The Fayette Citizen-Special Sections
Friday, December 31, 1999


Pearson charged, denied bond

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 council term

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Playground funds rescinded

The Peachtree City Recreation Commission Monday night rescinded its earlier decision to partially fund playground equipment at Peeples Elementary School, citing the distribution of Peeples' students inside and outside the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 resident arrested
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 10%

The city of Senoia is starting off the new year with a significantly larger budget than last year's.

Chipper program on tap for Jan. 8

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 recycling.

Senoia preparing for historic photo

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 Duckworth family

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 teams

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.

Sports Calendar


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!"