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'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

The Wadsworth Auditorium in historic downtown Newnan will be really “swinging” as it hosts an independent production of “Always…..Patsy Cline” Nov. 1-4. This presentation, produced by The 4 Friends Project, showcases the Ted Swindley show about Patsy Cline and her relationship with one devoted fan. The 4 Friends Project (Ed and Patty Richardson of Peachtree City and Susan and Charlie Gillespie of Newnan) is a new production company formed by these four friends who are dedicated to the development of quality entertainment on the Southside of Atlanta. Read More»

Halloween preview in Fayetteville

Halloween preview in Fayetteville

Hundreds of costumed children stopped by the very busy Stonewall complex in downtown Fayetteville last Saturday. In addition to Market Day, the annual Trick or Treat on Main Street event was also taking place, featuring rides, games, informational booths and more. While kids enjoyed trick or treating from table to table, they also took part in the costume contest. The headless man (below) and Candy Queen (main photo) were both award winners in their age groups. Photos/Michael Boylan.

 

 

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Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Dog owners from as far away as Maryland and Missouri met at East Coweta Middle School over the weekend for the LV/DVG National Championship. The competition tested the dogs’ skills in obedience, protection and tracking. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Concert for OM Arts Friday in Tyrone

 OMA stands for: Operation Mobilization Arts. They are hosting an Arts Celebration Event, October 26, Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. at their OM USA headquarters, 285 Lynwoods Avenue, Tyrone. It is a free concert.

Local singer-songwriter, Bill Drake, will perform songs from his new CD “Broken and Complete.” Drake has released several full-length albums and is the Director of OM Arts International. Read More»

They’re off in the 2012 Peachtree City Classic Women’s 5K

They’re off in the 2012 Peachtree City Classic Women’s 5K

Runners in the 2012 Peachtree City Classic Women's 5K were off in a flash at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning from the starting point at Shakerag Knoll. The women followed the men's 5K and immediately preceded the 15K race. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Zombie brides like regular food too

Zombie brides like regular food too

Who says zombies can’t enjoy a regular meal? And that’s exactly what Fayetteville zombie wedding couple Kris Gilmore and Emily Holland did Oct. 13 at the Zombie Wedding Bash in Haralson, sponsored by The Funky Shack Art Studio and owners Dawn Hunt and Jennifer Yarbrough. The first-time event was held in celebration of the third season of “The Walking Dead” being filmed in Haralson and nearby Senoia. The event was a fundraiser for country music artist Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground for disabled children that will be located in Fayette County. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Waving for a Classic

Waving for a Classic

2011 race participants wave from last year, anticipating the 32nd Annual Peachtree City Classic to be run this weekend. The Classic actually consists of three different races: a women’s 5K, a men’s 5K, and the 15K open. All races are run on separate TAC-certified courses, and start and finish at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater Saturday, Oct. 20, along the scenic golf cart paths of Peachtree City. The race is unique in its use of paved cart paths. Read More»

The Great Pumpkin hunt

The Great Pumpkin hunt

It’s pumpkin-hunting season once again in Peachtree City as the annual pumpkin sale is underway, thanks to the city’s fire department. Sisters Katie and Haley Williams (R) worked together to pick the perfect pumpkin from the patch last week. All proceeds from the sale are used to provide training and purchase equipment for firefighters. The sale continues at the fire stations on South Peachtree Parkway (Weber Station) and Paschall Road (Leach Station). Photo/John Munford.

'Our Town' opens at Starr's Mill tonight

The Starr's Mill High School Advanced Drama 2 class will present Thorton Wilder's “Our Town,” October 11, 12, 13. The play is an American classic that won the Pulitzer Prize.  It remains one of the top five plays produced among American high schools.

The play takes place at the turn of the twentieth century and centers around Emily Webb and George Gibbs.  The plot follows the citizens of the town and the blossoming romance between George and Emily.  The intent of the play is to remind the audience how precious life is and how life should not be taken for granted. Read More»

Local musician releases country CD

Local musician releases country CD

All album sales in October to help fight childhood cancer

Two decades after getting his start on the local music scene, Greg Craft is still strumming his guitar, playing solo gigs in area restaurants.

Now after much painstaking work, and personal financial investment, Craft’s country music CD “Just Running Around” is on sale. He started out just hoping to sell a few CDs here and there at his local shows. It has evolved into much, much more. Read More»

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