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THIRD PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

THIRD PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

Fans stacked up 183 votes for Melissa Hall of Fayetteville and her “July 4th Pyramid.” Pictured on the bottom row, from left, are Emery Hall, Mykala Hildebrandt, Ethan Hildebrandt, and Ella Reenstra. On the top row, from left, are Austin Forshee, Baxley Hall and Ansley Cardoza.

Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.

SECOND PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo winner

SECOND PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo winner

LilyKate and Eleanor Love, 5-year-old identical twin daughters of Susan and Jonathan Love of Peachtree City, are second place winners in The Citizen Facebook July 4th Contest. Born in Jiangxi, China, the girls joined the Love family in 2008. They garnered 428 votes from Citizen fans in the contest.

Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.

FIRST PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

FIRST PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

July 4, 2012, is one for the scrapbooks for Linnea Pruiksma of Fayetteville. Not only was it her first Independence Day as a U.S. citizen, Linnea is the top vote-getter and winner of the first Citizen Spirit 4th of July Photo Contest.

Linnea is the daughter of David and LeighAnn Pruiksma, who plan to add this momento to her adoption journey book. Linnea’s mom says she loved wearing her beads, waving a flag and having a grand time at the parade. Fans on The Citizen’s Facebook page cast 451 votes for Linnea’s photo in the contest. Read More»

'Always...Patsy Cline' at STG this weekend and next

Southside Theater in Fairburn will be really “swinging” as it hosts an independent production of “Always…..Patsy Cline”. This presentation, produced by Ed Richardson of Peachtree City and Susan Gillespie of Newnan, showcases the Ted Swindley show about Patsy Cline and her relationship with one devoted fan. Read More»

Richard Marx at 'The Fred' this Saturday

Richard Marx at 'The Fred' this Saturday

  For over 20 years, Richard Marx has consistently and powerfully made his mark on the music industry. His debut single "Don't Mean Nothing" and self-titled debut album kicked off his career as a solo artist in 1987 and went on to sell 3 million copies. His 1989 follow-up CD, “Repeat Offender,” became even more successful, selling over 7 million copies worldwide. Read More»

Another classic Fourth

Another classic Fourth

Residents of Fayette and Coweta counties joined residents of Chattahoochee Hills for a July 4 concert of patriotic music performed by the Georgia-based Tara Winds Symphonic Band at Hutcheson Ferry Park. Founded nearly 20 years ago and at nearly 100 musicians today, Tara Winds has played for state, national and international audiences. Photo/Ben Nelms.

‘Joseph’ opens Friday at Legacy Theatre

‘Joseph’ opens Friday at Legacy Theatre

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (or just “Joseph” to most people familiar with the show) will make a spectacular debut on the Legacy Theatre stage July 6, and although its Biblical story and catchy tunes by Andrew Lloyd Webber (“Cats,” “The Phantom of the Opera”) are familiar to most, director Mark Smith promises that this production will be unlike any other. Read More»

What you need to know for PTC’s July 4th

July 4 is the big showcase day for Peachtree City, as thousands of people are expected to line the parade route in the morning and take in the fireworks in the evening.

City officials are asking the public to make sure to keep children out of the roadway during the parade, Read More»

Legacy Theatre set to launch production of ‘Joseph’

Cast members are (clockwise) Drew Stewart, Taylor Marie Hunt, Eean Cochran, Clint Diaz, MIchael Ferraro, Allyssa O’Donnell, Kyle Williams. Photo/Special.

Mark Smith, Artistic Director of The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, had just turned 21 when he took a job as an acting apprentice at Jenny Wiley Theatre in Prestonsburg, KY.
“I really had no idea what I was getting myself into,” confided Smith. “I was a junior in college with nothing on my resume, and all I knew was that I wanted to be an actor.” Read More»

The 5th Dimension plays Southern Ground Amphitheater Saturday

The 5th Dimension plays Southern Ground Amphitheater Saturday

This Saturday, June 30, Fayetteville will be treated to an evening of vocal excellence with the stylings of the classic West-coast pop group, The 5th Dimension; with opening act, The Sock Hops.

The 5th Dimension has released over a dozen hit albums and received 14 gold records, six platinum records, seven Grammy Awards, and numerous other awards. Their classics include such hits as: “One Less Bell to Answer,” “Wedding Bell Blues,” “Stoned Soul Picnic,” “Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep,” and “Aquarius/ Let the Sun Shine In.” Read More»