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Three concerts highlight weekend

Kansas will be in Fayetteville Saturday night. Photo/Special.

Music lovers are in for a treat this weekend, as three very diverse acts take the stage at the county’s two amphitheaters.

On Friday, bring the kids to an awesome night of music under the stars in Peachtree City that your whole family will enjoy. The night includes performances by the McIntosh High School Chorus, local singer songwriter Paige McCauley, and up and coming new group – Beyond 5.
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Family night at The Fred is set

Beyond 5 plays Peachtree City June 6. Photo/Special.

Next Friday, bring the kids to an awesome night of music under the stars at The Fred Amphitheater in Peachtree City that your whole family will enjoy.

The night includes performances by the McIntosh High School Chorus, local singer songwriter Paige McCauley, and up and coming new group – Beyond 5.

“When I first heard Beyond 5 perform at a music conference in Nashville, I knew that we had to bring them to Peachtree City,” said Nancy Price, amphitheater manager. “They are extremely talented and could possibly reach ‘One Direction’ popularity.” Read More»

Summer track series on the way this week

Participants from last year’s track series. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Running Club has announced the schedule for its 2014 summer track series, which is open to runners of all ages and abilities.

Meets will take place Wednesday evenings from June 4 to July 2 at Riley Field adjacent to Peachtree City Elementary School. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with the first event at 6:30 p.m.

Participation is free for all runners and spectators. Read More»

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

A benefit concert from Thrive Entertainment featuring Collective Soul is Saturday at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville.

The silent auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Items from TV shows such as “The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Goosebumps,” “The Originals,” “Taken 3” and many more!

Come out for a night of great music, fun, and a stellar light show. All proceeds go to the support of local charities; Bloom, The Children’s Village, AV pride, Real Life Center, Dare to Make a Change, Coffee Gives and the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn is Friday in F’ville

Jason Bowen is set to perform. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville Main Street, along with The Citizen Newspaper is proud to present another Lunch on the Lawn event. On Friday, May 30, come be a part of this great lunchtime affair on the historic courthouse lawn that includes great entertainment and an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break and enjoy the beautiful weather and music. Read More»

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

Triathletes take on Lake McIntosh

These swimmers braved the waters of Lake McIntosh May 17 as part of the Peachtree International Triathlon event. Participants also biked and ran the course as it meandered through the city, and the Peachtree City Fire Department was on hand in a rescue boat to help any swimmers who found themselves in trouble during the challenging first phase of the competition. Photo/Kelly Duncan.

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC, F’ville hailed as 2 of top 10 places to live in Ga.

Real estate research blog Motovo has named Peachtree City and Fayetteville to its Top 10 Best Places in Georgia list.

The blog ranked the 10 best places to live in cities with more than 10,000 residents. Selections were based on criteria such as total amenities, crime, commute time, tax rates, unemployment, weather and quality of life issues such as cost of living, median home prices, median rent, median household income and student-teacher ratios.

Peachtree City came in at second place among the 10 cities while Fayetteville had a sixth place ranking. Read More»

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

These local students received scholarships from the Fayette County Art Association as part of the annual Courthouse Art Show this weekend. From left are Samantha Smith of Whitewater High School, Brinna Thomsen of Starr’s Mill High School, Lisa Tan of Starr’s Mill High School, Frankie Green of McIntosh High School and association representative Ed Gullett. Photo/John Munford.

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