CAF celebrates the veterans of WWII on Heritage weekend

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing will host the tenth annual “WWII Heritage Days” April 27-28, 2013.  The history festival will be held at The Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, Peachtree City from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Read More»

Dads take some dance lessons

Dads take some dance lessons

For more than a dozen years the Kedron Fieldhouse has been the annual setting for the Father-Daughter Valentine Dance. This year was no exception as more than 200 dads and daughters took to the dance floor. Photo/Ben Nelms.

'Flies at the Well' scheduled to play at Coweta courthouse

On Feb. 9 at their annual Gala, the Newnan Theatre Company formally accepted the script for “Flies at the Well,” to be performed in Newnan’s historic courthouse. In June of 2010, Caroline Abbey, then chair of the Newnan Theatre Company Board of Directors, spearheaded a project that for years had been only a dream: re-enacting the 1948 John Wallace murder trial in the Coweta County courthouse where the original trial took place. Read More»

FCHS Band Boosters prepare for 2013 Miss Pride of Fayette County Pageant

FCHS Band Boosters prepare for 2013 Miss Pride of Fayette County Pageant

The current court of Miss Prides of Fayette County prepare for this year’s event.: (front, L-R) Sofy Barahona and Lilly Taubert; (back row, L-R) Elizabeth Greenberg, Kelsey Davis and Victoria St. John. The Fayette County High School Band Boosters will hold the 45th Annual Miss Pride of Fayette County Pageant March 15 and March 16. The pageant is open to girls 3 years of age through 12th grades. Contestants must reside in Fayette County or attend a Fayette County School. Read More»

Southern Crescent Chorale makes eighth Spivey Hall appearance

The Southern Crescent Chorale is pleased to be making its eighth appearance at Spivey Hall on February 24 at 3 p.m. with a concert featuring the glorious work “Magnificat” by John Rutter. This piece will be accompanied by Rick Massengale at the world renowned Spivey Hall organ. In addition, the Chorale will perform a number of choral favorites including Dirait-on by Morten Lauridsen, Randall Thompson’s Alleluia, and Song of Exaltation by John Ness Beck. Read More»

Kylie Hastings is crowned Miss Whitewater 2013

From left are Victoria Murry, first runner-up; Kylie Hastings, the new Miss Whitewater 2013; and Madison Mueller, second runner-up in the Miss Whitewater program. Photo by Mark Turner of Turner Photo Design.

On Saturday, Feb. 2, Whitewater High School held its annual scholarship pageant produced by the choral department. Kylie Hastings, a senior, was chosen the overall winner and will receive a scholarship. Miss Hastings also won the award for Most Photogenic as well as the award for Evening Gown.

The first runner-up was Victoria Murry who also received the award for the best interview. Madison Mueller was the second runner up. Both the first and second runner up will receive a scholarship. Read More»

Great catch for McIntosh grad

Great catch for McIntosh grad

McIntosh graduate Dawson Lenz is continuing to excel in bass fishing in college. He and teammate Ethan Horne did well enough in the Basmaster College Series Southern Regional to qualify for the national championship tournament this summer. Their haul was 23 pounds and 10 ounces over the two day tournament and their one day haul of 13 pounds and two ounces was enough to beat the University of Florida’s team in a tiebreaker. Photo/Special.

Ways to celebrate Valentine's Day this weekend and next

Valentine’s Day is a week from tomorrow but some people will celebrate with their special someones this weekend. Whether you are interested in dinner, dancing or a show, there is something for you. Read More»

The Carnegie and Newnan Coweta Art Association rotate art for the spring

The Carnegie and the Newnan Coweta Art Association have partnered up to present a variety of art. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has rotating exhibits in the Carnegie. There is an art gallery on the second level. A reception with the artists will be held on Tuesday, February 26 from 2:30 – 4 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artists and stroll and look at the art. Read More»

Art With Heart returns this weekend

Artists from Fayette, Coweta, and other South Metro counties are teaming up to share their culinary and artistic talents this weekend. Over 25 award-winning and multi-talented artists and crafters will be selling original, one-of-a-kind stained glass, paintings, pottery, fabric art, and more at St. Andrews in the Pines Episcopal Church, Peachtree City.  Read More»