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So it is wwww.thecitizen.com and not just thecitizen.com</p> <p>This site will remain as an archive and the address for it will be http://archive.thecitizen.com</p> News Fri, 05 Mar 2010 09:55:18 -0500 PTC to hear pitch for senior apartments http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42289 <p>A company wanting to build an age-restricted apartment complex in Peachtree City will make a pitch to the City Council Tuesday night in a workshop meeting.</p> News Peachtree City Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:09:07 -0500 F’ville may continue to relax sign usage http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42288 <p>The Fayetteville City Council at the March 4 meeting will consider a resolution that would continue to relax the requirements on certain business signs for an additional six months due to the continuing recessionary downturn in the local economy.</p> Fayette News Mon, 01 Mar 2010 07:15:03 -0500 Fire damages PTC home; no one hurt http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42283 <p>A fire significantly damaged a home on Gelding Garth in Peachtree City this afternoon.</p> <p>When firefighters arrived at 100 Gelding Garth, flames were visible from the rear of the home. The fire was deemed under control in about half an hour with about 20 firefighters responding to the scene, officials said.</p> News Peachtree City Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:38:07 -0500 PTC tourism director resigns http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42280 <p>The executive director of the Peachtree City Tourism Association has resigned, the association announced Friday morning.</p> News Peachtree City Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:51:31 -0500 Police: foul play not suspected in death of UGA student http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42279 <p>At this point, there have been no indications that foul play is involved with the Sunday death of a University of Georgia student at his mother’s Peachtree City home, police said Friday morning.</p> News Peachtree City Fri, 26 Feb 2010 11:32:51 -0500 Senoia planners approve charter school http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42276 <p>The Senoia Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for the K-8 Coweta Charter Academy on Rockaway Road that will be run by Charter Schools USA. The approval came with several conditions suggested by City Administrator Richard Ferry. The school will open in August.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:52:25 -0500 Piedmont Newnan Hospital project ready to begin http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42275 <p>The project to build what will be the tallest building in southwest metro Atlanta was delayed more than a year ago in the middle of the recession. But Piedmont Newnan Hospital is back, with start-up on the new Poplar Road facility near I-85 set to begin immediately. The first phase of the hospital is projected to open in early 2012.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:51:42 -0500 Seabaugh goes to bat for utilities contractors http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42274 <p>State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh (R-Sharpsburg) championed legislation through the State Senate that will ensure utility contractors are not prohibited from bidding on projects if they do not possess a general contractor license. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 53-0.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:50:56 -0500 Doctor guilty on sex charges http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42273 <p>Decatur resident and former Grady Hospital doctor Adam Wayne Lebowitz has been convicted by a federal jury of sex crimes that stemmed from a 2006 investigation by the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office after receving a complaint from a 15 year-old male and his mother.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:50:16 -0500 Coweta/Fayette ‘biobots’ make their mark at statewide competition http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42272 <p>It was all about developing a “Sustainable Green Subdivision.” And it was the entry that won three 2nd Place awards for a group of Coweta and Fayette kids in January as part of a statewide competition at Georgia Tech sponsored by the international First Lego League (FLL). The “biobots” team boasts six members from the Sharpsburg, Senoia and Peachtree City areas.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:49:13 -0500 Transitional home permit approved with conditions http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42271 <p>A conditional use permit for the BelAir transitional home in north Coweta was approved unanimously Feb. 16, but not without much discussion and 36 conditions being imposed before the home can be re-opened.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:47:26 -0500 Work on new Coweta Fire HQ to begin http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42270 <p>The Coweta County Commission on Feb. 16 voted unanimously to confirm the execution of the construction agreement for the county’s new fire station #1 on Turkey Creek Road.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:46:42 -0500 Newnan Police need help with hit and run case http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42268 <p>Newnan Police Department are still investigating the Feb. 4 hit-and-run on Newnan Crossing Bypass that claimed the life of 30-year-old Curtis Rodriguez Mitchell of Newnan.</p> Coweta News Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:44:29 -0500