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In this week’s The Citizen Sports Weekly — The playoffs have started for all the spring sports . . .

In this week’s The Citizen Sports Weekly — The playoffs have started for all the spring sports . . .

The playoffs have started for all the spring sports in high school athletics and Fayette County teams are well represented. This week’s edition of The Citizen Sports Weekly will feature:

• Results from the GHSA Girls Track and Field State Championships

• Results from the quarterfinals of the state tennis playoffs

• Results from the second round of the state soccer playoffs

• Results from the first round of the state lacrosse playoffs

We also have features on some exceptional athletes from McIntosh High School making a difference — in their sport, the community and the world. Read More»

Lonestar to perform at 10th annual Cattle Baron's Ball

Lonestar

A ten-year anniversary is reason to celebrate, and this year’s Cattle Barons’ Ball Committee is ready to take their theme “Hats Off to Fighting Cancer” to a whole new level by roping in the multi-platinum country music quartet, Lonestar, as the entertainment for their western-themed gala. “We’re thrilled to have Lonestar perform at our Ball,” said event chair Kay Fulp. “They have been so generous in giving their time – especially this year when they are celebrating their twenty year anniversary. Read More»

In The Citizen Sports Weekly: State soccer, baseball playoffs!

In The Citizen Sports Weekly: State soccer, baseball playoffs!

Local sports is a-poppin’ in the latest edition of The Citizen Sports Weekly! Click here to slide in!

• Two Fayette County High School graduates were selected by NFL teams.

• A Sandy Creek graduate was a member of a winning relay team at the Penn Relays.

• The state soccer playoffs are underway.

• The state baseball playoffs start Friday. Read More»

Twilight Theatre hosts 'Cinderella' auditions

The Twilight Theatre, a local theater company, is holding auditions for their summer production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” The family-friendly show will be performed at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City on July 27, 28 and August 3, 4 . Read More»

Cinderella and the Prince: Together again in NTC’s ‘Epic Proportions’

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“Epic Proportions,” a fast-paced comedy by Larry Coen and David Crane, opens at Newnan Theatre Company on May 10. Artistic Director Paul Conroy is directing Justin Jessel, William Pratesi, and Laura Pratesi in this satirical tale of an attempt to make the movie epic to end all movie epics. One of the narrator’s lines is, “This is a story about…a lot of things.” Read More»

Cruisin’ the great autos in East Coweta

Cruisin’ the great autos in East Coweta

The Cruisin’ Thru the CRCT’s Car Show held April 21 at Willis Road Elementary School in east Coweta County was nothing short of a hit for kids and parents wanting to get an up-close look at a variety of vehicles on display. The event also featured plenty of food and games for the family. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Some summer camp ideas for your kids

The count-down to “school’s out” is underway. In a few weeks, thousands of children will be saying, “Mom, I’m bored!” Don’t despair, though, there are hundreds of options in and around Fayette County to keep those minds and young bodies busy.

We’ve compiled a list from our advertisers this week. Be sure to see their ads on pages 10-12 of the C-section of the April 25 paper.

The Artist Within is offering summer camps beginning June 4. For information, visit www.TheArtistWithinOnline.com, or call 770-407-9197. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn returns to Fayetteville Friday

File photo of a Lunch on the Lawn from last year.

Fayetteville Main Street will kick off the spring season with its first outdoor event of the year. This Friday, April 27, the first Lunch on the Lawn program of 2012 will provide an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the spring weather and music on the Historic Courthouse lawn. The MOMS Club of Fayetteville will also be fund-raising for the Church Street Park Playground Improvement Project. Read More»

Whitewater takes flight with 'Peter Pan' this weekend

Whitewater takes flight with 'Peter Pan' this weekend

Whitewater High students have been preparing for months for the spring production, “Peter Pan,” which opens Thursday, April 26, and continues through Sunday, April 29. Under the direction of Susan Simich, the cast and crew of over 60 students will present a mix of the traditional and new.  The excitement is evident in rehearsals. 

“Peter Pan” is a story that touches people of all ages which makes it even more thrilling for the drama department to be able to present this classic tale. Read More»

Southside Theatre Guild presents 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'

Southside Theatre Guild presents 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'

What do you get when you combine the plots of the plays of Plautus, written 2000 years ago, with music and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim and a script from one of the creators of “M*A*S*H?” You get one seriously funny and farcical musical that has tickled the funny bones of audiences for generations. Read More»