2010 Miss Pride Pageant starts Friday

Pictured are 2009 winners Tiny Mister - Houston Hancock, Tiny Miss - Katherine Perello, Little Miss -  Elizabeth Skibiel
Young Miss - Cymbre Davis, Jr. Miss - Lindsey Needham and Miss- Hannah Gage. Photo/Special.

The Fayette County High School Band Boosters will sponsor their annual benefit event the Miss Pride of Fayette County Pageant, on Mar. 12 and 13 at F. A. Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville. Read More»

Website information helps you maintain, enhance home value

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Homeowners who appreciate the long-term value of owning a home have a powerful new online resource at their fingertips., developed by the National Association of Realtors, aims to help homeowners maintain and enhance the value of their home. Read More»

Benefit dinner at Candler Field, Mar. 20

The Candler Field Museum, located just south of Atlanta in Williamson, Ga., will host its second annual benefit dinner on Mar. 20.  The program will feature Major General Pat Halloran, USAF (retired) who will relate his flying experiences in both the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird and the Lockheed U-2 spy planes. Major Halloran was one of the first pilots to fly the U-2 and the SR-71.  He logged more than 600 hours in the SR-71 and over 1,600 hours in the U-2.  His distinguished career also includes 100 combat missions flying in F-84s during the Korean War. Read More»

Whitewater HS takes it to the red carpet

The cast of the Whitewater Spectacular rehearsing one of their numbers.

The Whitewater High School Choral Department takes it to the red carpet as they present the “2009/2010 Whitewater Spectacular – 100 Years of Hollywood!”

With show stopping hits from Sinatra to Bollywood, the show features song and dance from the most beloved moments of Hollywood. It’s a century of movie magic in one dazzling musical revue sure to leave you saying “Hooray for Hollywood!” Read More»

Sara Harp Minter Pageant winners

Sara Harp Minter Pageant winners

Sara Harp Minter Elementary School held their 3rd Annual Blaze’s Masquerade Ball pageant on Saturday, Feb. 6. The pageant included 51 contestants ages 3-18 years old.  The contestants were judged on poise, confidence, beauty, overall appearance and first impression.  The pageant raised $3,000 for the school. Read More»

The Villages gets web-based ticketing system for 2010

This year, the Villages Amphitheater enters the modern age with a new, web-based ticketing system to assist with and enhance box office sales.

Officially launched on February 24, the new system allows users to view and purchase any available seats for the 2010 Summer Concert Series directly from the website. Beginning March 10, users will also be able to view and purchase seats to any individual show in the series. Read More»

Continuing sale of used items at PTC library

The Friends of the Peachtree City Library conducts a continuing sale of used books, CDs, audio books, and videos at the library. Sale books are located on the shelves nearest the reference desk.  Hardcover books sell for $2.00; paperbacks, for as little as 50 cents; and electronic media, for $2.00. Books, music CDs, audio books, and DVDs may be donated at any time at the circulation desk. The Friends organization is a 501c3, non-profit organization and all sale proceeds benefit the library, including the children’s summer reading program. Read More»

Whitewater senior signing books Saturday

Whitewater senior and first-time author Stephanie Hogg. Photo/Special.

Local author, Stephanie Hogg, a senior at Whitewater High School and President of the Creative Writing Club, will sign copies of her novel, “Pirate - The Unkindly Gentlemen” by Stephanie Lauren, at Books-A-Million at The Avenue in Peachtree City this Saturday, March 13, from 1-3 p.m. She started her love for writing at a very young age and has just recently published her first book.  Read More»

Fayette outdoor YMCA teens making a difference

Working on a mulching project at the Sams School are, in the front row, from left, Maria DeCotis, Chris Mothorpe and Nickolas Little. In the back row are Krissy O’neil, Aaron Woychek, Ryan Morton, Zach Stutts. Photo/Special.

Fayette Outdoor YMCA staff members are busy gearing up for summer camp which begins June 1. Throughout the school year, teen members of the YMCA Leaders Club are busy with volunteer projects in the community.

These students and leaders, many of whom grew up with Y day camp, demonstrate the YMCA mission by volunteering to make a difference in Fayette County. Upcoming events include a mid-February baby-to-teen clothes drive for Clothes Less Traveled in Peachtree City, a nonprofit thrift shop that supports area charities, and the April 30 American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Read More»

SCHS stages 'Les Miserables School Edition'

A rehearsal of "Les Miserables School Edition."

“Do you hear the people sing?” Fifty talented Sandy Creek High School Fine Arts Department students are singing out that and other famous lines this weekend just north of Tyrone.

“Les Miserables School Edition” is being presented in Patriot Hall, the school’s auditiorium, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Read More»

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