Logsdon: No debate with Brown

Peachtree City mayoral candidate Harold Logsdon has rebuffed an invitation to debate opponent Steve Brown, his opponent in the Dec. 6 runoff election.

County rejects sewer tap for church

The Fayette County Commission reasserted its aversion to dense development in the county last Thursday by refusing to allow a church to hook up to Peachtree City’s sewer system.

Students march for veterans

Brooks Elementary students
Brooks Elementary School students carry a flag as part of the annual Veterans Day observances Nov.

Soldier’s recovery continues

A Fayetteville man injured in Iraq is making amazing progress from his injuries, regaining movement back in his left hand and arm, his mother has reported.

Talking trash — again

Council to discuss garbage restrictions

Fayetteville Council members Nov. 17 will again consider tightening restrictions on the placement of streetside garbage containers.

County revamps sign ordinance

Fayette County updated its judicially-challenged sign ordinance last week, despite the efforts of one county commissioner to challenge it.

Nearly 7,500 vote in Peachtree City

Tyrone turnout better than Fayetteville

Some 7,464 voters cast ballots in the Nov. 8 general election in Peachtree City, accounting for 35.87 percent of the city’s 20,810 registered voters.

PTC man killed in auto crash

A Peachtree City man was killed Friday evening in a four-vehicle auto crash at the intersection of Ga. Highway 74 and Senoia Road across from an entrance to Kedron Village, police said.

Kroger gas pumps approved

Get ready to gas up at two Kroger grocery supermarkets, the first-ever pumps within big retail parking lots inside Peachtree City.

PTC Best Buy almost done

Peachtree City’s Best Buy store just might be open by this weekend.

City Building Official Tom Carty said Monday that a final inspection for the store has been scheduled for Friday. The store has been allowed to move in its stock while it works on the remaining “punch list” of minor issues, Carty said.

Ground broken for new middle school

Construction of Fayette’s newest middle school has been marked by a ceremonial groundbreaking lead by Fayette County Board of Education members, school leaders and those heading up the design and construction of the project.

Council to consider emergency plan

The Peachtree City Council will consider adopting a new federal protocol for handing significant public safety emergencies at its meeting Thursday night.

Grand opening reset for Peachtree City Library

The grand opening of the Peachtree City Library has been rescheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m., commencing with a ribbon-cutting in front of the newly-refurbished and expanded facility.

N. Fayette meeting set for Nov. 19

The North Fayette Community Association is holding its quarterly meeting Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. at North Fayette Elementary School, 609 Kenwood Road in Fayetteville.

New program helps seniors get around

As a solution to transportation challenges that many senior citizens face, Fayette County residents 60 years of age and older can now get transportation assistance to go to doctor’s offices, beauty shops, banks, shopping centers, and regional medical centers thanks to the new FSS “Ticket to Ride” voucher program.

Peachtree City rec staffer gets state award

An employee of the Peachtree City Recreation Department has earned an award as one of the top administrative staffers in the state.

Hank Aaron Automotive Group supports American Red Cross hurricane relief

Hank Aaron Automotive Group has announced its donation to the American Red Cross to aid in the hurricane Katrina relief for victims.

Big day Sat. at Fayetteville library

In celebration of National Children’s Book Week, the Fayette County Public Library will feature several activities this Saturday at 2 p.m.

Ham queen at GSU

Kamie Ham was recently selected as Homecoming Queen at Georgia Southern University. Kamie graduated from Fayette County High School in 2002 and is a senior at GSU, majoring in education.

State smoke-free rules to take effect this weekend

Rules for Georgia's Smokefree Air Act of 2005 are to take effect Nov. 17, the day of the Great American Smokeout. The rules were adopted by the Department of Human Resources Board Oct. 19, after the Act took effect July 1. Health officials say the law and the rules help assure Georgians that the places they dine, work and visit will be smoke free.

Oak Grove holds ‘Fall Into Math’ celebration

Oak Grove Elementary celebrated the importance of mathematics in everyday life with a daylong “Fall Into Math” celebration last month. The school’s Math Task Force, led by Instructional Support Teacher Lynn Shirley, sponsored the day.

Ga. Aquarium, UGA partner in aquatic veterinary program

In addition to being one of the world’s largest aquariums, with more than eight million gallons of marine and fresh water, the Georgia Aquarium will also serve as the leading facility for aquatic veterinary medicine. The Veterinary Services & Conservation Medicine Program, a cooperative endeavor between Georgia Aquarium and the University of Georgia, will be the largest facility to integrate a veterinary teaching hospital into an aquarium.

Crash kills PTC man

A Peachtree City man was killed Friday evening in a four-vehicle auto crash at the intersection of Ga. Highway 74 and Senoia Road, police said.

The noblest Roman of them all

SCHS Shakespeare
Members of the Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern visited Sandy Creek Friday to teach 10th- and 11th-grade students about “Julius Caesar,” which the actors from the Tavern will perform next Friday.

Caldwell, Furr win in Tyrone

Grace Caldwell and Gloria Furr were voted onto the Tyrone Town Council Tuesday, but they won by varying margins.

College student arrested at library, faces sex charge

A Georgia Tech student was arrested Thursday at the Peachtree City Library after arranging to meet a girl he thought was 14 years old for a sexual act, police said.

Change is on the horizon in Tyrone

Next year could be a whole different ball game for the Tyrone Town Council as they look to deal with a host of growth-related issues.

A night for new faces

It was quite a night Tuesday in Southwest Fulton. Local election results showed that voters’ preferences largely favored challengers.

Mayor, council members lash out at each other

Was it pre-election jitters or was it more?