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BarlowGirl tonight in PTC

BarlowGirl tonight in PTC

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 guests Stellar Kart and Vota.”  tonight 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.
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Piedmont Fayette adopts latest surgery technology

da Vinci Surgical System now available at Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital is now providing surgeons with the most advanced da Vinci Surgical System available, enabling them to perform minimally invasive robotic surgery. The dual-console system allows up to two surgeons to perform complex procedures using an approach that may result in less scarring and faster recovery times for patients. Read More»

Record breaking wing eaters

A toast to wing eating.

On Mar. 4, five local boys toasted their 33rd hot wing, breaking the previous wing eating record at Mike & C's in the Wilshire Pavilion. From bottom left are Patrick, Nick, Josh, Phillip and Travis. Photo/Special.

Legal Eyed Drive CD release party tomorrow night at The Alamo

Legal Eyed Drive

Local indie recording artists Legal Eyed Drive will be holding a CD release party for their self-titled debut album at 8 p.m. tomorrow (March 19) at The Alamo in Newnan, Ga.

The band has been playing a limited schedule of selected venues to prepare for the recording of their first release. They have frequently played at local establishments in and around the Atlanta area. Band members include lead vocalist/guitarist/ songwriter- Ken Luellen, drummer- Phillip Neill, acoustic rhythm guitarist- Max Haygood, bassist- Steve Salamanca, and guitarist/ background vocalist- Chad Alexander. Read More»

Schubert piano trios and guitar duo perform at Spivey Hall this weekend

Franz Schubert’s Piano Trios and the Assad guitar duo will be featured this coming weekend at Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall.

On Saturday, Mar. 20, David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (piano) and Philip Setzer (violin) will play the Schubert Piano Trios in an 8:15 p.m. concert, preceded by a 7:15 p.m. pre-concert talk. Read More»

Attorney honored with community service award

Fayette resident and Atlanta Assistant City Attorney Angela Hinton Fonda (far left) recently received the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service presented by the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission of Professionalism. Joining Hinton Fonda at the ceremony were (from left) Fayette County DFCS board member Pete Nelms, Fayette County Commission Chairman Jack Smith, therapeutic counselor Connie Thomas and Carol Nelms. Photo/Special

Fayette County resident and attorney Angela Hinton Fonda was recently awarded the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, presented by the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. She was the 6th Judicial District recipient at the 11th annual award presentation Feb. 16 at the State Bar Center in Atlanta. Read More»

Heinrich's Garden

Sallie Satterthwaite's picture

Been thinking about our daughter Mary’s apartment. Because war damage essentially leveled the north-central German city of Düsseldorf, the city arose from the rubble in a surfeit of architectural gems. Read More»

FCFT presents 'Disney's Alice in Wonderland'

 Alice (Anna Lisicia / Cast A) teases her serious sister, Mathilda, (Christy Shanahan / Cast B). Photo/Special.

Fayette Coweta Family Theatre, Inc. is set to take audiences down the rabbit hole in “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland.” This hour long musical treat is presented by FCFT’s professional Troupe, A Company of Friends and is full of Disney magic. Weekday morning performances on Mar. 23, 24, 25 and 26 at 10 a.m. are presented for School Groups to attend together. Students are $5 and adults are only $3. For every 10 students one adult may attend free. School group admission include an activity sheet and souvenir for each child. Read More»

She's Bistro brings back a bit of Peachtree City favorite, Peking

Becky She

Peking opened in Peachtree City in 1986. It was only the second Chinese restaurant in the city at the time. The eatery was a hit among area residents for 16 years until owner Becky She decided to retire from the restaurant biz and go into finance. Read More»

An update on tax credits for education

A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4% from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5% to $7,020. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of any chances to lower the impact on your wallet, including tax credits that apply especially to education expenses. The Georgia Society of CPAs advises that some important changes this year make tax advantages available to more people.

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