinded
The Peachtree City Recreation
Commission Monday night rescinded its earlier
decision to partially fund playground equipment at
Peeples Elementary School, citing the distribution of
Peeples' students inside and outside the city limits,
as well as its leaders' decision not to approach
Fayette County officials for matching funds.
- Armed robber, teen
- A call to the Fayette County
Sheriff's Department concerning a robbery
resulted in charges against the alleged robber as
well as the victim, who learned the hard way to
be careful who he invited into his home.
City ponds get facelift
People who walk the cart path or
live near Rockspray Pond in Peachtree City may have
noticed some trees missing on the pond's dam.
Coweta Year in Review
Senoia 2000 budget jumps
The city of Senoia is starting
off the new year with a significantly larger budget
than last year's.
Chipper program on tap for
Georgia Power Company has
announced the return of its Bring One for the
Chipper program, giving people a way to safely
and cleanly dispose of old Christmas trees through
Senoia preparing for
Senoia's big day in the sun is
today, but city officials are hoping the millennium
photo shoot doesn't cause too many problems.
Trust fund set up for
Scott Duckworth of Fayetteville
doted on his baby daughter, Kerrington Milan, family
and friends say.
NFL Experience gives fans a
taste of professional football
This weekend brings the last
week of regular season NFL football, which means in
five short weeks it will be time for the Super Bowl.
Vacation over for local
Consider that tomorrow will be
the beginning of a new year, a new century and to
some, a new millennium. For high school athletic teams, it is
the beginning of the second half of the season. Now
they face more region opponents and every game counts
a little bit more. Though the action won't begin
until Tuesday, Jan. 4, one can foresee an exciting
beginning to 2000.
Thank a Russian monk for
Y2K he invented it
Back in the
ancient time, "2001: A Space Odyssey" had
just been released to theaters nationwide. The movie
was high-tech, for its day, weird, and unsatisfying.
Yet, it did get my friends and me thinking and
talking about the next century. During all this
musing, I calculated how old I would be when the year
2000 rolled around. In horror, I told my friend
Steve, "Gosh, I'll be nearly 49 years old! I'll
be nearly dead!"