Things to do-Feb.21-March 22


February 21
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Student readies for Junior Olympics

East Coweta High School student Glen Lauzon, a 17-year-old Junior at ECHS, is a member of East Coweta’s air rifle team and a Marine Corps JROTC cadet. Lauzon, pictured right, practices along with ECHS student Destiny Collier, a sophomore and a fellow East Coweta rifle team member. Photo/Special.

East Coweta High School student Glen Lauzon has qualified for this year’s Junior Olympics air rifle competition. A junior at ECHS, 17-year-old Lauzon is a member of East Coweta’s air rifle team and a Marine Corps JROTC cadet with the rank of sergeant.

Lauzon will participate in the Junior Olympics men’s rifle competitions held at the Olympics Training Center in Colorado Springs in April after coming in first at the state Junior Olympics tryouts held Jan. 11 in Griffin. Read More»

Some got their Citizen ... others will Thurs., Fri.

Collage from Maggie Laton.

To our readers: Because of ice storm conditions Wednesday, many readers will experience delays in the delivery of the print edition of The Citizen for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

Depending on road conditions, we expect to resume home delivery Thursday by midday. Some routes may be delayed until Friday morning.

The photo collage by Maggie Layton shows that some papers did get out early Wednesday.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this extraordinary weather event.

— Cal Beverly, publisher

Things to do-Feb.12-March 22


February 12
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Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Richard A. Greuel of Fayetteville had a new hobby device Jan. 28, and the three inches of snow that blanketed the area gave him a chance to try it out. Read More»

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.