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PTC marks Fourth of July with activities on July 3

Peachtree City will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3. The parade will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The PTC Fire Department will hold the fire expo from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Drake Field and the fireworks will be set off at dusk. Read More»

Let Freedom Ring in Fayetteville July 4

The annual Let Freedom Ring Ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at the Old Courthouse Lawn in Fayetteville. During this short but meaningful ceremony, the signers of the Declaration of Independence will be read, and a bell will be rung in their honor. The event is free and open to the public.  Bring lawn chairs for seating.   Read More»

Mark the Fourth of July in Fairburn

Fairburn United Methodist Church in downtown Fairburn will be a busy place on Independence Day weekend and all are welcome.

 On Saturday, July 3, the Annual Men’s Club Catfish Fry will be from 11:30 to 1:30 - cost is $6.00 per plate.  Also, The American Red Cross will have a Blood Drive in the gym from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (sponsored by Southside Theatre Guild).

 On Sunday, July 4, at 10:30 am Patriotic Music, featuring the Newnan Brass in our Sanctuary.  At 11 a.m., A Celebration of Liberty,” a service praising God for our freedom and blessings, will begin Read More»

Georgia author Diana Palmer to speak and sign books at Fayette County Library July 9

Diana Palmer, best-selling author of popular novels of romance and suspense, will visit the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, July 9 at 1 p.m. She will talk about her novels and her writing career, answering questions from the audience. Following her chat, Palmer will sign copies of her new book, “Dangerous,” which will be on sale at the event. “Dangerous,” part of the long-running “Long Tall Texans” series, tells the story of Kilraven, the ruthless yet mesmerizing FBI agent with a haunted past. Read More»

Swingin' Medallions kick off holiday weekend

Swingin' Medallions kick off holiday weekend

The Swingin’ Medaillions will be in town Friday, July 2 at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Dubbed by Lewis Grizzard as ‘The Party Band of the South’, the concert kicks off the Independence Day celebrations in Peachtree City. Read More»

America and Christopher Cross at 'The Fred'

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Riding into town this weekend, America is set to play ‘The Fred’, with special guest Christopher Cross, Saturday, June 26. The concert is part of the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Read More»

3rd 'Toy Story' is funnier than its predecessors, has more heart

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Some film sagas and its characters you never forget. Shrek, Indiana Jones and Edward Cullen are a few of these characters. Oh yeah, and Harry Potter, too. Another set of these people are the “Toy Story” gang. Woody the headstrong cowboy (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear, space ranger (Tim Allen) are the heads of this wonderful group, which also includes Hamm, the piggy bank (John Ratzenberger), Jessie, the cowgirl (Joan Cusack), and Mr. Potato Head (Don Rickles.) Read More»

New 'Kid' kicks in the right direction

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In 1984, there was a story of a teen that learned karate from a maintenance man because the kid got beat up by bullies. That was the plot of “The Karate Kid” then and now, except the kid in the new version learns kung fu. This version, set in modern-day China, is better in pace and action and great music is also present. Read More»

Take a walking tour of Fayetteville

Just in time for the summer break, Fayetteville Main Street has printed two, separate walking tour brochures for visitors and locals that are interested in learning about the history of our wonderful city. The brochures are available at the new Directory kiosk located next to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville, and also at the Train Depot Welcome Center. Read More»

'The Karate Kid' - Remake connects

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This had all the makings of a train wreck. Read More»

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