At Falcon Field a Young Eagle prepares for flight

At Falcon Field a Young Eagle prepares for flight

For 11-year-old Fayetteville resident Derek Saylor it was up, up and away in a Cessna 172 flown by pilot Ken Gran. The occasion was the Nov. 5 Peachtree City Young Eagles Rally held at Falcon Field. The first-ever event hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 468 and the Commemorative Air Force. Nearly 20 kids took to the clouds for the Saturday event. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Fayetteville family on 'Family Feud' next Monday

Family Feud host Steve Harvey and his no-holds-barred brand of comedy are back for an all-new season of America’s favorite family competition.  Filmed before a live studio audience in Atlanta, Georgia, Fayetteville’s own Ruff Family will face off with the Fogarty Family from Billerica, Mass for their chance to take home prizes that could reach $100,000 plus a brand-new car, not to mention some serious bragging rights.  The challenge begins on Monday, November 14 at noon on WPCH (Channel 17). Read More»

PTC Optimist Club hosts successful Halloween events for kids

From left are Mr. and Mrs. Green (Cris and Debbie Lemay) in the Garden; Miss Scarlet (Deanna Finn) in the Hall; Mrs. Peacock (Nancy Britton) in the Ballroom; Mrs. White (Kathy Burdg) in the Kitchen; Col. Mustard (Tom Burdg) in the Study and Professor Plum (Stony Lohr) in the Library. Each room had an activity for the children and three of the rooms had a hidden clue to solve the mystery.  Children received prizes/candy in each room and prize for solving the crime. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Fire Department hosted its annual haunted house for children 10 years old and older and adults. The Peachtree City Optimist Club hosted “The House of Clues” for children 3 years to 10 years old. The House of Clue was a non-scary event based on the Clue Mystery Game.

The Optimist club also provided the concession stand with hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, hot chocolate and homemade hot apple cider. Both events were a great success and they appreciated the public’s support of both organizations. Read More»

Kids and costumes and storytelling in PTC

Kids and costumes and storytelling in PTC

The Not-So-Spooky Storytelling event brought lots of costumed children to “The Fred” in Peachtree City on Saturday for trick or treating, a costume contest and entertainment. Pictured are a crowd of kids enjoying a puppet show of “Three Billy Goats Gruff.” Photo/Michael Boylan.

Local singer releases EP this week

Local singer releases EP this week

Chances are, you’ve seen and heard Paige McCauley before. The 15-year-old freshman at Landmark Christian School has performed at a number of local venues including the Legacy Theatre, the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, Eddie’s Attic and more. She hopes that you’ll be hearing a lot more of her soon as her EP, “The Little Things” comes out this week. She will mark the occasion with a release party at Maguire’s Family and Friends in Senoia on Saturday from 7:30-11 p.m. Read More»

Plenty of activities brewing this weekend

There are some weekends where there doesn’t seem to be anything going on. And then there are weekends like this - jam-packed.
Whatever your interests are, whatever your age, there is something for you this weekend.

Halloween is on Monday and both Fayetteville and Peachtree City will have events for the kids.

Fayetteville Main Street and the Pumpkin People are planning a variety of family events and opportunities for local residents on Saturday, October 29 in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Whitewater presents ‘The Wedding Singer’ this week

The Whitewater High School Musical Theatre group performs its fall musical “The Wedding Singer, this weekend in the Whitewater auditorium. The show is based on the hit Adam Sandler comedy and features a stellar cast of singers.

Imagine that it is 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Read More»

Historic Cemetery Walk showcases Fayette’s past

A local personality dons the role of a "spirit girl" to tell tales of Fayette's past. Photo/Special.

Now in its fourth year, the Cemetery Walk will entertain folks once again for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 22. The nearby museum’s “Spirit Guides” will take visitors on a guided walking tour through the Historic City Cemetery in Downtown Fayetteville. The tour will stop at different gravesites where visitors will meet “spirits from beyond the grave” and learn about local history through interesting tales that shaped the early days of Fayette County. Read More»

Starr’s Mill H.S. presents ‘Almost, Maine’

Starr’s Mill High School’s Advanced Drama 2 students will perform “Almost, Maine” Oct. 13-15 at 7 p.m. Photo/Special.

Starr’s Mill High School drama students will introduce audiences this month to the fictional town of “Almost, Maine.”

The play, to be presented on Oct. 13, 14, and 15, tells the story of 19 residents of the town of Almost and the humorous and touching ways in which they handle the relationships in their lives.

The setting is a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, and all is not quite what it seems in the mythical town. Read More»

‘Whose Live Anyway’ brings improv comedy to ‘The Fred’

‘Whose Live Anyway’ brings improv comedy to ‘The Fred’

If you are a fan of improv comedy, chances are you watched a lot of “Whose Line Is It Anyway” either the British version on Comedy Central or the American version that ran on ABC with host Drew Carey. This Saturday, several regulars from those programs take the stage at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater with “Whose Live Anyway.”

Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Chip Esten and Jeff Davis will provide 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and songs all based on audience suggestions. The comedians leave their audiences amazed at the scenes immediately invented before their eyes. Read More»