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Miss Sandy Creek Pageant is this Saturday

Proceeds will benefit school’s choral department

The Sandy Creek High School Choral Department has rescheduled the 2014 Miss Sandy Creek Pageant after inclement weather forced the original pageant to be cancelled. The pageant is Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $7 on Friday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the SCHS cafeteria, or for $10 at the door. Read More»

PTC’s Father-Daughter Dance lights up the night

Bert Saunders took his daughter Haley for a twirl on the dance floor Saturday night at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. The popular event gave dads and daughters an excuse to dress fancy and have some quality time together. Photo/John Munford.

Dressed-up dads and daughters descended upon the Kedron Fieldhouse Saturday night for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. The popular event gave dads and daughters an excuse to dress fancy and have some quality time together.

At right above, Bert Saunders took his daughter Haley for a twirl on the dance floor Saturday night at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. All photos/John Munford.

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Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Richard A. Greuel of Fayetteville had a new hobby device Jan. 28, and the three inches of snow that blanketed the area gave him a chance to try it out. Read More»

Brown’s Battlefield muster undefeated by cold weather

Brown’s Battlefield muster undefeated by cold weather

Cold weather last month could not deter this sturdy group of Civil War reenactors with the Phillip’s Legion Cavalry and Ferrell’s Battery who attended the weekend-long muster at the Brown’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site south of Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Things to do-Jan.30-March 22

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January 30

“Plaza Suite” is today at 8 p.m. at the Newnan Community Theater Company. The three-act play tells the stories of three different couples who successively occupy Suite 719 of the New York Plaza. To purchase tickets, visit Newnan Theatre Company’s web site at http://www.newnantheatre.org or visit the box office before or after any performance. The theatre is located in historic downtown Newnan at 24 First Avenue.


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Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

January 2014 Fayette Woman Cover Lady Maggie Laton (center) chats with Pinewood Atlanta Vice President of Operations Brian Cooper (R) at the Pinewood Gala Saturday night in a soundstage on the Fayetteville studio site. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Battle of Brown's Mill reenactment slated for next weekend

Those interested in American history will be able to get an up-close look at a portion of it later this month. The weekend of Jan. 24-26 will feature the Battle of Brown’s Mill-Hospital Town Reeanctment 2014.

To be held at the historic battlefield site on Millard Farmer Road, the event will be the kick-off for the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Brown’s Mill which will include a reenactment of the battle and of Newnan as a “hospital town” during the Civil War. Read More»

There she is ... Miss Starr’s Mill

There she is ... Miss Starr’s Mill

On Saturday, Abby Feltner was crowned the new Miss Starr’s Mill 2014. Thirty-two Starr’s Mill high school girls competed for the title in casual wear, evening gown, interview and talent.

Abby wowed the audience with her rendition of the song “At Last.” This was the junior’s second year competing in the pageant. She was last year’s runner-up to outgoing queen Emma Wernecke.

Between her two wins, Abby has won $3,500 in scholarship money. The Miss Starr’s Mill pageant awards more scholarship money than any other high school pageant in the nation. Read More»

‘Chicago’ at McIntosh H.S. Thursday night

‘Chicago’ at McIntosh H.S. Thursday night

The McIntosh High School Drama Department is presenting “Chicago” Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. To reserve tickets, email infoatmcintoshtheatre.org, or for more information visit, mcintosh theatre.org. Photo/Special.

Fayette’s nonprofits selling tickets to Pinewood gala

Over the berm and through the field to ... Pinewood we go — Green grass covers new berms shielding parts of Pinewood Atlanta Studios from Sandy Creek Road passersby. One of the soundstages will host the gala grand opening of the facility this weekend. Photo/ Ben Nelms.

Ticket prices range from zero to at least $250 for a reception and tour of the site of Pinewood Atlanta Studios this coming Saturday, a way for the company building the venue to lend a helping hand to local nonprofit organizations.

Pinewood will be the site of a Jan. 18 gala event and tour, with all the proceeds from ticket sales by local nonprofits going to those organizations.

At least one organization, Christian City, is giving its share of the tickets away to its patrons for appreciation for earlier donations. Other nonprofits are selling their tickets to raise money. Read More»