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Easter egg hunt in Peachtree City, Apr. 3

Easter egg hunt in Peachtree City, Apr. 3

The Peachtree City Optimist Club along with the Peachtree City Fire Department and volunteer firefighters are having their annual Easter Egg Hunt, Apr. 3 at Shakerag Knoll across from the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Registration and games start at 9:30 a.m. and the hunt starts at 10:30 a.m. for ages 1 to 11. There will be fire trucks, games, candy, moonwalk, face painting and the Easter Bunny. Please call Kathy Burdg at 770 486-6231 if you have any questions.

Local DAR chapter installs "Heroines of the American Revolution" display at PTC library

Pictured are Rosemary Norris, Fayette-Starr's Mill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, left, and Janice Dukes, Peachtree City Library. Photo/Special.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Fayette-Starr’s Mill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a display in the Children's department of the Peachtree City Library. The display, “Heroines of the American Revolution”, spotlighted some lesser known women who contributed to the Revolution. Read More»

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Strong movie

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It seems that every time a person writes a book and it makes the best sellers list, a movie is made out of it a few years later. It can be good or bad. With “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” it’s good.

The story is that Greg, a small boy going into middle school, is trying to find his place in a society. This isn’t easy, especially since his best friend, Rowley, still acts and dresses like an elementary school kid. To add to the pressure, Greg’s big brother, Rodrick, always tells him to lay low and not to do anything at the school. Read More»

Race for Riley gears up for April 24 fundraiser

Race for Riley gears up for April 24 fundraiser

It is an annual fundraising event to benefit The Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville. Always a unique, family-focused event, the 6th Annual Race for Riley is looking for runners, walkers and cyclists to participate in one of south metro Atlanta’s largest fundraising efforts. Read More»

Concert featuring Southern Crescent Chorale to benefit Children’s Village at Christian City

Concert featuring Southern Crescent Chorale to benefit Children’s Village at Christian City

The Southern Crescent Chorale under the direction of Janice Folsom is proud to present their sixth annual benefit concert on Sat., March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Southwest Christian Church in East Point, Ga. The concert will benefit The Children’s Village at Christian City. The Woodward Academy Choirs will join the SCC for an evening of outstanding choral music. Each choir will perform a short concert alone and at the conclusion of the concert, all choirs will join forces to perform three pieces for a grand finale. Read More»

Florida band plays in fundraiser for Sams School

It promises to be a unique blend of original jazz and rock April 10 at the Wyndham in Peachtree City as a Florida-based group of air traffic controllers known as Aire Traffic takes to the stage to benefit the upcoming 6th Annual Race for Riley fundraiser. Proceeds go to the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville.
Band member David Blumberg said the Race for Riley event will mark the band’s first trip to Georgia.

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. A silent auction will be held before the music starts and again at intermission. Read More»

Monopoly tournament returns to Towne Club May 1

The second annual Peachtree City Monopoly tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 1 at the Towne Club on Crosstown Road.  Players will be competing for $200 in cash prizes to be awarded to the top four finishers. There is no entry fee.

This year’s tournament will be run exactly as last year’s. The first round of 64 players at 16 tables will start at 10 a.m.  A semifinal round of the 16 winners from the first round will play on four tables at noon. The four winners of the semifinal will play the championship game on a Collector’s Edition board at 2 p.m. Read More»

D'Imension 74 opens in Peachtree City

In the front row, from left, are Kari Upchurch and Jackie Allen.  In the back row are Sara DeLuca, Robin Dumas, Jeannie Bovee and Donna Pressel. Not pictured  is Laureen Moniz.Photo/Special.

It is with great pleasure that Donna Pressel opens D’imension 74 in Peachtree City.

Donna who was trained in New York and was formerly with Anthony Michaels has opened D’74 along with Kari Upchurch, Sara DeLuca, Robin Dumas, Jeannie Bovee, Laureen Moniz and Jackie Allen. After Anthony Michaels closed, Donna and the other stylists didn’t miss a beat as they were able to find a great temporary salon, but now they have found their home all together. Read More»

Skin Cancer Specialists help screen, educate, treat and manage skin cancer

Dr. Mark Chastain of Skin Cancer Specialists examining a patient. Photo/Special.

Dr. Mark Chastain opened the first Skin Cancer Specialists in Marietta in 2003 and three years later, after seeing the need for an office south of Atlanta, opened a location in Newnan. While the practice can assist patients with general dermatology concerns, skin cancer management is the main focus. Read More»

Teen suicide

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On Monday, Mar. 15, a graduate student at Kennesaw State University was found dead in the parking garage on campus. He apparently jumped from the top floor and his death has been ruled a suicide. Read More»

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