Cox to run for Ga. school chief
State Rep. Kathy Cox will seek the office of state school superintendent
in the next state election.
restrictions due to terrorism hurt aviation economy at Falcon Field
on airspace surrounding Hartsfield International Airport have reduced
the total number of flights out of Peachtree City's Falcon Field ...
and have cut the airport's fuel sales accordingly.
Brown lead pack in PTC campaign fundraising
routine examination of campaign disclosure forms filed with Peachtree
City indicates that Post 3 City Council candidate Steve Rapson has received
the most contributions, $3,875.
not back on powder which forced evacuation of post office
on a powder found on several packages that forced the evacuation of
Peachtree City's Post Office Monday morning have not come back as of
The Citizen's press time Thursday afternoon.
making plans to renovate old offices of PTC amphitheater
City Development Authority is planning to renovate the former offices
of the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater.
Council, Mayor candidates will be questioned by high school students
City mayor and City Council candidates will face a much younger audience
Thursday night at a candidate forum which will be hosted by local high
finalizes deal for Drake Field: $1.25 million
Peachtree City Development Authority has closed on a real estate deal
to purchase the Drake Field area (between City Hall and Lake Peachtree)
from Pathway Communities for $1.25 million.
BBQ set for Saturday
Ebenezer United Methodist Church is having its Fall Festival this Saturday,
Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a yard sale outside and plants,
crafts and cake sales in the Fellowship Hall.
values soar as appraisal notices arrive
Coweta County residents got sticker shock when they opened their mail
officials may adopt new redistricting policy
County school officials may soon adopt a policy for redistricting.
literary tradition has helped from Newnan company
Georgian Terrace Hotel announces the Atlanta debut of The Spoken Word,
a nonprofit series of speaking engagements open to the public that feature
premier literary and performing arts talents in a thought-provoking
and intellectual forum.
Coweta County Commission delayed a controversial zoning decision Tuesday
night after one commissioner received some last-minute information on
gets the royal treatment in "The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare
complaints that get thrown at the work of William Shakespeare consistently
is that his material is long and boring. Not any more.
show set for Grantville
Saturday, antique, classic and collectible vehicles from around the
state will converge on downtown Grantville for the city's sixth annual
Antique Auto Show.
sweeps cross country county championships
showed their dominance at the county cross country championships last
week. The boys won their secodn county championship in a row, while
Fayette County placed second, Starr's Mill placed third and Sandy Creek
placed fourth. The Lady Chiefs, who have never lost the county championships,
won again with Starr's Mill placing second.
playing for playoff position, pride
teams like East Coweta and Starr's Mill are playing to stay in the playoff
race, Sandy Creek is playing to hit .500 and McIntosh and Fayette County
are playing for pride. The games scheduled for tonight should pose some
interesting challenges for all teams involved.
season for McIntosh volleyball ends at state tourney
McIntosh Lady Chiefs volleyball team entered the state tournament last
weekend as area champions, undefeated in area play, and state-ranked.
In the first round of state competition, a team needed two victories
before losing twice to ensure advancing to the Elite Eight round this
expected, ACLU takes offense with religious reaction to terrorism
It didn't even take
a month after the horrific attacks on America for the American Civil
Liberties Union to get its boxers in a bunch regarding the rampant religiosity
of grieving citizens. All over America, soon after the destruction of
the World Trade Center towers and the attack on the Pentagon, signs
and bumper stickers began to appear that uttered a desperate, one-sentence
prayer "God Bless America."
are dozens of great songs, but what makes a national anthem?
fans have no doubt noticed a new practice at many ballparks of not only
playing the national anthem before each game, but also "God Bless
America" during the seventh-inning stretch. That reminds me of
the ongoing debate, begun long before the most recent patriotic surge,
over whether "The Star-Spangled Banner" should be replaced
by "God Bless America" as the official national anthem.
badge of courage for modern knights
Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services
Over three hundred
modern day knights lost their lives when the World Trade Center came
down. These are truly times of great adversity. For as long as I can
remember, in times of adversity my father said to me, "Son, you
need to be brave in the face of adversity and wear a badge of courage."
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