Things to do-Feb.6-March 22


February 6
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Southside staging civil rights drama

Cheryl Booker, Adrienne Harris, Lauran Wilkerson star in the production. Photo/Special.

Southside Theatre Guild is proud to announce in celebration of Black History Month the award winning play, “Waiting to be Invited.” The play will be performed beginning Feb. 6 and running for the next three weekends. “Waiting to be Invited” takes place in 1964  Atlanta.

Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a “whites only” eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store. Their purpose is to “test” their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. Read More»

Brown’s Battlefield muster undefeated by cold weather

Brown’s Battlefield muster undefeated by cold weather

Cold weather last month could not deter this sturdy group of Civil War reenactors with the Phillip’s Legion Cavalry and Ferrell’s Battery who attended the weekend-long muster at the Brown’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site south of Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Centre has a variety of programs this season

The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts in Newnan continues its 10th anniversary year with several community performances in the coming months.
Located at 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan, the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts is the Coweta County School System’s premier arts facility, and was constructed by the Coweta County Board of Education in 2004 through the community-supported Education Special Purpose Local Sales Tax (ESPLOST). Read More»

Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

He wasn’t in the pancake eating competition, but Thomas Keohane came to McIntosh High School ready to put away the flapjacks Saturday morning at the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Participants got all you can eat pancakes and sausage along with entertainment including the pancake eating contest, face painting and a fire truck on display. Photo/John Munford.

Things to do-Jan.30-March 22


January 30

“Plaza Suite” is today at 8 p.m. at the Newnan Community Theater Company. The three-act play tells the stories of three different couples who successively occupy Suite 719 of the New York Plaza. To purchase tickets, visit Newnan Theatre Company’s web site at or visit the box office before or after any performance. The theatre is located in historic downtown Newnan at 24 First Avenue.

January 31
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Library hosting book release party

Library hosting book release party

The Fayette County Public Library invites the public to an all-ages launch party celebrating the release of Vincent Wolf’s second children’s book, “The Boy with Hearts for Hair,” on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Read More»

'Plaza Suite' open for business

Susan Patterson and Jeff Allen prepare for the show. Photo/Special.

By Joan Doggrell

Gear up your brain and dust off your funny bone for another uproarious Neil Simon farce. “Plaza Suite,” one of Simon’s best-loved New York plays, opened at Newnan Theatre Company this week and runs through February 2.
“’Plaza Suite” has slapstick moments, romantic moments, plus a little heartbreak in the first act. If you like comedy light and funny you’ve got that. Broad and farcical, a little hint of drama to it, you’ve got that too,” said NTC’s artistic director Tony Daniel. Read More»

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

January 2014 Fayette Woman Cover Lady Maggie Laton (center) chats with Pinewood Atlanta Vice President of Operations Brian Cooper (R) at the Pinewood Gala Saturday night in a soundstage on the Fayetteville studio site. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Things to do-Jan.22-March 8


January 22

The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a trip to the King Center at  8:30 a.m. Read More»

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