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‘Driving a John Deere is easy’

‘Driving a John Deere is easy’

The annual Inman Farm Heritage Days festival at Minter Farm is like taking a trip back in time. Crowds over the weekend were treated to a host of exhibits and antique tractors in southeastern Fayette County. Joining in the festivities on top of one of the tractors were 8-year-old Kate May (L) and 3-year-old Elizabeth May of Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mush! You mighty dragon boaters!

Mush! You mighty dragon boaters!

Two of the 38 teams competing in the annual Dragon Boat Races last Saturday on Lake Peachtree were dragon neck and neck in this morning race. Drake Field was filled with teams and fans enjoying the event and the International Festival. Mekong Dragons won the races with GVR Top Dogs in second, After Shock (FutureStaff Inc.) in third and Men in Blue (Hoshizaki) in fourth. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Audience Choice Cabaret at Legacy Theatre this weekend

Audience Choice Cabaret at Legacy Theatre this weekend

The stars will be shining bright in Tyrone this Friday and Saturday night, and it is not just because of the beautiful, crisp fall weather. The Legacy Theatre, South Atlanta’s premiere professional theatre, will perform their Audience Choice Cabaret this weekend, bringing to its stage some of Atlanta’s most talented singers. Read More»

PTC dragon boat crew digs in in race for finish

PTC dragon boat crew digs in in race for finish

One of the three dozen dragon boat crews presses toward the finish, urged on by their energetic crew chief, during the Sept. 22 festivities on Lake Peachtree.

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Dinner on the Lawn in Fayetteville this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host the 2nd Annual “Dinner on the Lawn” on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, September 21. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have great food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

Inman Farm Heritage Days this weekend

Brothers Travis and Al Hardy are long time show participants at Inman Farm Heritage Days. Photo/Special.

For the past 15 years the organizers of Inman Farm Heritage Days have strived to ensure that the three-day event remain true to its roots and be a time of honoring the farm heritage of the Inman community and Fayette County.

This year’s 16th annual show, which will be held Friday through Sunday (Sept. 21-23) on the Minter Farm in Inman, again will showcase the tractors and equipment that once worked the fields around the show grounds at 283 Hill’s Bridge Road. Read More»

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

The carnival will have rides for all ages beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 23. Several types of vendors ranging from arts and crafts to fun things for the kids to do like games, crazy hair and face painting will be available.

The Founders Day celebration itself starts Friday.

Also on the Founders Day menu: Several food vendors such as barbecue, funnel cakes, Italian ice, Philly cheese steaks, cotton candy, candy apples and much more.

Friday night there will be a seven-piece band, Satin Finish, to sing and dance the way into the night. Read More»

Payback for dunking the mayor

Payback for dunking the mayor

Ace pitcher Ira Clifton (L) takes a minute out for a pose with Fayetteville Mayor Greg Clifton (no relation) after dunking the mayor several times in the annual dunking booth event that headlined the Sept. 7 Lunch on the Lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Funds raised go to local nonprofit organizations. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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