Entertainment

Zac Brown inaugurates Southern Ground to raise camp funds

The Citizen’s Judy Ward shows off her new autograph from country music superstar Zac Brown Saturday afternoon at the Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville. More than 1,000 fans attended. Photo/Special.

Camp Southern Ground received a boost from the Nov. 3 Southern Ground Tailgatin’ Show featuring a special performance by Zac Brown Band. Read More»

Cirque du Soleil brings ‘TOTEM’ to life

Gael Ouisse and Alya Titarenko practice a routine that requires strength, balance and trust. While the routine is not a part of the regular show it could be added to any performance and both performers must be ready to go. Photo/Michael Boylan.

The Grand Chapiteau is back in Atlanta. Cirque du Soleil has launched “TOTEM,” an awesome combination of acrobatics, comedy, dancing and derring-do, at Atlantic Station and the show will run until Dec. 30 of this year. Read More»

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

The Fayette County High School Tigers Band strikes up a marching tune as they step smartly during the Veterans Day Parade Saturday in Fayetteville. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Just call them the Town People

Just call them the Town People

It looks like a group of people in the Halloween spirit Wednesday morning brought their fun and antics to the council chambers at Tyrone Town Hall. But who are these folks? If you look closely you will see that this animated group is none other than the Town Hall staff trying to sing "YMCA." Photo/Ben Nelms.

'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.

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