Lifestyle

5K run to benefit recovery programs for women

A 5K run to benefit Wellspring Living will be hosted at The Bridge Community Center in Peachtree City Saturday, April 24 at 9 a.m.

Wellspring Living helps rescue young girls forced into prostitution and also women who have been victimized by childhood trauma.

The entry fee is $25 and registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants may also register by visiting wellspringliving.org/event-5k and clicking on the green button to register for the race. Read More»

Legacy Theatre presents 'Baby'

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone has always reserved spring for their most daring and critically acclaimed work. The last three springs brought theatre-goers the Atlanta premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Song and Dance,” the uplifting ”The Spitfire Grill,” and the dramatic ”john and jen.” However, according to artistic director, Mark Smith, this year’s “hidden gem”,  “Baby,” will offer audiences something a little different. Read More»

FCHS Select Chorus presents 'Channel Surfing'

The cast of “Channel Surfing.” Photo/Special.

Television shows continue to expand as the Fayette County High School Select Chorus puts together the best of the new and the old in their 33rd annual Variety Show, “Channel Surfing.” Read More»

Ethica purchases Newnan Nursing & Rehab Center

Newnan Hospital, Inc. announced Apr. 2 that the Newnan Hospital Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been sold to Macon-based Ethica Health & Retirement Communities.

Newnan Hospital Inc. has operated the 143-bed nursing home, located at 244 Broad St. in Newnan, since purchasing it in 1994 when it was Beaulieu Convalescent Center. When Piedmont Healthcare bought Newnan Hospital in 2007, Newnan Hospital Inc. retained the nursing home because Piedmont did not operate nursing homes. Read More»

Car show in Newnan next Saturday

The Depot History Center at 60 East Broad Street in Newnan, will be the scene of an automobile exhibit: “Automobiles through the Decades.” The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society will present the exhibit on Saturday, Apr. 17 in conjunction with their Tour of Homes. The exhibit will be open from 2-8 p.m. and feature a vehicle from each decade, from a one horsepower buggy of the 19th century to a 400 horsepower automobile of the 21st century. Admission will be free.

NITWITS at NCTC this Saturday

NCTC's improvisational troupe, NITWITS.

If you’re looking for something different and fun to do this Saturday evening, Newnan Community Theatre Company is offering an evening of comedy for $5 per person. Their improvisational comedy troupe, the NITWITS will be performing skits on a variety of themes.  Audience participation is often part of the show. The Apr. 10 show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the show or you can make a reservation online. You can also purchase your tickets online. Read More»

Eubanks chronicles 90 year old pro golf scandal: book signing at PTC Library

Steve Eubanks.

A famous golfer at the top of his game caught up in a tawdry scandal that rocks society. Sound familiar? Read More»

PTC to have presence at Dogwood Festival

The Peachtree City Tourism Association (PCTA) and the Peachtree City Development Authority (DAPC) are both dedicated to spreading awareness and encouraging conventions, groups, and leisure visitors alike to visit Peachtree City. This spring, the PCTA and the DAPC will work together to showcase Peachtree City during the 74th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, beginning Apr. 16. The Dogwood Festival is a three-day event that April visitors to Atlanta have enjoyed for the past 74 years. Read More»

She is Ironman

April Gellatly on the bike portion of Ironman Louisville. Photo/Special.

Local triathlete Gellatly sponsored by Peachtree City Triathlon Club

It may not be the most scientific statistic, but there is anecdotal evidence that Peachtree City has the largest number of Ironman triathletes in the country, per capita. Read More»

Annual swing dance returns to WWII History Festival

Swing dance reenactors. Photo/Special.

On Saturday, Apr. 24, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing will host “Keep ‘em Flying,” a 1940s-theme hangar dance, complete with big-band performances, swing dance demonstrations, period costumes and vintage aircraft.

The festivities will be held at the Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field in Peachtree City and will begin at 6 p.m. with free swing dance lessons by Rachel Ferguson Dance Connection.
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