Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

WWII vet had ‘close calls’ on B-17 bombing runs

Dennis Baker, 93,  dances with the 2012 version of the Andrews Sisters during Heritage Days at Peachtree City’s Falcon Field this past weekend. Photo/John Munford.

In World War II, Dennis Baker was a bombardier on a B-17, helping attack specific Axis targets in occupied Europe.

But on Sunday Baker, 93, was cutting a rug with three young ladies posing as The Andrews Sisters who invited him to the stage during their show at the annual World War II Heritage Days in Peachtree City.

They made sure to make Baker feel welcome, as he got pecks on the cheek from the gals as they danced to “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang. Read More»

Area to be filled with sweet sounds this weekend

The cast of Fayette County High School’s 35th annual variety show. Photo/Special.

Peachtree Wind Ensemble’s 20th anniversary among numerous weekend concerts

This is a big weekend for music in Fayette County involving two programs with a long history. Read More»

Spotlight shows announced for 2012 season at 'The Fred'

It’s nearly time to kick off the 2012 season at The Fred, and while series shows remain a hot ticket item, four new spotlight shows have just been announced by the staff of The Fred. These shows include a diverse mix of entertainment; all targeted at varying age groups to help round out the season and offer something for everyone.

The four spotlight shows include The Golden Dragon Acrobats on June 9, The Fayette Pops Symphony Orchestra on July 3, The Swingin’ Medallions on July 7, and The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on July 21. Read More»

'Nunsense' opens this week at Legacy Theatre

From left are Fracena Byrd, Eliana Marianes, Nancy Riggs, Mandy Mitchell and Alexandra Duncan. Photo/Special.

For four weekends only, five talented and zany nuns will sing, dance and act their way on to the stage as the smash-hit musical comedy, “Nunsense,” debuts at The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone.  Read More»

Senoia Raceway starts its engines

Senoia Raceway starts its engines

The Spring Fling 40 held March 31 was the opening event of the season at the Senoia Raceway and it was packed with an overflow crowd of spectators and plenty of very fast cars. Events continue through Sept. 22 when the raceway will feature the season championships. Photo/Ben Nelms.

McIntosh goes 'Into the Woods' next week

McIntosh goes 'Into the Woods' next week

McIntosh High School’s Fine Arts Department presents Stephen Sondheim’s famed musical Into the Woods on April 13-15 at the MHS Auditorium. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the MHS front office for $7, or at the door for $10.

Come out and join us for this beautiful portrayal of all your favorite fairytales and folktales combined into one. Read More»

County library launches Hitchcock series next week

On Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m., the Fayette County Public Library kicks off “Evenings with Sir Alfred: A Hitchcock Retrospective,” a free film series showcasing classic selections from the long and illustrious career of Alfred Hitchcock. Twice a month from now through October on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., the public is invited to relax at the library and enjoy the work of the master of cinematic suspense. Free popcorn will be available for audience members to enjoy. Read More»

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