PTC dragon boat crew digs in in race for finish

PTC dragon boat crew digs in in race for finish

One of the three dozen dragon boat crews presses toward the finish, urged on by their energetic crew chief, during the Sept. 22 festivities on Lake Peachtree.

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Dinner on the Lawn in Fayetteville this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host the 2nd Annual “Dinner on the Lawn” on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, September 21. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have great food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

Inman Farm Heritage Days this weekend

Brothers Travis and Al Hardy are long time show participants at Inman Farm Heritage Days. Photo/Special.

For the past 15 years the organizers of Inman Farm Heritage Days have strived to ensure that the three-day event remain true to its roots and be a time of honoring the farm heritage of the Inman community and Fayette County.

This year’s 16th annual show, which will be held Friday through Sunday (Sept. 21-23) on the Minter Farm in Inman, again will showcase the tractors and equipment that once worked the fields around the show grounds at 283 Hill’s Bridge Road. Read More»

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

36th Founders Day Festival in Tyrone this week

The carnival will have rides for all ages beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 23. Several types of vendors ranging from arts and crafts to fun things for the kids to do like games, crazy hair and face painting will be available.

The Founders Day celebration itself starts Friday.

Also on the Founders Day menu: Several food vendors such as barbecue, funnel cakes, Italian ice, Philly cheese steaks, cotton candy, candy apples and much more.

Friday night there will be a seven-piece band, Satin Finish, to sing and dance the way into the night. Read More»

Payback for dunking the mayor

Payback for dunking the mayor

Ace pitcher Ira Clifton (L) takes a minute out for a pose with Fayetteville Mayor Greg Clifton (no relation) after dunking the mayor several times in the annual dunking booth event that headlined the Sept. 7 Lunch on the Lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Funds raised go to local nonprofit organizations. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC family on 'Family Feud' Tuesday night

The Mayfield Family from Peachtree City will face off against the Flammia Family from Manalapan, NJ in front of a live studio audience in Atlanta, with the a chance to win up to $100,000 and a brand new car, along with some serious bragging rights.  The show airs Tuesday, September 11 at 7 p.m. on WUPA (The CW 69). Read More»

Never give up!

Never give up!

Starr’s Mill students and fans urge their team on to a comeback at last week’s game. Click here to read about last week's games and preview this week's game. Photo/Maddie Mercer.

Powers Festival this weekend

Powers Festival 2012 will be held at Powers Pavilion from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1-3.

Powers Festival has been supplying the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment for 42 years and is well known throughout the nation. The festival has been selected several times by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of “The Top Twenty Events” for the month of September.

Powers Festival was formed by well-known artist Tom Powers in 1972 on the grounds of the Powers family plantation. The festival was a huge success from its beginning and involved all the communities of Heard and Coweta counties. Read More»