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Miss Stella at Fayette County Library this Saturday

Local author and retired Fayette County teacher Stella Cooper Mitchell returns to center stage at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville on Saturday, Mar. 6 at 1 p.m., to read from her hilarious new book, “Normal.” The reading is free and open to the public. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. The author will sign copies of the book, which will be on sale at the event. Read More»

Scouting for food

Boy Scout Troop 118 from Brooks

Boy Scout Troop 118 from Brooks scouting for food on Saturday, Feb. 13. They forged through the snow and had a successful day. Photo/Special.
 

Program nourishes the pets of Fayette's homebound seniors

MOW client, Gertrude Nelson, has been receiving meals for herself since August 2001 and has qualified to receive assistance with meals for her six year-old companion. Photo: Rebecca Doyle

To many of Fayette’s homebound seniors, having a pet is a source of companionship and comfort. However, due to financial need or the inability to get out of their home, some seniors struggle to provide food for their pets. “Often, receiving proper nourishment can become a mutual affliction for the pet and pet owner - especially when leaving the house isn’t an option,”says Fayette Senior Services (FSS) Executive Director, Debbie Britt. Read More»

BarlowGirl returns to PTC, Mar. 22

BarlowGirl

On the Heels of their long anticipated Tour, BarlowGirl is back in Peachtree City for one night only.  

104.7 The Fish presents “The Love and War Tour starring BarlowGirl with special Guest Stellar Kart and Vota” at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert starts at 6:30 p.m. This will be their only Tour Date in the Atlanta area. Read More»

Local club for businesswomen meets for first time in 2010, presents awards

Wendy Maguire and Patti Kadkhodaian received awards at the first BWFC meeting of 2010. Photo/Special.

The Business Women of Fayette & Coweta Counties (BWFC) held their first meeting of the year on Feb. 23. Over 50 members, prospective members and guests gathered at Maguire’s Family and Friends Restaurant in Senoia to review 2009 achievements and discuss plans for 2010. Read More»

Fiddling fundraiser

McIntosh Symphonic Strings at a recent fundraiser. Photo/Special.

McIntosh Symphonic Strings fiddle for funds at a recent Kroger fundraiser. This group of talented high school students are working to raise funds to take them to Carnegie Hall in April. Donations may be made to MHS Orchestra NYC CH and sent to McIntosh High School, 201 Walt Banks Road, Peachtree City, Georgia 30269, Attn: Jim Hagberg, Director. Photo/Special.

Toastmasters are winners

The High Noon Toastmasters of Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

‘You’re a Winner!’ was the theme recently at the High Noon Toastmaster’s Club in Fayetteville.  Everyone was asked to share why they think they are a winner with answers ranging from serious to humorous.  Great time was had by everyone with  $20 “dollar bills” given to each participant.  Toastmasters International is the world’s largest educational organization specializing in communication and leadership training. Information on High Noon Toastmasters can be found at www.highnoonfayetteville.org. Photo/Special.
 

Reception for youth art exhibit Sunday

The Fayette Art Center will hold a reception for their Youth Drawing Exhibit for March from 2-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 7 at ArtWorks on the Square, 107 Stonewall Avenue in Fayetteville.

Entries include work by young artists from Spalding High, Griffin, Westlake High, Atlanta, Mundy's Mill, Jonesboro, Coan Middle School, Atlanta, Armor of God School, Riverdale, Hampton Middle School, Hampton and Fayette County High School.  First place prize is $75, second place is $50 and third place is $25, plus gift certificates from Michael’s. There will be live music and food and admission is free.

Series tickets for The Fred on sale Saturday

Series tickets for the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta summer concert series go on sale Saturday, March 6 at the Fred Box Office at 9 a.m. – noon. Reserved series tickets may be purchased for $240 for all six concerts and lawn seating is $210. There are also a limited number of Gold and Belgard Tables that sell for $3,000 for the series and seat 6. Picnic tables are $1800 for the series. Tickets may be purchased with cash, check or Visa, Mastercard or American Express. Read More»

Southern Museum hosts Civil War lecture series

Civil War Cannon at Savannah

The series is in partnership with Kennesaw State University

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History announces its partnership with Kennesaw State University for the 2010 KSU Lecture Series. Read More»