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»

‘Drop Dead Diva’ gets a plaque in Senoia

‘Drop Dead Diva’ gets a plaque in Senoia

“Drop Dead Diva” cast members (center) Lex Medlin, Brooke Elliot and Jackson Hurst are joined on March 16 by Senoia City Council members and their spouses, city officials and members of the Senoia Downtown Development Authority for the placement of a film commemorative plaque at the corner of Seavy Street and Main Street in downtown Senoia. Photo/Special.

The Silver Comet needs a van

The Silver Comet needs a van

The Silver Comet, self-described as an alternative rock band with a bit of Pop/Soul, has only been performing together as a band for 15 months. When the invite came to go out on the Vans Warped Tour this summer they were shocked and delighted, later realizing that they were going to need some resources to make their rock and roll dreams come true. Mainly some money and a van. Read More»

‘World’s Smallest Airport’ at Legacy Thursday night

A Piper Cub lands atop a 1946 Ford, one of the ssignature acts of The Thrasher Brothers Aerial Circus in the five years after World War II. Photo/Special.

“World’s Smallest Airport”, the true story of The Thrasher Brothers Aerial Circus, 1945 -1950, will be shown at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, Georgia on March 29 to benefit the new National Museum of Commercial Aviation now in development on the grounds of the Atlanta Airport.

This nationally recognized air show began in Athens and Elberton, Georgia following the end of World War II.  For five years in over 300 shows the brothers performed amazing feats with unlikely airplanes at airports from Pennsylvania to Miami to Houston. Read More»

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