only PTC council winner with runoff looming; voters shoot down recreation
was only one clear winner after Tuesday's elections in Peachtree City:
Steve Rapson, who beat Nancy Faulkner for the post 3 city council seat
by over a 2-1 margin.
boy, driver killed in train collision
collision between a minivan and a train in Tyrone Tuesday night has
claimed the lives of a 6-year-old Tyrone boy and a 22-year-old Morrow
ponders next move in tax equity dispute
County commissioners and county attorneys were expected to discuss their
options in executive session Thursday night (after press time) now that
senior Judge Stephen Boswell has handed the county its second legal
loss in as many weeks.
care chemcials found in PTC water supply, though not at dangerous levels
ongoing study of lawn care practices and their effects on Peachtree
City's streams has revealed no dangerous concentrations of chemicals
in local waters, although their presence has been confirmed in relatively
urged not to block Hwy. 54/74 intersection
are being cautioned by police not to block the intersection of Ga. Highways
54 and 74, particularly during rush hour.
burning banned due to dry weather, danger
outdoor burn ban has been implemented for Peachtree City and unincorporated
Fayette County, including Brooks, Woolsey and Tyrone.
Development Authority to discuss search for new amphitheater director
the quality of the summer concert series at the Frederick Brown Jr.
Amphitheater is a top priority for the Peachtree City Development Authority,
which will consider how to hire a new amphitheater director at its next
coming to Coweta
Newnan Junior Service League is once again teaming up with the Newnan
Food Pantry to bring holiday cheer to the county's families in need.
A tradition in Coweta county, this year's Can-a-Thon is scheduled for
Nov. 27 from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. with the dropoff point in the town square.
City Library to observe Veterans Week
Peachtree City Library has announced that they will be observing National
Veterans Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17. Events are planned throughout the
wins mayor's race
one of the most bitterly contested elections in years, Councilman Dianne
Cleveland was swept into the Senoia mayor's office Tuesday.
from Senoia....it's a city council meeting
residents will get to participate in something Monday that's been a
rarity this fall a City Council meeting.
water on the way for Coweta
County received good news this week from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
loses three of four requests
took two votes and a clarification by the county attorney, but the Coweta
County Commission finally decided Tuesday morning to deny the majority
of Vulcan Construction's request to expand its rock quarry on Elzie
is named youth of the year
Newnan/Coweta Boys & Girls Club has announced that Jamal Ogletree
has been named its Youth of the Year.
is around the corner
The Newnan Junior
Service League is once again teaming up with the Newnan Food Pantry
to bring holiday cheer to the county's families in need.
season nears final week
regular season of high school football was scheduled to end tonight,
but there will be one more week next week, due to games that were postponed
after September 11.
Fall League at Tennis Center ends
Ladies Fall League at the Peachtree City Tennis Center recently wrapped
up. In the 'A' division, Cher Breward's team came in first place, while
Patty DeMasi's team finished in second place. Other captains in the
'A' league were Karen Horlak, Cathy Fralish, Karla Cassels and Jennie
few more opinions on the best dining choices this area has to offer
By DAVID EPPS
A few weeks ago,
in a previous column, I offered my opinion on some of the better places
to eat in Coweta and Fayette counties. As I mentioned then, I am certainly
not a food critic, nor do I have an educated palate, whatever that is.
of Americans to live, and die, reflection of moral responsibility
By MONROE ROARK
more advanced we as a society become, in technology and otherwise, the
more complicated our moral responsibilities become, and the more gray
areas that arise.
single split-second event can change an entire family's life forever
Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services
The people I work
with say I'm good at teaching children and getting down on their level.
They say that I have a unique ability to be able to communicate with
the kids that enables me to get my message across.
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