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Local legislators set town hall meeting today at 4 p.m.

The natives were getting restless, so the Fayette Republican Party has scheduled some face-time with four GOP lawmakers for Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Fayetteville party headquarters.

The party Thursday morning emailed a detailed account of some of the legislation to be discussed at the town hall gathering. There are several hot-button issues in the batch. Read More»

Student MovieFest finale is March 1

Clayton State University is rolling out the red carpet and expecting hundreds of people to attend the Campus MovieFest (CMF) Finale on Sunday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Activities Center Ballroom.

The top 16 films from Clayton State’s MovieFest will be showcased, and the top four films will move on to CMF Hollywood in June 2015 to compete against schools across the country for $150,000 in cash, prizes, and professional gigs. Read More»

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at Spivey Hall

Introduction to opera has zany characters, bright costumes and life lessons

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America month with bright costumes, zany characters, and well-loved stories performed at Spivey Hall.

The Capitol City Opera Company will present “Seuss-Some Two-Some” Wednesday, March 4 at 9:45 a.m. and again at 11:15 a.m. Read More»

Beverley Watson’s murderer is up for medical parole

The Georgia Corrections and Parole Board (GCPB) is considering Jim Watson for an early release due to what was described as a declining health status. Watson was convicted in 2002 of the murder of his wife, Beverley, in 1997. Beverley’s brother, Scott Bennett, is adamant that Jim Watson not be released. Read More»

'Americana' will fill hearts with joy, eyes with tears

Southern Crescent Chorale

Southern Crescent Chorale will make its eleventh appearance at Spivey Hall on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m.

The concert, entitled “Americana,” is designed to fill hearts with joy.

As part of the season theme “Salute to America,” the Chorale will delight the audience with the performance of American folk songs, hymns, and spirituals. A versatile group of musicians, the Chorale will sing challenging and beautiful selections of many favorites, including “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” “America the Beautiful,” “God of Our Father,” “Shenandoah,” and “Cindy.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 02/25/15

All Saints announces Lenten events
All Saints Anglican Church announces its Wednesday night Lenten services.  Beginning tonight, Feb. 25 thru Wednesday, April 1, All Saints will conduct a Stations of the Cross service in the main sanctuary beginning at 6 p.m. followed by a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m.  All Saints is at 149 Ebenezer Rd., Fayetteville.  For more information, call the church  office, 770-486-5374 or visit www.ptcanglican.org.

Lenten services begin tonight at WOG Read More»

Spivey announces March line-up

Includes Caberet concert

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall (www.spiveyhall.org) has announced details of its March programming, which will feature a debut performance by mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, whose cabaret concerts have been cited by “The New York Times” as packing “a memorably focused emotional punch.”

Blythe is one of four debuts for Spivey in March, which also includes concerts from REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music, VIDA Guitar Quartet and Chris Potter Underground, Read More»

World famous guitarist brings 'Endless Tour' to Spivey Hall

Thibault Cauvin, one of the most talented, charismatic and sought-after guitarists in the world today, will make his first appearance at Spivey Hall on Feb. 28.

By the age of 20, Cauvin had already won 13 international first prizes and played over 600 concerts covering every continent. The New York Times calls him “a stylistic innovator.”

He performs for the first time at Spivey Hall on his “Endless Tour,” which has given over 1,000 recitals in 120 countries over the past 10 years.

The show begins at 8:15 p.m. Read More»

Religion Briefs 02/18/15

St. Gabriel’s fish fry starts this Friday
Knights of Columbus, James P Lyke Council 11458, St .Gabriel Catholic Church, will host its annual Friday Fish Fry, each Friday from Feb. 20 through  March 27 (closed Feb. 27). The first plate will be served at 5:30 p.m. Adult meals are $8 per plate; child meals $5 per plate. Both baked and fried options are offered. The church is at 152 Antioch Road, Fayetteville. For more info, call 770-461-0492 (church office) or 770-277-8807 (Chris Campbell).

COS offers Lenten dinners, services Read More»

Spivey Hall featuring Atlanta-based performers in February

Spivey Hall will feature performances by two Atlanta-based groups at the end of February.

The Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra will perform with Richard Bell as conductor on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Read More»

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